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Open Innovative PMI


Open Innovative PMI is an “open” multidisciplinary project concerning SMEs and innovation including different initiatives.

It is an information site on all topics concerning SMEs and innovation, ranging from management best practice to tax regulation, and from industrial property to Open Innovation.

It is an Observatory on innovative SMEs, which analyses their demographic, management and economic characteristics.

It is an Award dedicated to innovative and dynamic businesses keen to grow.

It is an environment that allows high-potential innovative businesses to grow.

Open Innovative PMI represents a meeting point for Italian SMEs but also for large companies, investors and for the whole Italian innovation ecosystem. Open Innovative PMI is an ever-evolving project, gathering different skills and expertise and open to external contributions.

Open Innovative PMI has been conceived and promoted by Bernoni Grant Thornton.


Bernoni Grant Thornton


Bernoni Grant Thornton is the Italian member firm of Grant Thornton International Ltd offering tax, corporate, advisory, IT and outsourcing services.

With more than 200 people working in our offices in Milano, Rome, Padua, Brescia, Trento, Trieste and Turin, we are well placed to best serve our clients, wherever they are.

Our approach is based on a thorough understanding of the client’s needs to ensure a prompt and integrated response, granting a high level of technical knowledge.

Team work and close collaboration between service lines are our distinctive features. Our tax&legal and advisory teams closely work together in case of business combinations to map tax risks and develop tailor made procedures. Likewise, our tax&legal and business process solution teams collaborate to ensure a seamless coverage of all compliance activities.

Another distinctive feature is the collaboration with professionals of other member firms of the Grant Thornton network.

Grant Thornton is one of the world’s leading organisations of independent tax, advisory and assurance firms.

For more than 100 years, with more than 47,000 people across 130 countries, Grant Thornton has helped dynamic organisations around the world unlock their potential for growth by delivering innovative and tailor made solutions to meet clients’ needs both domestically and internationally.

Our strong global organisation, combined with our understanding of both the local market and dynamic economies across the world means we can support our clients, whether public or private, no matter where they choose to do business.

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