Cluster Activities

Find out what we can do together

Funding and Tenders


There is a contribution for you, did you know it?

For each project, we have the right financial support. 

We listen to your development ideas and find the financial tools to implement them, constantly monitoring the opportunities made available by Friuli Venezia Giulia Region, Italian Government and EU projects.

We support you in the preparation of documentation and in the reporting of activities and alert you of upcoming opportunities for your future developments.

Subsidies and Grants

Read our updated list of calls of Regional National and European grants that your company can take advantage of and find out how we can help you.

EU Projects

We have been developing partnerships in numerous EU projects to bring business, training and networking opportunities to local companies.

Fairs and B2b opportunities


Internationalization services 

The right channel for your commercial development

We monitor trade fairs and congresses throughout Europe, point out the most interesting appointments for your company and offer support to your participation to them.

SAMUEXPO in Pordenone

We are co-organizers of the SamuExpo Fair, taking care of the participation and planning activities of over 70 FVG companies.

MECSPE Fair in Bologna

We have organized an area dedicated to more than 18 metalworking companies in Friuli Venezia Giulia.

Digital Meeting

A new digital tool for commercial strategy, quality software and hardware for business video calls from your production plant.

Fairs in Italy and abroad

Discover our services for internationalization: trade fairs, B2Bs matching opportunitites and temporary manager.

Workshops for mechanics


More Skills. More Knowledge. More Value. More metalworking. 

To increase skills in the company, these are the workshop you were looking for.

We involve the best local and international professionals , proposing an offer of specialized workshops dedicated to the metalworking sector able to satisfy the specific training needs of your company or groups of companies that have the same skill-need. 

Together with the FVG Region and the Employment Agencies, we support companies in finding new personnel to train with special appointments (e.g. Recruiting Days) followed by the activation of technical courses which respond to the work of the companies involved in the project (e.g. CNC operator course, sheet metal worker course, etc.).


COMET Plus collect highly specialized workshops, with national and international partners, made available to metalworking companies of the Cluster.

Recruiting and courses

We organize recruiting days for companies looking for the same professional profile and we irganize technical courses for the upskilling of the human resource, stimulating discussions between workers and companies.

Business Network


When teamwork is needed to evolve

We build group to grow, when alone is not enough.

We create tailor-made initiatives to carry out your growth projects, forming working groups composed by different companies to overcome the challenges you face together with SMEs that share your same needs. 

We develop inter-company activities that allow individual companies to grow thanks to sharing , both through the tool of business networks and with aggregations for projects shared by several SMEs and large companies.

Enterprise networks

More than +20 networks built since 2009

We are specialized in the creation of business networks, we support groups of companies who intend to sign a “Rete d’impresa” contract by the italian law.

Business Network


We bring together the strength of several companies that share the same need to build projects for the entire group. Project can be short-term or long-term.

Voice to entrepreneurs


Get to know the COMET companies,

Discover the evolution of Metaworking secotr in FVG Region.

To make yourself known, to tell your story.

We create video interviews to tell your uniqueness and make your company known on the territory and on the web. We give voice to your story and highlight the goals you have achieved.

Together with you we tell the evolution of metalworking in Friuli Venezia Giulia.

More than 70 interviews to enterpreneurs

Discover more than 70 metalworking companies in Friuli Venezia Giulia, listen to the voice of local entrepreneurs and managers.

Do you want to be interviewd?

We want to tell all the local stories of companies in the Metalworking Sector in the Region, we are waiting for yours! 

Innovation support


Technologies to grow: Digitization and Enterprise 4.0


For every type of innovation, there is an opportunity in the area

We are the first interlocutors to start a business evolution process and we act as  starting points and guidance towards organizations, projects and suppliers suited to the needs of each company.

Digitization and Industry 4.0

We guide companies in selecting the best partner in the area to increase innovation in the company.

Projects with schools


Engineering and Metalworking secotr of TOMORROW

We bring today’s companies closer to tomorrow’s technicians

We plan activities together with local schools  to bring the world of metalworking closer to the students of Friuli Venezia Giulia. Our goal is to introduce and “touch” the most technological and advanced face of regional companies to future company technicians.

All our school activities

We bring students of all ages closer to the topics of metalworking and STEM, to get to know a constantly evolving sector.

Metalworking & Design

We collaborate with ISIA Roma Design of Pordenone, involving metalworking companies in Industrial Design projects.

Institutions and Observatory


The spokesman of the Friulian metalworking industry at national level

The voices of entrepreneurs, at the table of the institutions.

We collect the needs of companies by listening to the voice of their protagonists and we analyze the data that emerge from the territory.

We organize moments of discussion and sharing with the institutions, and we sensitize institutional interlocutors with the issues of strategic importance that emerged at the working tables with companies in the sector.

Observatory Metalmeccanica FVG

A six-monthly report with an analysis of the Metalworking FVG companies with authoritative voices from industry and academia.

Smart specialisation -S3

Upon delegation from the FVG Region, we coordinated inter-company work tables to develop the S3 smart specialization areas of the sector.

Mapping of the sector

Since 2018, in partnership with the University of Trieste and Udine, we have analyzed and collected data from companies in the metalworking sector in the region and published the results of the research.

Strategic partnerships

We actively collaborate with important bodies and institutions both at regional and European level, to attract the best opportunities available to companies in the FVG area.