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Message from the ICCC: Italian research day in the world, an agreement to accelerate the transition to agriculture 4.0, Italy at the forefront in circular economy,…

Dear members and partners,

In a unique and constantly evolving global context, the Italian Chamber of Commerce in Canada (ICCC) informs you about the latest developments in both of the Italian and Canadian markets. We share industry news that may have an impact on your relationship with your partners and customers, or that may constitute new development opportunities for your business. The ICCC is supporting you in your international business strategies.



Digital factors and industry 4.0: the aerospace industry is changing gears

The EU has just launched an action plan to integrate the aerospace industries and Industry 4.0 with each other with a tight roadmap by 2023. In Italy, there are more than 4,000 companies operating in the aerospace and defense sectors, with a value of 13.5 billion. Digital propensity is already part of their DNA: around 10% of turnover on average is invested in Research & Development. Find out more here.


5G, a Linkem-Maccarese agreement to accelerate the transition to agriculture 4.0

La The agrifood industry will harness the benefits of mobile fifth generation to accelerate transformation, digitizing business processes and the entire supply chain through a single cloud platform. Advanced IoT sensors are available to monitor environmental parameters and artificial intelligence systems for data analysis. Find out more here.


“Wine tourism in Italy. History, legislation and good practices ”

The guide “Wine tourism in Italy. History, legislation and good practices ” is presented on the Senate’s Youtube channel. The document was written by Senator Dario Stefàno – President of the Political Commission of the European Union of the Senate of the Republic – and Donatella Cinelli Colombini, founder of the Wine Tourism Movement. The aim of this guide is to encourage the relaunch of tourism thanks to the oenological excellence of Italy: tastings of agri-food and wine products that give pleasure and emotion, visits and purchases in places of production first location. Read more here.


From circular economy to bicycling and organic: Italy at the forefront

Many Italian companies, including small businesses, did not wait for the Green New Deal to become champions of the circular economy, organic products or sustainability. Faced with the common mission to boost inclusive and sustainable economy, Italy is proud of its successes, recounted by the Symbola Foundation, in the study “Italy in 10 selfies”. It showcases some of the country’s some of the country’s forward-thinking companies and talents working for a stronger and more sustainable economy. Find out more here.


Job: Italians’ favorite destinations

According to a recent survey by the Boston Consulting Group “Decoding Global Talent, Onsite and Virtual“, nine out of ten Italians declare to be ready to move out of the country to find new professional opportunities, a percentage that is growing strongly compared to 55% in 2018. We can notice on global scale that Switzerland and Canada are among the top destinations popular with workers. Find out more here.



April 20, 2021 – Italian research day in the world

The Embassy of Italy in Canada, in collaboration with the Italian Institute of Culture, the Consulate General of Italy in Montreal and the Italian Scientific Community in Canada (CSIC) -Section Quebec, present, on the occasion of the Day Italian research in the world, the conference given by Professor Vincenzo Di Marzo, holder of the Canada Excellence Research Chair on the microbiome-endocannabinoidome axis in metabolic health (CERC-MEND) at Laval University in Quebec. More information, here.

To register for the webinar, which will be held on April 20 at 12 p.m., click here.



Members of the Italian Chamber of Commerce in Canada  are invited to the Annual General Meeting, which will be held on Wednesday April 28th, 2020 at 5:00 pm by videoconference. Connection details will be sent to members by email once they confirm their presence to Connie Russo (


The Italian Chamber of Commerce in Canada is recruiting a Digital Marketing Specialist.

The ICCC is looking for a Digital Marketing Specialist, who will be in charge of the development of digital strategies and campaigns aimed at supporting the outreach of Wine and Travel Italy website as well as supporting the clients of the ICCC, its members and its various initiatives. The ideal candidate has a good knowledge of digital marketing strategies (social networks, website, newsletter, webcast, organic and paid referencing, etc.). The candidate has  solid organizational skills, along with a sense of initiative, a great reactivity and the will to evolve in an organization on a human scale. He/she has a strong interest in Italian culture and gastronomy, as well as a basic knowledge of Italian.

If your profile matches and if you would like to join our team, do not hesitate to contact us!

Learn more here

Our team remains dedicated to answer all your questions and to assist you.

We invite you to visit our website and social media platforms frequently for the latest updates.

Thank you for your continued trust and stay safe.

The ICCC Team |