Investment Plan supports robotic microsurgery company in Italy

The European Investment Bank made available up to €15 million to support MMI SpA’s innovation strategy. This Italian company aims to enhance surgical performance through the development of a robotic system that enables surgeons to achieve better outcomes on delicate microsurgical proceduresThe financing is supported by the European Fund for Strategic Investments (EFSI), the main pillar of the Investment Plan for Europe. Commissioner for the Economy, Paolo Gentiloni, said: “European companies have long been at the forefront of innovative solutions in the field of healthcare. Thanks to the backing of the European Fund for Strategic Investments, the EIB can support MMI SpA as it continues developing the next generation of microsurgical instruments to help patients undergoing surgery in the future.” The press release is available here. So far, the Investment Plan for Europe has mobilised €535 billion of investment across the EU, including €79.4 billion in Italy.