Invest in Andalusia is an initiative supported by the Andalusian Regional Government to attract foreign direct investment to Andalucía and to assist existing investors to expand in the region. It comprises Agency of Innovation and Development of Andalucía IDEA and the Trade Promotion Agency of Andalucía Extenda

Invest in Andalusia is made up of a multidisciplinary team expertin the field of international investments. It offers customized and confidential support services to foreign companies, free of charge, in their setting up and expansion projects as well as for technology and business cooperation in Andalusia.

Extenda, provides its large international office network of 14 Business Promotion Offices in 13 countries as well as 2 Antennas, to offer local support to foreign companies in their investment projects in the region.

The Andalusian Innovation and Development Agency, IDEA, offers the following integral service of support to the investor:

Assigning a sector specialist as dedicated project manager
Preparing objective and accurate economic, industry and market intelligence
Assistance with location and site selection
Preparing personalised reports
Coordination of tailored visits to sites, companies, universities and potential partners
Advice on workforce availability & costs, recruitment and operating costs & taxes
Advice on intellectual property regarding patents, brands and industrial design
Advice on opportunities of investment and acquisition of companies
Establishing contact to professional service providers, technical contractors and suppliers
Support in accessing finance, funding, and technology partners

The Agency IDEA offers Aftercare service. It is a personalised service once the foreign company is already established in the region in order to offer them assistance in their expansion projects and for the follow-up of their investments. Moreover Agency IDEA offers the first Softlanding service in Spain which is a welcome service to facilitate integration of multinationals' foreign employees in Andalusia.

Contact information:

Agency of Innovation and Development of Andalucía, IDEA

Investment Promotion Department

Telephone: +34 955 030 775/831


Calle Leonardo Da Vinci, 17 A. Parque Científico
Tecnológico Cartuja, 41092, Sevilla (España)