The SME Observatory Foundation (Fundación Observatorio PyME) is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to promote cultural appreciation of the role of SMEs in society, microeconomic applied research and public policies to support productive development. It was founded in 2005 by the Universita di Bologna, the Techint Group and the Argentinean Industrial Union (UIA). The NGO works on the creation and consolidation of sectorial and territorial pacts with key development actors in order to replicate the observatory model in different parts of the country. Know de Foundation