800.033.033 is the regional number for COVID-19 emergency in Emilia-Romagna

11/03/2020 – General information concerning the CoronaVirus emergency in Emilia-Romgna are available at this link: (only in Italian).If you have symptoms, call 1500 or 118 (in case of emergencies). For general support:

49 companies financed by Regional Agreements from 2016 to now

25/05/2020 – 2,029 new jobs and 17 new R&D Centres with a public grant from the Region of 85 million euros. These are the updated results of the Regional Law for the Promotion of Investments after the publication of the projects approved by the third call for tender in its second period of application.


Caviro: new investment financed by Development Contract

14/07/2020 - The wine company invested 9 MLE - with 3.5 MLE of national incentives - to increase its production in Forlì. Emilia-Romagna Region facilitated the project through Invest in Emilia-Romagna contact point managed by ART-ER.


Invest in Emilia-Romagna at R2B OnAir

5/6/2020 - R2B Research to Business will be streamed on a digital platform, will become R2B OnAir and will take place on 10-12 June 2020. Invest in ER will be present with on-demand contents (Video) and its team ready to provide more information.


FAW from China to the Motor Valley with over one billion of investments

14/05/2020 - The leading Chinese automotive manufacturer chooses Emilia-Romagna for its first large FDI aimed at building high-end eco-friendly cars with Silk EV


Invest in mechanical engineering in Emilia-Romagna

05/05/2020 – New updated version of regional fact-sheets including focus on packaging and automotive, analysis of size and value of sectors, foreign trade, maps, FDIs, innovation, trade exhibitions and much more.


Doing Business in Italy: Bologna and Milan have the highest number of good practices

29/04/2020 – In the national report of the World Bank, the Emilia-Romagna capital is the only one to rank in the first half of the ranking for all the thematic areas considered.


Financial Times ranks Emilia-Romagna among the top European regions 2020/21

14/02/2020 – The region ranks 10th among the Large European regions for FDI strategy.


University of Bologna is the most international in Italy

4/2/2020 - “Alma Mater” is among the most internationalised universities in the world, according to Times Higher Education


Emilia-Romagna top region for smart cities

2/12/2019 - I-City Rank elaborated by ForumPA shows 4 regional cities in the national top 10

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