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Emilia-Romagna is a region open to new foreign investment. Businesses will find here valuable opportunities and advantages, enabling them to innovate and grow in a highly specialised economic system, with easy access to international markets, a broad ecosystem of suppliers/customers and skilled human resources. A region whose development model has been able to combine economic competitiveness with a high level of social cohesion and an enviable quality of life.
Governance: 1 Region, 1 Metropolitan city (Bologna), 328 municipalities with 8 main cities (Ferrara, Forlì-Cesena, Modena, Parma, Piacenza, Ravenna, Reggio Emilia, Rimini).


Emilia-Romagna is


A REGION OF WELLBEING

  • BEAUTY: plenty of UNESCO Sites, top Lonely Planet European destination in 2018
  • INCLUSION: lower social exclusion rate than in Italy and Europe
  • QUALITY OF LIFE: higher employment and GDP per capita than in Italy and Europe; strong cultural offer


A WELL CONNECTED REGION

  • TRANSPORT INFRASTRUCTURES in strategic position connecting Northern Europe and Mediterranean area
  • DIGITAL INFRASTRUCTURES: 1st Italian region according to the Digital Economy and Society Index (DESI)


A REGION OF KNOWLEDGE AND RESEARCH

  • EDUCATION: oldest University in Western Europe strongly oriented towards Industry 4.0 and innovation
  • RESEARCH AND INNOVATION: 1st in Italy for intramural expenditure in R&D per inhabitant
  • INNOVATION ECOSYSTEM: with a unique High Technology Network integrated in Clusters and Technopoles
  • BIG DATA VALLEY: a top world hub for supercomputers and data centres


A SUSTAINABLE REGION

  • More than 6,200 companies in green economy sectors


A COMPETITIVE AND INTERNATIONAL REGION

  • ECONOMY: strong manufacturing sector with 25.1% of total employees, being 18.4% the Italian average and 15.4% the European one
  • INTERNATIONALISATION: 1st Italian region for export per capita
  • ATTRACTIVENESS: open region with strong incentives for new investments


A REGION OF EXCELLENCES

  • Global leader in industrial machinery (e.g. packaging) and ceramics, boasting the top world Motor and Food Valleys, growing more and more in Wellness and home of successful creative brands


Download the brochure “Emilia-Romagna: the New Italy”

 


 

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Invest è realizzato da Ervet s.p.a su incarico della Regione Emilia-Romagna

Via Morgagni, 6 - 40122 Bologna tel. 051/6450411 - P.I. 00569890379 - fax 051/6450310 - e-mail: investinemiliaromagna@ervet.it - info@ervet.it