Regional specializations

From Piacenza to Rimini, from food processing to automotive design and manufacturing, there are plenty of world-class examples of specializations in the region: packaging machinery in Bologna and Parma; automotive design and manufacturing, agricultural machinery, oil hydraulics and electro-medical equipment from Modena to Bologna; 
ceramics in Sassuolo and Imola; food storage and cold chain systems in Romagna; ship building in Ravenna and the other maritime provinces. And many others.

Find out on the map the main regional specializations and some top brands.



A region of excellences

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Advanced manufacturing

Mechanical engineering is the regional main cluster strongly oriented towards Industry 4.0

Motor Valley

A worldwide known cluster with brands such as Ferrari, Lamborghini, Ducati, Pagani, Dallara

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Food Valley

A unique heritage combining tradition and innovation for excellent quality, safety and sustainability

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Health and Wellness

The first region in Italy for efficiency of the health system has a biomedical and pharmaceutical cluster with high growth rates

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Data Valley

An international Data Valley boasting top world supercomputers, cutting-edge data centres and a wide big data community

Key Sectors

A strong manufacturing sector

Total number of regional companies and employees

N. of regional companies 407,468

N. of regional employees 1,017,717