In addition to the opportunities identified for the development of one's career in Emilia-Romagna, such as academic outlets or inclusion in the company, there are other support initiatives aimed at researchers, for example the creation of an innovative business.

Creating an innovative business

Emilia-Romagna has a lively and receptive ecosystem for the creation of new businesses. Thanks to numerous supporting programs for startups, the region is highly ranked in Italy for the number of new innovative businesses.
ART-ER, the Consortium Company of Emilia-Romagna, created to promote the sustainable growth of the region, is the promoter of EmiliaRomagnaStartUp, the reference point for innovative start-ups in the territory and for all those that support the creation of new businesses in the region. It is a web platform to start your own business, with services and information on financing opportunities, training courses, prizes, competitions and initiatives at regional, national and international levels. 

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ART-ER manages and promotes an annual business plan competition called StartCup Emilia-Romagna aimed at encouraging the creation of new highly innovative companies that demonstrate a proven connection between the technology or the scientific knowledge on which the business idea is based and a University or other public national/international research institution. 

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Collaborate with the regional community of innovators

EROI - Emilia-Romagna Open Innovation is a digital community open to anyone who wants to innovate by collaborating, finding solutions and exchanging skills. By registering, a mentor will help you find your way and find other people with skills and backgrounds of your interest. The community is useful to find or propose a specific competence, get in touch with other innovators and stay up to date with new technological trends, news and related events.
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