Recruitment and external expertises

Tecnopolo di Ferrara

The Ferrara Technopole is the place where businesses can meet researchers, acquire competencies and use current technology to innovate,

Urban Hub Piacenza

URBAN HUB PIACENZA is a new innovation and creativity space that was born of the desire to establish a recognised physical site that is a benchmark and meeting place for creative professionalism and the entrepreneurial world.

VZ19 Incubatore ed Innovazione

VZ19, a diffusely owned cooperative society based in Pieve di Cento (BO), was founded by local professionals and entrepreneurs with the shared desire of creating a meeting place for the most brilliant and talented ideas in the provinces of Bologna, Ferrara and Modena.

Contamination Lab

The Contamination Lab is a physical site and a digital platform that promotes the bringing together and training of participants. It is an informal open space where participants can interact, find collaborators and work together in spaces that can be adapted to suit participants' needs.


The project allows for the possibility for startuppers to access the system by entering their own data on the Training Offices site, the selection of the best ideas by the joint committee of Intesa Sanpaolo and Confindustria, access to the necessary training to transform them into a sustainable business and see them publicised along with Confindustria's SMEs and to be included in the "Best Ideas Showcase".


The Knowbel incubator is geared towards providing aspiring entrepreneurs, startups, company spin-outs, university spin-offs and innovative SMEs with over 1,400 square metres of office, workshop, meeting, coworking and event spaces.


T3LAB is a non-profit consortium that carries out industrial research projects and technology transfer between academia and business in the field of applied electronics and ICT. The Laboratory provides those with whom it collaborates with a whole set of solutions that increase innovation and competitiveness.

LAPAM - Confartigianato Modena e Reggio Emilia

Lapam is a federation of associations, the only one of its kind in the province of Modena that represents the entire business world: crafts, trade, small to medium enterprises, agriculture. It represents some 10,000 companies, with 600 employees in 50 locations throughout the region.