Institutional framework agreements with research institutions for scientific cooperation

Life sciences and bioeconomy


Agreement start date: 28 February 2017
Fields of cooperation: bioeconomy

Infrastructure    Academy


ARPAE - Regional Environmental Protection Agency

Agreement start date: 06 March 2020
Fields of cooperation: environmental sciences and territory



CREA - Council for Agricultural Research and Analysis of Agricultural Economics

Agreement start date: 26 January 2018
Fields of cooperation: agri-food, agriculture, fishery, forestry, nutrition and social sectors

Infrastructure    Academy



Agreement start date: 8 August 2019
Fields of cooperation: marine biodiversity, resources and biotechnology for environmentally sustainable blue growth development in the Adriatic Sea

Infrastructure    Academy

AOSP (Sant’Orsola-Malpighi Polyclinic), AUSL (local health authority) of Bologna

Agreement start date: 11 February 2021

Fields of cooperation: health


IIT - Italian Institute of Technology

Agreement start date: 13 November 2019
Fields of cooperation: chemistry, pharmacology, medicine and computational science


INRAE - National Research Institute for Agriculture, Food and Environment

Agreement start date: 30 June 2021
Fields of cooperation: agri-food, bio-economy, environment


IRST - Romagna Oncology Research Institute

Agreement start date: 13 November 2017
Fields of cooperation: engineering applied to life sciences and medicine



IZSLER - Experimental Zooprophylactic Institute of Lombardy and Emilia-Romagna

Agreement start date: 1 December 2019
Fields of cooperation: food safety and animal health


MIPAAF - Italian Ministry of Agricultural, Food and Forestry Policies PEMAC - Department of Fisheries and Aquaculture

Agreement start date: 7 April 2017
Fields of cooperation: fishery, aquaculture and the sustainable management of marine ecosystems



SSICA Research Foundation - Experimental Station for the Food Preservation Industry

Agreement start date: 2 August 2018
Fields of cooperation: agri-food sector


Physical sciences and engineering

ADPO (Po River Basin Authority) and other bodies

Agreement start date: 7 May 2020
Fields of cooperation: integrated flood management


ATERSIR - Emilia-Romagna Territorial Agency for Water and Waste Services

Agreement start date: 28 June 2021
Fields of cooperation: water and waste management services


ASI - Italian Space Agency

Agreement start date: 29 April 2019
Fields of cooperation: space and aerospace sectors



CERN - European Organisation for Nuclear Research

Agreement start date: 13 November 2019
Fields of cooperation: nuclear research



CINECA interuniversity consortium

Agreement start date: 22 October 2021
Fields of cooperation: HPC - High Performance Computing, Big Data, Artificial Intelligence



CMCC - Euro-Mediterranean Center on Climate Change

Agreement start date: 10 October 2019

Fields of cooperation: climate, atmosphere and ocean dynamics


Municipality of Rimini

Agreement start date: 8 June 2017
Fields of cooperation: advanced mechanics and materials, energy and environment


CRO Aviano

Agreement start date: 5 May 2017
Fields of cooperation: bioinformatics



Agreement start date: 29 March 2019
Fields of cooperation: air transport


ENEA - National Agency for New Technologies, Energy and Sustainable Economic Development

Agreement start date: 20 September 2017
Fields of cooperation: energy and sustainable economic development


INAF - National Institute for Astrophysics

Agreement start date: 4 May 2021
Fields of cooperation: astrophysics



ISPRA - Higher Institute for Environmental Protection and Research

Agreement start date: 12 December 2019
Fields of cooperation: environment


ITL - Institute for Transport and Logistics Foundation and others

Agreement start date: 23 December 2019
Fields of cooperation: transport and logistics


Emilia-Romagna Regional Government - Agency for territorial security and civil protection

Agreement start date: 22 March 2019
Fields of cooperation: territorial security and civil protection


Department of Firefighters, Public Rescue and Civil Defence

Agreement start date: 29 March 2019
Fields of cooperation: forecasting, prevention, risk mitigation, emergency management and civil protection

Social sciences and humanities

CIDAS cooperative network

Agreement start date: 15 April 2019
Fields of cooperation: sociological disciplines



Columbia Italian Academy

Agreement start date: 18 March 2019
Fields of cooperation: cultural heritage




Agreement start date: 30 May 2019

Fields of cooperation: economics



Italian Ministry of Culture (Mi.C) - Superintendency of Archaeology, Fine Arts and Landscape for the Provinces of Frosinone and Latina

Agreement start date: 1 July 2021
Fields of cooperation: taphonomy, osteoarchaeology and palaeoanthropology


PRAP Emilia Romagna - Marche

Agreement start date: 14 June 2019
Fields of cooperation: the prison system and its social and legal implications

Other framework agreements

CNR - National Research Council

Agreement start date: 08 July 2020
Fields of cooperation: research activities, technological development and innovation, teaching and training, third mission, services supporting research




Agreement start date: 31 May 2018
Fields of cooperation: strengthen collaboration by developing joint activities in the fields of education, research and innovation, including the creation of laboratories or joint research infrastructures