Business and nonprofit

Thematic specialisation, multidisciplinarity, high quality training and research enhancement in an innovative territorial context: these are the foundations on which we stand as a partner for research and development, innovation, human capital and social responsibility projects.


With a teaching and research staff of more than 5,000 people, you can rely on our multidisciplinary expertise and our rigorous scientific approach and methodology.

The University is a reservoir of emerging talent in the student and PhD community, each capable of contributing to and developing specific projects and of being included in your corporate team.


Our departments, interdepartmental centres and laboratories, equipped with state-of-the-art equipment, are distributed between Bologna and the campuses of Cesena, Forlì, Ravenna and Rimini, fostering close integration with the surrounding area and promoting synergistic relationships.


The University offers a systematic approach to solving problems and developing innovative solutions, so as to develop and implement new projects focused on ethical, social and environmental considerations.

Focused on collaboration between academia and business, our approach is based on the following principles:

  • Ethics and responsibility in all research and development activities
  • Transparency in sharing results, giving companies access to clear information about the discoveries made and innovations developed
  • Regulatory compliance in every activity, each conducted in line with applicable laws and regulations

We support non-profit organisations to promote social innovation

The non-profit sector plays a key role in the social fabric. We promote the emergence of collaborations and shared projects, using our resources and expertise for initiatives that improve the lives of communities, ensuring each initiative has a positive and lasting impact on society.

We build new opportunities together to create innovation and value.

We strive to facilitate innovation and technology transfer in many different ways.

Research and development


Human capital

Agreements and collaborations


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