Research projects, technology scenarios and paths, new innovative enterprises: two days for drawing the line on research and business collaboration and for promoting innovation culture.
At its sixth edition R2B - RESEARCH TO BUSINESS presents the results of Emilia-Romagna Region strategic research and innovation programmes, and exchanges views with international representatives belonging to the academic, business and institutional sectors.

R2B 2011, the initiative originated in 2005 by Emilia-Romagna Region, ASTER, Bologna Fiere and ICE, has a richer format due to the prestigious collaboration with SMAU Business Bologna, the trade show dedicated to business digital technologies.


Bologna, June 8 - 9, 2011
Bologna Fair, Hall 33 and Hall 34 - 9.30 am|6.00 pm
Free entrance

Workshop, conferences, special events and awards will animate the EXHIBITION organized in 6 main Thematic Areas:

The EXHIBITION also includes the following areas

  •   MULTI-THEMATIC , dedicated to institutions
  •   START2B, for new start-up companies and for those organizations working, at local, national and international level, in the field of business creation and related services (participation upon selection)
  •   CLUSTER, for the exhibition of private sector projects funded by Emilia-Romagna Region