R2BOnAir: the second edition of Research to Business digital

June 16-17, 2021

Because of the lockdown caused by Covid 19, Research to Business, the International Event on Industrial Research and Competences for Innovation this year took place via streaming on a digital platform.

Thanks to the contribution of international and high profile speakers, R2BOnAir put innovation in the centre as a driver for the post-Covid society focusing on various areas: from the relationship with Europe, to production systems, from work to the fruition of culture, from social relations to new cities.

The 2020 edition that recorded large participation with more than 6000 views of the live contents proposed by more than 30 speakers present and more than 5000 views of the side events. The platform hosted also the following activities: 930 digital B2B events (between European clusters, businesses, laboratories and other organisations) organised in collaboration with 496 participants coming from 41 countries and about 500 participants in the 5° European CrowdCamp, the European appointment of the crowdfunding dedicated to sustainable finance organised in collaboration with the European Crowdfunding Network.

More than 280 items have been made available as on-demand contents by the community of innovators: researchers, research bodies, companies, startups, training entities, all classified according to theme areas and still available on-line.

Highlights 2020.


Live Talks






On-Demand contents


Digital meetings




Viewing live videos

On-Demand Contents.

Contents from businesses, startup, researchers and innovators

R2B – Research to Business is an initiative supported by Emilia-Romagna Region thanks to EU Funds 2014-2020

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