IBM (International Business Machines Corporation) is an American company among the most important in the IT industry.
IBM, also known as Big Blue, manufactures and markets computer hardware, middleware and software, and provides hosting and consulting services in areas ranging from mainframe computers to nanotechnology. These days IBM is also emerging as a society that provides cognitive solutions and cloud platforms. Inventions by IBM include the automated teller machine (ATM), the PC, the floppy disk, the hard disk drive, the magnetic stripe card, the relational database, the SQL programming language, the UPC barcode, dynamic random-access memory (DRAM), and the artificial intelligence system Watson.


ETT is a Digital and Creative company. Incorporating multidisciplinary skills, it deals in technological and cultural innovation, software and consulting. Founded in 2000 to provide high technological content services and systems, is constantly expanding its innovation and creativity offer. Today, ETT proposes a comprehensive range of solutions and products to knowledge-intensive application sectors such as Smart Government, New Media, Research & Innovation, and ICT Consulting.
ETT is the market leader in Italy for Digital Heritage and for the development and supply of Smart Government Labour-Market information systems.



Skylab Studios is a communication agency born in 1998, from the start it has had visuals and innovation as its core mission, managing to gain the trust of many important Italian and international companies. In the past few years it has become one of the leaders in the tourism and cultural entertainment market.


HYLED Srl is a Digital Strategy company with more than 30 years of experience in the innovation sector.It specializes in the creation of high-tech solutions, in the development of mobile applications, e-commerce portals and Marketing Automation activities, and in the organization of highly experiential events both offline and online.


CRIT is a private company specializing in the research and analysis of technical-scientific information and in the development of research projects.

CRIT favors the comparison between companies on technical, managerial and organizational problems and solutions, organizing best practice exchanges and specific benchmarking.


The Navacchio Technological Center (Polo Tecnologico Navacchio) is a reality designed to stimulate networking; a network of hi-tech companies, an effective relationship between companies, start-ups, the world of research and centers of excellence. It deals with scouting, visibility, networking, investor research, identification of tenders and funding, internationalization training and commercial support.


Clust-ER Create (for Cultural and Creative Industries) is an association of companies, research centers and educational institutions that come together in a logic of open innovation to:

– strengthen the regional production system by focusing on the integration of technology, creativity and culture

– create synergies and alliances with networks and other aggregations at a national and European level

– identify future scenarios and strategic themes for research, training, and internationalization


Clust-ER Agrifood is a private association of companies, research centers, and training institutions that share skills, ideas, and resources to support the competitiveness of the Emilia-Romagna agrifood sector.


GELLIFY is an innovation platform dedicated to supporting startups, scaleups, and innovative B2B digital SMEs; from 2017 to date it has invested in numerous outstanding technology companies, contributing extensively to Italy's digital transformation.


From the union of Italia Startup and APSTI comes InnovUp, the association representing the Italian innovation ecosystem and aggregating startups, scaleups, innovative SMEs, innovation centers, science and technology parks, incubators, accelerators, enablers, investors, professional and corporate firms.


Reggio Emilia Innovazione provides services to companies, in particular in innovation processes, Technology Transfer and Industrial and Technological Research services, thanks to the skills and certifications available.


Officine Innovazione S.r.l. is Deloitte's innovative start-up that provides business customers with innovation development and management services. It operates within and for the Deloitte network thanks to both consolidated and new partnerships with the aim of guiding the evolution of the business community in Italy.


DM MANAGEMENT & CONSULTING projects and installs MES (Manufacturing Execution System) software solutions for the management of manufacturing production and logistics, following the rules of Industry 4.0. DM’s specialization, together with its Team’s 20 years of expertise, represents a competitive advantage for companies that decide to invest in the digital transformation of factories. All these elements make DM a solid and reliable partner for those Italian manufacturing industries in the midst of innovation and technological change.



OCTOBUS Network is the network of certified operators OCTOBUS with twenty years experience in the ICT sector, able to assist companies in procurement processes, implementation, service and support of OCTOBUS solution. The widespread geographical arrangement of members of OCTOBUS Network, allows to manage, quickly and effectively, all businesses wherever located. The skills acquired by partners of OCTOBUS Network, certified by a challenging and rigorous growth of commercial and technical training, ensure the best results in the implementation phase of advanced application solutions and sophisticated through the use of OCTOBUS system.


76 Industrial Graphics Evolution is “an industry to industry” service company that has been producing decalc for agricultural and earth-moving machinery, forklifts and tire changers for over 40 years.


 AC Production operates as an IT Service Manager, also providing consulting and planning services at high added value if the client needs them. Its wide offer of tools and solutions are of support to IT governance streamline costs. AC Production offers 360°, scalable and productive IT solutions.


Professional Link – Telecommunications is a phone operator with a national OLO license for the supply of web and telecommunication services to companies. Plink has its own datancenter made of two different public plants, which guarantees business continuity.


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