The Emilia-Romagna Region has just launched a call to support innovative startups in their first or acceleration phasis which is directed also to foreign startups willing to come to Emilia-Romagna (Italy) to set up their business.

The overall available budget for 2017 is 4,5 ml € and fundings are from 50.000 to 150.000 €. You are welcome to circulate this information to those of your network that may be interested.

Details are available here:
For further information please refer to
ASTER, the Emilia-Romagna innovation agency, is implementing a number of initiatives dedicated to innovative and creative start ups (see In case of interest in this topic, please contact Sveva Ruggiero ( and Valeria Bandini (