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Territorial Development Emilia Romagna

ART-ER Attractiveness Research Territory

ART-ER Attractiveness Research Territory is the Emilia-Romagna Joint Stock Consortium Company that was born in May from the merger of ASTER and ERVET, with the purpose of fostering the region’s sustainable growth by developing innovation and knowledgeattractiveness and internationalisation of the territorial system.

The activities of ART-ER are:

  • Coordination and development of the regional ecosystem for innovation and knowledge, support to startups and boosting business;
  • Sustainable territorial development, internationalisation and attractiveness of the community and promotion of investments in Emilia-Romagna;
  • Promotion of the region’s productive systems and cities through projects on infrastructure, social innovation, skills development and environmental sustainability
  • Supporting the shareholders in planning their activities in the following fields:
    • designing, management, monitoring and assessment of strategic programmes and projects;
    • participation in and development of national, European and international networks;
    • research and studies on the region’s social and economic assets;
    • designing, construction and management of infrastructure for the region’s development.

ART-ER is organised into two Divisions:

Research and Innovation Division (former ASTER)

Sustainable Territorial Development Division (former ERVET)

  • ART-ER Attractiveness Research Territory
    c/o CNR Area della Ricerca di Bologna, Via Gobetti 10140129 Bologna
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