For Businesses

Thinking of starting up a business in Bologna?

You’re welcome here!

Invest in Bologna is the investment service offered by the Bologna metropolitan area. It is geared towards investors and companies interested in starting up new business activities throughout the entire metropolitan area. Invest in Bologna is part of the investment attraction system of the Emilia-Romagna region.

Invest in Bologna is the one-stop resource where investors can be accompanied as they begin the process of making new quality investments. Our mission is to promote new investments and facilitate the arrival of strategic and innovative businesses in our territory.

Our main objective is to guide you throughout the entire settlement process, sothat your first meeting with us is the first step in becoming a success story.




Here's what we can do for you

  • Investment opportunities: Information about available investment opportunities / Market and sector analysis
  • Site selection / Location research: Identifying suitable and available locations; Assistance in the settlement process
  • Access to credit, incentives, and finance: Scouting of the most advantageous financing opportunities
  • Business start-up: Support and assistance throughout the entire process of obtaining authorization, thanks to collaborations with institutional networks (regional and municipal systems)
  • Networking: Connection with the Research world / Contacts with the existing business system in the area
  • Recruitment: Support and assistance in identifying human resources, thanks to the facilitation and creation of positive industry relationships

Industrial Areas website

available sites and buildings in industrial areas, promoted by Confindustria Emilia

Search for industrial areas and buildings


Production Supply Chain Website

georeferenced mapping of production supply chains, infrastructures and services in the Bologna metropolitan area

Map of Production Supply Chains and Services


Invest in Emilia-Romagna

the website of the Emilia-Romagna Region dedicated to the investment attraction system

Invest in Bologna supports the UN 2030 agenda sustainability goals