The Clust-ERs are financed by the European Funds of the Emilia-Romagna Region – ERDF ROP 2014-2020.

The Emilia-Romagna industrial system is strongly focused on the productive dimension and is extremely dynamic from the point of view of the research for innovative and competitive solutions.

Advanced and competitive services, both internally developed by manufacturing companies, and provided and organized by specialized companies, are essential to guarantee the protection of markets and their loyalty.

In this context, the role of digital technologies, as a vehicle for transforming services in a global context and to emphasize their transformative power of the economy and society, is particularly important.


Clust-ER concentrates its action on 5 strategic lines of research and innovation through working groups representative of the system of innovative services of Emilia-Romagna:

  • SCABIS  – SCAlable Big data Infrastructure for Innovative Service
  • ER-IoT – Service platform for IOT
  • CySEC – Cybersecurity
  • Intell_ITS – Intelligent IT Services
  • Log-ER – Freight logistics

Other Clust-ER

The Clust-ERs are associations of public and private bodies: companies, research centres and training institutions that share skills, ideas and resources to support the competitiveness the regional industrial strategic sectors.

The Emilia-Romagna Region has found in the Clust-ERs the subjects capable of multiplying innovation opportunities through a collaborative approach, as they focus their activity in R&D strategic sectors.

Together with the Technopoles and the High Technology Network laboratories, they are one of the key players in the regional innovation ecosystem coordinated by ART-ER, the Emilia-Romagna Joint Stock Consortium Company for innovation and the sustainable growth.

I Clust-ER della regione Emilia-Romagna sono parte del progetto Clust-ER promosso da ART-ER e sono finanziati dai Fondi europei della Regione Emilia-Romagna - POR FESR 2014-2020.

I Clust-ER sono finanziati dai Fondi europei della Regione Emilia-Romagna - POR FESR 2014-2020 e con risorse del Fondo per lo sviluppo e la coesione FSC 2014-2020.