Skip links

Reggio Emilia

Reggio Emilia, Tricolor and innovation city, Food Valley and Motor Valley heart, birthplace of famous Parmigiano Reggiano, becomes Reggio Hub’s protagonist. Characterized by a lively and innovative territorial context, the city stands out for its multiculturalism in an international context whose goal lies in the attraction of young talents and foreign students.

Reggio Emilia is always engaged to improve its territory, most of all its cultural and business features today in Reggio Emilia there are more than 800 companies that exceed five million annual turnovers, in sectors ranging from mechanic to fashion.

Excellent in the field of research and technology, the city is characterized by the presence of infrastructures aimed at supporting companies through advanced and applied research laboratories. There are several opportunities of jobs especially for young people; thanks also to its central position, the movements are simplified and the working and cultural horizons extended.


Reggio Emilia’s economy grows

69% Employment rate
8% Increase in GDP

Foreign companies in Reggio Emilia’s province

+3% Foreign companies (2021)

506 more companies active in 2021
14,5% Entrepreneurship rate of foreign companies
93 Innovative start-up companies
+18,6 unites women enterprises


Food Valley

4,09 million  pieces of Parmigiano Reggiano produced in 2021
+10 million liters of Lambrusco produced in 2021

City of Cooperation

926 Cooperatives
45.936 Employees
107,4 million € Revenues


+22% UNIMORE registrations

Exporting companies

3874 Exporting companies
+20,9% Export growth in 2021

200  Countries

Value added economic activity

Value added economic activity

(Change % compared to the previous year)

+5,7% Services

+10,7% Industry

+24,1% Buildings

+0,7%  Agriculture



Most required degrees by Reggio Emilia's companies


Administration, finance and marketing

Mechatronics and energy


20 minutes Bologna
40 minutes Milan
50 minutes Florence

Industry incidence on added value

40% Reggio Emilia
28% Emilia Romagna