Trentino is a global player in innovation. Thanks to many years of sustained investments in higher education, research and innovation, Trentino now embodies a growing number of highly qualified innovation stakeholders, both public and private. 

R&D Activities – Total Spending

Spending on research and development by public administration, universities, public and private enterprises to GDP
Year Trentino Alto Adige North East Italy EU27 EU15 Eurozone
2005 1,09 0,38 0,88 1,09 2,00 1,89 1,84
2006 1,19 0,43 0,96 1,13 1,85 1,92 1,86
2007 1,16 0,55 1,15 1,18 1,85 1,93 1,87
2008 1,25 0,57 1,17 1,23 1,92 2,01 1,96
2009 2,09 0,57 1,26 1,26 2,01 2,10 2,05
Research and Development Activities

Source: Statistics Office of the Autonomous Province of Trento

Trentino is an innovation ecosystem where university, research centres and companies collaborate and jointly develop innovative products and new businesses. Innovative companies can find highly qualified human capital; an environment open to research projects with international partners; expertise in accessing national and EU funding; the most advanced ultra-large infrastructures in Italy; and ample opportunity for public-private partnerships. 



October 17, 2016

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International STREETLIFE Symposium

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May 16, 2016

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May 10, 2016

Trakti wins the Italian Fintech awards

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April 26, 2016

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April 22, 2016

The new world-class digital technology leaders

EIT Digital bestows first doctorates addressing Europe’s need for entrepreneurial digital technology leaders. Read full article

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