Business & Economy


The Leila Bologna Project

Wednesday, April 24th, 2019
Leila Bologna for the sharing economy

The Sharing Economy If you haven’t heard of the ‘Sharing Economy’ by now, the chances are that you may have already participated in it without actually realising it. There can be no doubt that its ubiquitous reach has touched every nation and is encroaching on just about every useful resource in the modern age. Bologna’s […]

The start-up BackBo

Tuesday, April 23rd, 2019
Pietro Ceciarini & Marta Carboni at their Scuderia workshop

A silent revolution Not all revolutions are noisy and in your face. Some are small, silent ones that contain the economic germs of the future. They are often the fruit of ideas nurtured by the courage of young people who never cease to change the world. BackBo is one of them. It is an experimental […]

“Alexa… Teach me English”

Friday, April 19th, 2019
Alexa English Course logo

Let us introduce you to a whole new way of learning a language. Amazon’s Alexa is the personal assistant that Amazon has developed to allow people to get information, communicate, play, and manage music playback and control home automation devices inside the home. And now… thanks to the ‘Skills’ app, which are real additional mini […]

Bolognese Construction Students visit Berlin

Tuesday, April 16th, 2019
In front of the Biogas plant BSR

IIPLE go Deutsch By Michael Phillips Every year architects, engineers and surveyors studying at IIPLE construction school visit a different European city as part of their EU sponsored program to broaden their knowledge before embarking on a work experience at home. This year Berlin was chosen for a lucky 18 students, whose ages varied from […]

Supermarket chain Conad to open on Via Indipendenza

Friday, March 1st, 2019
Monte di Pietà in Via Indipendenza

Concerns remain over protection for façade, portico and courtyard Councillor for Urban Planning in the Municipality Valentina Orioli comments after a meeting on the building’s future: “We must always ask ourselves if a historic building is better kept empty so as not to alter it or if, by intervening to preserve its characteristics, it’s better […]

Have you much ‘Influency’ to earn big bucks?

Thursday, February 28th, 2019
Short video presentation shows users what to do.

New app created by Unibo students targets social networks Now, you don’t have to be a famous influencer to start earning green as a new app by three young Unibo students targets a niche market otherwise occupied by star influencers and famous wannabes. How much is your image worth? Previously, you had to be a […]

Ridiculous Prices for Bottled Water in Hospitals

Monday, February 11th, 2019
Bottle water

Tomassini (Fdl): ‘It’s half price though in council buildings.’ For a half a litre bottle in Palazzo d’Accursio it costs 35 cents but at Sant’Orsola and Maggiore Hospitals it costs 60 and at Rizzoli it can even climb up to 70 cents. Tomassini is looking for a remedy and therefore asked the regional councillor for […]

AI to feature as new UniBo degree

Thursday, February 7th, 2019
AI degree coming to UniBo

Bologna University plans to introduce new degree for highly specialized figures on an international level The University of Bologna is ready to play a leading role at the international level in the realms of artificial intelligence. Starting from two important innovations: a new International Master’s Degree Course in Artificial Intelligence, which will start in the […]

FREE help to business owners in crisis

Thursday, January 31st, 2019
Paolo Ruggeri

Entrepreneurs set up an association to help others In order to transform difficulties into opportunities, helping those who have already taken the plunge is quite sufficient. Thus, an idea was brought to light between two successful managers such as the Roman Enrico Tosco and Bolognese Paolo Ruggeri. Their collaborative effort is to supply entrepreneurs suffering from a […]

Bolognina’s ‘Neighbourhood Museum’

Saturday, January 5th, 2019
Daniele Ara

Daniele Ara announces Italy’s first of a kind museum: “It will be public, free and open to the community.” The first in Italy Bolognina’s district President Ara is planning to open a local community-based museum in the Navile area. “We will call it ‘mtn’, which stands for Temporary Naval Museum (Temporary Navile Museum) and will […]