Regional excellences at Expo.

October 2021 - March 2022, Dubai

Emilia-Romagna at Expo 2020 Dubai. The Region brings to Dubai its knowledge and excellences, a system of values that gathers labour, business, universities, research and innovation, social welfare, culture and creativity. An open region, which invests in the tools and knowledge necessary to read the future, to build a different world for tomorrow. A region that makes central the themes of widespread and inclusive growth, ecological and digital transition, care and assistance of anyone in need, of people as such.


Expo 2020 Dubai is the Universal Exposition held in the United Arab Emirates from 1st October 2021 to 31st March 2022, during the celebration of the 50 years of the United Arab Emirates foundation. It is the first Exhibition to take place in an Arab country and the first major international event after Covid-19.

The Emilia-Romagna Region at EXPO DUBAI

The Emilia-Romagna region will be present for the six-month duration of the Universal Expo with numerous activities and events that will be concentrated in particular in October, December, January and February.
Various initiatives – institutional, cultural, and scientific – will take place at the Expo site both inside and outside the Italian Pavilion.

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Published on 20 January 2022

Cultural Heritage and New Technologies: the projects of the Emilia-Romagna Universities at Expo

The project 'Cultural Heritage. Our Roots, our Future' aims to highlight the virtuous interaction between education, research and production.

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Published on 19 January 2022

Here is the game to measure the impact of our energy choices

At Expo, the Smart Grid demonstrator of the Universities of Emilia-Romagna.

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Published on 17 January 2022

Big Data and talents: Regional Day closed at Expo Dubai

The Emilia-Romagna of the future was presented in Dubai as an ecosystem that competes in the world.

Upcoming events

Exhibition | Culture

23 | 01 | 22

Design is everyday

MADE IN EMILIA-ROMAGNA: HOW CULTURE AND COMPETENCE IMPROVE HUMAN LIFE The elements exhibited in the Short Stories space from the Emilia-Romagna Region are more than just objects: they are projects that show each phase of their realization, from the idea to the development, from the communication to the distribution, giving life to a form of innovation that […]

Health & Wellness
Life Science
Health & Wellness | Life Science

24 | 01 | 22


The Clust-ER HEALTH, in line with its internationalization strategy and that of the entire regional system, participates in the international exhibition EXPO 2020 DUBAI to promote the most distinguished expressions of the Health and Wellness sector of the Emilia-Romagna region. During the Health and Wellness thematic week, 24 January – 2 February 2022, the Cluster […]

MicroDances | Culture

27 | 01 | 22

Virtual Dance for Real People

The performances, presented through oculus (Shelter by Saul Daniele Ardillo, Kepler and Meridiana by Diego Tortelli), nevertheless maintain a special relationship with the viewer: technology is not the object but the language of a new work, of a digital but never abstract dance. Ritual and sacrifice are the key to interpreting Shelter by Saul Daniele Ardillo. Diego Tortelli puts two asymmetrical bodies in dialogue in Meridiana and creates micro […]

Health & Wellness
Internet of Things
Health & Wellness | Internet of Things

27 | 01 | 22

Internet of Things: a journey into the world between connection and knowledge

Overcoming the distance, the increased possibility of creating bonds and interacting with the environment around us: the care, therefore, the protection and interaction between objects and human actions The Internet of Things is a technological paradigm with boundless application potential, able to affect the competitiveness of companies, the efficiency of public administrations and quality of […]

Health & Wellness
Personalized medicine and biotechnologies
Health & Wellness | Personalized medicine and biotechnologies

28 | 01 | 22

Personalized medicine: new tools and active policies for prevention, diagnosis and therapy

The project brings together the universities of Emilia-Romagna and presents their lines of research and proposals in the field of personalized medicine. The project includes an exhibition path with immersive videos, interactive stations, a theater-science show and workshops that aim to draw attention to the patient-oriented approach of personalized medicine, respectful of differences. This virtuous […]

Food, Agriculture & Livelihoods
Agriculture and Sustainability
Food, Agriculture & Livelihoods | Agriculture and Sustainability

20 | 02 | 22

The Impact of the agro-industrial sector of the Emilia-Romagna Region on the environment and the climate

On February 20, 2022 at EXPO DUBAI, namely at the M-Eating Italy space managed by Fiere di Parma, the Clust-ER Agrifood and the Clust-ER Greentech of the Emilia-Romagna Region organize an event on the impact of the agro-industrial sector on the environment and climate at Expo Dubai. The event will consist of a conference and […]

Agricoltura 4.0, Precision farming, Smart agriculture
Agricoltura 4.0, Precision farming, Smart agriculture

26 | 02 | 22

“BIORISTOR” is an in vivo biosensor for plant sap monitoring

Bioristor is a biocompatible and flexible electrochemical device, which is inserted into the stem of the plants and is able to continuously and in real time monitor the composition of the plant sap. Plant sap is a liquid transported in the crystalline vessels of the plant (both xylem and phloem), the content of which is […]

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