A population of over 3.7 million (6,2% of Italy), comparable to Ireland or Finland and greater than various European or American States. A modern and vibrant economy with a Tuscan regional GDP almost €106bln, larger than the Hungary, Bulgaria or Croatia. A regional GDP contributing to to 8,3% of Italian export sales
A world renowned education system, with 4 Universities, 4 higher education institutes and more than 50 foreign universities. 20.000 graduates per year, 40% of them in engineering, mathematics, physics, natural sciences, medicine, pharmaceutical. A 1.5 million workforce, with over 30% of labour force is employed in science & technology sectors
Thanks to a growth of 6.5%, among the highest in the world district, the ‘Made in Tuscany’ production exceeded in 2012 € 11 billion in exports. The districts booming: leather goods and footwear of Arezzo (+33.4%), goldsmith of Arezzo (+16.3%), Carrara marble (+11.4%), footwear and leather goods in Florence (+8.4% ), Chianti wines (+8%)
Over 1 billion euro invested every year in public and private research and more than 14 thousand people dedicated to research in Tuscany. First-class facilities to develope innovation and technology transfer, science and technology parks and incubators in: Life Sciences, ICT, Renewable Energy, Photonics, Robotics, Nautica
Tuscany is a natural entry platform to Italy and a gateway to Euro-Mediterranean markets. More than 10% of European GDP and 75% of Italian GDP accessible within a 400km radius around Tuscany. Excellent transport infrastructure and a integrated multimodal network
500 multinationals are active in the area, both in manufacturing and R&D sector. More than 30 new companies established in Tuscany over the past 5 years, investing in the area about 3 billion dollars. Operations of expansion and extension for General Electric, Power One, Eli Lilly; new settlements for Yanmar, Mcphy Energy ...
Vivarelli Colonna Building
Arezzo - Freight village
Livorno - Freight village
10 march 2014
Tuscany has been ranked first among southern European regions in terms of strategies for foreign dir...
26 february 2014
One hundred million euro in potential investments in prestigious Real Estate and territories: this i...
14 february 2014
Several tax incentives grants for new Italy-based start-ups will be available in Italy by February, ...
6 february 2014
The integrated center for research in photonic networks, made up of CNIT and TeCIP, both located in ...
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