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 ...
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