LET'S Stories

Bologna pioneer in new models of governance: the Liber Paradisus story.

Bologna can be proud to be the first over other Italian cities- and may also at world level –to adopt a formal act abolishing the serfdom, paying the ransom with public money. In memory of that event the municipality put the latin word “Libertas” (freedom) on its coat of arms...

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The Tortellini building process: where knowledge, expertise and cooperation create excellent value chains.

It’s very easy to say tortellini. And also to eat them! But it takes someone, duly skilled, who takes care of their preparation. Actually it has to be admitted that they require a quite long and complex work that cannot be improvised without compromising the quality of the final result...

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The Aldini Valeriani High school approach to advanced manufacturing.

Human capital remains one of the industrial assets with major potential impact on the competitiveness of the European industry of the future. For this reason education, training and preparation to the world of work have an essential and strategic role of primary relevance in the modern economy...

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Do you know “spaghetti bolognese”?

“Spaghetti bolognese” is one the most  well- known Italian dishes, proposed - especially out of Italy- in many restaurants and fast foods.  The name derives  from the combination of spaghetti ( the most famous Italian kind of pasta, made of wheat durum and typical of South Italy) and ragu, a special dressing made of meat and tomato, invented in Bologna.

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The Bologna University attitude to open innovation paves the way for an erudite hub of international value.

The establishment that we call University today began to evolve in Bologna in the late 11th century, when masters of grammar, rhetoric and logic began to devote themselves to law. 1088 is widely considered the date in which free teaching began in Bologna, independently from the ecclesiastic schools. 

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