The Business Network is a program for business organizations interested in joining the Bologna Business School partner network.

Through this relationship, which generate mutual value, the Business Network contributes to the achievement of School mission: to develop new knowledge, to offer advanced expertise to the local economic system, to encourage the adoption and application of research findings.

The following companies and institutions financially support the School, are involved in the programmes’ co-design, have a priority in the student recruitment phase, provide services to the School, and have the right to participate in BBS’ extra-curricular activities (e.g. Master Lectures, seminars, community-dedicated events).


AKQA Boston Consulting Group Camst Capgemini Carpigiani Group Cassa di Risparmio di Bologna Cedac Coesia Group Coswell Datalogic Engineering Ingegneria Informatica Estra Expert System Falorni Fastweb Ferrarelle Ferrari Ferretti Group Finalma Furla Gesco Google Granarolo GroupM Gruppo Industriale Maccaferri Gruppo Sistema HSPI Haworth Hera Horsa IBM IMA Group Iconsulting Injenia Intesa San Paolo KPMG Laboratori G. Marconi Landi Renzo Legacoop Bologna Lighthouse Manutencoop Mape Maps Masai Maserati Microsoft Montenegro Onit Group Philip Morris International Poltronesofà Ricoh SAP Italia SCS Consulting STMicroelectronics Technogym Teuco Toyota Material Handling Trevi Group Umberto Cesari UniCredit Bank Unieuro Unipol Var Group Vem Sistemi Veronesi Viabizzuno Videoworks Volvo Car WPP Italia Yoox Net-A-Porter Group

Institutions from the world of practice:

Carisbo Foundation Cassa di Risparmio (CdR) Carpi Foundation CdC Ferrara CdC Forlì-Cesena CdC Modena CdC Rimini CdR Cento Foundation CdR Cesena Foundation CdR Ferrara Foundation CdR Imola Foundation CdR Padova e Rovigo Foundation Chamber of Commerce (CdC) Bologna Confcommercio Emilia Romagna Confindustria Emilia Emilia Romagna Region Food Trend Foundation Foundation for World Wide Cooperation G. Marconi Foundation Isabella Seràgnoli Foundation Opera Santa Maria del Fiore Seps