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AN OVERVIEW OF NAPLES


Naples is the capital of Campania Region that ranks seventh among the Italian Regions in terms of GDP (more than 102 billion euros in 2016), the first considering only Southern Italy.

The leading sectors of Campanian economy are: aerospace/aeronautics (the Region contributes to 25% of national product), agriculture, shipbuilding, building, tourism, logistic/transport, pharmaceutical and manufacturing.

Campania’s exports amount to over 10 billion euros, up 3% from 2016; in 2017 it is the 5th Region in Italy for established startups (546) while Naples ranks 4th among Italian cities for active startups (261).

The Region hosts 3 Technology Parks (Città della Scienza, PST Salerno and Technapoli) and 8 incubators/accelerators for startups and implements programs to support innovation in the regional productive ecosystem through ministerial and community funding (POR FESR and POR ESF).

The main action plan is the "Piano Ricerca & Sviluppo e Innovazione” (R&D and Innovation Plan), which aims at creating an integrated, sustainable and competitive Regional Research and Innovation System, whose strategic objectives are:

• the promotion of innovation and technology transfer;

• the development of human capital;

the strengthening of the regional university system and the network of research.

LOCATION OF THE EVENT




Nat
ional Railway Museum of Pietrarsa,
Pietrarsa street, 80146 – Naples



HOW TO GET THERE:

BY TRAIN

The Museum can be reached by the metropolitan line 2 and regional trains of the Naples-Salerno line, stop at Pietrarsa-S. Giorgio a Cremano. The timetable is available on www.trenitalia.com

BY BUS

By ANM bus: from Piazza Garibaldi take buses 254 and 256, direction San Giorgio a Cremano; from Via Marina/Via Amerigo Vespucci 157, 254, 155, 256 direction San Giorgio a Cremano