Bologna is the capital and largest city of the Emilia-Romagna region in Northern Italy. It is the seventh most populous city in Italy, with about 400,000 inhabitants and 150 different nationalities. Its metropolitan area is home to more than 1,000,000 people.

 In 2000, it was declared European capital of culture[14] and in 2006, a UNESCO “City of Music” and became part of the Creative Cities Network. In 2021, UNESCO recognized the lengthy porticoes of the city as a World Heritage Site.


  • COBO will be involved in implementing the Pilot action in Bologna Metropolitan Area of WP 5
  • COBO will be also involved in WP 1 and 7