The Alma Mater Studiorum, the oldest university in the Western world, paves the way for innovation through an increasingly rich programme catalogue, cutting-edge research and a constant and increasingly broad international perspective. In Horizon 2020, UNIBO is so far involved in 195 funded projects (52 as coordinator) with more than 78 mio. € of funding. UNIBO is also partner of the EIT Knowledge & Innovation Communities (‘EIT DIGITAL’, ‘Climate KIC’, ‘EIT Raw Materials‘) and many of the most important EU initiatives related to the Horizon 2020 framework program (i.e. ETPs, EIPs, JPIs, etc.).