ASTER operates  as a Digital Innovation Hub in Emilia-Romagna Region, and its value proposition is the connection of stakeholders and the integration of initiatives, services and opportunities to exploit infrastructures, knowledge, experiences for the sake of both companies and providers (of facilities, services, training, etc.).

ASTER-DIH connects actors and services in order to cover a number of digital technologies domains and provide the right services according to meet client needs (business and public administration). It gets to a specialised offer based on the qualified technical competencies of its partners, complemented by services provided by other actors. This role is positively supported by ASTER’s shareholders (Emilia-Romagna regional authority, local universities, national research centres, chambers of commerce)