MUG is the innovation hub for changemakers, aimed at all those who wish to contribute to change through entrepreneurship and developing high-impact projects and ideas. This is how Emil Banca wishes to help development of the local area.

From a warehouse in the bustling heart of Bologna, Italy, comes MUG - Magazzini Generativi. With the contribution of businesses, start-ups and a network of international advisors, we aim to provide the city with a place for cooperation and inspiration, where creativity can proliferate and new enterprises come to life.

MUG – Magazzini Generativi will therefore be a technologically advanced smart working area. A place designed to facilitate networking, the exchange of ideas and the generation of open innovation pathways involving businesses, non-profits, start-ups and talent.


To intercept the evolutions happening in the world of work, where the speed of innovation stimulates the creation of businesses with a social impact.
Nowadays, the competitiveness of a start-up is closely linked to the development of the area in which it operates, and new ideas grow alongside the possibility to collaborate in a rapid and informal manner.

For EmilBanca, this is part of supporting innovation: helping those with an idea for a start-up, a business or a non-profit organisation to build solid roots, exchanging knowledge and global experiences with the local business culture, and putting people and their needs at the centre.


MUG is a place for informal cooperation which is open to all organisations, businesses and people who wish to work together to grow their skills and expertise in order to develop new ideas, technological or social projects.
MUG is a coworking space, the ideal place to launch and grow start-ups, thanks to a community of highly qualified people and an international advisory board able to accelerate the scale-up.

Through topical acceleration programmes developed alongside its partners, MUG will help the business culture in the Emilia Romagna region gain influence from global talents.

Advisory Board

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MUG's advisory board is made up of people from the world of innovation, startuppers, managers, venture capitalists, business angels and representatives from the world of impact investing.

Nome Agnese Agrizzi
Nome Franco Bondi
Nome Alberto Sacchi
Nome Andrea Cattabriga
Nome Enrico Poli
Nome Andrea Pauri
Nome Ann Rogan
Nome Antonia Verna
Nome Chiara Giovenzana
Nome Daniela Dubla
Nome Emil Abirascid
Nome Fabio Cestola
Nome Giovanni Basile
Nome Luca Gasparini
Nome Luciano Serra
Nome Marcella Gubitosa
Nome Marco Bubani
Nome Myriam Finocchiaro
Nome Nicoletta Tranquillo
Nome Paolo Privitera
Nome Raffaele Mauro
Nome Riccardo Conte
Nome Roberta Gilardi
Nome Steven Gedeon
Nome Valentina Bergamaschi
Nome Yuri Grassi
Nome Francesco Baschieri
Nome Aurelio Luglio
Nome Fabio Fabbi
Nome Massimiliano Ghini
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