Be Factory is the newest part of Progetto Manifattura, the business incubator of Trentino Sviluppo for start-ups, SMEs and mature companies. The hub is currently converting the historical Tobacco Factory of Rovereto (1854 – 2007) into a modern business innovation centre, which will mainly cater for renewable energies, smart building, sustainable mobility and sports technologies.For companies For citizens
25,000 sq.m.of new low-carbon buildings
The largest green roofin Italy
1 common housefor entrepreneurs, researchers, start-uppers and students
2018. The foundation stone is laid. Be Factory is the largest industrial construction site ever realised in Trentino.
2019. The construction site takes shape. More than 30 companies, and up to 250 builders a day, work relentlessly in order to build the modular LEED certified spaces.
Spring 2020. End of construction.
How many builders are actually working on the construction site? How long will the installation of the wooden components take? Well, just ask our engineers!Read more
Green Energy Storage signed the host contract. The innovative company produces biodegradable flow batteries that can provide a condo with 10 kWgh power.Read more
Yesterday, in the historical Ciminiera building, the bell of the Sports University rang for the first time. Indeed, the old smokestack of the tobacco factory was fully renovated and converted into a classroom for this innovative academic programme focused on mountain sports and promoted by the Universities of Trento and Verona.Read more
Progetto Manifattura stands on a total area of 9 acres in Rovereto, Trentino. It is located in a strategic position, which connects continental Europe and the Mediterrean, thanks mainly to the Brennero railway and A22 motorway.
The hub provides start-ups, SMEs and industrial companies with production areas and dedicated services to support their growth.
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