VEGA - the VEniceGAteway for Science and Technology – is a science and technology Park, a network of universities, research centres and the manufacturing business aimed at promoting and developing scientific research initiatives to help the transfer of knowledge, and to stimulate technological development and the competitive edge of companies. Its action focuses on the leading-edge sectors of technological innovation: Nanotechnologies, ICTs, and the Green Economy.
VEGA ranks among the most important Science and Technology Parks in Italy, a model of environmental redevelopment acknowledged through the international certifications it was granted for the quality of its environment management system (ISO 14001).
VEGA is the example of the redevelopment of Porto Marghera, an industrial area extending over 2,000 hectares, among the largest in Europe.
VEGA is member to APSTI, the Italian Association of Science and Technology Parks.
VEGA is a facility created to serve the companies in the Veneto region.
VEGA rises in a strategic geographic location, at the heart of the economic system of the north-east of Italy, close to the historical centre of Venice, a few minute’s drive from the "Marco Polo” international airport, the commercial port, and the main water and road infrastructures.