02 June 2020

"Giuseppe Pellizzi Prize 2020": new deadline and organization

Due to the problems worldwide caused by Covid-19, in agreement with Federunacoma, the deadline to apply the "Pellizzi Prize 20220" has been postponed from 30 June to 15 July 2020.
The winners thesis presentation (15 min each) will be organized during EIMA Digital Preview (11-15 November 2020; https://www.eima.it/en/index.php) - via streaming. Winners will show and discuss their PhD reasearch with the online participants.
The Award Ceremony will be instead organized during the CoB 30th Members' Meeting (scheduled for Saturday 6 and Sunday 7 February, 2021), in Bologna in occasion of EIMA International 2020.

Marco Fiala - Secretary General

Worlwide disseminantion

CIGR NEWSLETTER (No.121): http://cigr.org/Resources/newsletters.php
AGROTECNICA ONLINE: https://agrotecnica.online/abierto-el-plazo-para-participar-en-la-cuarta-edicion-del-premio-giuseppe-pellizzi/

GEORGOFILI INFO: http://www.georgofili.info/contenuti/premio-giuseppe-pellizzi-quarta-edizione/15067
AGRONOTIZIE IMAGELINE: https://agronotizie.imagelinenetwork.com/aziende/club-of-bologna/82497?ref=macgest-news
Техніка і технології АПК (Machinery and Technologies in Agriculture - Ukraine) (on journal)
AIGR NEWSLETTER (No.11/2020): (mail to AIGR members)

30 May 2020

30th CoB Members' Meeting: new planning

EIMA International 2020 was postponed on 3-7 February 2021 and consequently also our 30th Members’ Meeting will be scheduled on Saturday 6 and Sunday February 2021, in Bologna (Italy). The Agenda of the meeting will present the subjects pointed-out during the last Management Committee held in Hannover.
On 11-15 November 2020 Federunacoma will organize EIMA Digital Preview an opportunity for farmers, manufacturers and experts to interact digitally by participating in several proposals (straming meetings and discussions; seminars and training courses, etc.).
Club of Bologna will participate to this "digital appointment" with some events; in particular, we decided to move in EIMA Digital Preview: (i) the streaming presentations of the PhD results theses of "Pellizzi Prize 2020" winners and the following discussion with the online participants, and (ii) an introductory streaming event on the 30th meeting, with the presentation of the topics covered during the three Sessions and interviews with the speakers.

Marco Fiala - Secretary General

04 April 2020


The COVID-19 virus has practically spread all over the world and its growth curve is unfortunately still exponentially growing in many Countries. The "Club of Bologna" is a team of world experts in Agricultural Machinery and Mechanization, but first of all it is a group of people among whom a strong friendship has been established since a long time. So we really hope to find all the Members, their families, their friends, everbody in full health. We expect this situation will end soon and this terrible experience -that will have enormous economic, technical and social impacts all over the world- will serve as a warning for the future.

Due to the situation linked to the spread of Covid-19 in Italy, at the end of May-beginning of June we will send you both the Agenda of the 30th Members' Meeting (Nov 15-16, 2020), and the communication of the start of the online registration procedure to attend the meeting.
Stay safe, take care and stay at home.

The President, The Secretary General and FederUnacoma

30 January 2020

"Giuseppe Pellizzi Prize 2020"

The application for the "Giuseppe Pellizzi Prize 2020" is open!
Deadline for application is 30th June 2020 (posponed: 15th July, 2020)

Download Notice and Forms! (Section "PELLIZZI PRIZE")

Marco Fiala - Secretary General

15 November 2019

The 29th CoB Members' meeting (10-11 Nov 2019, Hannover - Germany)

The 29th Members' meeting in Hannover - with 63 participants (51 CoB members and 12 external experts, reprenting 21 Countries, 3 International/Government Organizations and 3 Ag-Machinery Manufacturers Associations/Federations) - was succesfully held in Hannover, during Agritechnica and showed an interested participation.
The presentations in all three work Sessions, of the highest level, aroused great interest, offering many ideas for discussion among participants.
The three Coordinators of the "Study Groups" also illustrated the activities done during 2019 and discuss about the future perspectives.

Abstracts, most of Key Note Reports and presentations are already online (see "Meetings Proceedings - 2019" section).

Marco Fiala - Secretary General

The Club of Bologna is a free association founded by FederUnacoma under the auspices of CIGR and in close collaboration with FAO, UNIDO and Accademia dei Georgofili, with the goal to convene, almost once a year, the highest international experts on mechanization in order to discuss subjects of a pre-eminent importance for the development of the agricultural machinery sector.