On May 14, 2014 was signed in Ancona MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING THE METROPOLITAN MIDDLE ADRIATIC AREA for the construction of an integrated territorial strategy on the part of the 39 municipalities of the Province of Ancona who have joined the project.

The purpose of the Protocol are are:

• build an integrated spatial and multi-sectoral strategy in line with the strategy “Europe 2020” for smart, sustainable and inclusive growth and the 11 thematic objectives that the same strategy is articulated;
• develop a project of land that can combine lines of action, integrated projects, individual projects (tangible and intangible) such as to act on the armature existing territorial;
• promote a governance aimed at the establishment of partnerships that can strengthen the area within the emerging reality of the Adriatic-Ionian macro-region.