Oceanography unveiled: empowering the next generation of marine scientists

News 18/07/2024

The picturesque island of San Servolo in the Venice Lagoon, is hosting until July 20th, 2024, the the summer school "Oceanography Unveiled", organized by the Institute of Marine Sciences of the National Research Council of Italy (Cnr-Ismar) jointly with the Venice International University, the National Institute of Oceanography and Applied Geophysics, University Parthenope Naples, University of Venice, University of Salento, Anton Dohrn Zoological Station in Naples: a dynamic program designed to equip young scientists with the essential skills and knowledge for writing scientific proposals in the field of oceanography

Invasive species: control and adaptation strategies for the fishery sector

Press note 15/07/2024

The Cnr Institute for Biological Resources and Marine Biotechnology coordinated the Technical Report released by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) which identifies possible actions and strategies in the fight against aquatic invasions. A comprehensive compendium to guide policymakers, fishery managers and administrators around the world

SOS Arctic 2024: mission accomplished!

News 15/07/2024

WindSled2024’s team has reached its goals crossing the Greenlandic ice cap by the wind-powered prototype. The expedition involved many scientific institutions, including the Cnr Institute of Polar Sciences, the University of Maine´s Climate Change Institute and the Universidad Autónoma of Madrid

Dialogue with the "other brain" through astrocytes and graphene

Press release 10/07/2024

A research group coordinated by Cnr-Isof, with the participation of Cnr-Ismn, Unibo and Czech Academy of Science, foundf that graphene has properties capable of controlling and modulating the activities of astrocytes, a type of brain cell. The study, published in Nature Nanotechnology, may have positive implications for the treatment of important and complex brain pathologies such as epilepsy and stroke

The Cnr-Imm participates to the second "Important Project of Common European Interest (IPCEI)" on microelectronics

News 08/07/2024

The Institute for Microelectronics and Microsystems (Cnr-Imm) has received a grant by the Italian Ministry of the Enterprises and of the Made in Italy for participating to the second Important Project of Common European Interest (IPCEI) on microelectronics and connectivity “IPCEI ME/CT”

Physics, chemistry and pharmaceutical sciences join hands as the CLIMB doctoral network is awarded 3.3 MEUR EU Horizon funding

News 01/07/2024

The EU Horizon Europe Marie Skłodowska–Curie Actions Doctoral Network ‘CLIMB’ has been awarded nearly 3.3 M€ following an application coordinated by Yuri Gerelli, researcher at the Institute for Complex Systems of the Italian National Research Council (Cnr-Isc). CLIMB is one of the 128 doctoral networks across to be awarded in the MSCA DN 2023 call and will kick-off in February 2025: il will address some of the priority research areas in the UN 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development: sustainable bio-inspired materials, antimicrobial resistance, and development of next generation drug carriers 

The teaching room of Cnr-Ino in Arcetri dedicated to Fortunato Tito Arecchi

Press note 12/06/2024

The teaching room of the National Institute of Optics (Cnr-Ino), based in Arcetri (Firenze), was dedicated to scientist Fortunato Tito Arecchi: a new plaque was inaugurated on June 12 in memory of the famous scientist who, starting from 1975, for 25 years has directed the Institute, making it an internationally renowned driving force in the field of laser studies and optics

DigiMedfor project annual meeting in Barcelona concluded: a success of collaboration and innovation

News 17/07/2024

Barcelona recently hosted the annual meeting of the DigiMedfor project, a two-day event that brought the various partners involved in the project: among them the National research council of Italy (Cnr).

"From knee surgery to home drudgery, the robot revolution beckons"

Press review 30/04/2024

Automation will play a growing role in people’s lives and Europe has the know-how to lead the way, according to Cnr President Maria Chiara Carrozza, who released an interview on the EU Research and Innovation Magazine "Horizon"