10th Symposium "Monitoring of Mediterranean coastal areas: Problems and measurement techniques"

Event from 11/06/2024 to 13/06/2024

The event, organized by Institute of BioEconomy of the National Research Council of Italy (Cnr-Ibe) and Italian Society of silviculture and forest ecology (Sisef), is addressed every two years to all the scholars of Mediterranean coastal areas. The Symposium is proposed as a place to make known the research work carried out in the last years on the subject of monitoring the Mediterranean, and as an opportunity to present new proposals and promote actions to safeguard the marine and coastal environment

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) of the National Research Council of Italy, based in Arcetri (Firenze), was dedicated to scientist Fortunato Tito Arecchi on the occasion of the ceremony held on June 12: a new plaque was inaugurated in memory of the famous scientist who, starting from 1975 for 25 For years he has directed the Institute, making it an internationally renowned driving force in the field of laser studies and optics

PRISM 2024: nominations are open

News 02/05/2024

Nominations are open for the 2024 edition of the PRISM award, aimed at recognizing significant research contributions in the field of structure of matter in the last five years. Submission deadline: June 30th, 2024

"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"

The first year of "Sintetic". Tracking timber flow for a more efficient and suistainable forestry value chain

News 03/06/2024

On 14-16 May 2024 "Sintetic" Project annual meeting took place in Brasov (Romania) hosted by two project partners, the Transilvania University of Brasov and ASFOR. "Sintetic" is an innovative project that aims to provide a comprehensive data management system for the entire EU forest value chain. Cnr is involved in the study with the Institute for Bioeconomics (Cnr-Ibe), lead for Cnr, and the Institute of Informatics and Telematics (Cnr-Iit)

A miniaturized, implantable multi-sensors device to monitor vessels health

Nwes 15/05/2024

The EU-funded project IV-Lab has received more than 4 million euros from the European Innovation Council (EIC). The device will empower physicians to deliver timely and personalized treatment. The National Research Council of Italy is involved in the research consortium, led by the Italian Institute of Technology (IIT)

Metal-Halide Perovskite submicrometer-thick films for ultra-stable self-powered direct X-ray detectors

News 29/05/2024

A recent study of the team of the Institute of structure of matter (Cnr-Ism), in collaboration with the University of Rome Tor Vergata and the Niccolò Cusano University, shows that X-ray detectors based on thin films (255 nm) of a specific type of MHP (FAPbBr3), deposited on mesoporous titanium dioxide (TiO2) have exceptional operational stability, and are able to work continuously for 26 days without signal loss. The first prototypes were successfully tested at the linear accelerator of the Oncology Radiotherapy department of San Giovanni Hospital in Rome, showing excellent results

First Call for applications 2024 supporting measures for the Lebanese and Palestinian scientific community

News 29/05/2024

As part of the Cnr's ‘Peace Table’ initiatives, a call for applications was published for 20 scholarships for graduates from the Lebanese and Palestinian scientific communities to carry out research activities at Cnr institutes. Research may concern 14 scientific areas to give the candidates as many as possible opportunities, while being in line with the R&I priorities agreed for the euro-med region: deadline is June 30, 2024

ForesTEEN: building a resilient European TEEN cultural ecosystem

News 16/04/2024

ForestTEEN is a European cooperation project aiming at innovating the cultural offering for the new generations, through a process of participatory observation that experiments with different listening settings. Funded through the Creative Europe Programme, the project brings together a consortium of 10 partner entities from eight Countries towards a shared mission: to improve the engagement of adolescent in cultural/theatre activities. The Cnr Institute for research on population and social policies will be responsible for the organisation of participatory events and the implementation of monitoring activities

SOS Arctic 2024: 1500 kilometers of crossing Greenland to study the eternal ice

News 02/05/2024

The Institute of Polar Sciences of the National Research Council of Italy is involved in the scientific  expedition "SOS ARCTIC - WINDSLED 2024", a 30-day 1500 kilometer ice crossing interior of Greenland, using exclusively wind and solar energy. A complex and long mission during which data and samples will be collected in order to analyze the condition of the polar ice cap in places never before reached by land and explored before