Multiple sclerosis: new light on the role of microglia in myelin repair

Press release 16/09/2019

A recent study published in the high impact journal Acta Neuropathologica, coordinated by dr. Claudia Verderio of the Cnr Institute of Neuroscience and involving, among other institutions, the University of Milan, the Neuroscience Institute Cavalieri Ottolenghi – University of Turin and the University and the San Martino Hospital in Genoa focuses on the role of microglia -the immune cells of the nervous system- in myelin repair

Call for proposals of joint lab projects

Institutional area

A financing is available for Joint Laboratories to be jointly set up between researchers of the National Research Council of Italy and researchers from foreign countries’ research Institutions under the following scientific areas: green chemistry; chemistry and materials for health and life sciences. Deadline for application is November 15th 2019

Mediterranean diet seminar

Event until 04/10/2019

The fondazione Alario in Ascea, Salerno is hosting the 2nd Ancel Keys International Seminar on Mediterranean diet and sustainable nutritional policies, aimed at providing young researchers and health professionals the basic instruments to mature full knowledge and awareness of the Mediterranean-like dietary pattern

Cnr Itm Newsletter

Institutional area

The latest issue of the newsletter of the Cnr Institute on membrane technology focuses on research activities, projects, events, articles and books of the Cnr-Itm researchers

The legislation and the Governement of complexity: inter-institutional dialogue and citizen participation

Institutional area

On June 28th, 2019, at the Palazzo Pica Alfieri in L'Aquila, as part of an event promoted by the Chamber of Deputies and the Conference of Presidents of the Legislative Assemblies of the Regions and Autonomous Provinces, the 2017-2018 Report on legislation between the State, Regions and the European Union was presented, edited by the Observatory on the legislation of the Chamber of Deputies. Cnr-Issirfa has developed the part on the 'Trends and problems of regional legislation' that highlights some significant aspects of the trends and problems emerging in the legislation of the Regions, with implications on their political-administrative organization

Workshop on polymer nanocomposites for 3D-printing of enhanced porous structures

Event from 03/10/2019 to 05/10/2019

The workshop, organised by Cnr-Ipcb within the European project H2020 'Graphene 3D' is aimed at giving young students and researchers the chance to present their scientific results concerning the development of innovative materials for additive manufacturing technologies

Charge fluctuations, a new property in superconductors

Press note 05/09/2019

An experiment conducted jointly at the ESRF European Synchrotron Radiation Facility by the Politecnico di Milano, National Research Council, the Università La Sapienza di Roma and the Chalmers University of Technology in Gothenburg has revealed a new property of cuprates, so-called  high critical temperature superconductors. The study is published in Science


Institutional area

Cnr-Isa is amongst the research partners of 'Stance4Health', a project funded by European Union’s Horizon 2020 with tha aim of developing a complete Smart Personalized Nutrition (SPN) service based on the use of mobile technologies as well as tailored food production that will optimize the gut microbiota activity and long-term consumer engagement

Technology transfer office

Institutional area

Technology transfer represents the Cnr’s second mission, after the scientific research. Cnr-TTO is responsible for all the activities related to TT, namely protection of research results, IPR management and exploitation, promotion and support for spin-off creation, marketing and promotion of research results

4th HBP student conference on interdisciplinary brain research

Event from 21/01/2020 to 23/01/2020

Cnr co-organizes the 4th HBP student conference on interdisciplinary brain research, an open forum for the exchange of new ideas among young researchers working across various aspects of science relevant to the Human Brain Project (HBP)

D4Science Infrastructure

Institutional Area

D4Science is an open data infrastructure developed by Cnr-Isti, connecting over 4000 scientists in +50 countries, integrating +50 heterogeneous data providers, executing +55,000 models & algorithms/month; providing access to over a billion quality records in repositories worldwide. D4Science hosts +100 Virtual Research Environments to serve the biological, ecological, environmental, social mining, culture heritage, and statistical communities world-wide

Towards Fp9 - Cnr presents its 'Mission' proposals

Institutional Area

For a research institution such as Cnr, the EU Research Framework Programmes (FP) represent a fundamental tool to complement its institutional activities as well as to build and strengthen its scientific partnerships. This position paper introduces the Cnr priorities in terms of 'mission' within Horizon Europe (FP9)

Cnr: 95 years of future


On November 2018, Cnr marked its 95th anniversary: a special ceremony was organised in the Cnr Rome headquarters, attended by major institutional representative

The Bluemed italian paper

Institutional area

An overview of relevance, obstacles  and proposals of the key sectors for a blue growth, issued by the Cnr Bluemed Working Group