Lessons of economics from non-human primates

Press release 15*/01/2019

Capuchin monkeys, a South-American primate species whose lineage split from ours more than 35 million years ago, recognizes which objects are most valuable to be used as tokens to obtain food. These findings emerge from a new series of studies carried out by Cnr-Istc, published online in the journal Animal Cognition

Conference 'Climate Change, Health of the Planet and Future of Humanity'

Speech by President, 22/11/2018

On november15th, 2018, Casina Pio IV in Vatican City hosted a conference co-organized by the National Research Council of Italy and the Pontifical Academy of Sciences, aimed at presenting scientific results and future scenarios anticipating COP24 in Katowice in december 2018. At the end of the meeting, a Final Statement of the 2018 PAS Plenary Session was released

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

biomonitoR: an R package for calculating biomonitoring indices of running waters

Event 15/01/2019

Biomonitoring is crucial to assess and preserve the quality status of running waters. Following the implementation of Water Framework Directive, a multitude of indices has been developed targeting at the effects of different stressors on aquatic communities

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

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

Pacc-Rrc International Networking Conference - Climate Services for West Africa

Evento from 04/02/2019 to 05/02/2019

Cnr-Ibimet is organising this networking conference, which will be held in Rome, gathering together researchers, institutional representatives, directors of meteorological services, with the aim of promoting the strategic collaboration among WMO countries and Italy

Cnr: 95 years of future

Special event, November 21th 2018

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

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)

Winter college on applications of optics and photonics in food science

Event from 11/02/2019 to 22/02/2019

The aim of the Winter college is to offer Ph.D. students and other emerging researchers broad training in the innovative applications of optics and photonics in food and agriculture

Investment in innovation for European recovery: a public policy priority

Institutional Area

Relaunching the Lisbon strategy is necessary for ensuring a sustainable long-term pattern of economic growth, according to this position paper released by Cnr-Irpps 

Cnr founder of the Italian society of extracellular vescicles (EVIta)

News 10/12/2018

On November 29, 2018 the Italian Society of Extracellular Vesicles (EVIta) was founded in Turin. EVIta would promote basic, clinical and translational research and the interactive network among Italian researchers, in the field of extracellular vesicles

ETC2019, 17th european turbulence conference

Event from 03/09/2019 to 06/09/2019

ETC is the main European conference on turbulence and related topics. Attracting about 500 participants from many different countries, ETC offers since 1986 a top-level platform for scientists to deliver cutting-edge presentations