Marmolada Glacier will disappear in 25-30 yrs - Cnr

Press review 11/12/2019

According to a study by Cnr-Ismar, Arpa-Veneto and the Universities of Trieste, Genoa and Aberystwith in Wales, one of the Dolomites' most famous and iconic glaciers will totally disappear in 25-30 years unless climate change is halted

High-resolution geophysical survey confirms the deep Beyond EPICA ice-core drilling sites

Press note 20/12/2019

In the context of the European Union project Beyond EPICA - Oldest Ice Core: 1.5 Myr of greenhouse gas – climate feedback (Beyond EPICA), experts from 12 institutions in ten European countries coordinated by Prof. Carlo Barbante from the Ca’ Foscari University of Venice and the Institute of Polar Sciences of the National Research Council of Italy (Cnr-Isp) in Venice, have finally confirmed the site for future ice core drilling operations in East Antarctica


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

Regional workshop - Mediterranean - UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development

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

This event will provide a forum to gather up to 100 ocean key stakeholders that are active in the Mediterranean region. The Mediterranean Workshop offers a crucial opportunity to co-design mission-oriented research strategies in line with the 2030 Agenda, the BLUEMED Initiative

Towards a circular economy: interview with Nicola Armaroli

Institutional Area

Nicola Armaroli, research director at the National Research Council of Italy and member of the Sunrise consortium (Solar energy for a circular economy), explains how the solar energy can contribute to make the circular economy a reality. The interview is published on the Sunrise website

FAO and Italy’s National Research Council strengthen iMarine ties

Press review november 18th

FAO and Italy's National Research Council (Cnr) have agreed to intensify their collaboration in iMarine, a cloud-based community platform powered by the D4 Science Infrastructure to help improve fisheries management. The agreement assures that FAO's extensive knowledge of fisheries and aquaculture will be further integrated in the iMarine's portal and can be used in data research and development projects

A scientific traverse in the dryest Anctartic's high lands

Press release 03/12/2019

From December 2019 to January 2020, a french-italian scientific expedition (Cnrs, Université Grenoble Alpes, National Research Council of Italy, Ingv, and PNRA) is heading the South Pole to understand how the polar ice caps react to climate change and predict the rates of sea-level change. Follow the expedition also on

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)

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)

European Commission launched the Euro-Bioimaging ERIC - A gateway to European imaging excellence

News 07/11/2019

The European Commission has officially established Euro-BioImaging – which provides life scientists with open access to a broad range of technologies and resources in biological and biomedical imaging – as a European Research Infrastructure Consortium (ERIC1). Imaging technologies have a central role in driving fundamental research and applied innovations in both biological and biomedical research

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