The National Research Council of Italy pays a particular attention to the cooperation with the industrial system. Actions include joint research programmes, research contracts, consulting, licensing and patent releases, foundation of research consortia and spin off companies, and many other initiatives aimed at enhancing the technology transfer processes to companies and business sectors.

A specific Structure devoted to Technology Transfer and Valorisation of research coordinates and connects the Cnr activities as regards the following topics: marketing research; intellectual property rights protection management and enhancement through the setting up of new technological enterprises; design and implementation of the technology transfer processes. 

The first flight of the LN-SFTS spectrometer: tests on a stratospheric light balloon

News 14/10/2021

On Thursday 14 October, the spectrometer LN-SFTS has experienced its first flight on a light detachable balloon. The instrument has been conceived, built and tested by the CNR-IFN researchers in the framework of the European Hemera programme

International Workshop on Advanced Materials-to-Device Solutions for Synaptic Electronics

Event 10-12/11/2021

The workshop aims at connecting academic research, R&D labs, and industry on the theme of synaptic electronics and neuromorphic computing, with a specific focus on the role of materials on the efficiency and design of next-generation devices

NEWS The "International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management" launches a call for papers for a Special issue on "Social Network Analysis in Hospitality and Tourism"

News 05/10/2021

This special issue welcomes conceptual and empirical research, employing quantitative, qualitative, or mixed methods. Guest Editors are Marcella De Martino and Alfonso Morvillo (Cnr-Iriss), Giuseppe Giordano (University of Salerno, Italy); Editor-in-Chief is Fevzi Okumus (University of Central Florida, USA)

Spin-off promotion and support

Institutional Area

The creation of spin-off companies is an instrument for Cnr to pursue its institutional objects even in conjunction with other public and private parties. It contributes to societal and economic development of knowledge and enhances relationships and interactions between research and industry

Protection and valorisation of IPRs

Institutional Area

CNR supports and encourages its researchers in protecting and valorizing the results of their research, promoting their exploitation in collaboration with industrial partners and/or other institutions. TTO of Cnr acts in coordination with the Departments and Institutes in order to support and regulate the procedures related to the different phases of Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) generated by researchers through independent, co-funded and commissioned research

Technology transfer office

Institutional Area

Technology Transfer (TT) represents the Cnr’s second mission, after the scientific research. The Technology Transfer Office of Cnr (TTO) is responsible for all the activities related to TT, such as protection of research results and promotion and support for Spin-off creation. On behalf of Cnr, TTO is part of TTO CIRCLE sponsored by the JRC of the European Commission

"Targeting the (un)usual suspects in cancer": 29th Cnr-Igb workshop virtual meeting

Event 02-03/12/2021

The Cnr-Igb Workshop will cover well-established and innovative approaches to target oncogenic signaling pathways, such as cancer stem cells, metabolic reprogramming, long non-coding RNAs

Safeguarding cultural heritage from climate change related hydromet

Press release, 10/09/2021

An article published in the International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction presents an innovative method to help assess the risk of cultural heritage exposed to extreme hydrometeorological events related to climate change

Promotion and Marketing activities

Institutional Area

Our Promotion and marketing activities are focused on generating opportunities for sharing research infrastructures by leveraging Cnr’s IPR portfolio, our scientists’ know-how and skills, as wells as our network of stakeholders