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. 

VII Conference SITES in Economic Development: In search of a "New Utopia"

Event, 15-17/09/2022

A forum for discussion on innovative research in the field of development economics, that can be useful for conceiving a “new utopia”. The Conference is organized in collaboration with the Institute Cnr-ISMed and the Department of Business and Economic Studies of the Parthenope University of Naples

Energy Transition and the Raw Materials: an international panel in Prague

News 12/09/2022

Armida Torreggiani, of the Institute Isof in Bologna, represented Cnr at the Conference held in Prague. The event aimed to identify risks and provide solutions to the procurement of raw materials necessary for the energy transition and the development of green technologies 

Third General Assembly - European Research Project BPE - Bio-Plastics Europe - Development and implementation of sustainable solutions for the production and use of bio-plastics to safeguard environmental quality of seas and land in Europe

Event 21-23/09/2022

The third General Assembly of the Project BPE – BioPlastics Europe is centred on the development and implementation of sustainable solutions for the production and use of bioplastics and bio-degradable plastic materials from renewable sources to safeguard environmental quality of seas and land

Remtech Europe 2022

Event 19 - 23/09/2022

Remtech Europe" is a worldwide event dedicated to #innovation in #contaminatedsites, #future #technology and to the broader themes of #environment #protection and #sustainabledevelopment. Paola Grenni, researcher at IRSA of the CNR, is the Remtech Europe Ambassador

Technology transfer office

Institutional Area

Technology Transfer (TT) is 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

Protection and valorisation of IPRs

Institutional Area

CNR supports 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 regulate the procedures related to the different phases of Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) generated by researchers through independent, co-funded and commissioned research

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

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