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.
On april 2016 the European Commission launched a public consultation to gather ideas for a European Innovation Council (Eic) to create a cohesive pan-European body for innovation and support Europe's most promising innovators.
As proposed by the EU Research Commissioner Carlos Moedas during the Conference ‘Shape the future of Europe's research and innovation policy’ held on June 2015, the EIC would represent an opportunity to boost the research and innovation system at a European level.
On these premises, the Italian national research council released the following position statement, so giving its contribution to the ongoing debate
Microcokit project training school. Methods for detecting and quantifying aquatic microbial communities
'MicroCokit' (Microbial Community-based sequencing analysis linked to anthropogenic pressures: MicroCoKit to address the water quality) is a FP7 Marie Curie Industry-Academia Partnerships and Pathways project funded under the FP7-PEOPLE-2012-IAPP call. It is a close cooperation between academic groups (Irsa-Cnr-IT, EU-JRC, MBA-UK) and leading private enterprises (LGC-UK and NTBC-Spain). The 'MicroCokit' project, coordinated by Irsa-Cnr, has been conceived to investigate and identify aquatic indicators based on microbial communities linked to anthropogenic pressures
International Congress on Cork Oak Trees and Woodlands: conservation, management, products and challenges for the future
The Department of Science for Nature and Environmental Resources of the University of Sassari, the Forestry and Wood Research Centre of the Italian Council for Agricultural Research and Economics and the Institute of Ecosystem Study of the National Research Council, organization unit of Sassari, are pleased to invite you to the 'International Congress on Cork Oak Trees and Woodlands: conservation, management, products and challenges for the future', coinciding with the 3° National Congress of Cork
Cnr is partner of TTO CIRCLE sponsored by the Joint Research Centre of the European Commission. This European network was established with the aim to bring together the major European public research organisations in order to play a collective role in driving changes to the Technology Transfer landscape in Europe. TTO is composed by leading European public research organisations (PROs), involving European technology transfer structures of the major national research institutions. They have agreed to join forces on Technology Transfer to boost innovation in Europe
Mivoq (Mimic Voice Quest) is a spin-off company from Cnr. The company core business is the development of specific services in the field of information technology and particularly of text-To-Speech (TTS) technologies for any business
"Vetrina dei brevetti" of public research is a valorisation service to enhance market value of scientific research and technological development achieved by Research Institutions and Universities. This pilot initiative is a joint effort made by the COTEC Foundation and Unioncamere to facilitate easier SMEs access and use of patents generated by public research institutions
The 17th congress of the European society for photobiology will be held in Pisa (Italy) under the aegis of Cnr, Pisa Cnr Campus and Pisa University and municipality. The meeting, structured in keynote lectures, symposia and poster presentations, will provide an important forum for the dissemination of new research and technological development in the science of photobiology
The aim of GandALF 2017 symposium is to bring together researchers from academia and industry which are actively working in the fields of Games, Automata, Logics, and Formal Verification. The idea is to cover an ample spectrum of themes, ranging from theory to applications, and stimulate cross-fertilization