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. 

TIM and Cnr sign a cooperation agreement to foster the development of the cities of the future

Press release 15/05/2023

TIM and the National Research Council of Italy (Cnr) have signed a cooperation agreement to develop scientific research activities and joint projects in the field of Urban Intelligence and Smart Cities

Webinars on Climate in-situ data: from measurements to applications

Event 03 - 19/05/2023

The Institute Imaa of Cnr, as the lead contractor for the Copernicus contract "Comprehensive Upper-Air, Baseline and Reference in situ observations" is organizing in collaboration with ECMWF and the Copernicus Climate Change Service (C3S) a cycle of three Webinars on the use of in situ climate data

How to predict the pathogenicity of SARS-CoV-2 variants

Press release, 27/04/2023

New methodology for the computational assessment of the pathogenicity of novel variants of the SARS-CoV-2 virus. Published in Nature Communications Biology this joint research by Cnr-Ibiom together with the University of Bari and the University of Milan

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

Fusarium Laboratory Workshop 2023

Event, 18-23/06/2023

Jointly organized by CNR Ispa and International Society of Mycotoxicology in Bari, the workshop will be taught by international Fusarium experts. Participants will be introduced to standard morphological, genetic and molecular biological techniques used to identify and characterize strains of Fusarium

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) 

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 

Technology transfer office

Institutional Area

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.  TTO is part of TTO CIRCLE sponsored by the JRC of the European Commission

Eurosensors XXXV

Event, 10-13/09/2023

A forum for scientists and engineers from academia, research institutes and industry to present their latest results in the field of sensors, actuators, microsystems and nanosystems. New deadline for paper submission: May 14th

2nd edition of the Biophotonics & Artificial Intelligence School

Event, 04-08/09/2023

The School was born with the aim of exploring the crossroads between these two disciplines, with the aim of creating a training path for the development of AI applications in the field of Biophotonics.