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. 

ElasTest: a cloud-based test platform for testing large complex distributed software systems

News 03/07/2017

ElasTest project aims at offering a flexible open source testing platform for more interconnected software systems and rapid and accurate end-to-end testing. The project, funded by EU, under the Research and Innovation Action H2020 programme, involves partners from academia, research institutions and IT companies: University Rey Juan Carlos, the Italian national research council, the Technische Universität Berlin

9th Mediterrean Conference on Nano-Photonics

Event 3-4 September, 2017

The Institute of Applied Sciences and Intelligent Systems (Cnr-Isasi) is hosting the 9th Mediterranean Conference on Nano-Photonics (MediNano-9) on 3-4 of September 2017, in Amalfi, Italy. Nano-photonics is one of the most appealing fields having large variety of academic as well industrial applications. MediNano is an international gathering inviting participants from research institutes and industries in countries surrounding the Mediterranean Sea 

13th Ice2017 International conference on Engines & Vehicles

Event 10-14 September 2017

The aim of the conference is to create a forum to promote the cooperation between industry, research laboratories, and universities for the development of innovative propulsion systems for future vehicles. I

Cnr research spin-off: Mivoq

Institutional Area

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

17th Congress of the European society for photobiology

Event 04-08 September 2017

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

NANOSMAT 2017 - 12th International Conference on Surfaces, Coatings and Nanostructured Materials

Event 11-13 September 2017

The NANOSMAT PRIZE was set up in 2009 and since then it has become very popular and very prestigious amongst high caliber senior international scientists.The NANOSMAT AWARD, since 9th NANOSMAT 2014 in Dublin, aims to recognize, substantiate, and honor younger (less than 45 years old) high caliber scientists who conquered an outstanding  stature in the field of nanoscience and nanotechnology in spite of their younger age. Finally, a third award has been established this year, i.e. the KROTO AWARD, in memory and recognition of the extraordinary contributions of late Sir Harold W. Kroto (Nobel Prize in Chemistry – 1996)

Promozione e marketing

Institutional Area

"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

VIII International Symposium on Games, Automata, Logics, and Formal Verification (GandALF 2017)

Event 20-22 September 2017

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

European technology transfer offices circle

Institutional Area

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

International Conference on Microplastic Pollution in the Mediterranean Sea

Event 26-29 September 2017

Following the conclusion of the Project LIFE13 ENV/IT/001069 – Mermaids: 'Mitigation of microplastics impact caused by textile washing processes', the Organizing and Scientific Committees are pleased to invite the scientific community and stakeholders to the “International Conference on Microplastic Pollution in the Mediterranean Sea” hosted in Capri (NA), Italy, on September 26-29th 2017.

International training course 'Rapid methods for mycotoxin detection in the food chain'

Event 09-13 October 2017

One-week workshop-training course from October 9-13, 2017, hosted by Institute of sciences of food production – National research council of Italy (Ispa-Cnr), under the aegis of the MycokeyY project and the International society for mycotoxicology (Ism). Lectures and laboratory training will be provided on routinely used and new screening tools for rapid, robust and user-friendly analysis of mycotoxins, including validation aspects