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. 

13th Ice2017 International conference on Engines & Vehicles

Event 10-14/09/2017

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

International Congress on Cork Oak Trees and Woodlands: conservation, management, products and challenges for the future

Event 25-26/05/2017

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

Relations between Italy, EU and Ukraine: food aid to conflict affected populations, and the situation of the environment today

Event, 25-27/05/2017

In 2015 the National research council (Cnr) of Italy stipulated a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the ‘Taras Shevchenko’ National University of Kyiv (Ukraine), with the aim of fostering scientific and technological cooperation between the two institutions. In this framework, the Institute for International Legal Studies (ISGI) of the Cnr, jointly with the talian Institute of Culture of Kyi, organize a two-day event for an effective implementation of the MoU

'Added Value of Excellence in European Research'

News 4/4/2017

Cnr and other major european science organizations and universities, together with prominent industrial enterprises, convened at a high-level round table organised by the CNRS and MPG in Brussels on 6 and 7 march 2017, developing the following common positions

That's the way soft matter relaxes

Press release 26/04/2017

A recent collaboration among Cnr, University of Naples Federico II (Unina), University of Cincinnati (Ohio, USA) and the Procter and Gamble Co. (P&G) led to the Differential Variance Analysis (DVA) a novel method to measure and visualize the ‘relaxation process’ in soft material. Potential application are in material science and biology.From an industrial point of view, DVA opens the way to novel and simple approaches to investigate the temporal evolution of fast-moving consumer goods and to preserve their performance during the overall supply chain

ENVIMAT 2017 ENVironment - MATerial Interaction

Event, 27-29/06/2017

The IV International Summer School, preventive conservation of built heritage and industrial archaeology, will combine understanding of the impact of pollution and climate change on the built heritage, discussing also the materials used in Industrial Heritage buildings and architectural development. The school is jointly organized by Isac-Cnr, Università della Calabria, G.A.BE.C., AIAr and Budapest University of Technology and Economics

9th Mediterrean Conference on Nano-Photonics

Evento 3th -4th 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 

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

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

17th Congress of the European society for photobiology

Event 04-08/09/2017

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

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

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

Event 11/-13/09/2017

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)

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

Event 20-22/09/2017

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

International Conference on Microplastic Pollution in the Mediterranean Sea

Event 26-29/09/2017

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.