Curiosity, intuition, passion, creativity, tenaciousness: these are just some of the aspects that describe those fellows who have decided to rely on development and knowledge, making science their job.

Thanks to its network spread all over the Italian country and to the great variety of research topics, the Cnr plays a key role facing the challenges that are at the hearth of the international agenda of the research: healthcare, demographic changes and wellness, food safety and sustainable agriculture, energy and environmental protection, accessibility of resources, intelligent transport. This section offers a showcase of their work.

II International Conference on Intellectual Property in Agriculture

Event 26/11/2021

The II International Conference on Intellectual Property in Agriculture, hosted by the Institute of Research on Innovation and Services for the Development (Iriss), is the periodical meeting of the Research Network IPAgri (members: Cnr-Iriss, University of the Balearic Islands, University of Alicante, Institute of Law Studies of the Polish Academy of Sciences, Faculty of Law and Administration of the Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznan, Faculty of Law of the Universidad de los Andes, Agro-Environmental and Water Economics Institute - INAGEA), aiming at interdisciplinary, cross-cutting approaches to tradition and innovation in the field of agricultural sciences

Copernicus Sentinel-2 satellite captures the flood barriers at work in Venice amid stormy weather

News 15/11/2021

On November 4th 2021, while the 78 mobile gates of the MoSE, the system for the defence of Venice and the lagoon islands from storm surges, were about to retract in their housing on the bottom of the inlets, the Copernicus Sentinel-2 satellite captured an outstanding image of the upper Adriatic Sea during one of the first events of the season

Cnr-Imaa is the coordinator of the Copernicus Climate Change Service (C3S) contract "Access to observations from baseline and reference networks, and comprehensive upper-air observations"

News 22/10/2021

The Institute of Methodologies for Environmental Analysis (Imaa) of the National Research Council of Italy has been granted, as leader, a new contract for a duration of four years and a total cost of 1.8 million euros within the Copernicus Climate Change Service (C3S), which is implemented by ECMWF on behalf of the European Commission

The Italian Review of International and Comparative Law

News 17/11/2021

International law and comparative law are increasingly intertwined, but are rarely studied together. The Italian Review of International and Comparative Law (IRIC) not only fills this gap, but also encourages the use of comparative law methodology in the investigation of international law. The Review offers an authoritative forum for debate on all subjects related to public and private international law, comparative law and European law

Event 13/12/2021

The Institute of neuroscience (In) of the National Research Council of Italy announces the upcoming meeting on "Nicotinic Acetylcholine Receptors: from Molecular Pharmacology to Behaviour", which will be held on December 13, 2021, as a tribute to the work of our colleague Cecilia Gotti

New perspectives in the definition/evaluation of seismic Hazard through analysis of the environmental effects induced by earthquakes

News 30/09/2021

The printed edition of the Special Issue "New Perspectives in the Definition/Evaluation of Seismic Hazard through Analysis of the Environmental Effects Induced by Earthquakes", edited by Sabina Porfido (Cnr-Isa), Giuliana Alessio, Germana Gaudiosi and (Ingv-Osservatorio vesuviano) is now available

2nd level Master postgraduate course degree "INTER-IoT"

Event from 01/02/2021 to 31/01/2022

The goal of our 2nd level Master is the professional training of a new ICT expert: the integrator and manager of systems based on Internet of Things (IoT) technology. The new professional will have high technical skills as well as business competences in the ICT area, being responsible of the technical management (including analysis, design, implementation and maintenance) of complex IoT systems and their integration

Cnr-Ispc on air: archaeological approaches to dance performance

Event from 01/12/2021 to 02/12/2021

Although over the last decade various scholarly disciplines have devoted increasing attention to ancient dance, they have done so by focusing on textual sources. However, in reconstructing features of dance performances, the evidence offered by material culture within its archaeological contexts should play a critical role

Journal and newsletters

Institutional Area

Cnr produces several journals and newsletters to which you can subscribe, usually for free, directly from the websites of the institutes that produce them.
This page, created with the aim of making such contributions quickly reachable and accessible to citizens and researchers, contains some of the journals and newsletters sent and transmitted from the network Cnr (departments, institutes, etc) that provide news and updates on topics of their interest

Joint lab projects

Institutional Area

Cnr finances joint labs projects based on proposals  made by Italian and Foreign researchers together, aimed at sharing research facilites, skills and expertise

Cnr position on the European Innovation Council

Institutional Area

The Italian National Research Council is giving its contribution to the ongoing debate on the European Innovation Council,  (Eic), the body for innovation proposed by the European Commission  to boost the research and innovation system at a European level

Science & Technology Digital Library

Institutional Area

The Cnr  S&T Digital Library makes available research products, datasets, data and information on research activities, projects, R&D actors, their expertise and skills, as well as digitised cultural and historical heritage contents

Open access

Institutional area

The Italian National Research Council is deeply involved in adopting and supporting the principles of the European Chart for the free circulation of knowledge

Protection and valorisation of IPRs

Institutional area

Cnr supports and encourages its researchers in protecting and valorizing the results of their research, promoting their exploitation in collaboration with industrial partners and/or other institutions

The Bluemed italian paper

Institutional area

An overview of relevance, obstacles  and proposals of the key sectors for a blue growth, issued by the Cnr Bluemed Working Group

"Targeting the (un)usual suspects in cancer": 29th Cnr-Igb workshop virtual meeting

Event from 02/12/2021 to 03/12/2021

Several therapeutic strategies promoting cancer cell death have been developed and a wide range of cancer treatments is nowadays available. However, most of the conventional treatments do not selectively kill tumor cells and others suffer from tumor cells' heterogeneity, which makes it challenging to identify the appropriate targets

9th Symposium "Monitoring of Mediterranean coastal areas: Problems and measurement techniques"

Event from 14/06/2022 to 16/06/2022

The Nineth International Symposium 'Monitoring of Mediterranean coastal areas:problems and measurementtechniques is organized by the Institute of BioEconomy – Italian national research council (CNR-IBE) in collaboration with the Italian Society of silviculture and forest ecology (SISEF).
The Symposium will take place in Livorno from 14 to 16 June 2022, at the  Museum of Natural History of the Mediterranean. Deadline for abstracts 8th November 2021

Researcher’s life


On the Cnr webtv platform the portraits of some Cnr researchers in their daily routine, both at work and in their private life

Cnr E-recruitment

Institutional Area

The on line application system for the recruitment of staff and other types of employement and training of the National Research Council of Italy

Alpha-synuclein stimulates neural stem cells

Press release 28/09/2021

A team of researchers from Cnr-Ibbc Italy has identified the anti-neural aging role played by this molecule in vivo. The results are published in Frontiers in Cell and Developmental Biology