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.

"SUN - Social and hUman ceNtered XR", by Horizon Europe

News 19/01/2023

The Social and hUman ceNtered XR (SUN) project has been launched in December 2022. SUN has been approved for funding by the European Commission within the Horizon Europe program, HORIZON-CL4-2022-HUMAN-01-14 - eXtended Reality Technologies (RIA). The Institute of Information Science and Technologies "Alessandro Faedo" of the National Research Council of Italy (CNR-ISTI) will coordinate the SUN project and will participate with the Artificial Intelligence for Media and Humanities (AIMH) and Visual Computing (VC) laboratories

If you like science, give it a try!

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Interview with Gaia Tarsi on the occasion of the “International Day of Women and Girls in Science, 11 February”. Gaia Tarsi is a PhD student at GREYC since November 2022, she is a Material Scientist and Engineer. Her current interests are semiconductors and microelectronics

Call for papers special issue "Dynamics of Cultural and Social Innovation in Urban Development" Land MDPI International Journal

News 20/10/2022

In a contemporary world stricken by a global pandemic, climate change, assets neglect, job loss, and isolation, cultural and social innovations are becoming increasingly fundamental. Social innovation, cultural heritage enhancement, and creative enterprises are able to redesign sustainable, inclusive living spaces open to local and international cooperation, as also proposed by the New European Bauhaus framework. Deadline for manuscript submissions: 15 May 2023

Journal and newsletters

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Cnr produces several journals and newsletters to which you can subscribe, usually for free, directly from the websites of the institutes that produce them

Biological Animal Robots: BABots

News 19/12/2022

The Institute for Cognitive Sciences and Technologies (Istc) of the National Research Council of Italy is amongst the research partners of the "Babots" project. Coordinated by the University of Namur, the project promotes an innovative, disruptive technology bases on Biological Animal roBots

Joint lab projects

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

Call for proposals of joint lab projects

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Launch of two Cnr Joint Lab Projects - Research Area: Engineering, ICT and technologies for energy and transportation (three-year period 2022-2024)

Cnr position on the European Innovation Council

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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

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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

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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

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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

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

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

DUST 2023 - 5th International conference on atmospheric dust

Event from 22/05/2023 to 25/05/2023

The Italian Association on the Clay - APS, in cooperation with the Institute of methodologies for environmental analysis (Cnr-Imaa), is organizing the International Conference on Atmospheric Dust, DUST 2023

Cnr E-recruitment

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