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With a scientific network largely distributed all over Italy, embracing a wide variety of research topics –energy management, medicine, environment, food and agribusiness, life sciences, physics, Ict and more- the National Research Council of Italy has a unique background of knowledge and skills to be exploited by society at all levels. 

Sharing its best results and know-how, Cnr contributes in fostering new opportunities of growth and social development fot the whole Country.

 
 

Micro-spectroscopy opens new routes for diagnostics

Press release 09/02/2018

This study highlights how mechanical properties of cells can be a new bio-marker for pathologies and how the proposed technique can become a potential diagnostic tool, even in tumors

Cnr History

Institutional Area

The National Research Council of Italy was founded as legal person on 18 November 1923 (Royal Decree 2440/1923). Originally, it became member of the International Research Council, with offices in Brussels

Extracts from plants to defeat headache

Press release 23/01/2018

It emerges from a study on plant remedies used in Italian folk medicine between the nineteenth and twentieth centuries conducted by researchers at the Institute for Agricultural and Forest Systems in the Mediterranean in collaboration with the Institute of Neurological Sciences of the National Research Council (CNR). In this work, about 42% of the plant-based treatments utilized by Italian folk medicine to heal headache seems to represent the continuity of the medical tradition over about two thousand years. The results were published in the Journal of Ethnopharmacology

Pioneering approach for a non-invasive nanopharmaceutical treatment of heart failure

Press release 19/01/2018

A new study, lead by the group of Daniele Catalucci from the Cnr-Irgb (Milan, Italy) and part of the EU-funded project CUPIDO, demonstrated that nanoparticle-based therapeutic peptides can effectively be delivered to the diseased heart via inhalation. Their results, published in the journal Science Translational Medicine, represent the first proof-of-concept for an unconventional and pioneering approach with inhalable nanoparticles to pharmacologically treat cardiac conditions

The sea at the end of the Earth: the Italian research in Antarctica

Video october 2017

The research activities in Antarctica are carried out within the ‘Programma nazionale di ricerche in Antartide’ (Pnra), promoted and financed by the Ministry of Education, University and Research (Miur). The logistic execution is entrusted by the National agency for new technologies, energy and the sustainable economic development (Enea). The scientific coordination is controlled by Cnr, National Research Council

Gugliemo Marconi, the man, the scientist and the inventor

Video october 2017

80 years after his death and 90 from the Cnr’s presidency, the figure of Guglielmo Marconi is celebrated focusing on three aspects: the man, the scientist and the inventor. The documentary, produced by the Cnr webtv, was presented together with 'The sea at the end of the Earth: the Italian research in Anctartica' at the Indian Science Film Festival 2017 held in Chennai (India) from October 13 to October 16

Desci, Developing and Evaluating Skills for Creativity and Innovation

Video november 2017

At the central headquarters of Cnr, in Rome, took place an event titled 'Alternating training Laboratory', organised by the Institute for researchon Population and Social Policies (Irpps-Cnr) within the Erasmus Plus Project DESCI - Developing and Evaluating Skills for Creativity and Innovation

A new technique to cure neurological disorders

Press release 18/01/2018

A way to restore normal functioning was studied by researchers from the Institute of Cognitive Sciences and Technologies of the National Research Council (Istc-Cnr), which have developed a new non-invasive and personalized electrical stimulation technique, called transcranial Individual neuroDynamics Stimulation (tIDS)

7th International symposium 'Monitoring of Mediterranean coastal areas: problems and measurement techniques'

Event from 19/06/2018 to 21/06/2018

The Institute of Biometeorology - National Research Council of Italy (Ibimet-Cnr) is organizing, in collaboration with other Cnr Institutes and University Departments, the seventh International Symposium: 'Monitoring of Mediterranean coastal Areas: problems and measurement techniques'

Science Communication

Institutional Area

Part of the Cnr activities are
devoted to the dissemination of science, with
the aim of stimulating
public knowledge and excitement around the research
activities of its scientific community

Cnr Libraries

Institutional Area

This section offers information on the Cnr libraries located in the Research areas which are connected to various research Institutes located all over Italy