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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.

 
 

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

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

Beyond Brexit: challenges and opportunities for scientific research between Italy and the UK

Press release 04/10/2017

The high level meeting is organised by Cnr (Italian Research Council) in cooperation with the Science and Innovation Network and the British Embassy Rome

Does the construction of biogas plants affect local property values?

Press note 28/09/2017

Despite biogas is considered a renewable source of energy, the social acceptability of biogas plants is controversial due to resistance from local communities who are afraid of potential local negative externalities. 
A paper from Icres-Cnr researcher Marco Modica aims at investigating this claim using evidence from the housing market by means of a diff-in-diff mode: it was awarded with the 'GSSI-AISRe prize' during the  XXXVIII Conference on regional sciences held in Cagliari on Septempber 2017

The national reasearch council clebrates the Marconi's year

Press review

The national reasearch council clebrates 2017 as the Marconi's year with two anniversaries dedicated to Guglielmo Marconi: 20 July for the 80th anniversary of his death and 2 september for the 90th anniversary of Presidency of Cnr

INDEX: a new paradigm in cancer diagnostics

Event 11/10/2017

On October, 11th the Institute of Chemistry of Molecolar Recognition (Icrm-Cnr), will officially celebrate the beginning of project INDEX, hosting the kick off meeting and a work-shop open to public to introduce exosomes and their importance and applications in diagnostics

A novel gene therapy approach for treating Parkinson's disease

Press release 07/09/2017

A new study has successfully established the first gene therapy approach to reduce or prevent a-synuclein toxic aggregates that are causing neuronal dysfunctions and loss in Parkinson’s disease. These results pave the way for testing gene therapy approaches for the treatment of neurodegenerative diseases that might affect also large brain areas. The study has been published in 'Molecular Therapy'

First Italian Citizen Science Conference

Event from 23/11/2017 to 25/11/2017

The First Italian Citizen Science Conference will be held in Rome in November 23rd – 25th 2017, with the aim to explore the state of the art in this relatively new promising field. The Conference is organized by the Italian National Academy of Sciences with the support of the Italian National Research Council (Cnr). The submission period is April 20th, 2017 – June 5th, 2017

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