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.
Italian Minister for University and Research Marco Bussetti visited on June 2019 the Cnr Arctic Station 'Dirigibile Italia'. In this multidisciplinary research facility located in Ny-Ålesund (Svalbard Islands), Cnr coordinates a wide range of interdisciplinary studies and on-field researches: from chemistry to physics of the atmosphere, from marine biology to oceanography, from human biology to environmental studies, and much more
By organizing exhibitions, the National Research Council aims to provide new opportunities for cultural growth and renovation by starting a dialogue with the audience of all ages and contributing to the development of the knowledge society
Cnr publishing activity consists of institutional documentation, scientific serial collections, Conference Proceedings, outreach and educational products, scientific games
Farmers in Puglia are selling their olive oil presses after a deadly bacterial disease (Xylella) infected 20 million olive trees, devastating a vital sector of Italian agriculture and causing more than £1 billion of damage. Pierfederico La Notte, a researcher of Cnr-Ipsp, is seeking a cure
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
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
This section offers information on the Cnr libraries located in the Research areas which are connected to various research Institutes located all over Italy
On 1st June 2019 the European Beyond EPICA Oldest Ice Core project started with the aim of drilling for and recovering ice from up to 1.5 Million years ago in Antarctica