Naples is a city with a reputation: it has pizza, devil-may-care drivers, and mafia clans known as the Camorra. But in the past few years this southern Italian city has also been fostering a growing community of tech start-ups and app creators. The hope is it will change not just Naples' reputation, but also its fortunes and so reverse a brain drai...

On September 13, 2018 the Embassy of Italy in Washington DC hosted an event on cooperation in the space field and on the new frontiers in terms of investments, innovation, and international collaboration. “Space Economics: challanges and opportunities, Investment, Innovation and International partnerships” was organized in collaboration with the It...

Piccole medie imprese, start up, scambi commerciali nel segno della ricerca e dell’innovazione per lo sviluppo dell’industria agroalimentare e delle scienze della vita. Si è appena conclusa la missione istituzionale negli Usa, guidata dal presidente della Regione Emilia-Romagna, Stefano Bonaccini, e si può già fare un primo bilancio della serrata d...

“Siamo l’unica realtà italiana che ha un presidio permanente in California, a disposizione delle imprese e delle start up emiliano-romagnole, per creare una rete di contatti solida su cui fare affidamento per la ricerca di capitali e possibilità di crescita e per renderle imprese di successo. Un presidio strategico, pensando soprattutto al fatto ch...

On August 31, Buongiorno Miami signed the contract as the first user of our incubator through our Italianlab, not only providing office space but also a series of business development services. Buongiorno Miami is an Italian web portal dedicated to Miami, and it represents the perfect guide for those who want to plan a trip or who decide to move an...

Old town quarters, such as in Gubbio, Italy, are a matter of local pride and an irresistible tourist attraction. But are we at risk of losing our historic heritage to climate change? The 14th century Palazzo dei Consoli is one of Gubbio's most iconic buildings, hosting art and archeological exhibitions. But the cracks appearing in its stone walls a...

This month, Italian physicists will turn on an experiment hunting for a fifth, dark force of nature, the Guardian reports.  You may be familiar with the hunt for dark matter. Measurements of the universe imply that there should be five to six times more mass than experiments can observe directly. Many scientists hope to find this missing mass. A ne...

IF YOU WANT to survive the robot apocalypse—the nerd joke goes—just close the door. For all that they’re great at (precision, speed, consistency), robots still suck at manipulating door handles, among other basic tasks. Part of the problem is that they have to navigate a world built for humans, designed for hands like ours. And those are among the...

"Longevity: the Impact of Research, Economics, AI and Robotics to live longer, Better Lives" sarà il focus principale dell’edizione 2018 dell’annuale gala dell’ISSNAF - Italian Scientists and Scholars in North America Foundation.  L’evento celebra quest’anno il suo 10 anniversario e avrà luogo il 22 e 23 ottobre, come di consueto, presso l’Ambascia...

Tutto comincia un pomeriggio d’ottobre, quando, in cerca di conferenze a Milano, un titolo in particolare cattura la mia attenzione: “Silicon Valley Study Tour 2018”, decido di andare a sentire. Paolo Marenco, presidente dell’associazione La Storia nel Futuro e fondatore del programma, racconta al pubblico le storie degli studenti che dal 2005 ad o...