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Tuesday April 4 - Friday May 3. @INNOVIT, 710 Sansome St, San Francisco, CA. The Italian Cultural Institute and the Consulate General of San Francisco are pleased to present the documentary exhibition LOOKING BEYOND aims to enhance Italian research in the space field and raise international public awareness of multiple uses of satellite tracking te...

Orange-based Chapman University received a $1.5 million gift from the Ferrucci family to establish the Ferrucci Institute for Italian Experience and Research in the university’s Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities and Social Science. The institute provides students the opportunity to fly to Italy and participate at a film festival in Bologna, stu...

Tuesday, February 28, 2023, 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM PST. Italian Innovation and Culture Hub INNOV.IT 710 Sansome St San Francisco, CA 94101. You are cordially invited to attend our next event Journey to Mars: Fireside Chat with Roberto Carlino. You will hear about Roberto's experience with the recent NASA HERA mission. You can read more about the mission...

Promoting networking and cultural, scientific, academic, and technological cooperation between the US scientific community and public and private organizations in Italy. This is the goal of ISSNAF (Italian Scientists and Scholars in North America Foundation), a nonprofit organization that connects more than 3,000 scholars, researchers, and technolo...

Half a millennium after Leonardo da Vinci explained gravity, engineers at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) discovered that his understanding of the phenomenon – while not entirely accurate – was centuries ahead of his time. Despite limited tools, the great Italian thinker displayed ingenious problem-solving. In an article just publi...

In “Confessing Myself: My Italian American Journey in Ethnic, Feminist, and Queer Studies,” Mary Jo Bona explores the ongoing interrelation between her work in Italian American literary studies and larger questions about canon-shaping in U.S. literature. Mary Jo Bona is SUNY Distinguished Professor of Women’s, Gender, & Sexuality Studies at Stony B...

The Italian Innovation Centre in San Francisco at INNOVIT is inaugurating Call4INNOVIT, an acceleration program designed for innovative startups and SMEs. Applications are open now. The first Call4INNOVIT specializes in Artificial Intelligence, Metaverse technologies, and Cultural and Creative Industries. The goal is to help boost the success of It...

The Italian Institute of Technology of Genoa was the only Italian institution to participate in the global robotic avatar challenge Ana Avatar X- Prize, held Nov. 4-5 in Long Beach, California. At the Convention Center 17 teams, from 10 countries around the world and selected out of 99 teams, competed for a cash prize pool of $8 million, provided b...

Tuesday, Nov 15, 2022, 6:30 PM PST. ISSIMI Meccanica 952 Bransten Road San Carlos, CA 94070. The ISSNAF Bay Area Chapter is excited to announce the next BAC Talks event on Tuesday Nov. 15, 2022. Networking and food start at 6:30pm; talks start by 7:30 pm. Join us, meet friends, and enjoy Italian delicacies, around sports and vintage cars! This 10-m...

La Scuola International Silicon Valley Campus opened the doors to their students on August 17th and delighted in seeing children enjoy the carefully curated spaces which their teachers have created. Children are enjoying both indoor and outdoor spaces, from classrooms and Art Atelier to garden and soccer pitch. They have already harvested numerous...

On October 20 2022, the first Italian Culture and Innovation Hub - INNOV.IT, which integrates the Italian Cultural Institute, Agenzia ICE's foreign investment attraction and innovation desks and the new Innovation Center, opened in San Francisco on October 2022: an initiative promoted by our Embassy in Washington and the Consulate General in San Fr...

Emiliano Ricciardi, associate professor of music history, has been awarded a three-year, $224,688 Digital Advancement Grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) for his Tasso in Music Project. The full list of grant recipients is available here.  Led by Ricciardi and realized in collaboration with Stanford University and a team of s...