The Italian Scientists & Scholars in North America Foundation (ISSNAF) annually awards the Young Investigator Awards in various disciplines to outstanding, early-career Italian researchers working in the United States or Canada, in recognition of their significant and innovative contributions to their field of research. The Embassy of Italy in Wash...

The Embassy of Italy in Washington and the Italian consular network in the United States are celebrating the first Made in Italy Day, on the anniversary of the birth of Leonardo da Vinci, with a program of initiatives across the country. In Washington, the Ambassador of Italy to the United States, Mariangela Zappia, hosts today the event “Italian C...

April 16 2024, 18:00 (Local time) - Italian Cultural Institute Los Angeles - 1023 Hilgard Ave, Los Angeles, CA. Celebrate Italian Research Day and the essence of Made in Italy with a special event presented by the Consulate General of Italy, the Italian Cultural Institute, and ITA – Italian Trade Agency, Los Angeles in collaboration with ISSNAF, th...

The Italian Consulate General in San Francisco hosted the 2024 kickoff meeting of Italian and Italian-American Organizations active in the Bay Area. After introducing the consular team-Italian Cultural Institute and Innovit-Italian Innovation and Culture Hub included-the Consulate and representatives of the associations discussed collaboration with...

The visit to the Italian Innovation and Culture Hub INNOVIT, opened at the end of 2021 by the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs as an outpost of Italian innovation to Silicon Valley, was the focal point of the first day of Ambassador Mariangela Zappia’s mission to San Francisco, assisted by Consul General Sergio Strozzi. “Over 100 startups and in...

A strengthened and renewed bond in the name of scientific research and innovation, evident in the work of young researchers. That is the connection between Italy and the United States, celebrated at the Italian Embassy during the annual ISSNAF event, the foundation that brings together thousands of Italian scientists, academics, and technologists a...

Dear Friend of ISSNAF, we would like to invite you to share in our signature ISSNAF Annual Event, hosted by the Embassy of Italy on November 8, 2023 to celebrate the achievements of outstanding Italian researchers who work in North America. The event will feature a forum titled ‘Frontiers in Neuroscience: Neurodegenerative Diseases and Aging’ with...

The ISSNAF Lifetime Achievement Award acknowledges outstanding individuals of Italian origin who, thanks to their pioneering spirit and lifetime commitment, have honored their country of origin and given a significant contribution to research, leadership, and mentorship in any field. Warmest congratulations to Prof. Federico Capasso, Harvard Univer...

The Leonardo da Vinci Society and the Italian Scientists and Scholars of North America Foundation (ISSNAF) Bay Area Chapter are seeking applications for the Leonardo Award 2023. This award was established in 2019 on the 500th anniversary of Leonardo da Vinci’s death to recognize the outstanding contributions of Italian/Italian American early career...

ISSNAF, the Italian Scientists and Scholars in North America Foundation, annually awards the Young Investigator Awards in various disciplines to outstanding, early-career Italian researchers working in the United States or Canada, in recognition of their significant and innovative contributions to their field of research.ISSNAF is very pleased to a...