According to the Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD), Italy is an active and important player in the field of green development. The country’s leadership is strongest when connecting domestic and development cooperation priorities, illustrating its own actions on cultural heritage, agriculture, and food security. For examp...

Ernesto Nathan Rogers used to say that “the corpses of architecture remain unburied”. And this is what has happened to many residential projects in the Italian suburbs which, by offering the poorest members of society housing worthy of being called “home”, testify to a desire to redeem society from poverty and discrimination. As early as the time o...

The Italian high-end fashion label Gucci has announced it will begin accepting cryptocurrency payments by the end of the month in five of its United States stores, with plans to extend the service to all of its 111 stores in North America. Gucci will accept 12 cryptocurrencies including Bitcoin (BTC), Bitcoin Cash (BCH), Ether (ETH), Wrapped Bitcoi...

RetImpresa, the agency of Confindustria (The General Confederation of Italian Industries) for the representation and promotion of Business Networks and aggregations, strengthens its collaboration with Miami Scientific Italian Community (MSIC) by focusing on Registry International, the Italian platform for open innovation that uses blockchain as an...

The purpose of the knowledge sharing experience is to provide students with contacts with academics, professionals, entrepreneurs and managers that operate in the Bay Area, for further professional or business development of each participant. In doing this, BAIA provides participants the network of experience and contacts in Silicon Valley, the tie...

Battery manufacturer Italvolt has signed a memorandum of understanding for its Gigafactory in Scarmagno, Italy, where it will deliver 45 GWh production capacity for battery cells. By June 2022, the final design is expected to be submitted, construction permits are expected by early 2023 and production will start in 2024. The Italvolt project plans...

Despite being now far from its past as an 'automobile mono-culture' dominated by Fiat, Turin is still a city with a strong industrial vocation. Manufacturing, and in particular the automotive and high-tech sectors, continue to play an important role in the economy of the metropolitan city, according to the Mista project, carried out by the ESPON Eu...

Despite not yet having the reputation of Paris or Miami when it comes to the blockchain industry, Italy is home to a budding scene of successful blockchain-based businesses, young and old. Following a 100-percent rise in Italian companies investing in blockchain projects in 2019, Italy was placed in the top 10 countries in the world for the number...

The Italian city of Brindisi, once known as the “door to the Orient” for its ancient role in maritime trade, sees the world’s current shipping snarls as an opportunity to reclaim its status as a key hub for commerce, with some help from European Union funds. The key to its success would be to widen its port to host growing numbers of so-called RoRo...

Every residue is a resource, waste can become an innovative product. If behind it there is a dream, the vision of a new way of producing. Labrenta, a company founded 40 years ago to produce cork, plastic and synthetic stoppers for the wineries of the Vicenza area in Veneto, thanks to "dreamy" entrepreneurs is following new paths towards sustainabil...