Eni is pleased to announce that it opened its first "Open Innovation Outpost" in San Francisco today. Innovation has always been a strategic factor for Eni: with the new challenge of Digital Open Innovation, Eni hopes to stress its interest in and dedication towards protecting innovation ecosystems, with the aim of discovering emerging trends that...

The contentious debate between keeping controversial statues or removing them has reached a boiling point. In Syracuse, our discussion centers around a landmark of downtown, the Columbus Monument. A towering, 11-foot bronze statue of Christopher Columbus stands on top of a large pedestal. On both sides of the debate there are passionate opinions on...

With the mission to give as many people as possible the chance to learn and boost their professional development, Talent Garden has acquired Hyper Island and with vision to become Europe’s leading digital education provider. This new deal will address the digital skills gap across Europe, creating programmes at 20 different campuses and online for...

When you think about what can be the passion for the study of the brain, the love for culture, Rita Levi Montalcini immediately thinks of everything that could refer to phenomena that in the war years were still completely unknown and that a great woman gave us the opportunity to get passionate about it thanks to her love and knowledge. Well yes, a...

AROUND THE YEAR 1603, Italian shoemaker and amateur alchemist Vincenzo Casciarolo tried smelting some especially dense stone he had found on the slopes of Mount Paderno, near Bologna. No gold, silver, or other precious metals resulted as he had hoped. But after the stone had cooled, Casciarolo discovered something interesting: If he exposed the mat...

Italy has made a range of bureaucratic documents available online, from residency papers to marriage certificates, cutting out the need to visit comune offices in person. From 15 November the new Anagrafe website allows people living in Italy to download various official documents for free, without having to pay for the marca da bollo tax stamp. Th...

18 years ago she moved to Biella (Piedmont) in front of a rice field and, day and night, she saw rice. And seeing the straw burning in the field, she asked herself: what is that waste?  Native ecologist and architect, she looked beyond and thought of a solution: how can I recover that waste and turn it into a resource? Italy is the leading rice pro...

Amazon (AMZN.O), through its Climate Pledge Fund, has bought a minority stake in Italy's CMC Machinery, a company with technology that makes custom-sized boxes that eliminate the need for single-use plastic packaging, the machines maker said on Wednesday. CMC, which is controlled by private equity firm KKR and counts Amazon and Walmart among its cu...

There are many Italian women who have contributed to the growth of the country's history. They are scientists, writers, activists, rebels and tenacious, a source of inspiration for women all over the world. Writers, artists, scientists. The women who changed the history of Italy take us to explore new horizons of this country. Each with skills that...

Combining two of Italy’s delights — coffee and sunshine — a couple of engineers in Rome have created an environmentally friendly way to roast coffee beans without electricity or gas. Antonio Durbe and Daniele Tummei have spent almost six years building and perfecting their sunlight coffee roaster. The result is a system that needs a piece of land a...