Mauro Ferrari, a pioneer of the application of nanotechnology to medicine, has been appointed president of the European Research Council (ERC). The Italian-American dual citizen will replace the current president, French mathematician Jean-Pierre Bourguignon, on 1 January 2020. Ferrari will lead the ERC as the Horizon 2020 research programme, throu...

Italian energy company Enel has launched new Innovation Hub, located in Boston at Greentown Labs, a cleantech start-up incubator. The new Boston hub is expected to help foster Enel’s relationships with start-ups in the US in addition to allowing strategic partnerships to help further decarbonize and digitize the Italian firm. Enel Innovation and Su...

Primetals Technologies, tra i leader mondiali nella ricerca, sviluppo, progettazione e installazione di tecnologie per impianti dell’industria siderurgica, e il Gruppo Arvedi hanno siglato un importante accordo per la fornitura a US Steel Corporation – iconico produttore di acciaio statunitense specializzato nella produzione di acciai ad alto valor...

Coaching, formazione, incubazione, incontri con aziende e potenziali investitori, servizi a sostegno della nuova imprenditoria per accompagnare le startup e gli spin off Made in Italy in un processo di sviluppo negli USA: è questo l’obiettivo del protocollo “Venture Bridge Florida” tra Miami Scientific Italian Community e Venture Hive, firmato oggi...

Individuato il meccanismo che può far morire il cancro 'di fame'. La scoperta, pubblicata sulla rivista Cancer Cell, è di un gruppo di ricercatori italiani coordinati da Saverio Minucci, direttore del Programma Nuovi Farmaci dell'Istituto Europeo di Oncologia. Lo studio - condotto su topi e cellule umane in vitro in laboratorio - dimostra infatti c...

TUTTOFOOD, the Milano World Food Exhibition, which takes place at the Fiera Milano exhibition centre from 6 to 9 May, is a lot more than a business-matching platform. It is also a knowledge exchange opportunity, thanks to its rich event calendar. In the spotlight this year will be two specialist arenas focusing on new digital technologies and innov...

"I seemed to have a special... aptitude for mechanics, physics, and chemistry," wrote the brilliant early 20th-century engineer, inventor, and founder of global communications Guglielmo Marconi, "which were not taught at the school I regularly attended." April marks the 145th celebration of Marconi's birth in Bologna, Italy, and this year is the 11...

In Italy in recent years there has been growing awareness of the fact that digital transformation actually means redesigning the entire Country and seizing the opportunities offered by innovation to overcome the structural and cultural backwardness that today are an obstacle to growth. The process of change is currently underway but it is rather he...

The Italy-America Chamber of Commerce couldn’t be more thrilled to share the news that CultureMap food editor Eric Sandler will be moderating a panel on “Pasta in Houston today” at the May 19 Authentic Italian Table/Houston Pasta Festival. A native Houstonian, Eric got his start writing about food in Houston for the then newly launched Eater Housto...

Le mosse, fluide, coordinate, richiamano «2001: Odissea nello spazio». Moduli di astronavi che si connettono, comunicano, eseguono compiti, in perfetta autonomia. E poco importa se lo “spazio” somiglia a un tavolo da biliardo e le navicelle sono di mattoncini Lego. I tempi devono essere rispettati, i movimenti eseguiti al millimetro. E i robot devo...