WTI Magazine #73    2015 November 27Author : MIPAAF      Translation by:   Parmigiano Reggiano has ancient origins dating back to the 12th century. The first cheese dairies began in the Cistercian and Benedictine monasteries of Parma and Reggio Emilia. Abundant streams, pastures and salt from Salsomaggiore allowed the diffusion of a hard chees...

"Siamo ben lungi dallo sconfiggere la contraffazione del nostro made in Italy o, peggio, il fenomeno dell'Italian sounding. Infatti, mentre cerchiamo di affermare le nostre denominazioni in tutto il mondo, c'è chi svolge un'attività di tutela al contrario, a tutto vantaggio delle imitazioni: è il caso della potentissima lobby del latte statunitense...

  WTI Magazine #76    2016 February 15Author : MIPAAF      Translation by:   The ancient origins of the Aceto Balsamico Tradizionale di Reggio Emilia, which are largely unknown, cloak this product, which has conquered emperors, princes and dukes, in mystery. The first written reference is found in the poem "Vita Mathildis", written by the monk D...

Italians serve as Editorial Board Members for the 26th Annual University of Bath and the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) International Symposium on Fluid Power & Motion Control (FPMC 2013) October 6 – 9, 2013. Italian institutions such as the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia are sending professors Massimo Milani, part of t...

Presentation about the Reggio Emilia educational method by the pedagogical specialist and Reggio Emilia educator Claudia Giudici and the architect Michele Zini, who designed the Italian International School (La Scuola) in San Francisco and specialises in architecture for young children. Please register here for the presentation at the IIC.  ...

by Paolo Bricco   Innovation doesn't always start in a garage. The story (too little credited) of innovation —not just ofEmilia Romagna but of Italy as a whole — can sometimes start in a rabbit hutch like it did for Marco Astorri and Bio-on, who set up his company in one nearBologna, seven years ago.   "When we launched the busin...

by Ilaria Vesentini   In the manufacturing triangle between Bologna, Modena and Reggio Emilia where biomedical, ceramic and food excellences intertwine, the long recession has resulted in a healthy natural selection of the market by weeding out the weakest players.   Today there are fewer companies in this heartland of the Emilia...

"Ciao, bello," yells a young, Italian man in my direction. "Hello, beautiful," he's saying, as his friends crane their necks and loosen their jaws in awe. They're not aiming their ardor at me but at the car I'm riding in — a vintage 1962 Alfa Romeo.   In gleaming, tomato red, it's a finely-curved marvel of style, history, technolog...

di Giancarlo Scarpa   E' custodito in una grande scatola di legno dove nessuno lo può vedere né tantomeno toccare. Nemmeno se la Galleria Estense riaprisse domani. Così, per poterlo esporre di nuovo, è partita un'autentica petizione mondiale; una mobilitazione che unisce Modena e gli Stati Uniti. E' questo l'obiettivo dell'iniziativa di racc...

by Maria Guardado   It's been a big year for Mets great Mike Piazza. In January, Piazza was elected to the Hall of Fame, and he'll be formally enshrined at Cooperstown (with a Mets cap) during a special ceremony on July 24. Shortly therafter, the Mets will honor Piazza by retiring his No. 31 during "Mike Piazza Weekend" from July 29-31...