È stato pubblicato questa mattina, sul sito del Ministero dell'Istruzione, l'Avviso da 28 milioni di euro per dotare le scuole del I ciclo di istruzione di nuovi spazi didattici per l'apprendimento delle competenze tecnologiche di base, da coniugare con la manualità, l'artigianato e la creatività.   Il finanziamento fa parte dei fondi delle...

Life expectancy in Italy is increasing and Italians also place 7th in the world for the longest lives without disability, according to a study by the Global Burden of Disease published on the Lancet medical journal.    "From 1990 to 2013 life expectation in Italy has increased, but expectancy of life in good health has increased more sl...

The new year seems promising for many Italian StartUps. In fact the last years have already brings some italian startups under the spotlight.   Many initiatives have been launched in these years, trying to fill the gap between the Italian startups scene and the others in Europe and, thanks to the typical Italian innovation spirit, the result...

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation and PNICube, the Italian Association of University Incubators and Local Business Plan Competition, has established the "Innovation that speaks Italian" award to recognize the highly innovative value of Technology Startups, founded by Italian citizens, operating abroad.   The award...

Apparently, Mario Motta has a successful medical career: Not only is he an established practicing cardiologist but he has also been the president of the Massachusetts Medical Association for many years. Yet he does not talk about it much.   Actually, asking him about his job can be a somewhat frustrating Q&A, where the A is usually a bri...

Nel primo World Social Day l'Italia a Washington torna a essere "hub" della diplomazia digitale.   Un seminario organizzato dall'Ambasciata italiana nella capitale degli Stati Uniti ha puntato i riflettori su come i social network possano essere messi al servizio degli obiettivi dello sviluppo sostenibile.   Read more   Source:...

Faculty from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai joined colleagues from around the world at the University of Brescia in Italy for a recent conference on the internationalization of education and research.   The 2016 Brescia Internationalization Summit, held on July 13, 2016, included a roundtable discussion where participants explor...

The next space station grocery run will carry caffeine to a whole new level: Aboard the SpaceX supply ship is an authentic espresso machine straight from Italy. SpaceX is scheduled to launch its unmanned rocket with the espresso maker — and 4,000 pounds of food, science research and other equipment — Monday afternoon.   The experimental...

by Claudia Astarita   The Centre for Advanced Robotics of the Italian Institute of Technology (IIT) has successfully taken steps forward in its innovative project "Walkman". The latter consists of a big robot, conceived to operate duringdisasters, either human made or natural ones.   Among its tasks, Walkman has been programmed to ope...

La prima conferenza-expo sulle eccellenze tecnologiche italiane negli Stati Uniti si terrà a Detroit il 9 e 10 maggio 2016 presso la Wayne State University. Aziende italiane leader mondiali nell'ingegneria e nell'innovazione tecnologica tra le quali FCA - Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, Brembo, Comau, Magneti Marelli, Esaote presenteranno i loro prodot...