by Silvia Pieraccini   Local production, global sales. The "glocal" path, strategic for the survival of SMEs (small and medium-sized enterprises), crosses the growth goals of e-commerce colossal, Amazon. The result is a store dedicated to artisan Made in Italy goods which the American group opened recently on its Italian and British sit...

  WTI Magazine #83    2016 September 16Author : Unioncamere      Translation by:   The origins of this activity date back a long way, and the oldest examples of Tuscan earthenware tiles that we know of are the bricks and roof tiles dating from the eleventh century in the Chianti area. During the fifteenth century, the relationship between Imprun...

Three great opportunities are now in the works for 2014 to study and enjoy Italian lifestyle, speak with locals, eat great food and drink fabulous wines. Cooking classes, private tours, even a Puccini concert! I am putting together small groups of students who want to live like Italian locals.• Going to Lucca June 1-12• Going to Tenuta Lupina...

by Evelina Marchesini   The Italians united to present the Bel Paese's most interesting projects to foreign investors at the MIPIM in Cannes, an audience of 21,000 real estate professionals coming from all over the world.   With the motto "Italy: an investor friendly market," ANCE, ITA, the ministry for the Economic Development, Assoi...

di Filomena Fuduli Sorrentino    Eventi, convegni e musica in Italia e in tutti i continenti per la 15esima Settimana della Lingua Italiana nel Mondo dal tema "Italiano della musica, musica dell'italiano". Tutti gli incontri condividevano lo stesso obiettivo: valorizzare l'uso dell'italiano come strategia di comunicazione a livello...

Robert De Niro, Al Pacino, Jack Nicholson and Dustin Hoffman are set to play themselves on holiday around Italy in a film directed by Paul Sorvino called One More Time, their agent said Monday.   Venice, Florence and the Tuscan riviera will be among the places the Hollywood legends will visit, Oscar Generale said on a location-picking missio...

Opere di Filippo Brunelleschi, Luca della Robbia, Nanni di Banco e altri grandi artisti del Rinascimento fiorentino presto in volo da Firenze a New York: è quanto avverrà, il prossimo febbraio, nell'ambito della mostra "Sculpture in the Age of Donatello: Renaissance Masterpieces from Florence Cathedral is centerpiece of Mobia's 10th anniversary cel...

di Giulia Cimpanelli   Niente più operazioni chirurgiche invasive per curare i tumori addominali. A consentirlo il progetto «Futura» finanziato dalla Comunità europea e coordinato dai ricercatori italiani della Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna di Pisa. Che ha sviluppato una piattaforma innovativa che non richiede l'inserimento di aghi o l'uso di b...

The Sant'Anna BioRobotics Institute in Pisa is a prestigious hub for research. Engineers from Sant'Anna actively cooperated with a team from EPFL (École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, lit. Polytechnic Federal School of Lausanne) to developed the revolutionary invention of a robotic hand sensitive to senses.   In 2013 a prototype of this...

by Alessia Clusini   The Fondazione Archivio Diaristico Nazionale (National Diary Archive Foundation) is an award-winning public archive in the small Tuscan town of Pieve Santo Stefano. The Archive collects the diaries, letters and autobiographical memories of ordinary people.   The Archive, and its adjacent museum, brilliantly illumi...