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New process developed to turn plastic marine litter into oil

An ENEA research team has devised a process to turn over 90% of plastic waste from the sea into new “oil” to be used as fuel or to produce new plastics, paints, solvents and countless organic compounds. This activity was conducted as part of the European interregional Italy-Croatia project “NETWAP”...

ENEA develops a biofortified tomato for Space missions

ENEA has engineered dwarf tomato plants enriched with antioxidant molecules beneficial for the diet of astronauts during long-term missions and able to counteract the effects of cosmic radiation for the plant itself. The activities were carried out as a part of the HORTSPACE and BIOxTREME projects, funded by the Italian...

Stefano Corgnati is the new Rector of the Politecnico

Stefano Paolo Corgnati will lead the Politecnico di Torino for the next six years.   Corgnati, born in 1973, graduated with honors in Mechanical Engineering and PhD in Energetics, is Full Professor of Technical Environmental Physics at the Energy Department “Galileo Ferraris” (TEBE research group) of the Politecnico. A former...

Opportunità di tirocinio presso le Sedi del Ministero degli Affari Esteri e della Cooperazione Internazionale

Il MAECI ha in vigore una Convenzione con il MUR (Ministero dell’Università e della Ricerca) e con la Fondazione CRUI (Conferenza dei Rettori delle Università Italiane) per l’attivazione di tirocini curriculari trimestrali presso le Rappresentanze diplomatiche italiane all’estero. Il programma di tirocini mira a integrare il percorso formativo universitario dello studente con un’esperienza concreta...

International Symposium “Italy in Transit”

VIII Symposium February 9-10, 2024   Organized by the FAU Italian Studies Program, in collaboration with the John D. Calandra Italian American Institute (New York) and the FAU Initiative for the Study of the Americas, under the patronage of the Consulate General of Italy in Miami. Guests are invited to...

European Research and Innovation Days 2024

The European Commission’s annual flagship research and innovation event brings together policymakers, researchers, stakeholders, and the public to debate and shape the future of research and innovation in Europe and beyond through key policy debates, funding and networking opportunities, and dedicated workshops. This fifth edition will take place during the...

INNOVATION: the Italian Table for the Future of Food conference in Miami

  De Furia: fundamental scientific collaboration for the future of “Made in Italy” food in the Global Market. The evolution and innovation in the food world, the role and future of cuisine considering trends, production, sustainability, the impact of technology on food, and the coexistence of tradition and technological innovation....

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