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We Are All Connected: Saving Species and Preventing Pandemics

Our current global health crisis has highlighted the ways in which the health of humans, animals, and the environment are inextricably linked—a concept central to the work of the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute’s Global Health Program. The Phillip and Patricia Frost Museum of Science, an affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution,...

IFIB – International Forum on Industrial Biotechnology and Bioeconomy

IFIB2020 ENTERPRISE EUROPE NETWORK PARTNERING EVENT in Rome, a two days of pre-arranged face-to-face bilateral meetings (B2B) between Startups, Companies, Universities, pubblic and private Research Centres in the field of industrial biotechnology and bioeconomy. Participants will come from Europe and beyond to find potential partners for collaborations, business development, licensing...

Environment: New biodegradable sensor for building

Developing a system of autonomous and biodegradable sensors for monitoring environmental parameters inside homes, schools and offices. This is the objective of the project SENSIBILE (autonomous and biodegradable sensors for environmental monitoring in buildings) that ENEA is conducting as part of its Proof of Concept program, jointly with the company...

Plug-and-play lens simplifies adaptive optics for microscopy

Researchers from Cnr Institute for photonics and nanotechnologies have developed a new plug-and-play lens that can add adaptive optics correction to commercial optical microscopes. The device makes it easy for scientists to access to high-quality images from deep inside tissue Researchers have developed a new plug-and-play device that can add...

The molecule of natural origin that inhibits SARS-CoV-2

An international study involving the Institute of Nanotechnology of the Cnr (Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche) has found that quercetin acts as a specific inhibitor for the virus responsible for Covid-19, showing a destabilizing effect on 3CLpro, one of the key proteins for virus replication. The study is published in the International journal...

Artificial intelligence in Turin: the Politecnico join the Ellis European IA network

The application of the Politecnico di Torino to the prestigious European Laboratory on Artificial Intelligence of Data ELLIS (European Laboratory on Learning and Intelligent Systems) has been officially accepted. The Politecnico joins the most advanced universities and research centers in Europe on AI, from Oxford and Cambridge to Zurich and...

Critical dialogues on pandemic perspectives

The International Online Congress “Critical Dialogues on Pandemic Perspectives: Global Justice, Rule of Law and Human Rights” comprises joined researchers efforts to promote international academic and scientific exchanging cooperation on the current global pandemic context on reflecting, thinking and scrutinizing government’s, public policies and decision-making process and innovation in the...

Salento Biomedical District is supporting the transfer of innovation and training

Just a few weeks ago, in the city of Lecce, in Southern Italy, the Salento Biomedical District was inaugurated. This newly established Open Innovations Lab promotes the transfer of innovation, training and dissemination of knowledge, in the fields of biomedical and nanotechnological research. This large investment in Italy’s biomedical sector,...

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