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22 November 2022
Scientific diplomacy takes centre stage at the Rome Science Festival

On Monday, 21 November, the opening day of the Rome Science Festival (21 – 27 November), the event titled “Science in Rome”, moderated by the Festival’s Director, Vittorio Bo, was held at the Auditorium Parco della Musica at 6:00 PM. The event was attended by the representatives of the capital’s major research agencies and universities, […]

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21 November 2022
Secretary General, Ambassador Ettore Sequi, attends the “Colloquia on Science Diplomacy” (21 November 2022)​

The Secretary General of the Farnesina, Ambassador Ettore Sequi, attended the closing event of the “Colloquia on Science Diplomacy” organised by the Accademia dei Lincei. The conference was attended by the Secretary General of the OECD, Mathias Cormann, who delivered a masterclass. Ambassador Sequi emphasised how scientific diplomacy represents a linchpin in Italy’s foreign policy […]

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11 November 2022
MED Trident Workshop on cooperation in nuclear forensics

A MED Trident Drill took place from 9 to 11 November 2022 at the National Fire Prevention Institute (Istituto Superiore Antincendi – ISA) in Rome. The drill consisted of a multilateral workshop promoted by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation and dedicated to capacity building in the detection of radiological-nuclear material and judicial […]

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17 October 2022
​“SIGN”, the network for Italian scientists in Germany, is launched

The Italian Scientists in Germany Network (Italian initials SIGN) was set up on 12 October 2022 at the Embassy of Italy in Berlin by an initial group of 50 prominent Italian scientists working in Germany. The goal of the association is to draw and build upon the large network of Italian academics and researchers in […]

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14 October 2022
​Ambassador Angeloni attends Italy’s first Metaverse Festival

“Digitalisation and innovation have led our internationalisation and export support strategy”, observed Ambassador Angeloni, the Farnesina’s Director General for Country Promotion, speaking at the first Metaverse Festival in Italy. The event, which took place on 11 October 2022 in Turin, was organised by the Italian Association of Young Innovators (Italian initials ANGI) in collaboration with […]

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11 October 2022
Trieste – third edition of Science Forum

The Farnesina congratulates the Autonomous Region of Friuli Venezia Giulia on being selected to host the third edition of the “Big Science Business Forum” (BSBF) in 2024. The Forum is an opportunity for the world’s biggest high-tech companies and research bodies to meet. The last edition took place in Granada, in Spain, from 4 to […]

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29 September 2022
Secretary-General, Ambassador Sequi, meets with ASI President, Mr Saccoccia

Today, 29 September, Farnesina Secretary-General, Ambassador Ettore Francesco Sequi, accompanied by the Principal Director for Integrated Promotion and Innovation, Minister Plenipotentiary Cecilia Piccioni, had a fruitful meeting with ASI (Italian Space Agency) President, Mr Giorgio Saccoccia, assisted by Ms. Gabriella Arrigo, Head of International Affairs at ASI. They addressed issues such as space diplomacy and […]

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29 September 2022
Chinese translation of the book by Nobel Laureate Giorgio Parisi presented in Beijing​

The auditorium of the Italian Cultural Institute in Beijing hosted an event to celebrate science and knowledge by presenting the Chinese edition of the book “In a flight of starlings. The Wonders of Complex Systems” by Prof. Giorgio Parisi, Nobel Laureate for Physics and Vice President of the Accademia dei Lincei. The book, an educational […]

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13 September 2022
Israeli geneticist Assaf Distelfeld receives Rita Levi-Montalcini Prize at the Farnesina

The ceremony for the Rita Levi-Montalcini Prize for Scientific Cooperation between Italy and Israel has been celebrated at the Farnesina. The award, presented in association with the Council for Agricultural Research and Economics (CREA), was conferred on Israeli geneticist Assaf Distelfeld for a project on plant genomics. The award adds new momentum to joint research […]

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13 September 2022
The 2022 Rita Levi-Montalcini Award hosted at the Farnesina goes to Israeli geneticist Assaf Distelfeld

Today, 13 September 2022, at 11:30 AM, the ceremony for the Rita Levi-Montalcini Award for Scientific Cooperation will be hosted at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (MAECI). The 2022 edition is dedicated to the development of genomic technologies for sustainable agriculture. This year, the award goes to Prof. Assaf Distelfeld from the […]

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