An overview of the latest frontiers of research conducted by Italian Universities and scientific institutions in two extremely relevant sectors: Water and Space. This is the essence of the Innovation Observatory at the Italy Pavilion at Expo Dubai, which was presented at a press conference hosted at the offices of the Foreign Press Association in Rome.
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The event offered the opportunity to give a preview of the 24 videos jointly selected by the Italian Commissioner’s Office at Expo Dubai and the National Research Centre (CNR) that, at the Italy Pavilion, will represent the capacity of innovation of Italian public research into the challenges connected to sustainability, health and safety within international scientific collaboration networks.
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The topics of the projects selected for the Innovation Observatory include: the study of the Universe, Earth observation, navigation, satellite communication and robots used in space exploration. And again…the study of the marine environment, sustainable fishing and marine renewable energy, as outlined by the Head of the CNR’s Department of Engineering, ICT and Energy and Transport, Emilio F. Campana.
The event was attended by the Italian General Commissioner for Exo Dubai Paolo Glisenti, the President of the CNR, Maria Chiara Carrozza; the Minister of University and Research, Maria Cristina Messa, who sent a video message, and through a video connection, by the Head of the CNR’s Department of Engineering, ICT and Energy and Transport, Emilio F. Campana, the President of the Fondazione Centro Euro-Mediterraneo per i Cambiamenti Climatici, Antonio Navarra and Roberto Reali, from the Department of Biology, Agriculture and Food Science of the CNR.
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In the Italy Pavilion’s Innovation Space – Mr Reali explains – there will be a horticulture garden, a full-fledged laboratory in which to conduct experiments on techniques aimed at stopping the desertification process and to promote the fertilization of arid lands
CLICK HERE for the contribution by Roberto Reali from the Department of Biology, Agriculture and Food Science of the CNR.