Giulia Savoja, Ph.D. student from the Mediterranean University, wins the Leonardo Innovation Award

On November 20th, in the prestigious setting of the Museum of Science and Technology in Milan, the thirteenth edition of the Leonardo Innovation Award was presented, attended by the winners of the Leonardo Innovation Award for Young People, awarded by the President of the Lombardy Region, Roberto Maroni. Leonardo, an Italian company active in the […]

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Alforlab, developing a glue made with Calabrian pine bark

Good news from Calabria: a new glue is being produced by using the bark of the larch pine, a long trunked tree, typical of the Calabrian forest. It’s being developed at the University of Bern (in Switzerland) and in the public-private lab, Alforlab (PON Research and Competitiveness), a body that has been established to support […]

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AlforLab presents prototype for traceability of timber from Calabria

The public-private laboratory, AlforLab, created to support the forest-wood chain in Calabria with innovative technology, presented a technical-management prototype for electronic traceability of Calabrian timber (infotracing). The tool that uses radio frequency (RFID) allows one to uniquely identify an object by means of a radio tag and register the data, (through smartphones or tablets) onto […]

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Director Malacrino relaunches former Roof Garden for the finds from Roman times to the Normans

“Reggio Calabria is ripe for a museum that recounts the history of the city. Therefore it’s commendable, this initiative that has brought together some of the most significant institutions of the area for the realization of the project.” That’s how the director of the Archaeological Museum of Reggio Calabria, Carmelo Malacrino, spoke about the proposal […]

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Qatar invests in the “intelligent” anti-cancer technology of UNICAL

“Having decided to invest in biotechnology, and having spent two years evaluating the potential of well over 151 companies, the Group has chosen to focus specifically on Nanosilical Devices of the University of Calabria.” Mohammed A. Al Emadi began with these words as a member of one of the most reliable of entrepreneurial families from […]

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