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Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia

IIT aims to promote excellence in basic and applied research and to promote the development of the national economy.
The construction of IIT’s laboratories began in 2006 and ended in 2009.
Since 2009, the Institute’s scientific activity has been further strengthened with the creation of:

  • the Central Research Laboratories  (a network of 4 hubs) in Genoa  
  • 11 IIT research centres in Italy (in Turin, two in Milan, Trento, Rome, two in Pisa, Naples, Lecce, Ferrara and Venice)
  • 2 outstations located abroad (MIT and Harvard in the US)

Instituto Cajal - Agencia Estatal Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC)

The Instituto Cajal is the oldest neurobiology research centres of the Agencia Estatal Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC) in Spain. Funded by Santiago Ramón y Cajal in the earlier 1900, it has contributed to the remarkable advancement of neurobiology along its more than 100 years of existence.

Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Oncológicas

At CNIO over 400 highly specialized professionals are working to defeat one of the main causes of death in our society.  One of CNIO's main objectives is to arrive at an understanding of why cancer occurs in some people and not in others. We are absolutely convinced that only by understanding its whys and hows can we learn how to prevent it from occurring and, if that cannot be done, detect it and fight back when it appears.

Laboratoire Kastler Brossel - Centre national de la recherche scientifique

The Laboratoire Kastler Brossel (LKB) is a joint research unit of the Ecole Normale Supérieure, Sorbonne University, the Collège de France and the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS), and is one of the major players in the field of quantum physics.