General description of the Institution
The Italian National Research Council (CNR) is the largest public research institution in Italy. The headquarter is located in Rome. Its mission is to perform research in its own Institutes, to promote innovation and competitiveness of the national industrial system, to promote the internationalization of the national research system, to provide technologies and solutions to emerging public and private needs, to advice Government and other public bodies, and to contribute to the qualification of human resources.
As in RAISE, part of the activities performed within the CNR as institutional third missions, are devoted to the dissemination of science, with the aim of stimulating public knowledge and excitement around the research activities of its scientific community. The goal is to enhance the public interest and involvement towards science and technology, young generations in particular, in this way contributing to promote the advancement of the knowledge.
Role in the project
The Institute of Organic Synthesis and Photoreactivity (ISOF) of the Italian National Research Council is the project coordinating Institution. It is located in the Research Area of Bologna.
The ISOF representatives key contribute to RAISE, apart from the project coordination and management, is reflected in the long lasting competences/expertise in organizing and implementing schools students internships. In particular, they take care of internships organization and implementation, as well as the organization of the annual international conference. At the same time, they are dealing with the dissemination of the project achievements and are leading activities dedicated to the identification of a strategy for the project financial sustainability after the funding period.
Key partner's persons