Città della Scienza participated to the China Shanghai International Technology Fair, held from April 21 to 23 at the Shanghai World Expo Exhibition & Convention Center.

Italy was invited as Country of Honor at the technology fair and the Minister Stefania Giannini  represented the Italian Government with an institutional delegation composed by the Rector of the Polytechnic University of Turin Marco Gilli,  the CEO of Città della Scienza Vincenzo Lipardi and the Director Office VII of the General Direction for the coordination and research development of Ministry of Research Fabrizio Cobis.

Città della Scienza coordinated, on behalf of the Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research (MIUR), a delegation of about 60 organizations, including research centers, universities and innovative companies, that introduced the national projects of excellence in the sector of Smart Cities.

Besides the institutional delegation, many representatives of qualified research institutions attended the event, such as the University of Bergamo, the University of Naples Federico II, the Sant’Anna School of Pisa, the University of Padua, the University of Rome Tor Vergata, the Alma Mater Studiorum – University of Bologna, the University of Cagliari and the University of Enna “Kore”, as well as several institutes of the National Research Council, the Agency for Digital Italy and private companies, such as Technogenetics of Milan in the field of genetics and Tecno In of Naples in the field of the blue growth.

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