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  • Visiting MITEI Labs, a research center established nine years ago in a collaboration between MIT and several energy-sector companies, including Italy’s Eni. MITEI (or MIT Energy Initiative) has become an incubator for energy ideas and research projects, an across-the- board enterprise involving hundreds of professors and thousands of students. Its goal is to meet the growing demand for energy in an environmentally responsible way.
  • In the year of the celebrations for the 200th anniversary of Giuseppe Verdi’s birth, the Cameristi della Scala will offer an exclusive program featuring “Fantasie” from Verdi’s operas. The tour will open on October 7th at MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology), a place not really known for classical music but known for its special relationship with an important Italian multinational oil and gas company: ENI ((National Hydrocarbons Authority). President Barack Obama in a historic visit to the campus, October 23, 2009, went the Eni-MIT Solar Frontiers Research Center and left his signature for MIT students on a piece of equipment in the Organic and Nanostructured Electronics Laboratory.
  • Italian computer scientist Massimo Marchiori challenges US technology giants like Google, launching a new search engine and social network that he claims will change the users' perspective on internet browsing.
  • How to turn Academic Research into Business. The Italian Trade Commission has organized an international training seminar in Boston, the technological research capital of the US, with the goal to provide concrete tools and examples to support entrepreneurial efforts to commercialize university research by creating a start-up company.
  • Riccardo Lattanzi, Giorgio Einaudi, Tony Volpe and Federico Casalegno, guests at Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò to discuss a few important topics: the Copenhagen conference on climate change, future scenarios and current projects. The four Italian scientists, experts on environment and new technologies, held a seminar in the building's auditorium to speak about environmental sustainability and renewable energy. Many original and interesting ideas resulted.
  • You could listen to him for hours, days on end; his words are of an intense existence. Aldo Tambellini relates pieces of his life and lets himself take off on a roll, only slowed down by his companion, Anna, who, tirelessly tries to sort everything out. ...