Public research entity


The National Research Council (CNR) is the largest public research facility in Italy. Established in 1923, it has worked in the past as a government consultant on research and as a financing fund for university research grants.

Since 1989 the CNR is a research entity, with the mission of carrying out research projects, promoting innovation and competitiveness of the national industrial system, the internationalization of the national research system, and providing technologies and solutions to emerging needs in the public and private sectors.

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