last update April 28, 2013, at 09:22 AM
by Fabio Mazzolini


8.30 – 9.00


9.00 – 9.30

Welcome & Introduction

  • Workshop opening, C.Rizzuto (Elettra-Sincrotrone Trieste, President)
  • R.Tondo (President of the Friuli Venezia Giulia Autonomous Region)
  • G.Rosso Cicogna (Central European Initiative, Acting Secretary General)
  • F.Pigliapoco (Adriatic Ionian Initiative, Secretary general)
  • The Italian role in the preparation of the Plan of Action of the EU Strategy for the Adriatic and Ionian Region, A.Vitolo (Italian Ministry for Foreign Affairs)
  • The role of MIUR for supporting an Action Plan for research and innovation in the Adriatic and Ionian region, S.La Rosa (Italian Ministry for Education, University and Research)

10.30 – 10.50

Coffee break

10.50 - 12.20

Panel: Opportunities of scientific and technological collaboration within the community of AII Countries (Chair: J.Hrusak, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, member of the European Research Area Committee - ERAC)

  • Central European Research Infrastructure Consortium (CERIC), J.Plavec (Head of NMR center at National Institute of Chemistry, Slovenia)
  • The “Open Lab Support Structure” Project and Smart Development Partnerships, S.Taylor (Director of Technology Transfer, AREA Science Park)
  • DITENAVE: the FVG naval and nautical technological district, L.Marchesini (DITENAVE, CEO)
  • Central European InitiativeI Pilot Project for promoting Centres of Scientific Excellence in Western Balkans, G.Rosso Cicogna (CEI, Acting Secretary General)

12.20 – 12.30

Morning session closing, Elio De Anna (Regional Minister for culture, sport, international and EU relations - Friuli Venezia Giulia Autonomous Region)

12.30 – 14.00

Buffet lunch

14.00 – 16.30

Opportunities for scientific and technological cooperation: the potential of Friuli Venezia Giulia within the Adriatic-Ionian Macroregion

  • NanoFutures: the impact of nanotechnology on industry in 2020 , M.Fermeglia, University of Trieste
  • Capitalising the CAOS (Coordinated Adriatic Observing System) expertise for an integrated management of the marine and maritime space, P.Del Negro, National Institute of Oceanography and Experimental Geophysics OGS
  • Ground motion estimates in the southern Adriatic and Ionian seas: two OGS scientific projects of social and industrial impact, D.Slejko, National Institute of Oceanography and Experimental Geophysics OGS
  • Subsoil injection of greenhouse gases: site characterization and monitoring, A.Camerlenghi, National Institute of Oceanography and Experimental Geophysics OGS
  • Synchrotron microscopy for marine biology and toxicology research, A.Gianoncelli, Elettra- Sincrotrone Trieste
  • Synchrotron micro-tomography for marine biology, G.Tromba, Elettra-Sincrotrone Trieste

(15.30 – 16.00)

Coffee break


  • Environmental and Industrial Fluid Mechanics, V.Armenio, University of Trieste
  • Research & Innovation at Fincantieri, M. De Benedetti, Fincantieri
  • Session debate

17.00 – 18.00

Final debate and conclusions