WATER DAY – October 3, 2015
3:octPiazza Castello - Aci Castello. The final event of the WATER project. A festival where you had the opportunity to know more on the "science of the water", while you ate and your kids had fun in a stand devoted entirely to them.
Seminar on the WATER project – June 30, 2015
30:junSeminar on the WATER project organized by the Institute of Biomolecular Chemistry (ICB) of the CNR, Catania section.
Water at the E-MRS Spring 2015 – May 11-15, 2015
11-15:mayWater organized a symposium at the next E-MRS Spring Meeting, the largest material forum in Europe. The meeting was held in Lille (France) on May 11-15, 2015. The symposium B was focused on: "Materials for applications in water treatment and water splitting". It wanted to attract, for the first time at the E-MRS Meeting, experienced researchers in the field of advanced materials for water purification and energy production, so to encourage the cohesion of this community.
The president of CNR, Luigi Nicolais, visits the new WATER laboratory of the CNR - January 13, 2015
Inauguration of the WATER laboratory of CNR – December 2, 2014
2:decIn the "Aula Magna" of the Physics Department of the University of Catania, the inauguration of the WATER laboratory of CNR was held.
WATER Steering Committee Meeting – October 16, 2014
16:octJust after the IEEE NMDC conference in Aci Castello, the Steering Committee met at the Department of Physics, University of Catania, to present and review the work done in the last year of the project. The WATER team started the meeting by reporting about all the activities, bilateral meetings CNR-WATER partners are followed. The Advisory board joined the meeting in order to supervise the project development. A special guest - the EC project officer, Colombe Warin - ended the meeting with a seminar about "Horizon 2020 and REGPOT expectations from the European Commission".
IEEE-NMDC 2014 - October 12-15, 2014
12-15:octNanotechnology Materials and Devices Conference 2014 has been the 9th in an international series and it has been hosted for the first time in Europe, in Aci Castello, a scenic sea town in Sicily, Italy. IEEE-NMDC 2014 has been a forum of discussion about nanotechnology, with a special focus on materials and devices.
Agorà dell'ecosostenibilità – May 18, 2014
18:mayIn Aci Bonaccorsi it was held the "Agorà dell'Ecosostenibilità" event. A day voted to the promotion of the environmental, economic and social sustainability.
CASABLU – December 21, 2013
21:decIn Mascalucia it was held the opening event of CASABLU. A distribution service of microfiltered, purified and sterilized drinking water. CASABLU fosters an eco-sustainable culture.
CASABLU – July 13, 2013
13:julIn Giardini Naxos, it will hold the opening event of the first CASABLU. A distribution service of microfiltered, purified and sterilized drinking water. CASABLU fosters an eco-sustainable culture.
NANERGAME – June 28, 2013
28:junAt Aula Magna of the Physics department of the University of Catania, it will hold the final event of the NANERGAME contest, in which finalists will present their works and the best videogame will be rewarded.
WATER Meetings – June 11, 2013
11:junIt will start a week full of events for WATER: the Steering Committee will meet in Aci Castello to present and review the work done in the first 8 months of the project. The CNR unit will start the meeting by reporting about all the activities, bilateral meetings CNR-WATER partners will follow. The Advisory board, made of 3 top-level international experts in science and management, will join the meeting in order to supervise the project development. A series of seminars will be scheduled in the second part of the week as twinning and technical reinforcement activities.
WORKSHOP "WATER: Research and Industry towards Europe" – April 5, 2013
5:aprThe WATER project organizes the workshop: "WATER: Research and Industry towards Europe". The world of research and industry will meet in order to define winning strategies in European field.
World Water Day – March 22, 2013
22:mar"World Water Day" will be celebrated on March 22, 2013, with the aim of raising public awareness on the importance of water: a valuable resource for people and the planet. WATER promotes this event with a public conference for a broad target. Lucia Romano will discuss: "Clean Water: a new challenge for nanotechnologies". In addition, the WATER project will be launched on social channels: Facebook and Twitter. The presentation will be held in the "Aula Magna" of Department of Physics at 4 pm.
HORIZON 2020: Outlook and Opportunity – January 25, 2013
25:janWATER will promote “HORIZON 2020: Outlook and Opportunity”, a workshop to illustrate the framework of the new European Program for Research Funding from several point of view – regional, national and European – and the opportunities for universities, research institutes and enterprises. The event will be in the room Magna of the Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Catania, with the following speakers: Salvatore La Rosa (MIUR), Anna D’Amato (CNR), Filippo D’Arpa (Distretto Tecnologico Sicilia Micro e Nano Sistemi), Giovanni La Via (Euro MP).
WATER kick off meeting - October 25/26 2012
25-26:octVilla Fortuna (Aci Trezza) will host the kick off meeting of the European project WATER. The opening by the major of Aci Castello will be followed by the talks of the Italian and foreign partners.
The aim of the briefing is to stimulate the exchange of ideas, projects and innovative experiences, and to start the rich program of research and collaborations among the CNR group-leader of WATER and the local entities, the enterprises and some excellent European research institutes.