• Why do we have preferences towards certain foods?

    A new study in Nature Communications by Nicola Pirastu and colleagues identifies new loci involved in individual food choice in a large-scale genome-wide association study and deepens our understanding of the genetics behind food liking. French politician Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin gained fame for his passion for food and the aphorism “Tell me what you eat: […]

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  • Introducing Luisa Zuccolo

    Luisa Zuccolo is an epidemiologist interested in the interplay between maternal and child health. She will be joining HT from the University of Bristol (UK), where she is a Senior Lecturer at the Integrative Epidemiology Unit, Department of Population Health Sciences. Luisa will join HT in July 2022, but she is already working to build […]

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  • Plenty of algae to study human ciliopathies

    The green solution that bubbles in the Chlamy farm, within the “Chlamy” room on the ground floor of Incubator 1 on the Human Technopole campus, is a mixture of water, salts and algae. It is part of a 60+ litre culture of Chlamydomonas reinhardtii (later referred as Chlamy), a species of algae that is used […]

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  • HT Event – Knowledge Economy and Social Impact

    When: Friday 6 May 2022, 10.30-12.30 Where: Aula dei Gruppi parlamentari, Via di Campo Marzio, 78 – Roma Programme The event will focus on the role of science and technology as a driver of social and cultural development and innovation. A high-level panel of experts will share their experiences, together with Economy and Finance Minister, Daniele […]

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  • Convenzione Ministries – Human Technopole: Second level consultation open

    The Convenzione signed on December 30, 2020 between the Ministries of Economy and Finance, of Health and of University and Research and the Human Technopole Foundation governs the realization at Human Technopole of National Facilities (NFs), which must meet the definition of research infrastructure adopted by the European Strategic Forum for Research Infrastructures (ESFRI)[1], i.e., […]

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  • Life Science, the Italian Way

    There are many ways to do something, at least as many as there are cultures. In Italy we have our way: we believe that improving people’s health is an art which need continuous research, passion and attention to details. We know that research is made of small details and that innovation is a dress to […]

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Human Technopole plays an active role in communicating science effectively.

Our outreach activity kicked off while the construction of our laboratories was still ongoing. The development of our scientific activity will allow us to share HT’s works through communication campaigns, events, initiatives and dissemination activities aimed at a large and diverse audience: children, students, teachers and citizens from all walks of life.

  • MIND

    MIND Milano Innovation District is Milan’s new city district dedicated to science, research and innovation. A real city within a city that looks to the future with a vision that combines scientific, academic and environmental aspects. Alongside Research hospital Galeazzi and Milan University, Human Technopole is one of the leading actors of MIND. We work […]

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  • Festival delle Scienze

    What is the role of life sciences when facing global challenges? Discoveries in the field of genetics, molecular biology or evolution can improve but also pose a threat to our quality of life. Human Technopole is among the scientific partners of the XVI edition of Festival delle Scienze from 22 to 28 November 2021 in […]

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  • HT presents – Dialogues on science and society

    The Human Technopole Foundation is pleased to invite you to a series of events to discuss science, innovation and society. In line with its mission, Human Technopole organises meetings, initiatives and activities aimed at promoting scientific dissemination to reinforce the message that science is a public good. Each ‘HT presents’ will take the cue from the recent publication of […]

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  • Science for all

    Scientific and social research together for Science for All: how scientific research can improve the journey of life, a project curated by Fondazione G. Feltrinelli, with Human Technopole and Arexpo to strengthen the link between citizenship and sustainable, concrete, equitable and accessible development aimed at improving our quality of life.

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  • Associazione Civita

    Human Technopole and Associazione Civita kick off the new year by signing a memorandum of understanding to carry out joint activities to promote scientific culture and dissemination of knowledge. HT is the new Italian research institute for life sciences. As part of its mission, HT aims to contribute to the advancement of scientific knowledge and […]

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    In his article of 5 February, Massimo Sideri – editor in chief of Corriere Innovazione – wrote about overlooked scientists: those men and women who gave a fundamental contribution to scientific progress but whose names are often unknown. We took up his appeal and were inspired to create #RememberMyName, a social campaign to share the […]

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