Friday 2 October 2020 – Palazzo Italia hosts “Life Sciences: the Italian model of innovation and research ad EXPO 2020 Dubai”. The event is part of the “One Year to Go” initiative organized by the General Commission for Italy at EXPO Dubai 2020 and Cluster ALISEI to celebrate Italian excellences in the life sciences sector, one year from the launch of the Dubai 2020 Universal Exposition, the first post pandemic global event.
Italian Minister for Health Roberto Speranza will give opening remarks via video. Other speakers include the General Commissioner for Italy at EXPO 2020 Paolo Glisenti, President of Cluster ALISEI Diana Bracco, Human Technopole Foundation President Marco Simoni, Human Technopole Foundation Director Iain Mattaj and Italian virologist Ilaria Capua (on video).
The event will be streamed from h11 on our Facebook page. The full programme is available here.
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