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CRS4 registers 27 unpublished software

The CRS4 has registered with the SIAE, the Italian Society of Authors and Publishers, 27 unpublished software, thereby obtaining a paternity certification as proof of their existence. Giacomo Cao, the sole administrator of CRS4, stated: "Thanks to the effort exerted by our technologists and researchers, activities for protecting the Center's know-how continue, materializing in the…

New Patent in the Robotics Field

Great satisfaction for the technologists at CRS4, Federico Bachis, Marco Massa, and Massimo Deriu, who coordinated the working group, for the granting of the Italian patent regarding an electronic system for the autonomous navigation control of one or more robots within enclosed environments. The invention envisions that the robots are guided along paths that are…

CRS4 visits quantum computing labs at Harvard University and MIT

On Aug. 24 and 25, CRS4, represented by Lidia Leoni, director of the Computational and Bioscience Infrastructure, Smart Projects and Quantum Computing service, and Giuliana Siddi Moreau, senior researcher, visited the laboratories of two universities and those of a quantum processor manufacturer in Boston. CRS4 has been working since 2020 to devise new research, development…

CRS4 inaugurates the conference room named after Gianluigi Zanetti

On the fourth anniversary of the passing of our colleague Gianluigi Zanetti, CRS4 is honored to name the new conference room set up at its Pula headquarters after him. At the event, which will be held on Thursday, Sept. 7, at 11 a.m., Professor Luca Formaggia - MOX Laboratory, Department of Mathematics, Politecnico di Milano…

2020-2023 Triennium: CRS4 outlines the balance of activities

The CRS4 - Center for Advanced Studies, Research and Development in Sardinia - outlines the balance of the results of the activities of the 2020-2023 triennium. The Center pursues excellence on three major themes, artificial intelligence, management of large amounts of data, high-performance computing and quantum computing, closely connected to scientific research and technological development.…

Mars mission even closer with in-situ space manufacturing project

During the press conference in Rome, at the “Angelici/Serra” multimedia room of the Roman Press Association, first floor piazza della Torretta 36, organized by the Aerospace District of Sardinia (DASS), in collaboration with the Centre for Research, Development and Advanced Studies in Sardinia (CRS4), University of Cagliari, the Italian Aerospace Research Centre (CIRA), ALI Consortium,…

Study of the agricultural vocations of Sardinia: the Sardinia Lands project

Olive, almond, citrus, and grapevine are among the reference crops for regional agriculture. The vocational characteristics of the Nurra, Arzana-Loceri, Muravera, Pula-Capoterra areas are the subject of study in the Sardinia Lands project, carried out by Agris and CRS4, in collaboration with Arpas, and presented this morning in Cagliari. To identify the best soil characteristics…

First assessment of the scientific outreach activities by CRS4 in primary and nursery schools in Sardinia.

The dissemination activities of a practical approach to STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) disciplines, initiated by CRS4 on March 13, 2023, in nurseries and primary schools in Sardinia, are continuing. In three months, we have reached 56 schools in 31 municipalities, involving a total of 2077 boys and girls in fun experiments to explore…

CRS4 acquires a new latest generation genomic sequencer

CRS4 - Center for Advanced Studies, Research and Development in Sardinia, expands the infrastructure of its Next Generation Sequencing Core platform, located at Parco scientifico e tecnologico di Pula (Cagliari), becoming the first in Italy to acquire a state-of-the-art Illumina NovaSeq X Plus genomic sequencer. The acquisition was made possible through a one million euro…

CRS4 files its first trademark of a software tool for quantum computers

  The CRS4 - Center for Advanced Studies, Research and Development in Sardinia - has filed an international trademark for a software tool named QCRA - Quantum Computing Run Assistant, that can ease the benchmarking of multipurpose quantum computing codes, the analysis and the comparison of results obtained on devices based on different technologies (superconductors,…