Life as a scientist – Exhibitions at the Centro Diagnostico Italiano 2019

The exhibition “Life as a scientist” presents the faces and the competences of some of the greatest Italian women scientists, protagonists of the “100 women against stereotypes” project that was created to highlight female expertise in sectors still perceived as male dominated.

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Science & social


Ten, one hundred, a thousand Centres in Palermo, the 2nd National Conference on City Suburbs  

Bracco Foundation and the municipality of Palermo organised in collaboration with Nesta Italia the Second National Conference on city suburbs “Ten, one hundred, a thousand Centres” in key sites in the city of Palermo (June 14, 2019).

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Felder Award: a call to bring back a young researcher to Italy

The Felder Award, launched by the Bracco Foundation on 25 February 2019, is an international call worth one million euros that has the aim of bringing back to Italy a talented young Italian researcher.

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News & Events

Eventi / From July 9 to December 31, 2019

Photographic exhibition “Milan through the eyes of Leonardo”

The photographic exhibition “Milan through the eyes of Leonardo”, created and mounted by Bracco Foundation, CDI - Centro Diagnostico Italiano and La Scala Theatre Academy and open in Milan from July 9 to December 31, 2019 luglio al...

Eventi / From July 6 to September 15, 2019

“Nespolo, a dissenting voice” at the Milan Palazzo Reale

 The exhibition “Nespolo, a dissenting voice”, on show from July 6 to September 15, 2019 at the Milan Palazzo Reale, is a retrospective that traces the career of Italian artist Ugo Nespolo from the 1960s to the present, recounting...

Eventi / June 19, 2019

The "Art from inside" science and cultural heritage project reaches Brazil

Bracco Foundation is taking part in the international symposium “On the management, conservation and development of the artistic and cultural heritage” organised by the Italian Culture Institute of Rio de Janeiro together...

Eventi / 14.06.2019

2nd National Conference on suburbs: "Ten, a hundred, a thousand centres"

Bracco Foundation and the municipality of Palermo are promoting the second conference on suburbs: "Ten, a hundred, a thousand centres"on Friday, June 14th 2019 at the Santa Cecilia Theatre in Palermo.

Eventi / 18.05.2019

"Diventerò in Italy, Diventerò in the world": the seventh edition of our project for the young

On Saturday, May 18, 2019 at the La Scala Theatre (Milan, Italy) was the seventh edition of the presentation of the prizes and scholarships of "progettoDiventerò- Bracco Foundation for the young”, both geographic and...
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    Friday 14 June 2019, from 9.30 AM to 5.30 PM

    Teatro Santa Cecilia
    Via Piccola del Teatro S. Cecilia, 5 - Palermo 

  • The project

    Ten, one hundred, a thousand Centres in Palermo, the 2nd National Conference on City Suburbs  

    After the work of the first National Conference on suburbs, held in Milan in 2018, the aim is to continue in a concrete way the reflection on urban realities: complex organisms with growing opportunities and risks, increasingly populated, places where great talents and profound fragilities is in fact crucial to share the results of the new paradigms tried out in urban centres and in particular in the suburbs, to guide with vision and competence that development that sees in the city its central particle.

    How the day is structured

    PLENARY SESSION (from 10.30AM)

    • Institutional contributions from Leoluca Orlando, Mayor of Palermo; Jana Lauffs, Municipality of Düsseldorf; Anna Scavuzzo, Deputy mayor of Milan and Diana Bracco, President of Bracco Foundation
    • "Future urban culture" Angela Tecce, Director of the Suburbs Service DGAAP MiBAC
    • "Art bonus as a lever for development" Carolina Botti, Director of the public-private relations division and finance projects of Ales S.p.A. Arte Lavoro e Servizi

    PARALLEL SESSIONS (from 2.30 PM)
    • 1. Business and no-profit, a pact for the territories
    • 2. Lack of child education in urban areas
    • 3. Tourism, infrastructures and sustainability as activators of development
    • 4. Art as strength and a regenerating experience
    The sessions explore the topics in depth through the confrontation between a steering intervention and two concrete cases, with final debates with the public.


    • IDEAS AND REFLECTIONS from the partners
    • CONCLUSIONS by Diana Bracco, President Bracco Foundation and Leoluca Orlando, Mayor of Palermo


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The Foundation

Foundation is to create, promote and propagate expressions of culture, art and science, as a way to improve quality of life and social cohesion. Particular attention is paid to the role of women and the young in the various aspects of life. A multidisciplinary approach and integration between forms of knowledge are important qualitative criteria in both the planning and selection of partnerships.


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