Research for Global Challenges

Ca’ Foscari is highly committed in achieving excellence in research, developing international partnerships and funding promising researchers. Our Research Institutes will enforce this engagement by promoting an interdisciplinary approach to research.

Green Chemistry, Fabio Aricò awarded at the IUPAC World Congress

The prestigious award was conferred in recognition of Professor Aricò’s achievements in employing dialkyl carbonates in biorefinery and bio-based platform chemicals development via chlorine-free chemistry.

Rush to air conditioning pushed by urbanization and climate change

A new study, led by Ca' Foscari professor Enrica De Cian, has analyzed the dynamics that lead families to resort to air conditioning systems and thermal insulation for their houses. 


10 Dec 2019 14:00
Reframing Ecofeminism in a Posthuman Era

Ca' Bottacin, Dorsoduro 3911

18 Dec 2019 14:00
Inauguration Strategy Innovation Hub

Economic Campus San Giobbe, Ca' Foscari University of Venice

18 Dec 2019 17:00
20 Dec 2019 14:30
13 Jan 2020 16:00
Storia Ambientale - Environmental history

Ca' Bottacin, Dorsoduro 3911

29 Jan 2020 17:30
"L’isola dei fucili": book presentation

Ca' Bottacin, Dorsoduro 3911

13 Mar 2020 09:00
Strategy Innovation Forum - Artificial Intelligence and Blockchain impacts on business models

Economic Campus San Giobbe, Ca' Foscari University of Venice

Get involved: join a Research Institute

If you are a researcher at Ca' Foscari or at a Research Center linked

You can express your interest to join one or more Institute anytime.
For the research staff of Ca' Foscari only a membership fee of 100€/year/Insitute will be charged on the individual budget for research.
You will be guided step-by-step by a dedicated scientific staff in the process of identifying the best Institute for you. The staff will support your research fund raising. The staff is made of scientific coordinators and a pool of PhDs with proved knowledge of national and European grant writing.
To express your interest, please fill in the form (if you are interested in joining more than one Research Institute, you are invited to fill in as many forms as the number of Institutes you would like to join).

If you are not a researcher at Ca' Foscari

If you are a researcher not from Ca' Foscari University and eager to collaborate on a project proposal, you can express your interest by writing to:

For partnerships, collaborations or more info concerning "Research for Global Challenges" please contact the International Research Office: