New molecules block activity of disease-related proteins

A research team of Ca' Foscari, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) and the University of Padua has developed a method to rapidly and sustainably synthesize and isolate large collections of macrocyclic compounds, an emerging class of pharmaceutical molecules for the treatment of severe diseases such as cancer.

New call for Global@Venice - Research and Training for Global Challenges

The second call for the Global@Venice - Research and Training for Global Challenges will be open until 5 August 2022. This new fellowship project is jointly funded by the European Union and Ca’ Foscari University of Venice through the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Action COFUND. 

The European TranspArEEnS project enters phase 3

The TranspArEEnS European project of Ca' Foscari's Department of Economics, which helps SMEs to exploit their sustainability potential, is entering phase three - data collection with CRIF, an international company.

'Insieme': a multilingual Italian-Slovenian online healthcare platform

The Insieme platform was developed within the cross-border project ISE-EMH and connects Italian and Slovenian partners. It offers online information and human support in the field of electronic and mobile health. 

Research with hospital on pesticides and plant protection products

The collaboration with private healthcare facilities - such as the Giovanni XXIII Hospital - is at the root of a research project that aims to analyse the spread of certain substances with cost-effective and quick techniques.

A climate-resilient Venice: how to meet the challenge

Researchers at CMCC@Ca’Foscari, the strategic partnership between CMCC Foundation and Ca’ Foscari University of Venice, have conducted a study that identifies the best risk management initiatives for the Venetian lagoon, with the aim of enhancing overall system resilience to multiple climate-related disasters and a variety of other stressors.

Ca’ Foscari funds SPIN 2022 for excellence in research

Ca’ Foscari continues to fund excellence in research with the Supporting Principal Investigators (SPIN). The scope of the call is to receive proposals from outstanding talents to fund research projects with a maximum duration of 24 months in all scientific areas available at Ca’ Foscari. The call is open until 14 June 2022.

A mathematical model on how sanctions, duties and conflicts affect commerce

A new mathematical model can predict global changes in commercial and financial exchange. The research has been published in the Journal of Business and Economic Statistics.

Traces of vegetation and insects in the heart of Calderone glacieret

Scientists now have a sample of deep ice from the southernmost glacier in Europe and only glacier in the Apennines. The chemical analysis will allow them to reconstruct the past and environmental climate of the massif and of the surrounding regions.