Tor Vergata Advisory Board Established

On 20th February the first meeting of the Advisory Board took place. After an introductory speech by Professor E. Giovannini, the Nobel Prize Laureate in Chemistry 2004 A. Ciechanover held a speech on ‘University and Research in Twenty for Century’ followed by Rector Professor G. Novelli on ‘Today, the University of Tomorrow" and a presentation on University strategic areas by Professors G. Della Cananea, A. La Bella, M. Piacentini, S. Pons and B. Quintieri. The working session continued with a broad debate. The Board includes eminent figures coming from institutions, industry, culture and sciences. It aims at establishing a cooperative/osmotic relationship between University and companies, institutions, civil society and local areas in order to support a broader understanding of real-world needs. Moreover, it seeks to achieve quality education and strategic research, connecting to international networks and promoting innovative initiatives.