Milan, 15 January – Human Technopole is an open hub for the entire Italian scientific community. This is how Marco Simoni - President of Human Technopole - described the Foundation during the event "Le strategie di ricerca della Fondazione Human Technopole: quali opportunità per gli IRCCS della Lombardia", held at Palazzo Italia and organized by Assolombarda.
President Marco Simoni, Maria Grazia Magro (Head of Strategy and Scientific Affairs of Human Technopole) and Giuseppe Testa (Head of Neurogenomics Centre) explained the next steps of Human Technopole to almost 40 Research Hospitals' General Director and Scientific Directors including Maria Chiara Carrozza (Scientific Director of Fondazione Don Gnocchi ), Alberto Mantovani (Scientific Director of Humanitas) and Fabrizio Tagliavini (Scientific Director of the Fondazione I.R.C.C.S. Istituto Neurologico Carlo Besta). Sergio Dompé - Vice President Life Sciences, Assolombarda - underlined Human Technopole’s innovative scope, its impact on Lombardy’s economic income and expressed the strong contribution that Assolombarda wants to give to the IRCCSs of Lombardy.
Human Technopole’s openness, its positive effects for the whole country and common objectives with the IRCCSs are the concepts stressed in Marco Simoni’s speech; Maria Grazia Magro highlighted the dialogue carried out with the representatives of the Italian scientific community in the past months when more than half of the Italian IRCCSs were met individually by Human Technopole. Giuseppe Testa focused on the work of his centre and on the synergies that can be implemented with the scientific community in the near future.
Yesterday, Open HT was announced - the first event organized by Human Technopole addressed to the scientific community, which will be the first, shared occasion of systematic dialogue on the Foundation's development strategies.