For a Human-Centered AI


  • July 28, 2022
    A vision of future 6G from the point of view of Micro-Nano Hardware components
    What a potentially catastrophic failure in a passenger flight, back in 1982, has to do with future visions and prospects of 6G in 2030? This article will address the red wire linking these facts.
  • January 21, 2022
    Sensors to sniff the air
    Funded by the CARIT Foundation, the TernAria project, led by FBK, involves Arpa Umbria, Airi and ADI. Proposed topic: the cycle of innovation, from research to a product on the market. FBK to continue its partnership with the schools of Terni for another 3 years
  • December 17, 2021
    Three new Directors of FBK have been appointed
    Richard John Hall-Wilton, Massimo Leone and Mirco Tonin appointed today by the Board of Directors to lead the S&D, ISR and IRVAPP centers
  • June 18, 2021
    A house is not a home
    The story of Omar Hammad Ali, researcher at FBK's Micro Nano Facility, is the ideal emblem to celebrate International Refugee Day, and to underline the Foundation's commitment to the defense and enhancement of human capital from even the most sadly known corners of the planet.
  • May 13, 2021
    Quantum bits ignite the engine of innovation
    University of Trento, Fondazione Bruno Kessler and National Institute of Nuclear Physics together to build an ecosystem of quantum sciences and technologies. Thus the Q@TN laboratory in Trento becomes an important node at national and European level for this sector and a unique setting where to design devices and create prototypes for supercomputing, secure communications and sensors
  • February 22, 2021
    "The city of electrons" has become part of the catalog "La scuola, che impresa" among the 55 best school-to-work program projects
  • December 9, 2020
    Seeing the invisible with the “FastGhost” quantum microscope
    A new research project funded by the European Union, whose partners also include FBK, aims to create a cutting-edge microscopy technique that will lead to important applications
  • July 3, 2020
    Tecnologia made in FBK per il telescopio dell’osservatorio VERITAS in Arizona
    FBK è un leader mondiale nel campo dei fotomoltiplicatori al silicio SiPM che sviluppa da oltre 10 anni per grandi esperimenti di fisica di frontiera e per applicazioni industriali
  • April 16, 2020
    FBK laboratories available for research on the Coronavirus
    The European Research Infrastructure Consortium (CERIC) has set up a project that will facilitate the study of COVID-19 thanks to the cutting edge tools provided. Some of these are inside the Foundation's laboratories
  • March 18, 2020
    The title of Best Academic Research Team at ISEU 2020 awarded to the IRIS - Integrated Radiation & Image Sensors unit of the Materials and Microsystems Center of FBK
  • March 4, 2019
    FBK technology in space: the TG2 DOSSIER story
    Aired on RAI 2, Giorgio Pacifici's story showed the best Italian research and technology for the study and exploration of Space. Among the major innovations, the story mentioned also the LOFT device made in the laboratories of the Foundation
  • January 22, 2019
    Riplaid, the first plastic-to-fuel plant is made in Trentino
    From non-recyclable plastic to Eco Fuel, a fuel oil that meets transportation standards, can be used in existing engines or in industrial plants
  • November 6, 2018
    Antonino Picciotto deals with developing silicon devices for industrial and research applications at Povo-based FBK. He signed one of his studies with Gérard Mourou, the winner of the 2018 Nobel Prize in Physics
  • October 9, 2018
    More efficient chips with UV light
    The study by FBK researcher Mher Ghulinyan was published in Optica, a scientific journal.
  • July 5, 2018
    QUANTUM @ TRENTO: nuovo laboratorio congiunto fra Università, CNR e FBK
    Obiettivo: conquistare la leadership italiana nelle scienze e tecnologie quantistiche. Aziende e istituzioni di ricerca insieme per attrarre di investimenti e sviluppare nuova tecnologia nell’ambito della flagship europea da 10 miliardi in 10 anni. Il presidente Cnr Inguscio: «Trento da sempre all’avanguardia nel finanziare scienza di frontiera e alta formazione»
  • May 30, 2018
    The first experiment in Italy of networked Clean Rooms has been started
    "It-Fab" is here: a consortium of research INFRASTRUCTURES in the micro and nanotechnology field connected to the EuroNanoLab project, which will significantly increase the chances of accessing projects on a European scale. FBK is part of it together with CNR and PoliMi
  • May 30, 2018
    EuroNanoLab: an integration project at European scale for academic nanofabrication centers
    In Europe, the academic strengths in nanofabrication are still too fragmented. To make better use of the existing investment, the consortium wants to integrate this research infrastructure around a "central hub", which is its orchestra leader
  • April 23, 2018
    Here is the high sensitivity sensor to “find” ions
    Two papers signed by researchers from the FBK Center for Materials and Microsystems have been published in Nature -circuit journals
  • April 12, 2018
    “Clean” nuclear fusion to fight tumors
    FBK participates in experiments on the application of boron-proton fusion in a potential new proton-therapeutic technique. The results have been published in Scientific Reports
  • March 7, 2018
    Is space curiosity or business?
    At the opening of the Co.Scienza festival, the president of the Italian Space Agency Roberto Battiston and the science popularizer Adrian Fartrade were the protagonists of a lively debate about the ultimate goal of space exploration
  • February 6, 2018
    LIMADOU PROJECT: FBK clean room’s detectors in the Chinese space mission
    The data collected by the satellite launched today as part of the Chinese space mission focusing on the study of earthquakes will be analyzed at INFN/TIFPA, the national scientific center of the National Institute for Nuclear Physics set up in collaboration with the University of Trento, Fondazione Bruno Kessler and the Province Agency for health services
  • September 29, 2017
    ASviS 2017 Report Presented
    The research on sustainable development in Italy was conducted thanks also to the contribution of Trento-based IRVAPP (FBK)
  • July 21, 2017
    FBK’s Center for Materials and Microsystems as Innovation Partner for SMES
    The Center for Materials and Microsystems (CMM) of Fondazione Bruno Kessler has been accredited as KETs Technology Center for SMEs. Nationwide, there are only eight accredited centers besides FBK's CMM.
  • May 16, 2017
    Can smart materials and neural cells communicate?
    Trento-based Fondazione Bruno Kessler is hosting an international meeting on the new frontiers in neuroscience
  • February 9, 2017
    Quantum science and technologies: the Trentino-based research organizations team up for the European call
    The University, FBK and CNR invite local institutions to participate along with the flagship launched by the European Commission for 2018. Objective: to set the stage for the second quantum revolution through an alliance between academia and industry will that promote European leadership in this area. Friday at 5:30 pm in Povo the launch of the Q @ TN Project. Quantum science and technologies: the opportunities for development in a talk by Tommaso Calarco
  • February 1, 2017
    The second quantum revolution
    Computers thousands of times faster than the fastest PCs available today; gravitational detectors sensitive enough to find a masked dirty bomb; advanced diagnostic equipment (eg. MRI) available at any primary care outpatient clinic. These are just some of the many applications of the new revolution in modern physics: the second quantum revolution.
  • January 12, 2017
    Japanese leading company chooses FBK to develop their innovative sensors
    The agreement for two more years of collaboration between HORIBA and the Trento-based research center was signed in Kyoto.
  • December 19, 2016
    RF-MEMS technology for 5G applications at CMM-FBK
    The upcoming 5G mobile standards will pose challenging demands on hardware components, requiring very boosted performances in terms of high-frequency and wideband operability, low-losses, high-linearity, and so on. The RF-MEMS technology developed at the MST unit of CMM-FBK was recently demonstrated up to 110 GHz, and is a promising candidate to meet the 5G challenges.