International Activities

ENEA promotes collaboration with foreign organizations and institutions in order to participate in research programs and activities of the main international bodies acting in science and technology, also providing expertise for the definition of technical standards.

The main initiatives are implemented within the Agency in the framework of:


    In particular, the Agency's international activities are carried out through:

    • participation in projects mainly financed by EU programs, as well as European Technology Platforms (ETPs) and international initiatives;
    • support to the activities of its delegates / experts within international R&D committees and groups;
    • promotion of the relations with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Italian scientific attachés abroad, scientific attachés of foreign embassies in Italy, and the Italian Permanent Representation to the EU;
    • reception, at its research centres, of official foreign delegations, also aimed at defining specific bilateral and multilateral collaboration agreements and Memoranda of Understanding;
    • organization of international events and meetings;
    • hospitality at its laboratories of foreign fellows working in the areas of main interest of the Agency.


    ENEA international activities are coordinated and supervised by the International Relation Service (Contact address)

    ENEA also operates through its ENEA-EU Liaison Office in Brussels , promoting and strengthening the image of the Agency and supporting the development of research projects and activities within the European Union.

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