Accelerating the collaboration between

Italian Industry and CERN



Organized by the CERN ILO for Italy, in collaboration with the Italian Chamber of Commerce in Switzerland, under the patronage of the Italian Permanent Representative in Geneva, Italy at CERN makes it possible for 40 Italian enterprises, some of the them recognized world leaders in key technological sectors, to be present at CERN for three days and meet all interested parties.

The event offers the possibility of meetiing face-to-face with the representatives of this unique sample of Italian industrial excellence to know about their latest products and services and to discuss with them new challenges and opportunities of collaboration.

Italy at CERN 2014
       Former CERN DG Prof. Rolf Dieter Heuer visiting Italy at CERN in October 2014

 The program at a glance

   The detailed agenda is available on the .


Tuesday, April 4



2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Workshop on CERN opportunities for the Italian Industry

Council Room (503/1-001)

6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Italian cocktail party offered by the Italian companies

Main building, (60/1)


Wednesday, April 5



10:00 a.m. – 12:00 a.m.

Opening ceremony

Council Chamber (503/1-001)

12:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Authorities tour of the exhibition stands

Main building, (500/R, 60/1, 61/1)

2:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

Exhibition and B2B meetings

Main building, (500/R, 60/1, 61/1)

8:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Concert by the Bel Canto Ensemble

Main auditorium (500/1-001)


Thursday, April 6



9:00 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.

Exhibition and B2B meetings

Main building, (500/R, 60/1, 61/1)

6:10 p.m. – 6:50 p.m.

Seminar by Prof. Gian Giudice - Head of the CERN Theoretical Physics Department
"Il divenire di Materia ed Energia nell'Universo: le domande ancora senza risposta che motivano e rendono affascinante il lavoro di ricerca al CERN"

Council Chamber (503/1-001)


Friday, April 7



9:00 a.m. – 12:30 a.m.

Exhibition and B2B meetings

Main building, (500/R, 60/1, 61/1)



Booking a meeting

CERN staff and users are invited to drop in to visit the exhibition and talk to the Italian enterprises representatives anytime from Wednesday afernoon to Friday morning.   

However, to avoid wasting time while waiting for a free exhibitor in busy hours, a booking system can be used to schedule meetings in advance.

Booking is just as simple as clicking here to register and then following the simple instructions in the instructions page.

For a quick look at who is present at Italy at CERN 2017, just check this short catalogue or browse through the list of participants.



closed since 5 Apr 2017
Registration 17 Jan – 5 Apr
Meeting Selection 13 Feb – 5 Apr
Event 5 Apr – 7 Apr
Language English/Italian
Bilateral Meetings
Participants 153
Meetings 168

France 4

Italy 78

Switzerland 74
Total 156
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Before Event 1709
After Event 549
Total 2258