Edmund Mach Foundation gets the prestigious knowledge heritage of Istituto Agrario di San Michele all’Adige, founded in 1874.
It is a prestigious institution which over the years has achieved many important goals at international level delivering a range of education, training and technology transfer programs in the fields of agriculture, food processing and sustainable development.
This small agricultural centre is located in the town of San Michele all’Adige, just 16 km to the north of Trento. It consists of about 70 hectares of land and a 14-hectare campus hosting school facilities greenhouses, laboratories and offices.
Our Campus is located in the town of San Michele all’Adige, just 16 km to the north of Trento. It consists of about 70 hectares of land and a 14-hectare campus hosting school facilities, greenhouses, laboratories and offices.
The first One Health Centre in Italy which carry out interdisciplinary research and innovations in the fields of modern and sustainable agriculture, food and nutrition, environment and health, with the aim to generate new sharing knowledge and to contribute to economic growth, social development and the overall improvement of quality of life.
Our mission - We carry out research at an international level, collaborating with institutes and universities from around the world. Our results impact the larger scientific community and the world at large.
Our history - CRI was officially created the 1st January 2009, when the pre-existent FEM Experimental Centre was combined with the Centre of Alpine Ecology. At the beginning CRI was organised into three thematic area (Environment, Agriculture and Nutrition). Since January 2016 CRI had a new organisational structure built upon 16 Research Units, four institutional Departments, one Computational Biology cross-platform, and a research support area.
Our staff - Over 200 co-workers operate within CRI, equally balanced between male and female presence, with an average age of 36 years.