IDIS - Cittā della Scienza ONLUS (IDIS)
The foundation IDIS - Cittā della Scienza ONLUS is a non-profit making organisation. Itse mission is to promote scientific culture and innovation in order to overcome the serious economic difficulties in the south of Italy. Within the foundation, CITTA DELLA SCIENZA is an innovative structure designed to give assistance to local development within a national, European and Mediterranean framework. Therefore, it offers different kinds of services including a Science Centre; a Business INNOVATION Centre (BIC); a Centre for Advanced Training and Vocational Guidance; and a Congress Centre.
Among the events carried out in the field of research and technology, the "Futuro Remoto" activities are dedicated to the popularisation of science and technology with a particular reference to science and society issues. This specific forum enables scientists, researchers, youngsters and lay people to meet, discuss and confront their points of view on major contemporary issues.