Author: Ofelia Palma

A Farewell to Giampiero Pesenti

24 luglio 2019 - Mr. Giampiero Pesenti, a major protagonist of Italian industry and finance, passed away overnight. He was Founder and Honorary President of the Pesenti Foundation. GIAMPIERO PESENTI
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10-Year Excellence Without Borders

USA, Asia and Europe with Intercultura and the Pesenti Foundation.   Bergamo, 16 July 2019 – The Pesenti Foundation hosted today the Intercultura 2019/2020 Scholarship Award Ceremony. Bergamo and celebrated…
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START CUP BERGAMO 2019 – PESENTI FOUNDATION SPECIAL AWARD

The Pesenti Foundation, strengthening its collaboration with the University of Bergamo, supports also this year the Start Cup Bergamo initiative aimed at enhancing business ideas by young people, particularly the…
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SCHOOL COMPETITION 2019 – AWARD CEREMONY

Wednesday 29 May - The award ceremony of the School Competition 2019 was held at the Teatro Sociale di Bergamo Alta, in the context of the 56th International Piano Festival…
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EUROPE, BACK TO THE FUTURE

4 May 2019 - The Pesenti Foundation Conference “EUROPE, BACK TO THE FUTURE” was held today at the premises of Corriere della Sera Foundation. Guest speakers included  Enrico Letta |…
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THE PESENTI FOUNDATION PRESENTED AN INNOVATIVE URBAN MODEL FOR a former industrial area requalification

The project has been entrusted to architect Mauro Piantelli, a partner of DE8 Architects practice. City Mayor Mr. Giorgio Gori said: "Conversion of old industrial areas into new services for…
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EUROPE, Back to the Future | A CONFERENCE BY CORSERA AND PESENTI FOUNDATIONS

CONFERENCE 4 May 2019 › 10:30     EUROPE, BACK TO THE FUTURE with Enrico Letta | Marianna Bertotti | Marco Bonometti | Annalisa Gadaleta | Francesco Gazzoletti | Moni…
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SARA ROTA CONTI: FROM BERGAMO TO THE USA WITH INTERCULTURA – 3RD QUARTER

Sara's story: from Bergamo to Groveland (USA) for a year, with Intercultura and the support of the Pesenti Foundation.       The journey continues!       1st Quarter:…
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NOEMI GUADAGNI: FROM LOVERE-BOARIO TO THE USA WITH INTERCULTURA – 3RD QUARTER

Noemi's story: from Lovere-Boario to Cleveland Heights (USA) for a year, with Intercultura and the support of the Pesenti Foundation.       The journey continues!       1st…
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VITTORIA CORNOLTI: FROM BERGAMO TO GERMANY WITH INTERCULTURA – III QUARTER

Vittoria’s story: from Bergamo to Oeversee (Germany) for a year, with Intercultura and the support of the Pesenti Foundation.       The journey continues!       2nd Quarter:…
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LAUNCH OF THE FIRST DEGREE COURSE IN GEOURBANISTICS.

From the intellectual provocation of the RIFO project to a degree course enhancing the academic quality and stature of the University of Bergamo.   The first degree program in Geourbanistics…
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SHaReD: The Second Call for Proposals Dedicated to Startups Studying Major Risks

The initiative organized by the Pesenti Foundation and Speed MI Up recognizes new businesses that work on handling emergencies, from earthquakes to flooding. The call for proposals expires on 22…
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Veiled Music. Schumann and Brahms

“Veiled Music. Schumann and Brahms” is the theme of the 56° edition of the International Piano Festival of Brescia and Bergamo, from 15 April to 10 June 2019.    …
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SARA ROTA CONTI: FROM BERGAMO TO THE USA WITH INTERCULTURA – 2ND QUARTER

Sara’s story: from Bergamo to Groveland (USA) for a year, with Intercultura and the support of the Pesenti Foundation.   The journey continues!   1st Quarter: September 2018 2nd Quarter:…
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NOEMI GUADAGNI: FROM LOVERE-BOARIO TO THE USA WITH INTERCULTURA – 2nd QUARTER

Noemi's story: from Lovere-Boario to Cleveland Heights (USA) for a year, with Intercultura and the support of the Pesenti Foundation.     The journey continues!     1st Quarter: September…
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VITTORIA CORNOLTI: FROM BERGAMO TO GERMANY WITH INTERCULTURA – 2ND QUARTER

Vittoria's story: from Bergamo to Oeversee (Germany) for a year, with Intercultura and the support of the Pesenti Foundation.     The journey continues!     1st Quarter: September 2018…
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PESENTI FOUNDATION & “THE FUTURE OF AIR TRAVEL”

Bergamo 2.035 launched a new course, entitled “Responsive Environments and Artifacts” 2018-19, about the future of air transport, in collaboration with the University of Bergamo and Harvard GSD.    …
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SARA ROTA CONTI FROM BERGAMO TO THE USA WITH INTERCULTURA – 1ST QUARTER

The story of Sara Rota Conti: from Bergamo to Groveland, FL (USA) for a year with and the support of Intercultura and the Pesenti Foundation.          …
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NOEMI GUADAGNI: FROM LOVERE-BOARIO TO THE USA WITH INTERCULTURA – 1ST QUARTER

The story of Noemi Guadagni: from Lovere-Boario to Cleveland Heights, OH (Usa) for a year, with Intercultura and the support of the Pesenti Foundation.            …
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VITTORIA CORNOLTI: FROM BERGAMO TO GERMANY WITH INTERCULTURA – 1ST QUARTER

The story of Vittoria Cornolti: from Bergamo to Oeversee (Germany) for a year, with Intercultura and the support of the Pesenti Foundation.                …
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SHARED. SOCIAL HAZARDS RESILIENCE IN DISASTER

Prevent, Predict, Plan: an award for startups that study major risks.   The Pesenti Foundation and Speed Mi Up support new businesses involved in the emergency management.      …
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MUT. “Civiltà dell‘Alpeggio” at MILAN MONTAGNA FESTIVAL 2018

The Pesenti Foundation will support the 2019 Milano Montagna Festival with a photo exhibition hosted at BASE: “Civiltà dell‘Alpeggio” of the photographer Marco Mazzoleni about the mountains in the Bergamo…
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THE PESENTI FOUNDATION SUPPORTS BERGAMOSCIENZA 2018

October 22, 2018 - This year again the Pesenti Foundation supported BergamoScienza, the 16-day science festival (6-21 October 2018) exploring the wonders of science from a multidisciplinary perspective: from medicine…
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12 SCHOLARSHIPS FOR HARVARD GSD WITH UNIBG AND THE PESENTI FOUNDATION

As part of the Bergamo 2.035 project, this year again the Pesenti Foundation, together with the University of Bergamo, offers 12 students a scholarship to spend part of their studies…
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Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Shirin Ebadi at MOLTE FEDI 2018

Thursday, September 20 - Shirin Ebadi, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, inaugurates the cycle of meetings titled "TALKING ABOUT THE FUTURE” in the framework of the festival MOLTE FEDI 2018, with…
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GAD LERNER AT MOLTE FEDI 2018

Monday, September 17, 2018 - Gad Lerner, inaugurates the cycle of meetings titled “Economics” in the framework of the festival MOLTE FEDI 2018 with a speech about "in the framework…
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MONI OVADIA AT MOLTE FEDI 2018

Friday, September 14, 2018 - Moni Ovadia takes part in the "Molte Fedi 2018" with a performance titled" Dio Ride. Nish Koshe” (God Laughs), at the Serassi Theater in Villa…
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LELLA COSTA OPENS MOLTE FEDI 2018

Wednesday 12 September 2018 - Lella Costa, opens the festival Molte Fedi 2018 with a speech titled “Touching Life. Pages by Adriana Zarri", in the splendid location of Basilica di…
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URBAN NEXUS – CITIES AND HYPER PLACES

28-29 settembre 2018 | Conference “Urban Nexus - Cities and Hyper Places”. Coordinator Emanuela Casti, Director of the Center for Territorial Studies of the University of Bergamo (CST), head of…
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The Pesenti Foundation for Children’s Rights

The Pesenti Foundation supports programs and projects of the Costa Family Foundation, to promote and defend children's rights.                 THE FOUNDATION The Costa…
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THE PESENTI FOUNDATION SUPPORTS THE COMETA ASSOCIATION

The Pesenti Foundation supports the projects and initiatives of the Amici di Cometa Onlus Association, committed to welcoming and educating young people.   Cometa is a group of families committed…
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SRI LANKA PROJECT – A FUTURE FOR CHILDREN

The Pesenti Foundation has been engaged in the design and supervision of the construction project of the Metiyagane Training Center in Sri Lanka.     The "Aid for Sri Lanka - A…
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THE PESENTI FOUNDATION AND THE “AID FOR SRI LANKA – A FUTURE FOR CHILDREN” PROJECT

Corriere della Sera dedicates an article to the humanitarian project "AID FOR SRI LANKA - A FUTURE FOR CHILDREN" supported by the Pesenti Foundation in its "Good News" section.  …
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INTERCULTURA. COMPETITION NOTICE FOR THE ACADEMIC YEAR 2018-2019

STUDYING ABROAD WITH INTERCULTURA.     The Pesenti Foundation supports the Intercultura Association offering no. 6 scholarships for the academic year 2018/2019.                …
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“THE JOURNEY OF THE WORD” CONTINUES WITH THE PESENTI FOUNDATION SUPPORT

Thursday, April 19, 2018 - In the context of the Milan Design Week, Ginette Caron talked about her project "The Journey of the Word" supported by the Pesenti Foundation.  …
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Rifo/it – Urban regeneration and land restitution

  RIFO Urban Regeneration and Land Restitution is a project by the University of Bergamo with the collaboration of the Pesenti Foundation, pursuing a dual objective:        …
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BERGAMO 2.035

BERGAMO 2.035. A RESEARCH PROJECT PROMOTED BY THE UNIVERSITY OF BERGAMO AND THE PESENTI FOUNDATION WITH THE COLLABORATION OF HARVARD UNIVERSITY AND THE MUNICIPALITY OF BERGAMO.        …
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ROSY BINDI TALKING ABOUT THE GREATNESS OF TINA ANSELMI FOR MANY FAITHS 2017

Monday, December 4, 2017 - Rosy Bindi, President of the Italian parliamentary Anti-mafia Commission , participates in the  “Many Faiths under the Same Sky” Festival with a talk titled "Tina Anselmi –…
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THE PESENTI FOUNDATION SUPPORTS THE “MARIO CAFFI SCHOLARSHIPS” FOR THE BERGAMO 2.035 PROJECT.

Monday, December 4, 2017 - On the occasion of the 16th Rotary Convention at the headquarters of the Rotary Club of Bergamo, three Scholarships have been awarded in memory of…
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LUIS SEPÚLVEDA AT MANY FAITHS 2017 WITH THE PESENTI FOUNDATION SUPPORT

Friday, December 1 2017 - Luis Sepúlveda participated in the  “Many Faiths under the Same Sky” Festival with a talk about "The End of History", in a conversation with university…
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The Pesenti Foundation supports the “Amici della Scala” Association

Presentation of the book “GIULIO COLTELLACCI. Theater Cinema and Painting”.   November 29, 2017 - As a tribute to Teatro alla Scala’s season opening performance of Andrea Chénier” by Umberto…
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NANDO PAGNONCELLI AND FEDERICO FUBINI AT MANY FAITHS 2017.

Wednesday 8 November 2017 - Nando Pagnoncelli, Presidentof IPSOS Italia, and journalist Federico Fubini made a description of Italians talking about "OPINIONS AND MEDIA all around Europe". The talk was…
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NOA CONCERT FOR MANY FAITHS 2017

Monday 6 November 2017 – World-famous Israeli singer Noa participated in the “Many Faiths under the Same Sky” Festival, supported by Fondazione Pesenti, with a concert at the Creberg Theater…
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Milena Gabanelli at Many Faiths 2017

Sabato 4 novembre 2017 - Saturday 4 November 2017 - Milena Gabanelli participated in the “Many Faiths under the Same Sky” Festival, supported by the Pesenti Foundation, with a speech titled…
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BergamoScienza Festival 15th edition closed with a record attendance of 153,141 people.

Bergamo, Sunday 15 October 2017 - The 15th edition of the BergamoScienza Festival closed with a record attendance of 153,141 people.   Again this year the Pesenti Foundation was among…
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LELLA COSTA AND CARLO PETRINI AT MANY FAITHS 2017

Saturday, October 14 – “Grow the Future. Blessed are Those who Inhabit the Earth” was the title of the speech by actress Lella Costa and Carlo Petrini, founder of Slow…
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A DIALOGUE BETWEEN GAD LERNER AND TITO BOERI AT MANY FAITHS 2017

Monday 9 October 2017 - Gad Lerner, journalist and Tito Boeri, economist at “Many Faiths Under the Same Sky” event, promoted by the Pesenti Foundation. They participated in the series…
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GIANLUCA NICOLETTI AND ELENA CARNEVALI AT MANY FAITHS 2017

Saturday 7 October - Gianluca Nicoletti, journalist, and Elena Carnevali, parliamentarian, presented the documentary “Tommy and the Others” by Gianluca Nicoletti and Massimiliano Sbrolla at the Lab80 Auditorium in Bergamo,…
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ENRICO LETTA AT MANY FAITHS 2017

Friday 6 October 2017 - Enrico Letta, former Prime Minister, and Monsignor Franco Giulio Brambilla theologian and Bishop of Novara, participated in the 2017 edition of “Many Faiths Under the…
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ANDREA LUCCHESINI AT THE “AUTUMN CONCERTS” INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL 2017

Thursday 5 October 2017 – The Pesenti Foundation supported the 36th edition of the "Autumn Concerts" International Festival, promoted by the Sala Greppi Association in Bergamo. This year the festival…
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FERRUCCIO DE BORTOLI AT MANY FAITHS 2017

Tuesday, October 3 - Ferruccio De Bortoli participates in the “Many Faiths Under the Same Sky” 2017 event, the cycle of conferences organized by the ACLI and supported by the…
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OPENING CEREMONY OF BERGAMOSCIENZA FESTIVAL XV EDITION

#BGS2017 #BergamoScienza: 70 years of science     Saturday, September 30, 2017 - This year again, the Pesenti Foundation supports the BergamoScienza Festival that will liven up the city of…
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A READING BY LELLA COSTA AT MANY FAITHS 2017

25 September 2017 – A reading by actress Lella Costa "Letter to the Judges by Don Lorenzo Milani" at “Many Faiths Under the Same Sky” 2017, with the support of…
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CARDINAL RAVASI AT MANY FAITHS 2017

Friday, 22 September 2017 - On the occasion of the ninth edition of “Many Faiths Under the Same Sky, His Eminence Cardinal Gianfranco Ravasi held a Lectio Magistralis "Blessed are…
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MASSIMO RECALCATI AT MANY FAITHS 2017

Tuesday 19 September 2017 - Massimo Recalcati, psychoanalyst, participated at Many Faiths 2017, with the support of Pesenti Foundation, and held a speech on the theme of "The Mystery of…
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A REFLECTION BY ABRAHAM YEHOSHUA AT MANY FAITHS 2017

Friday, September 15, 2017 - "For the inclusion of all differences” is the title of the speech that writer Abraham Yehoshua gave at the Basilica S. Maria Maggiore in Bergamo…
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Emma Bonino at Many Faiths 2017

Wednesday 13 September 2017 - Emma Bonino participated in the 2017 edition of “Many Faiths Under the Same Sky”, supported this year again by the Pesenti Foundation, with a speech…
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Daniel Pennac at Many Faiths 2017

Monday 11 September 2017 – The Pesenti Foundation supports “Many Faiths Under the Same Sky 2017. The first meeting features a speech by writer Daniel Pennac about “10 Years of…
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BERGAMO 2.035 AT CAMPUS PARTY WITH THE PESENTI FOUNDATION

“"REAL Cities / Bergamo 2.035" is a research project of the University of Bergamo in collaboration with the Harvard Graduate School of Design and the support of the Pesenti Foundation.…
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INTERCULTURA. COMPETITION NOTICE FOR THE ACADEMIC YEAR 2017-2018.

STUDYING ABROAD WITH INTERCULTURA. The Pesenti Foundation supports the Intercultura Association offering no. 6 scholarships for the academic year 2017/2018.                 No. 3…
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BERGAMO 2.035 | A NEW URBAN CONCEPT (ENGLISH-CHINESE EDITION)

The English volume "Bergamo 2.035 | A new urban concept" presents an updated synthesis of the research work pursued by the Bergamo 2.035 initiative, whose first outcomes were published in…
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Bergamo 2.035 | A new urban concept

A project by the University of Bergamo and the Pesenti Foundation, in collaboration with Harvard University Graduate School of Design and Responsive Environments & Artifacts Lab (REAL).   Published by…
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“BERGAMO EMOTION” PROJECTS PRESENTATION

Monday July 4th - Some of the design concepts developed in the “Responsive Environments: Bergamo eMotion” course last semester were shared with the City of Bergamo for a discussion on…
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Bergamo 2.035 arrives in China

Bergamo 2.035 and Smart Aging invited to the biggest Chinese Science and Technology Fair.   Aging population, community socio-cultural heritage conservation/enhancement, “smart” technologies to improve life quality, mobility and sustainable…
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BERGAMO EMOTION: URBAN MOBILITY WILL BE MORE “SOCIAL”

Two universities at work for an smarter mobility in Bergamo. Bergamo, 24 February 2016 - The Bergamo 2.035 research project supported by the Pesenti Foundation and the University of Bergamo,…
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BERGAMO 2.035. A FOCUS ON SUSTAINABLE URBAN MOBILITY

Bergamo 2.035 announced the start of a new two-year program focused on the analysis of mobility models and transportation experiences to reconcile economic development, quality of life and environmental protection.…
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INTERCULTURA. COMPETITION NOTICE FOR THE ACADEMIC YEAR 2016-2017.

STUDYING ABROAD WITH INTERCULTURA. The Pesenti Foundation supports the Intercultura Association offering no. 4 scholarships for the academic year 2016-2017.                 N. 1…
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BERGAMO SCHOOLS AT THE EXHIBITION LAB

The laboratory of ideas opened its doors to Bergamo students.   Bergamo schools at the Exhibition Lab. The research team, with the help of the University of Bergamo, interacts with…
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BERGAMO 2.035, THE RECIPE FOR THE CITY OF THE FUTURE

Technology at the service of a responsible community.   Bergamo, 30 September 2014 – A smart city where innovative technologies and solutions are jointly developed to serve new social models…
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STUDYING A YEAR IN THE UNITED STATES WITH INTERCULTURA

Bergamo, 10 September 2014 - The Pesenti Foundation supports the Intercultura Association offering a scholarship for the academic year 2014/2015 to a student aged 15-17, who’s the child or grandchild…
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BOCCONI UNIVERSITY AND THE PESENTI FOUNDATION

The Pesenti Foundation announces a Training Partnership with the Bocconi University.                     Bergamo, 19 September 2014 – The Pesenti Foundation signed…
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THREE SCHOLARSHIPS FOR A STUDY PERIOD ABROAD WITH THE INTERCULTURA ASSOCIATION

Bergamo, 23 September 2013 – For the sixth consecutive year, the Pesenti Foundation supports the Intercultura Association offering scholarships to children or grandchildren (aged 15-17) of the Group employees, to…
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THE FIRST INTERNATIONAL SEMINAR ON LOGISTICS IN BERGAMO

The Round-Table Conference "The Future of Logistics: Value, Risk and Sustainability" coordinated by Enzo Baglieri, brought together worldwide experts.                      …
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LOGISTICS AWARD OF THE YEAR TO THE PESENTI FOUNDATION

An important recognition for the Pesenti Foundation and its commitment to the education and training of a “new generation” of logistics managers and researchers.     The Foundation has been…
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THE PESENTI FOUNDATION AND THE INTERCULTURA PROGRAM

The Pesenti Foundation partners the Intercultura Association to offer scholarships to students aged 15-17 to spend a study period abroad.                    …
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Nobel Laureate Aaron Ciechanover and Daniel Bosia

Nobel laureate Aaron Ciechanover and Daniel Bosia met the top management of the Pesenti Foundation, this year again among the supporters of the BergamoScienza festival.   Aaron Ciechanover, 2004 Nobel…
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AID FOR SRI LANKA: A FUTURE FOR CHILDREN – INAUGURATION OF THE VOCATIONAL TRAINING CENTRE

The inauguration of the vocational training centre took place on 5 June in Metyiagane – Sri Lanka – thanks to the support of the Pesenti Foundation and the fund raising…
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Zelig for Rwanda

The Pesenti Foundation was among the sponsors of the variety show that took place on December 20, 2006 at the Donizetti Theater in Bergamo featuring comedians from the popular show…
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THE PESENTI FOUNDATION AMONG THE MAIN SPONSORS OF “Empower – the European Civil Society Forum”

  The city of Bergamo was chosen by the European Commission as venue for “Empower – the European Civil Society Forum”.   The Forum was attended by distinguished representatives of…
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