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IBM Plans First Watson Health European Center of Excellence in Italy

IBM CEO Ginni Rometty and Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi witness the signing of an agreement for the planned Watson Health European Center of Excellence in Milan, near the country’s Human Technopole Italy 2040 research campus. The agreement was signed during a visit by Prime Minister Renzi to IBM’s new Watson Health global headquarters in Cambridge, MA. Seated from left to right: Erich Clementi, SVP, IBM Europe; Hon. Ivan Scalfarotto, Undersecretary at Italian Presidency of Council. Standing from left to right: Ginni Rometty, Chairman, President and CEO, IBM; Hon. Matteo Renzi, Prime Minister of Italy. For more information, please contact Lorie Fiber, IBM, lfiber@us.ibm.com. For more information (Credit: Daniel Goodrich)

On March 31, IBM announced plans to launch its first Watson Health European Center of Excellence in Milan near the Human Technopole Italy 2040 research campus, supporting the government of Italy’s initiative to establish an international hub for the advancement of genomics, big data, aging, and nutrition. The Center is part of a long-term collaboration between IBM and the government of Italy. IBM plans to invest up to $150 million (€135 million) over the next several years and bring together Watson Health data scientists, engineers, researchers and designers to develop a new generation of data-driven healthcare applications and solutions. Further, ...

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Milan EXPO 2015: Visit it, Enjoy it, and Be Proud

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A fresh, first person, passionate recount of our collaborator Stefano Salimbeni’s visit to the Milan International Exposition. A joy for the eyes, more than for the palate, a challenge for the legs – and the wallet – more than for the intellect and anyway at the end of the day (and in this case is usually a long one) a breath of fresh air for our (too often and for too long repressed and subdued) pride of being Italian. Obviously after a six-hours-only visit, at an event that would require at least the same amount of days, the first impressions ...

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Celtics Announce Pre-Season Game in Milan, Italy

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The Boston Celtics will make a trip to Europe during the 2015-16 preseason, according to the Boston Herald’s Steve Bulpett. On his Twitter account, Bulpett reported Tuesday afternoon that the Celtics will meet local teams — not NBA teams — in Milan, Italy and Madrid, Spain next fall.

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City of Milan Finally Gets Children’s Museum

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The city of Milan finally has a permanent children’s museum.

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Boston Ballet’s Petra Conti and Eris Nezha

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The couple moved to Boston in November, leaving the ballet company of Milan's famous Teatro alla Scala to join Boston Ballet as principal dancers.

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Milan’s marionette theater comes to Boston

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Marionette theater has thrived in and around the capital of Lombardy for nearly 200 years, in no small part due to the renowned company Carlo Colla & Figli. Now, audiences in Boston will be able to experience this great Italian tradition when the company brings “Sleeping Beauty” to the Paramount Center from Nov. 13 to 17 as part of the Year of Italian Culture in the United States. Led by Eugenio Monti Colla — the latest in a long line of Collas to work in marionette theater — the production filters the fairytale through the Tchaikovsky’s iconic score, which was ...

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Youth is served at GPS Milan Boston

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When you hear the name “AC Milan,” what probably comes to mind are dramatic displays of athletic prowess on far-off soccer pitches or larger-than-life personalities like Mario Balotelli with his bleached Mohawk. But did you know that AC Milan has a local connection? Located in Newtown, GPS Milan Boston is helping young athletes improve their soccer skills, enhance their passion for the game and strengthen their ability to play as a team. But according to Mr. Cesidio Mazzola, Director of Soccer Operations, the program’s commitment to its young athletes goes much deeper than the game itself. A native of Italy, ...

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Italian Company Vibram Opens Flagship Store on Newbury Street

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Known for its patented shoe FiveFingers, the Italian company Vibram is looking to make an impression on Boston shoppers.

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VienneMilano – A Boston-based “Made in Italy”

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The local company specializing in Italian tight highs (autoreggenti), has its products made in Milan, the country's fashion capital.

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