The CRBIP will participate at the 38th Annual Meeting of the European Culture Collections’ Organisation (ECCO) which will be held in Turin (Italy), from 12th to 14th June 2019 at the University of Turin and organized by the University of Turin together with the Mycotheca Universitatis Taurinensis (MUT) and the Turin University Culture Collections (TUCC).
The focus of ECCO 2019 is on “Microorganisms as tools to win the current societal challenges and support European strategies in bioeconomy“.
In this framework “Amazing microorganisms” open air photographic exhibition organized by University of Torino in collaboration with, and funded by, Fondazione CRT took place in the city (see pictures below). Institute Pasteur won the 3rd place. Others winners are the Westerdijk Fungal Biodiversity Institute and the Leibniz Institute DSMZ. the aim of the exhibition is to overcome the negative bias on microorganisms as causes diseases, showing their visual beauty and importance for the survival of our planet.