Turin’s Academy of Sciences

Nov 11, 2019 178

Turin’s Academy of Sciences was founded in 1757 as a private scientific society; in 1783, king Victor Amadeus III of Savoy instituted it as the Royal Academy, with the mission to foster scientific progress for the good of society.

Since its foundation, the Academy organized awards for technological innovations and the improvement of particularly important social and economic issues – many of which were truly relevant at the time and led to interesting new solutions being invented.

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