Bracco to be part of the Italian Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai

As an Official Gold Sponsor of the Italy Pavilion, Bracco will take the Italian model for life sciences research and innovation to Expo 2020 Dubai by presenting cutting-edge health, safety and prevention solutions, with the use of artificial intelligence in diagnostic imaging at the top of the list.

Expo Dubai 2020, Italian Pavilion
Expo Dubai 2020, Italian Pavilion

One of the things we are now seeing,” declared Ms Bracco, President and CEO of the eponymous Group, as well as former president of Expo 2015 and General Commissioner of the 2015 Italian Pavilion, “is a revolution in the world of medicine brought about by the progressive integration of molecular biology and biotechnology with digital technology. Italy is at the very heart of this revolution thanks to its distributed nationwide network of first-rate public and private research facilities and innovative companies that represent the cutting edge of our industrial system and account for more than 10% of GDP.

The Italian Commissioner for Expo 2020 Dubai, Paolo Glisenti, said the participation of the Bracco Group would offer a striking and cogent demonstration “of the excellence of Italian healthcare expertise in, for example, the field of diagnostic imaging, where a great deal of innovation is currently taking place as a result of the adoption of a multidisciplinary therapeutic model, which, in light of the pandemic, is now proving to be of strategic importance for humanity.


As part of the run-up to the Expo semester starting on 1 October 2021, the Bracco Group’s contribution to the Dubai event will include an installation with a multimedia display celebrating scientific knowledge and discovery, as well as a large reproduction of one of the Riace Bronzes. The installation is intended to raise the awareness of the visiting international public of the importance of Life Sciences and, in particular, illustrate how diagnostic imaging is one of the most significant discoveries in the arena of contemporary medicine.


Working with a large number of partner companies and entities, including ALISEI and CLAN, two technology clusters of, respectively, Life Sciences and Agri-Food industries and institutes, Bracco is also organizing a calendar of events and initiatives at the Italian Pavilion dealing with the future of medicine, disease prevention and nutrition. The aim is to raise awareness of the tight bond that links human health with the health of the planet.

Two events will be dedicated specifically to the theme of "Women and Science" and will form part of the calendar of events in March 2022 reserved for women. One of these events, an education and training project on Expo themes, is the fruit of a partnership between Fondazione Milano per Expo, Fondazione Politecnico and the Women’s Pavilion of Expo 2020 Dubai.

In November 2021, to mark National Day in Italy, Fondazione Bracco (the Bracco Foundation) will sponsor a grand concert at the Accademia della Scala, to be attended by dignitaries from Italy and other countries, especially the United Arab Emirates.


In view of the opening of the Universal Exposition, the Bracco Group has decided to implement various initiatives. The first was a webinar on 15 December 2020 entitled "#BeyondResearch and Innovation: Bracco at Expo 2020 Dubai" which was attended by, among others, President Diana Bracco, Commissioner Paolo Glisenti and the Italian Ambassador to the United Arab Emirates Nicola Lener (WATCH THE VIDEO).

On February 2, the Bracco Group took part in a global digital initiative promoted by Expo 2020 Dubai dedicated to health and wellness issues. The event brought together experts from all over the world and offered a preview of the meetings that will be held on these topics in many of the over 190 national pavilions during the “Health and Wellness week” of the Universal Exposition. Italy will present a research model and original solutions for health and safety in a scientific diplomacy operation that focuses on innovation, involving companies, universities and research centers from all over the country (WATCH THE VIDEO).

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15 march 2021 #Beyond Life Science

2 february 2021 The launch of the "Health and Wellness" Expo Week

15 december 2020 #Beyond research&innovation - Bracco a Expo 2020 Dubai

30 november 2020 Forum Ansa - Enzo Grossi, Advisor Alisei - Expo Dubai and scientific cooperation with Italy

2 october 2020 "1 year to go" event - Life Sciences: the Italian research and innovation model

april 2020 "Avanti con i nostri partner" initiative

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