(AGI) San Donato Milanese, Milan, June 20 - Working together on research and industry for energy transition was the main topic at an annual workshop on the results of collaboration between Italy's oil and gas multinational ENI and Boston's Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), one of the most prestigious academic technology institutions in the world. The workshop was held at ENI's research centres in San Donato Milanese and Novara. The alliance with MIT has helped to develop skills and technologies on renewables to enable ENI to decarbonise its energy sources in the MIT Solar Frontier Energy Center. The workshop was an opportunity to exchange views on the past year, and the results from the new Low-Carbon Research Center at MIT of joint action to develop technologies to enhance natural gas, the production and stocking of renewable energy, and the reduction, harnessing and reuse of fossil fuel CO2. The relationship with MIT, which from 2008, has included the participation of faculty members, researchers and PhD students of 18 departments, with more than 40 projects, is part of broader cooperation ENI carries out with the academic world and national and international research institutes. ENI maintains about 100 collaboration agreements with centres of excellence in Italy and abroad. These include the University of Stanford, the Polytechnic of Milan, the Polytechnic of Turin and the Italian National Research Center, which underlines the importance of research and innovation in the company. (AGI). .