InnovaConcrete at NanoInnovation 2018

14 September 2018 | Rome (Italy)

NanoInnovation is main event dedicated to nanomaterials and nanotechnology in Italy. Every year, the most important people in the sector meet in Rome at La Sapienza University, in the Engineering Faculty, to share the latest news and present the new technologies of the field.

On the 14th of September 2018, Warrant Group and CSGI organized a special session dedicated to Cultural Heritage and entitled: “Nanomaterials and advanced solutions for the restoration of Cultural Heritage”. Coo-Chairs of the session were Isella Vicini, InnovaConcrete Dissemination Manager and founder of Cultural Heritage Cluster ECHOES, and Rodorico Giorgi, Professor at the University of Florence.

During the session, representatives from different European Cultural Heritage Projects funded in the Nanotechnologies field had the possibilities to talk about their research activities.

This was the agenda of the day:

  • David CHELAZZI | CSGI & University of Florence

An overview of Nanorestart Project: A new paradigm for the conservation of modern/contemporary art.

  • María J. MOSQUERA | University of Cádiz, Spain

An Overview of InnovaConcrete Project.

  • Maria Beatrice Coltelli | INSTM

Innovative materials for the conservation of stones in historical architecture: the experience of the Nano-Cathedral consortium.

  • Paola DE POLO | Fratelli Alinari IDEA Spa

Innovative packaging solutions for storage and conservation of 20th century cultural heritage of artefacts based on cellulose derivative: the Nemosine Project.

  • Isella VICINI | Warrant Group S.r.l.

Concluding remarks from the chairs: the Echoes cluster on Cultural Heritage conservation.