Oral Presentations

The oral sessions will take place on June 20th and 21st. The oral presentations will include keynotes, invited lectures and short oral presentations. Their durations will be as follows:

  • Keynotes will last 40 minutes.

  • Invited lectures, will last 20 minutes.

  • Oral communications will last 15 minutes.

The first day of the congress, June 19th, will be entirely dedicated to a virtual poster session. The poster sessions will consist of short oral presentations by poster presenters with public discussion.

The program of the poster session can be downloaded from the dedicated the web page

The poster communications will be exhibited at the congress venue, the Auditorium of the University of Milan, for the entire duration of the congress.

Keynote Speakers

Dimitrios Bikiaris

Dimitrios Bikiaris

Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece

Microplastics in the environment: formation mechanism and their effect to living organisms

Colin Bonduelle

Colin Bonduelle

Université de Bordeaux / CNRS, France

Polypeptides from novel approaches to unconventional self-assembly

Luigi Cavallo

Luigi Cavallo

King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, SA & University of Salerno, Italy

The mechanics behind polymerizations for a greener sustainable future

José Covas

José Covas

University of Minho, Portugal

In-process characterization of complex polymer systems during melt compounding

Jacques Desbrieres

Jacques Desbrieres

University of Pau, France

Amphiphilic polysaccharides and stabilization of concentrated oil-in-water emulsions

Sabu Thomas

Sabu Thomas

Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, India

New opportunities in sustainable nano materials from agro waste

Henrik Thunman

Henrik Thunman

Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden

Possibilities to reach 100% circularity of plastics using thermo chemical conversion processes

Invited Speakers

Finizia Auriemma

Finizia Auriemma

University of Naples Federico II, Italy

Complexity in statistical multiblock copolymers: chain microstructure and beyond

Stéphan Bruzaud

Stéphan Bruzaud

Université Bretagne Sud, Lorien, France

Tailor-made biosynthesis of polyhydroxy- alkanoates: towards polymers with planned biodegradation

Carmine Capacchione

Carmine Capacchione

University of Salerno, Italy

New elastomeric materials from biomass: stereoregular polymerization of acyclic terpenes in the presence of titanium catalysts

Roberta Cavalli

Roberta Cavalli

University of Turin, Italy

Polysaccharide-shelled nanobubbles: impact of the polymer/lipid interface on structure and drug release behaviour

Francesco Cellesi

Francesco Cellesi

Polytechnic University of Milan, Italy

Polymer brushes and branches in nanosized delivery systems

Paweł Chmielarz

Paweł Chmielarz

Rzeszow University of Technology, Poland

Riboflavin-mediated reversible deactivation radical polymerization – outlook for eco-friendly synthesis of functional materials

Claudio De Rosa

Claudio De Rosa

University of Naples Federico II, Italy

Crystallization of polyolefins as a tool to reveal complex molecular structures

Maria Laura Di Lorenzo

Maria Laura Di Lorenzo

Italian National Research Council (CNR-IPCB), Italy

Mesophase-induced crystallization in poly(L-lactic acid)

Andrea Dorigato

Andrea Dorigato

University of Trento, Italy

Physical properties of novel furan-based polyester blends

Andrea Dorigato

Andrea Dorigato

University of Trento, Italy

Novel biobased poly(lactic acid)/poly(ethylene furanoate) blends for packaging applications

Ulrica Edlund

Ulrica Edlund

Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden

New polymer materials from algal biorefining

Paola Fabbri

Paola Fabbri

University of Bologna, Italy

The role of biotechnology in the transition from plastics to bioplastics

Céline Falentin-Daudre

Céline Falentin-Daudre

University of Sorbonne Paris North, France

Influence of bioactive polymers size grafting on the biological response

Stefania Federici

Stefania Federici

University of Brescia, Italy

Plastic pollution at the micro and nanoscale: “true-to-life” reference materials

Massimo Fresta

Massimo Fresta

University "Magna Graecia" of Catanzaro , Italy

Macromolecular smart decoration of colloidal carriers to manage the biological fate

Maurizio Galimberti

Maurizio Galimberti

Polytechnic University of Milan, Italy

From biosourced monomers to self assembly of graphene based catalysts

Francesca Greco

Francesca Greco

University of Reading, UK

Using polymer-drug conjugates to control drug localisation

Sophie Guillaume

Sophie Guillaume

CNRS - University of Rennes 1, France

Functional PHAs and (co)polymers therefrom by ring-opening polymerization

Mario Malinconico

Mario Malinconico

Italian National Research Council, Pozzuoli, Italy

The Network of Historic Cities against Plastic Waste (HISCAP)

Nicolò Mauro

Nicolò Mauro

University of Palermo, Italy

Carbon nanodots as advanced multifunctional nanoplatforms for theranostics

Nicolò Mauro

Nicolò Mauro

University of Palermo, Italy

Reactive melt-extrusion of polyesters as a facile way to obtain photo-stable fluorescent nanocomposites for 3D printing

João Miguel Nóbrega

João Miguel Nóbrega

University of Minho, Portugal

Computational rheology with OpenFOAM computational library

Elisa Passaglia

Elisa Passaglia

Italian National Research Council (CNR-ICCOM), Pisa, Italy

Polyphenols as antiviral agents onto NWF of face masks: a proof of concept

Andrij Pich

Andrij Pich

DWI-Leibniz-Institute, Germany

Multi-responsive nanogels for highly efficient treatment of tumors

Giuseppina Raffaini

Giuseppina Raffaini

Polytechnic University of Milan, Italy

Adsorption of chiral 5-Aza[5]helicenes on DNA: a molecular dynamics study

Giovanni Ricci

Giovanni Ricci

Italian National Reasearch Council. Milan, Italy

Stereoblock polybutadienes by means of switchable cobalt catalysts

Tobias Robert

Tobias Robert

Fraunhofer Institut WKI, Germany

Itaconic acid as renewable building block for UV-curing polymer resins

Anna Scomparin

Anna Scomparin

University of Milan, Italy

Alkylated β-cyclodextrin cationic polymers for miR-145 delivery: a novel tool for cystic fibrosis therapy

Andreia Sousa

Andreia Sousa

University of Aveiro, Campus de Santiago, Portugal

In the pathway to sustainable (furanic) polymers!

Nicola Tirelli

Nicola Tirelli

Italian Institute of Technology, Genoa, Italy

Protein conjugation with ROS-scavenging polymers

Malte Winnacker

Malte Winnacker

Technical University of Munich, Germany

Terpene-based biopolymers as novel functional biomaterials

Speakers

Monica Argenziano

Monica Argenziano

University of Turin, Italy

Composite topical films to enhance the antibiotic activity of colistin for skin infections

Alessandra Maria Bossi

Alessandra Maria Bossi

University of Verona, Italy

Soft molecularly imprinted nanogels to selectively recognize proteins

Alessandra Maria Bossi

Alessandra Maria Bossi

University of Verona, Italy

From the natural polymer silk fibroin to the production of biocompatible molecularly imprinted nanoparticles: synthesis and properties of bioMIPs

Marco Coletti

Marco Coletti

TA Instruments, Italy

Hyphenated dielectric and rheology technique to study epoxy curing process

Marco Coletti

Marco Coletti

TA Instruments, Italy

Comparison of the thermal behavior of different types of recycled PET for advanced honeycomb structures

Salvatore Emanuele Drago

Salvatore Emanuele Drago

University of Palermo, Italy

TAT decorated polyplexes for siRNA inhalation delivery in anti-asthma therapy

Stefano Elli

Stefano Elli

IRCB "G. Ronzoni", Milan, Italy

Structural biology characterization of the SARS-Cov-2 RNA polymerase: evidence of inhibition of the RNA elongation mechanism

Monika Flejszar

Monika Flejszar

Rzeszow University of Technology, Poland

Dually-controlled ATRP of pH-sensitive PDMAEMA brushes inspired by sustainable chemistry

Claudia Forte

Claudia Forte

Italian National Research Council, Pisa, Italy

The thermal-oxidative behavior of cotton coated with an intumescent flame retardant polyamidoamine containing glycine: a multi-technique study

Agnese Gagliardi

Agnese Gagliardi

University of Catanzaro “Magna Græcia”, Italy

Entrapment of labile and photosensitive compounds within zein nanosystems

Sergio Granados-Focil

Sergio Granados-Focil

Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Worcester, USA

Thermochromic phase changing materials coatings for building temperature regulation: experimental and numerical study

Nermin Seda Kehr

Nermin Seda Kehr

Independent Researcher, Germany

3D Printing of nanocomposite hydrogels/polymers for local drug delivery applications

Filippo Maggi

Filippo Maggi

University of Milan, Italy

Polyamidoamine-based composite hydrogels for tissue engineering application

Marino Malavolti

Marino Malavolti

Vinavil SpA, Italy

Vinavil 03V and its 50-years long history

Marco Aldo Ortenzi

Marco Aldo Ortenzi

University of Milan, Italy

1,3-Dioxolan-4-ones (DOXs) as functional lactide-equivalent comonomers in polylactic acid bulk polymerization

Valerio Pasini

Valerio Pasini

Thermo Fisher Scientific Spa, Italy

Microplastics in Earth. Technical aspects of the spectroscopy approach

Valerio Pasini

Valerio Pasini

Thermo Fisher Scientific Spa, Italy

Sub-micron layers in polymer laminates analysis with confocal Raman microscopy

Giuseppina Raffaini

Giuseppina Raffaini

Polytechnic University of Milan, Italy

Molecular modeling of albumin adsorption on TiO2 anatase 3D-nanocrystal: role of surface chemistry, crystal structure, size and topography

Daniele Rigotti

Daniele Rigotti

University of Trento, Italy

Development of recycling treatments for polymeric waste: solutions for a circular economy

Laura Riva

Laura Riva

Polytechnic University of Milan, Italy

Cellulose nanofibers as additives for sustainable buildings: analysis on raw earths

Orlando Santoro

Orlando Santoro

University of Insubria, Italy

Biodegradable polylactones by Ti-catalyzed Ring Opening Polymerization (ROP) of cyclic esters

Michelina Soccio

Michelina Soccio

University of Bologna, Italy

High-performance, compostable and flexible films of poly(octylene 2,5-furanoate) containing PEG-like moieties for food packaging

Andrea Tagliabue

Andrea Tagliabue

University of Insubria, Italy

A panoramic virtual tour in the world of knotted polyelectrolytes

Mattia Tiboni

Mattia Tiboni

University of Urbino Carlo Bo, Italy

A polypropylene-based 3D printed microfluidic device to advance the manufacturing of polymeric nanoparticles

Paola Varvarà

Paola Varvarà

University of Palermo, Italy

A self-tracking nanocomposite as photo-active material with broad-spectrum antibiofilm activity

Izabela Zaborniak

Izabela Zaborniak

Rzeszow University of Technology, Poland

Naturally-derived compounds: how nature can improve ATRP techniques?

Federica Zaccheria

Federica Zaccheria

Italian National Research Council (CNR-SCITEC), Milan, Italy

Styrene-free thermosetting resins from vegetable oils

Poster Presenters

Rony Aad

Rony Aad

University of Milan, Italy

Use of calcium chloride to enhance the efficacy of polyamidoamines as flame-retardants for cotton

Nina Maria Ainali

Nina Maria Ainali

Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece

Investigation of recycled HDPE as a sustainable component for eco-friendly wood/plastic composite products

Nicola Ambrosio

Nicola Ambrosio

University “Magna Græcia” of Catanzaro, Italy

Strategies of stabilization of zein nanoparticles containing doxorubicin hydrochloride

Irfan Ansari

Irfan Ansari

University of Turin, Italy

Developing albumin nanoparticle-thermoresponsive hydrogel composite for the ocular delivery of dexamethasone

Shoeb Ansari

Shoeb Ansari

University of Turin, Italy

Metal chelator polymeric nanocarriers: A new therapeutic approach in neurological disorder associated with trace metal imbalance

Aleena Theres Arakkal Thankachan

Aleena Theres Arakkal Thankachan

Mahatma Gandhi University, India

Polymers in high efficiency solar cells

Matteo Arioli

Matteo Arioli

Polytechnic University of Catalonia, Spain

Synthesis and characterization of novel even-odd and odd-even polyamides

Matteo Arioli

Matteo Arioli

Polytechnic University of Catalonia, Spain

Exploring spherulitic morphologies of Nylon 7,10 via different microscopic techniques

Francisco J. Arraez Hernandez

Francisco J. Arraez Hernandez

University of Ghent, Belgium

Novel mechanistic insights for surface-initiated reversible deactivation radical polymerization

Marie-Odile Augé

Marie-Odile Augé

University of Lille, France

Flame retardation of PLA via reactive extrusion

Emanuele Barabani

Emanuele Barabani

University of Milan, Italy

Polyamidoamine/silk composite hydrogel membranes for absorbing Cr(VI) from polluted water

Giuseppe Barberi

Giuseppe Barberi

University of Palermo, Italy

Production and characterization of injectable hydrogels based on a cathecol derivative of gellan gum for controlled release of antibiotic

Alessandro Beduini

Alessandro Beduini

University of Milan, Italy

Polyamidoamines derived from natural amino acids as effective, surface-confined flame retardants of cotton

Alessandro Beduini

Alessandro Beduini

University of Milan, Italy

Durable, washing resistant flame-retardant finishing for cotton fabrics by covalent grafting of α-amino acid-derived polyamidoamines

Perla Ben Ghouzi

Perla Ben Ghouzi

Sorbonne University, Paris, France

Nano isothermal titration calorimetry used for the characterization of molecularly imprinted polymers

Andrea Bergomi

Andrea Bergomi

University of Milan, Italy

Application of a polymer-based photocatalytic coating for the protection of Carrara marble: an exposure study

Enrico Bianchi

Enrico Bianchi

University of Bologna, Italy

Novel biobased block and random polyesters from 2,4-furandicarboxylic acid, succinic acid and trimethylene glycol with exceptional gas barrier and mechanical properties for sustainable food packaging applications

Edoardo Bondi

Edoardo Bondi

University of Bologna, Italy

Ad hoc design of cyclohexane-based random copolyesters for vascular repair

Marta Cabibbo

Marta Cabibbo

University of Palermo, Italy

Production of lipid-polymer hybrid nanoparticles (LPHNPs) for targeted delivery of Roflumilast to lung macrophages

Evi Christodoulou

Evi Christodoulou

Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece

Branched poly(ε-caprolactone)-based copolyesters of different architectures and their use in preparation of paclitaxel nano-delivery systems

Roberta Cillari

Roberta Cillari

University of Palermo, Italy

β-Cyclodextrin functionalized carbon nanodots for light-triggered chemo-photothermal cancer therapy

Carolina Cionti

Carolina Cionti

University of Milan, Italy

Polyaniline-oxide nanocomposites for environmental remediation: the role of the nature of the photocatalyst

Francesco Conte

Francesco Conte

University of Milan, Italy

Kinetic modelling of the biodegradation of polymeric materials

Giulia Coradello

Giulia Coradello

Italian Institute of Technology, Genoa, Italy

Colloidal systems of sulfur(II)-based copolymers for anti-inflammatory therapies

Lavinia Rita Doveri

Lavinia Rita Doveri

University of Pavia, Italy

Optimization of ultra-thin layer of PDMS to stabilize Prussian Blue nanomaterial for neural cell photothermal stimulation

Ermelinda Falletta

Ermelinda Falletta

University of Milan, Italy

Giuseppe Femina

Giuseppe Femina

University of Naples "Federico II", Italy

Relationships between network structure, strain-induced crystallization and mechanical properties of hydrogenated nitrile butadiene rubbers

Federica Ferruti

Federica Ferruti

University of Milan-Bicocca, Italy

Stimuli-responsive lignin nanoparticles: synthesis, enzymatic reinforcement, and characterization

Federica Ferruti

Federica Ferruti

University of Milan-Bicocca, Italy

Refined and selectively functionalised lignin nanoparticles

Francesco Galvagnini

Francesco Galvagnini

University of Trento, Italy

Thermal-mechanical investigation of Epoxy/HGM syntactic foams incorporating encapsulated phase change materials

Elena Giuliano

Elena Giuliano

University of Catanzaro “Magna Græcia”, Italy

Poloxamine 908-basedinjectable hydrogelsas potential delivery systems for hydrophilic molecules and proteins

Rafał Januszewski

Rafał Januszewski

Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznan, Poland

Synthesis of novel functional polyolefins

Seiko Jose

Seiko Jose

Mahatma Gandhi University, India

Assimilating of carbon particles from vehicle discharge using coarse wool

Anjumol Kidangayil Sali

Anjumol Kidangayil Sali

Mahatma Gandhi University, India

Aloe vera incorporated chitosan /nano cellulose hybrid nanocomposites as potential edible coating material

Aswathi Krishna

Aswathi Krishna

Mahatma Gandhi University, India

Synthesis and characterization of functionalized tween polymer

Andrea La Gala

Andrea La Gala

University of Ghent, Belgium

Extrusion-based additive manufacturing of ABS: from theory to experimental validation

Prescillia Marie Lagarrigue

Prescillia Marie Lagarrigue

Polytechnic University of Milan, Italy

Nanocarriers for personalized medicine: from functionalized amphiphilic copolymers to well defined polymeric nanoparticles for targeted delivery

Mylan Lam

Mylan Lam

University of Sorbonne Paris North, France

Bioactive polymer grafting impacts on silicone breast implants’ mechanical properties and cell responses

Angelika Macior

Angelika Macior

Rzeszow University of Technology, Poland

Wood-polymer composites with hydrophobic properties

Lorenza Maddalena

Lorenza Maddalena

Polytechnic University of Turin, Italy

Fundamental aspects and gas-barrier applications of polyelectrolytes-assisted dispersion of reduced graphite oxide nanoplates

Haroon Mahmood

Haroon Mahmood

University of Trento, Italy

Evaluation of the role of end-of-life polyvinyl chloride foams on the thermomechanical properties of ethylene‐propylene diene monomers rubber

Elisa Manzini

Elisa Manzini

University of Milan-Biocca, Italy

Multiphase rubber systems: the study of nanoparticles effect

Claudio Marchesi

Claudio Marchesi

University of Brescia, Italy

Handled NIR spectrometer and multivariate modelling for microplastic quantification

Massimo Marcioni

Massimo Marcioni

Polytechnic University of Turin, Italy

Multilayer coating of cellulose fibers for biopolymers composites

Massimo Marcioni

Massimo Marcioni

Polytechnic University of Turin, Italy

Lightweight flame-retardant foams from layer-by-layer coated cellulose fibers

Sneha Sabu Mathew

Sneha Sabu Mathew

Mahatma Gandhi University, India

A facile and frugal method of starch-gum based edible coating on fresh produce

Filippo Moncalvo

Filippo Moncalvo

Polytechnic University of Milan, Italy

An ATRP “grafting from” approach to control the molecular architecture of protein-polymer conjugates

Zunaira Munir

Zunaira Munir

University of Turin, Italy

Green and sustainable antibacterial chitosan/curcumin nanoformulations for food preservation

Thomas Nazé

Thomas Nazé

University of Lille, France

Reaction to fire of additive manufacturing: is design impacting?

Fatemeh Niknam

Fatemeh Niknam

University of Salerno, Italy

Copolymerization of CO2 with Epoxides by [OSSO]-type Cr(III) Catalysts

Aurélia Pagani

Aurélia Pagani

Sorbonne University, Paris, France

Epitope molecularly imprinted polymers for breast cancer stem cell therapy

Elisa Passaglia

Elisa Passaglia

Italian National Research Council (CNR-ICCOM), Pisa, Italy

Plasma-activated immobilization of polyphenols onto NWF of face mask

Daniele Rigotti

Daniele Rigotti

University of Trento, Italy

Development of a closed loop recycling process of rubber for automotive components

Lucia Rubino

Lucia Rubino

Polytechnic University of Milan, Italy

Cyclic carbamates from (R)-(+)-limonene as monomers for isocyanate-free polyurethanes

Adithyam Sam

Adithyam Sam

Mahatma Gandhi University, India

Nanoscale hybrid filler reinforced polymer composites

Guadalupe Sanchez-Olivares

Guadalupe Sanchez-Olivares

CIATEC A.C., Mexico

Leather industrial waste as synergistic fire retardant in EVA composites

Chiara Scanferla

Chiara Scanferla

University of Insubria, Italy

Synthesis and characterization of nanosystems based on magnetic nanoparticles and thermo/pH sensitive copolymers by ARGET-ATRP for application in drug delivery

Selena Silvano

Selena Silvano

Italian National Research Council (CNR-SCITEC), Milano, Italy

Sulfur-Dipentene polysulfides: from industrial waste to sustainable, low-cost materials

Laura Simonini

Laura Simonini

University of Trento, Italy

Investigation of the interfacial self-healing properties of polycaprolactone coated glass fibers/epoxy microcomposites

Alessandro Sorze

Alessandro Sorze

University of Trento, Italy

Novel xanthan-based hydrogels composites to promote plant growth and forest protection

Francesca Stella

Francesca Stella

University of Camerino, Italy

Heterogeneous catalyzed synthesis of bio-based poly(urethane-acrylate)

Edoardo Testa

Edoardo Testa

Polytechnic University of Milan, Italy

Polypeptides from Hermetia illucens: a bio-source for innovative materials in the framework of a circular economy model

Milanta Tom

Milanta Tom

Mahatma Gandhi University, Kerala, India

Effect of geometry of nanocellulose in reinforcing natural rubber for functional nanocomposites

Sofia Treccani

Sofia Treccani

University of Milan, Italy

β-Cyclodextrin α,ω-end-functionalized oligomeric polyamidoamines as water soluble curcumin carriers

Gaia Urciuoli

Gaia Urciuoli

University of Naples "Federico II", Italy

Tailoring the segregation strength and the mechanical properties in statistical ethylene/1-octene multiblock copolymers by chain shuttling polymerization

Mara Andrea Utzeri

Mara Andrea Utzeri

University of Palermo, Italy

Hyaluronic acid coating of hydrophobic carbon nanodots as NIR-responsive hybrid nanosystems for image guided chemo-photothermal therapy of cancer 

Stefano Vaghi

Stefano Vaghi

University of Insubria, Italy

On MMA-DMAEMA copolymerization catalyzed by Cu(I) complexes

Francesco Valentini

Francesco Valentini

University of Trento, Italy

Production and characterization of EPDM foams with paraffin for thermal management applications

Aniello Vittore

Aniello Vittore

University of Insubria, Italy

ARGET-ATRP polymerization of eugenol derivatives as promising macroinitiator for block copolymers from renewable sources

Silvia Voci

Silvia Voci

University “Magna Græcia” of Catanzaro, Italy

Brij O2-stabilized gliadin-based nanoparticles: physico-chemical properties and in vitro cytotoxicity

Silvia Voci

Silvia Voci

University “Magna Græcia” of Catanzaro, Italy

Gliadin nanoparticles as potential carriers for ascorbic acid: characterization, stability and in vitro antioxidant activity

Fei Xiao

Fei Xiao

University of Lille, France

Intumescent polybutylene succinate: Synergism between ethylenediamine phosphate and synergists

Alexandra Zamboulis

Alexandra Zamboulis

Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece

Poly(lactic acid)/poly(ethylene adipate) copolymers for paclitaxel controlled delivery

Jelena Zarupski

Jelena Zarupski

University of Turin, Italy

Correlating active site properties and kinetics in SiO2-supported metallocene catalysts for ethylene polymerization

Elnaz Zeinali

Elnaz Zeinali

University of Ghent, Belgium

Prediction of partitioning and compartmentalization effects in SG1-mediated miniemulsion polymerization of n-butyl acrylate

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