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2015-2018 - Cleaning of modern oil paint (CMOP) Web - Heritage Plus Joint Call Web



PRA 2016 - Analytical chemistry applications for deepening the knowledge
of materials and techniques in modern and contemporary art” (University of Pisa
grant PRA_2016_13)



2017-2019 - Saving Oseberg Phase II - From Lab to Pilot, funded by the Norwegian State and the University of Oslo (WebSite)



2014-2016 - ArCo Project: Ageing Study of Treated Composite Archaeological Waterlogged Artifacts, fundes as: JPI - JHEP JOINT PILOT TRANSNATIONAL CALL for Joint Research Projects on Cultural Heritage.
Local coordinator (the Heritage Portal’s Facebook and Twitter accounts:



2013-2015 - Saving Oseberg Project funded by the Norwegian State and the University of Oslo (link:



2013-2016 - Futurahma: Tecniche pittoriche, critica delle varianti e problemi conservativi. Dal Futurismo al ritorno al classico (1910-1922) – Futuro in Ricerca 2012



2013-2015 - National project “PRIN 2010-2011”: Sustainability in cultural heritage: from diagnosis to the development of innovative systems for consolidation, cleaning and protection” granted by MIUR  (WebSite)



2011-2013 - Progetto PAR FAS Regione Toscana “COPAC: Conservazione Preventiva dell’Arte Contemporanea”

granted by Regione Toscana P.A.R. FAS 2007-2013  Action 1.1.a.3



2011-2013 - 2011-2013 The Herculaneum Conservation Project "Telephus Roof Project". La Diagnostica dei materiali organici e la modalità di conservazione dei reperti in legno relative ai ritrovamenti della antica spiaggia di Ercolano.granted by Packard Humanities Institute and British School at Rome in collaboration with Soprintendenza speciale per i Beni Archeologici di Napoli e Pompei.  



2011-2013 - Progetto PAR FAS “VAT (La vita breve del tannino)”,

granted by Regione Toscana P.A.R. FAS 2007-2013 Action 1.1.a.3



2010-2013 European project Collaborative Project ENV.2010.3.2.1-1 Non-destructive diagnosis technologies for the safe conservation of movable cultural assets: “ MEMORI- Measurement, Effect Assessment and Mitigation of Pollutant Impact on Movable Cultural Assets – Innovative Research for Market Transfer”.

granted by EC 7th framework programme.



2010-2012 - Marie Curie Action, Intra Euroepean Fellowships (IEF) “Saccharide materials in paint systems: nature, occurrence and physicochemical evolution”

granted by EC 7th framework programme.



2010-2011- National project “PRIN 2008”- "Proteomic and immunochemical protocols to study proteins in oxalate patinas and painted objects".

granted by MIUR, Cofin2009



2009-2011: COST Action IE0601 WoodCultHer :Wood Science for Conservation of Cultural Heritage



2009 – 2011 – Progetto POR CREO ALMA : Analisi Laser di Metalli Preziosi e Ambre”.

 granted by Regione Toscana POR CREO FESR 2007-2013 Action 1.5.



2009-2010National project "Prin07 - Colors and balms in antiquity: from the chemical study to the knowledge of technologies in cosmetics, painting and medicine."

granted by MIUR, Cofin2008 - Web Site



2006-2008 - Joint Italian-Greek Programme for the scientific and technological co-operation A deep inspection of the binding media of post-Byzantine icons: staining and chromotographic techniques for the identification of degradation products.



2007-2009 - Specific targeted research project PROPAINT Improved protection of paintings during exhibition, storage and transit
granted by EC 6th framework programme.



2004-2008 - National project Synthesis and characterisation of new materials for the conservation of waterlogged wood, coordinated by Archaeological Superintendence of Tuscany, Florence.



2006-2007 - National project “The sustainable consolidation of waterlogged wood: new approaches of impregnation and polymerization with a low environmental impact”.

granted by MIUR, Cofin2005.



2004-2007 - EU Cost Action E41 Analytical tools with applications for wood and pulping chemistry, Workgroup 3 Characterisation of extractives.



2003-2006 - International Project Organic Materials in Wall Paintings, coordinated by Getty Conservation Institute (LA, USA).



2004-2005 - National project “A study on the chemical transformation of natural and synthetic polymers in the conservation of wooden objects”.
granted by MIUR, Cofin2003



2002 - European Network “The Ancient Ships of Pisa: a European Laboratory for Research and Preservation”
granted by EC, Culture 2000.



1999 - European Network for the Promotion and Development of Diagnostic Techniques and Technologies for the Study, Research and Conservation of Icons,
granted by EC DG X/C/4.



1998-2002 - CNR (Italian Research Council) Targeted Program Cultural Heritage, Theme: Innovative diagnostic methods for the conservation of mobile artefacts,
Sub-project: Diagnosis of conservation and intervention methodologies.