1st Conference on Green Chemistry and Sustainable Coatings

ECOFUNCO is a European research project developing new bio-based coatings for plastic and cellulose substrates. For the project's closing event, the ECOFUNCO consortium is organising the 1st Conference on Green Chemistry and Sustainable Coatings. The conference will take place on 17 and 18 June 2022 in Pisa, Italy, and will be streamed online. As it will be a hybrid event, you can register for the in-person conference in Pisa and for online streaming.


  1. Materials from renewable resources
  2. Sustainable coatings
  3. Biodegradability/recyclability/sustainability
  4. Packaging with enhanced barriers/active packaging
  5. Healthcare and cosmetics applications/electrospinning

Conference Chair

  • Patrizia Cinelli


  • Andreas Staebler
  • Maria Beatrice Coltelli
  • Serena Danti

Scientific committee

  • Patrizia Cinelli, University of Pisa/INSTM, Italy
  • Andreas Staebler, Fraunhofer IVV, Germany
  • Maria Beatrice Coltelli, University of Pisa, Italy
  • Serena Danti, University of Pisa, Italy
  • Maria Cristina Righetti, CNR-IPCF, Italy
  • Maria del Carmen Garrigós, University of Alicante, Spain
  • Alfonso Jiménez, University of Alicante, Spain
  • Ipsita Roy, University of Sheffield, United Kingdom
  • Ramona Hornberger, Fraunhofer IVV, Germany
  • Paula Goderbauer, Fraunhofer IVV, Germany
  • Serena Chierici, SSICA, Italy
  • Simone Giangrandi, Lucense, Italy
  • Andrea Lazzeri, University of Pisa, Italy

Key note speakers

  • María José López, University of Almería, Spain
  • Vera Álvarez, Intema-Conicet, Argentina
  • Francisco Javier Vilaplana, KTH, Sweden
  • El Refaie Kenawy, University of Tanta, Egypt