Funded projects

Ca' Foscari University has achieved a number of important successes in winning major awards from a range of funding agencies, also establishing and consolidating significant international partnerships. Here we present our funded projects since 2007. 

Please contact the International Research office for further details and support to apply for international calls.

Horizon 2020

European Research Council (ERC)

ERC Starting Grant

icoENERGYA - ENERGY for Adaptation
Enrica De Cian, Department of Economics
81 K
icoFLOS - Florilegia Syriaca
Emiliano Fiori, Department of Asian and North African Studies
91 K
icoDiGe - Ethnobotany of divided generations in the context of centralization
Renata Sõukand, Department of Environmental Sciences, Informatics and Statistics
167 K
icoBIFLOW - Bilingualism in Florentine and Tuscan Works (ca. 1260 - ca. 1416)
Antonio Montefusco, Department of Humanities
98 K
icoDomEQUAL - A Global Approach to Paid Domestic Work and Social Inequalities
Sabrina Marchetti, Department of Philosophy and Cultural Heritage
97 K

ERC Consolidator Grant

icoEarlyModernCosmology: Institutions and Metaphysics of Cosmology in the Epistemic Networks of 17th-Century Europe
Pietro Daniel Omodeo, Department of Philosophy and Cultural Heritage
91 K

ERC Advanced Grant

icoK4U - Knowledge For Use: Making the Most of Social Science to Build Better Policies
Eleonora Montuschi (Partner), Department of Philosophy and Cultural Heritage
141 K

Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA)

MSCA ITN: Innovative Training Networks

icoExSIDE - Expectations and Social Influence Dynamics in Economics
Paolo Pellizzari, Department of Economics
99 K

MSCA RISE: Research and Innovation Staff Exchange

icoMASTER - Multiple ASpects TrajEctoRy Mangement and Analysis
Alessandra Raffaetà, Department of Environmental Sciences, Informatics and Statistics
90 K
icoMAKERS - Smart Manufacturing for EU Growth and Prosperity
Mario Volpe, Department of Economics
124 K

MSCA GF: Global Fellowship

icoATRA - Atlas of Renaissance Antiquarianism
Riccardo Drusi (Fellow: Damiano Acciarino), Department of Humanities
107 K
icoGYSIART - A cultural history of comparative art practices and receptions in Cold War Europe (1945-1991)
Silvia Burini (Fellow:Matteo Bertelè), Department of Philosophy and Cultural Heritage
106 K
icoNPA - Neurodidactics of Performing Arts: The Impact of Drama Teaching on Second Language Acquisition
Paolo Puppa (Fellow: Maria Simona Morosin), Department of Philosophy and Cultural Heritage
270 K
icoChinese Labour- Shifting Dynamics of Chinese Labour in a Global Perspective
Renzo Cavalieri (Fellow: Ivan Franceschini), Department of Asian and North African Studies
270 K
icoCAT-CAM - The Catholic Charismatic Renewal (CCR): an Historical Analysis Between US and Europe
Giovanni Vian (Fellow: Valentina Ciciliot), Department of Humanities
113 K

MSCA EF: European Fellowship

icoMYRiCE - The church of the Holy Apostles at Constantinople: the MYth and its Reception across the Centuries
Antonio Rigo (Fellow: Beatrice Daskas), Department of Humanities
91 K
icoRASCIO - Reader, Author, Scholar in a Context of Information Overflow. How to master and manage knowledge when there is too much to know?
Antonella Ghersetti (Fellow: Elise Franssen), Department of Asian and North African Studies
119 K
icoSPERONI- Sperone Speroni (1500-1588) and the Rebirth of Sophistry in the Italian Renaissance
Marco Sgarbi (Fellow: Teodoro Katinis), Department of Philosophy and Cultural Heritage
271 K
icoITNUN - Family, Power, Memory: Female Monasticism in Italy from 700 to 1100
Stefano Gasparri (Fellow: Veronica West-Harling), Department of Humanities
269 K
icoVEIL - Visualizing Engineered Landscapes: an archeological approach to unlock environmental resilience and sustainability in antiquity
Andrea Torsello (Fellow: Arianna Traviglia), Department of Environmental Sciences, Informatics and Statistics
268 K
icoNanoERA - Nanomaterials Ecological Risk Assessment: A study of the long-term effects and risks of nano scale Iron Oxide used in plastic composites in the acquatic environment
Antonio Marcomini (Fellow: Chengfang Pang), Department of Environmental Sciences, Informatics and Statistics
269 K
icoGoldOpera: Multidisciplinary, Comparative Studies, History of Theatre and Opera, Relationship of Music and Text
Pier Mario Vescovo, (Fellow: Pervinca Rista), Department of Philosophy and Cultural Heritage
128 K
icoASAGIP – Ancient scholarship on archaic Greek iambic poetry
Ettore Cingano (Fellow: Enrico Emanuele Prodi), Department of Humanities
129 K
icoCOMPUS – Civic community and public space in the ancient Near East. The case of Hittite Anatolia at the end of the Late Bronze Age (14th-13th centuries BCE)
Lucio Milano (Fellow: Alessandra Gilibert), Department of Humanities
130 K
icoTASTGCEP - Thomas Aquinas’ Summa Theologiae Ia IIae translated by Demetrius Cydones and Bessarion’s incomplete Compendium of the translation – A Critical Editio Princeps
Antonio Rigo (Fellow: Panagiotis Ch. Athanasopoulos), Department of Humanities
130 K
icoCLARITY - Uncovering information in fluctuating CLimate systems: An oppoRtunity for solving climate modeling nodes and assIst local communiTY adaptation measures
Angelo Rubino (Fellow: Suzana Blesic), Department of Environmental Sciences, Informatics and Statistics
95 K
icoSCouT - Sparse Composite Likelihood Inference in Count Time Series
Cristiano Varin (Fellow: Xanthi Pedeli), Department of Environmental Sciences, Informatics and Statistics
127 K

Future and Emerging Technologies (FET) - Fet Proactive

icoODYCCEUS - Opinion Dynamics and Cultural Conflict in European Spaces
Massimo Warglien (Marco Licalzi, Simon Levis Sullam), Department of Management, Departmen of Humanities
102 K

European Research Infrastructures, including e-Infrastructures

Industrial Leadership

Information and Communication Technologies (ICT)

icoFamilies Share - Socializing and sharing time for work/ life balance through digital and social innovation
Agostino Cortesi, Environmental Sciences, Informatics and Statistics
104 K

Nanotechnologies, Advanced Materials, Advanced Manufacturing and Processing, and Biotechnology (NMPB)

icoBIORIMA - BIOmaterial Risk Management
Antonio Marcomini, Department of Environmental Sciences, Informatics and Statistics
493 K
icoCalibrate - Performance testing, calibration and implementation of a next generation system-of-systems Risk Governance Framework for nanomaterials
Antonio Marcomini, Department of Environmental Sciences, Informatics and Statistics
110 K
icoNANORESTART -NANOmaterials for the REStoration of works of ART
Antonio Marcomini, Department of Environmental Sciences, Informatics and Statistics
285 K
icoNANOFASE - Nanomaterial Fate and Speciation in the Environment
Antonio Marcomini, Department of Environmental Sciences, Informatics and Statistics
108 K

Cross-cutting activities: Industry 2020 in the Circular Economy

icoRES URBIS - REsources from URban BIo-waSte
Paolo Pavan, Department of Environmental Sciences, Informatics and Statistics
244 K

Societal Challenges

Societal Challenge 2 - Food Security, Sustainable Agriculture and Forestry, Marine, Maritime and Inland Water Research and the Bioeconomy

icoClimeFish – Co-creating a Decision Support Framework to ensure sustainable fish production in Europe under climate change
Fabio Pranovi, Department of Environmental Sciences, Informatics and Statistics
106 K

Societal Challenge 3 - Secure, Clean and Efficient Energy

icoEeMAP - Energy efficient Mortgages Action Plan
Monica Billio, Department of Economics
101 K

Societal Challenge 5 - Climate action, environment, resource efficiency and raw materials

icoGreen-WIN - Green growth and win-win strategies for sustanaible climate action
Irene Poli, European Center for Living Technology
239 K

Societal Challenge 6 - Europe in a changing world - Inclusive, innovative and reflective societies

icoSIGN-HUB - The Sign Hub: preserving, researching and fostering the linguistic, historical and cultural heritage of European Deaf signing communities with an integral resource
Chiara Branchini, Department of Linguistics and Comparative Cultural Studies
100 K

Transversal Programmes - Science with and for Society

icoEQUAL-IST - Gender Equality Plans for Information Sciences and Technology Research Institutions
Agostino Cortesi, Environmental Sciences, Informatics and Statistics
104 K

7th Framework Programme 2007-2013

Ideas - ERC

ERC Advanced Grant

icoEARLYhumanIMPACT - How long have human activities been affecting the climate system?
Carlo Barbante, Department of Environmental Sciences, Informatics and Statistics
126 K

ERC Starting Grant

icoARISTOTLE: Aristotle in the Italian Vernacular: Rethinking Renaissance and Early-Modern Intellectual History (c. 1400–c. 1650)
Marco Sgarbi, Department of Philosophy and Cultural Heritage
344 K

People - Marie Curie

Marie Curie International Outgoing Fellowships

icoVoices of Venice. Anthro-Ecological Perspective on the Making of Medieval Europe
Elisabetta Zendri (Fellow: Diego Calaon), Department of Environmental Sciences, Informatics and Statistics
158 K
icoARCHFACT - Building an archive of conflicting memories: A history of Carlos Casado's tannin factory in Paraguay (1889-2001)
Alessandro Casellato (Fellow: Valentina Bonifacio), Department of Humanities
160 K
icoBir Al-Nas: Bottom-up integrated approach for suistainable groundwater management in rural areas
Salvatore Daniele (Fellow: Viviana Re), Molecular Sciences and Nanosystems
84 K

Marie Curie Intra-European Fellowships

icoNEXSUS - Network-based Expert-Stakeholder Framework for Sustainable Remediation
Andrea Critto (Fellow: Filip Alexandrescu), Department of Environmental Sciences, Informatics and Statistics
104 K
icoFAIDA - Feud and blood feud between customary law and legal process in medieval and early modern Europe. The case of the Upper-Adriatic area
Claudio Povolo (Fellow: Darko Darovec), Department of Humanities
105 K

Marie Curie International Incoming Fellowships

icoBETWATE - Beyond "the West" and "the East": Occidentalism, Orientalism, and Self-Orientalism in Italy-Japan Relations
Massimo Raveri (Fellow: Toshio Miyake), Asian and North African Studies
126 K

Marie Curie - IRSES: International Research Staff Exchange Scheme

icoECONANOSORB - Ecological application of nanosorbents on the base of natural and synthetic ionites and carbons
Antonio Marcomini, Department of Environmental Sciences, Informatics and Statistics
104 K
icoEPSEI - Evaluating Policies for Sustainable Energy Investments: towards an integrated approach on national and international stage
Antonio Marcomini, Department of Environmental Sciences, Informatics and Statistics
152 K
icoSEEK - Semantic Enrichment of Trajectory Knowledge Discovery Process
Alessandra Raffaetà - Department of Environmental Sciences, Informatics and Statistics
107 K
icoGLOCOM - Global Partners in Contaminated Land Management
Antonio Marcomini, Department of Environmental Sciences, Informatics and Statistics
122 K

MSCA - European researchers' Night

icoNEAR - North EAst Researchers’ Night
Research Area
219 K
icoVenetonight 2012
Research Area
106 K
icoVenight 2
Research Area
105 K
icoVenigh
Research Area
122 K

Capacities

Infrastructures

icoDASISH - Data Service Infrastructure for the Social Sciences and Humanities
Agar Brugiavini, Department of Economics
109 K
icoSHAREM4 - Multinational Advancement of Research Infrastructures on Ageing
Agar Brugiavini, Department of Economics
126 K
icoSHARE-LEAP - Longitudinal Enhamcement and Access Improvement of the SHARE infrastructure
Agar Brugiavini, Department of Economics
101 K
icoHARE-PREP - Survey of health ageing and retirement in Europe
Agar Brugiavini, Department of Economics
101 K

Research for SMEs

icoDUALPRO - Dual electric-acoustic speech processor with linguistic assessment tools for deaf individuals with residual low frequency hearing
Anna Cardinaletti, Department of Linguistics and Comparative Cultural Studies
102 K

Cooperation

Socio-economic Sciences and Humanities (SSH)

icoRICHES: Renewal, Innovation and Change: Heritage and European Society
Fabrizio Panozzo, Department of Management
221 K
icoSYRTO - SYstemic Risk TOmography: Signals, Measurements, Transmission Channels, and Policy Interventions
Monica Billio, Department of Economics
17.9 K
icoCITISPYCE - Combating Inequalities through Innovative Social Practices
Fabio Perocco, Department of Philosophy and Cultural Heritage
58 K

Food, Agricolture and Fisheries, Biotechnology

icoFORCE - Fisheries and aquacolture-oriented research capacity in Egypt
Fabio Pranovi, Department of Environmental Sciences, Informatics and Statistics
105 K
icoEUROSHELL - Bridging the Gap Between Science and Producers to Support the European Marine Mollusc Production Sector
Roberto Pastres, Department of Environmental Sciences, Informatics and Statistics Environment
174 K

Environment

icoPREFACE - Enhancing PREdiction oF tropical Atlantic ClimatE and its impacts
Angelo Rubino, Department of Environmental Sciences, Informatics and Statistics
170 K
icoMEDINA - Marinecoastal Ecosystem monitoring Dynamics and Indicators for North Africa
Roberto Pastres, Department of Environmental Sciences, Informatics and Statistics
109 K
ico4FUN - Demonstration and exploitation of most promising prototypes and tool derived from European research activities
Andrea Critto, Department of Environmental Sciences, Informatics and Statistics
110 K
icoGMOS - Global Mercury Observation System
Carlo Barbante, Department of Environmental Sciences, Informatics and Statistics
124 K
icoTIMBRE - Tailored Improvement of Brownfield Regeneration in Europe
Antonio Marcomini, Department of Environmental Sciences, Informatics and Statistics
121 K
icoPEGASO - People for ecosystem based governance in assessing sustainable development of ocean and coast
Stefano Soriani, Department of Economics
96 K
icoE-URAL - European Union and RussiA Link
Antonio Marcomini, Department of Environmental Sciences, Informatics and Statistics
99 K
icoKNOWSEAS - Knowledge-based Sustainable Managment for Europe's Seas
Carlo Carraro, Department of Economics
100 K
icoTARPOL - Targeting environmental pollution with engineered microbial systems á la carte
Irene Poli, European Center for Living Technology
99 K

ICT - Information and Communication Technologies

icoMATHEMACS - Mathematics for Multilevel  Anticipatory Complex Systems
Massimo Warglien, Department of Management
107 K
icoSIMBAD - (Beyond Features) Similarity-Based Pattern Analysis and Recognition (FET - Future and Emerging Technologies)
Marcello Pelillo, Department of Environmental Sciences, Informatics and Statistics
97 K
icoGSDP - Global Systems Dynamics and Policy
Irene Poli, European Center for Living Technology
122 K
icoMD - eMergence by Design
Irene Poli, European Center for Living Technology
106 K
icoCOBRA - Coordination of Biological & Chemical IT Research Activities
Irene Poli, European Center for Living Technology
122 K
icoETOILE - Enhanced Technology for Open Intelligent Learning Environments
Irene Poli, European Center for Living Technology
123 K
icoMATCHIT - Matrix for Chemical IT
Irene Poli, European Center for Living Technology
96 K
icoASSYST - Action for the Science of complex SYstems and socially intelligent ICT
Irene Poli, European Center for Living Technology
97 K
icoECCell - Electronic Chemical Cell
Irene Poli, European Center for Living Technology
97 K
icoINSITE - The Innovation Society, Sustainability, and ICT
David Avra Lane, European Center for Living Technology
123 K

Energy

icoVALORGAS - Valorisation of food waste to biogas
Paolo Pavan, Department of Environmental Sciences, Informatics and Statistics
95 K

NMP - Nanosciences, nanotechnologies, materials & new production technologies

icoSUN— SUSTAINABLE NANOTECHNOLOGIES
Antonio Marcomini, Department of Environmental Sciences, Informatics and Statistics
209 K
icoNANOFORART - NANO-materials FOR the conservation and preservation of movable and immovable ARTworks
Antonio Marcomini, Department of Environmental Sciences, Informatics and Statistics
109 K
icoINSPIRE -Development of Systemic Packages for Deep Energy Renovation of Residential and Tertiary Buildings including Envelope and Systems
Irene Poli, European Center for Living Technology
112 K
icoENPRA - RISK ASSESSMENT OF ENGINEERED NANOPARTICLES
Antonio Marcomini, Department of Environmental Sciences, Informatics and Statistics
99 K
icoNANOTEST - Development of methodology for alternative testing strategies for the assessment of the toxicological profile of nanoparticles used in medical diagnostics
Antonio Marcomini, Department of Environmental Sciences, Informatics and Statistics
100 K

Interreg: European Territorial Cooperation 2014-2020

ITALY SLOVENIA

ITALY CROATIA - Standard +

MED - Mediterranean

ADRION - Adriactic - Ionian

icoAPPRODI - From Ancient Maritime Routes to eco-touristic destinations
Elisabetta Zendri, Department of Environmental Sciences, Informatics and Statistics
233 K

Interreg: European Territorial Cooperation 2007-2013

IPA Adriatic

ITALY SLOVENIA

icoEDUKA - Educare alla diversità
Elisabetta Pavan, Department of Linguistics and Comparative Cultural Studies
108 K
icoTRANS2CARE - Transregional Network for Innovation Technology Transfer to Improve Health Care
Paolo Ugo, Molecular Sciences and Nanosystems
282 K
icoT-LAB Laboratorio delle opportunità turistiche delle regioni transfrontaliere di Slovenia e Italia
Jan Van Der Borg, Department of Economics
107 K
icoJEZIKLINGUA - Plurilinguismo quale ricchezza e valore dell'area transfrontaliera italo-slovena
Elisabetta Pavan, Department of Linguistics and Comparative Cultural Studies
122 K
icoKNOW US - Co-generazione di conoscenza competitiva tra le Università e le PMI
Carlo Bagnoli, Department of Management
118 K
icoSHARED CULTURE
Claudio Povolo, Department of Humanities
63 K

MED - Mediterranean

SEE - South East Europe


LIFE

Life 2014-2020

icoBIOPOL - Production of Leather making BioPolymers from biomasses and industrial by products,through Life Cycle Designed processes
Valentina Beghetto, Molecular Sciences and Nanosystems
102 K
icoLIFE LAGOON REFRESH - Coastal lagoon habitat (1150*) and species recovery by restoring the salt gradient increasing fresh water input
Adriano Sfriso, Department of Environmental Sciences, Informatics and Statistics
98 K
icoREDUNE - Restoration of dune habitats in Natura 2000 sites of the Veneto coast
Gabriella Buffa, Department of Environmental Sciences, Informatics and Statistics
100 K
icoGOAST - Green Organic Agents for Sustainable Tanneries
Valentina Beghetto, Department of Molecular Sciences and Nanosystems
243 K

Life + 2007-2013


Other EU programmes

Creative Europe - CULTURE

icoSHABEGH - Shakespeare in and beyond the Ghetto
Shaul Bassi, Department of Linguistics and Comparative Cultural Studies
100 K

JPI Cultural Heritage

DG Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion

icoPOOSH - OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH OF POSTED WORKERS: Depicting the existing and future challenges in assuring decent working conditions and wellbeing of workers in hazardous sectors
Fabio Perocco, Department of Philosophy and Cultural Heritage
101 K
icoINTERNSTAGE - Internships, work placements, volunteering: stages on the road to decent work or to insecurity?
Fabio Perocco, Department of Philosophy and Cultural Heritage
217 K
icoCRAW - Challenging Racism at Work
Fabio Perocco, Department of Philosophy and Cultural Heritage
101 K
icoINVOLVE: Integration of Vulnerable Age Groups within the European Labour Market: a multi-angle perspective
Fabio Perocco, Department of Philosophy and Cultural Heritage
105 K
icoPRECSTUDE - Precarious work amongst students in Europe
Fabio Perocco, Department of Philosophy and Cultural Heritage
104 K
icoTEAM 2: Trade Unions, Economic Change and Active Inclusion of Migrant Workers
Fabio Perocco, Department of Philosophy and Cultural Heritage
125 K

EuropeAid

Other projects funded by the European Union

icoEuropeana Space - Spaces of possibility for the creative re-use of Europeana’s content
Competitiveness and Innovation framework Programme (CIP) 2007-2013 - ICT Policy Support Programme - Leonardo Buzzavo, Department of Management
232 K
icoMABE - Méthodes Actives et socioconstructivistes pour combattre le Boulisme sexué, homophobe, et ethnique à l'Ecole
Daphne II - Umberto Margiotta, Department of Philosophy and Cultural Heritage
96 K
icoSOCARBES - Study on the socio costs of carbon in the context of climate change
STAREBEI (European Bank of Investment) - Carlo Carraro, Department of Economics
97 K
icoELAICH - Educational Linkage Approach In Cultural Heritage
Euromed Heritage IV - Guido Biscontin, Department of Environmental Sciences, Informatics and Statistics
98 K
icoATTREG - The Attractiveness of European Cities and Regions and Cities for Residents and Visitors
ESPON - Jan Van Der Borg, Department of Economics
120 K

International Foundations

Since 2007


Other international projects

Since 2007