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Articles - Ca' Foscari News
A research team of Ca' Foscari, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) and the University of Padua has developed a method to rapidly and sustainably synthesize and isolate large collections of macrocyclic compounds, an emerging class of pharmaceutical molecules for the treatment of severe diseases such as cancer.
The collaboration with private healthcare facilities - such as the Giovanni XXIII Hospital - is at the root of a research project that aims to analyse the spread of certain substances with cost-effective and quick techniques.
The agreement was signed on Thursday, 24 February 2022 in Aula Baratto at Ca’ Foscari during the conference “Sustainability in cosmetics. Bridging research, patents and market”, which focussed on the relationship between sustainable research and its enhancement in the cosmetic industry.
Seven European cities join forces to envision a "resident-friendly" future: this is Urban Good Camp - UCAMP, an Erasmus+ KA2 project that over three years will involve universities and citizens who will co-design cities for residents, students and workers.
The Department of Management and six European partners participate in the ECOS4IN project, financed by the Interreg Central Europe 2014-2020 programme. The goal is to contribute to the evolution of organisational and technological culture within micro, small and medium-sized enterprises.
A team of Ca' Foscari researchers supervised by professor Maurizio Selva has developed a process to produce cling film with the scales and skin of local fish, such as sea bass and mullet. This discovery marks a huge step forward in a field of research that aims to transform fishery waste into valuable products.
Ca’ Foscari has developed and tested innovative formulas for haircare, using parts of artichoke that are wasted at the Rialto market. This ESF project has involved workers from the Rialto market and a local haircare salon franchise.
At Ca’ Foscari University of Venice, a science awareness project brings together biochemistry, analytical chemistry and information technology to fight PFAS pollution which affects the ecosystem and human health.
The collaboration between Ca’ Foscari and Agricola Lusia has delivered a system that scans and squeezes fruit, using mathematical models to determine the juiciness of oranges in a non-destructive way.