Grant, European Social Fund: Piezoelectric polymeric nanocomposites for electric energy generation from movement (coordinator).
Grant, European Social Fund: Grant, European Social Fund: Shielding polymeric tissues for low frequency electromagnetic radiations (coordinator).
Grant, European Social Fund: Quantum Dots activated innovative photovoltaic panels (coordinator).
Grant, European Social Fund: Thermoelectric energy generation by thermoinsulating panels (coordinator).
2016 – 2017
Grant from the European Social Fund: Development of innovative tissues for shielding of Low Frequency Electromagnetic Waves (coordinator).
Grant from the University of Verona, Basic Scientific Research: NewMaNT, New Materials for Nanothermometry (coordinator).
European Project, Horizon 2020, SOLSA – Sonic Drilling coupled with Automated Mineralogy and chemistry On-Line-On-Mine-Real-Time (participant).
Project of Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation selected within the frame of the Executive Program of Scientific and Technological Cooperation between the Italian Republic and the Republic of Poland: Development of fluoride based nanoparticles doped with Nd3+ ions and co-doped with Nd3+, Yb3+ in colloidal form as noncontact luminescence nanothermometers, (Italian Coordinator).
2014 – 2016
Joint Project, University of Verona and the company “Fabbrica Cooperativa Perfosfati Cerea”, Cerea, Verona, Italy: Nanostructured material as fertilizers: effect of iron phosphates and carbon dots on plant growth and nutrition, 2014-2016 (WP leader).
2012 – 2014
Project in the framework of the agreement between the Italian National Research Council and Mexican Research Council: Frequency conversion in oxide glasses and amorphous materials
2011 – 2013
Joint Project, University of Verona and the company “Performance in Lighting s.r.l.”, Colognola ai Colli, Verona, Italy: Development of luminescent nanocomposites activated with lanthanide ions for multicolor light emission upon excitation with Light Emitting Diodes (LED) in the UV or blue region (coordinator).
2010 – 2014
Verona Nanomedicine project, financed by Fondazione Cariverona, Verona, Italy (participant).
2010 – 2012
Bilateral project in the framework of scientific and technological cooperation between Italy and Poland of the Italian National Research Council: Thin films of rare-earth compounds as luminescent concentrators for the improvement of the conversion efficiency of solar cells (participant).
2010 – 2011
Joint research projects within the executive program of cooperation in the field of science and technology between Japan and Italy of the Italian Foreign Affair Ministry: Nano-scale chemistry and mechanics in advanced inorganic materials (participant).
Grant from the European Social Fund: Advanced nanocrystalline materials for nanomedicine applications: synthesis, structural and morphological characterization (coordinator).
2009 – 2011
Project in the framework of the agreement between the Italian National Research Council and Mexican National Science and Technology Council: White light generation in nanocrystalline oxides activated with metallic ions (participant).
Grant from the European Social Fund: New nanocrystalline materials for biomedical applications (coordinator).
Italian Ministry of the Instruction, University and Research Fellowship for young Indian Researchers, Nanotechnology (supervisor).
2007 – 2010
FP6 European Project NMP3-CT-2006-032636, STRING “Structured Scintillators for Medical Imaging” (participant).
2007 – 2009
Bilateral project in the framework of scientific and technological cooperation between Italy and Poland of the Italian National Research Council: Preparation and luminescence studies of doped nanostructures of non-linear optical materials (participant).
2004 – 2006
Italy-Poland bilateral project for scientific and technological collaboration of the Italian Foreign Affair Ministry: Synthesis and investigations of physicochemical properties of ferroelectric nanostructures doped with rare-earth ions (participant).
Participation to 5 Projects of National Interest, Italian Ministry of University (Subject: lanthanide doped bulk and nanocrystalline materials)