23 February 2024

Highlighting the groundbreaking strides in sustainable heritage preservation, Ca’ Foscari University of Venice recently published an article shedding light on the latest GREENART Review Meeting. Conducted on February 22, 2024, the meeting marked a significant milestone in the project’s journey towards greener conservation practices.

The article underscores Ca’ Foscari’s role in GREENART, particularly in the domain of “Life Cycle Safety and Sustainability Assessment“. Led by Prof. Elena Semenzin, the university’s research team is engaged in meticulous chemical safety analyses of innovative substances and materials. These analyses provide invaluable insights guiding the development of sustainable formulations tailored for heritage conservation.

Prof. Semenzin emphasized the project’s holistic approach, emphasizing the alignment of innovation efforts with environmental, social, and economic sustainability goals. The article also highlighted GREENART’s ongoing efforts to formulate and test a diverse array of sustainable solutions, ranging from protective coatings to biodegradable packaging materials.

With Ca’ Foscari’s active involvement, GREENART is poised to usher in a new era of green heritage science, fostering a more sustainable and environmentally conscious approach to cultural heritage preservation. Stay tuned for more updates on GREENART’s groundbreaking initiatives.