Conference Contributions

ORAL PRESENTATIONS DELIVERED AT CONFERENCES AND WORKSHOPS

“NewGenPak – Origins, Activities and Outcomes.” C. Breen (SHU), “NewGenPak International Seminar, Valencia, Spain, 8 June 2015.

“WP1: Next Generation Packaging Composites Origins, Activities and Goals.” L. Järnström (KaU), NewGenPak International Seminar, Valencia, Spain, 8 June 2015.

“Rheological properties and microstructures of coating dispersions and their impact on the architecture of the dry coating layer.” Y. Petkova-Olsson (KaU), NewGenPak International Seminar, Valencia, Spain, 8 June 2015.

“Novel hybrid PLA based nanocellulose/nanoclay composites for food packaging applications.” J. Trifol (DTU), NewGenPak International Seminar, Valencia, Spain, 8 June 2015.

“MFC-PLA multilayer films as sustainable gas barriers for packaging applications.” C. Mericer (UNIBO), NewGenPak International Seminar, Valencia, Spain, 8 June 2015.

“Using nanoscale computational models to probe the barrier properties of dry, clay-based coatings.” N. Siminel (SHU), NewGenPak International Seminar, Valencia, Spain, 8 June 2015.

“WP1 – Summary, outcomes and future perspectives.” M. Giacinti (UNIBO), NewGenPak International Seminar, Valencia, Spain, 8 June 2015.

“WP2: Next Generation Cellulose-Fibre Based Active Packaging Origins, Activities and Goals.” G. Elegir (INNOVHUB-SSi), NewGenPak International Seminar, Valencia, Spain, 8 June 2015.

“Anchoring antimicrobial agents on the surface of nanocellulose.” S. Saini (INPG), NewGenPak International Seminar, Valencia, Spain, 8 June 2015.

“Controlled release of active molecules through nanocomposite films using nanofibrillated cellulose.” S. Shopova (ITENE), NewGenPak International Seminar, Valencia, Spain, 8 June 2015.

“Antimicrobial coatings based on multiphase dispersions, incorporating cinnamon oil, for food packaging.” Q. Tan (ZUT), NewGenPak International Seminar, Valencia, Spain, 8 June 2015.

“WP2 – Summary, outcomes and future perspectives.” J. Bras (INPG), NewGenPak International Seminar, Valencia, Spain, 8 June 2015.

“WP3 – Sustainable Packaging Production, Origins, Activities and Goals.” M. Hortal (ITENE), NewGenPak International Seminar, Valencia, Spain, 8 June 2015.

“Photoactive nanoparticles in paper-based packaging: a study on their antibacterial effect and impact on end of life options.” J. Mendes (INNOVHUB-SSi), NewGenPak International Seminar, Valencia, Spain, 8 June 2015.

“Sustainability considerations in fibre-based packaging development incorporating nano-materials.” H. Zhang (ITENE), NewGenPak International Seminar, Valencia, Spain, 8 June 2015.

“WP3 – Summary, outcomes and future perspectives.” S. Tiekstra (Bumaga), NewGenPak International Seminar, Valencia, Spain, 8 June 2015.

“The effect of interactions between biopolymers, nanofillers and additives in barrier dispersions on the flow properties and on the properties of the coated materials.” Y Petkova-Olsson (KaU). Paper Surface Centre, KAU, 14-15 November 2012.

“Rheology of coating suspensions and possibilities for predicting the final dry structure of coated layers”, Y Petkova-Olsson (KaU), H Ullsten, L Järnström. TAPPI International Conference on Nanotechnology for Renewable Materials, Stockholm, Sweden, 24-27 June, 2013.

“Rheology and flocculation in concentrated silica suspensions in presence of triblock-copolymer.“,Y Petkova-Olsson (KaU), H Ullsten, L Järnström. POLYMAR 2013, Barcelona, Spain, 3-7 November, 2013

“Parallel between suspension rheology and dry coating layers structure.” Y Petkova-Olsson (KaU), H Ullsten, L Järnström. 9th Annual European Rheology Conference, Karlsruhe, Germany, 8-11 April, 2014.

“Impact of dispersing agents on the flow behavior of montmorillonite-starch coating formulations.” Y Petkova-Olsson (KaU), H Ullsten, L Järnström. Nordic Rheology Conference, Karlstad, Sweden, 10-20 August, 2015.

“Computer Simulation Study of the Interlayer Structure of Intercalated Poly(ethylene) Glycol Clay Nanocomposites.” N. Siminel (SHU), C. Breen, D. Cleaver, F. Clegg. MERI Research Symposium 2014, Sheffield, United Kingdom, 13-14 May 2014.

“Improved barrier properties of PLA nanocomposites.” J.Trifol (DTU). Nordic Polymer Days 2014, Gothenburg, Sweden, 3-6 June 2014.

“Synergetic behaviour of clay and cellulose nanofibers on barrier properties of nanocomposites.” J.Trifol (DTU). TAPPI NANO 2014, Vancouver, Canada, 23-26 June 2014.

“Effect of crystallinity on the barrier properties of PLA-based nanocomposites.” J.Trifol (DTU). Nordic Polymer Days 2015, Copenhagen, 1-3 June 2015.

“Effect of the crystallinity on the barrier properties of PLA based nanocomposites.” J.Trifol (DTU). ICCM20, Copenhagen, 20-25 July 2015.

“Barrier properties of microfibrillated cellulose (MFC).” C Meriçer (UNIBO), Marie Curie Ambassador Event, Bogazici University, Istanbul, Turkey, 3 April 2013.

“Water sorption in MFC and oxygen barrier of PLA/MFC multilayer films.” C Meriçer (UNIBO). COST Action FP 1003 Training School – Printing of bio-based materials in packaging, Óbuda University, Budapest, Hungary, 24-27 Sept 2013.

“Barrier properties of films based on microfibrillated cellulose and polylactic acid.” M. Minelli, Ç. Meriçer (UNIBO), M. Gherardi, R. Laurita, M. Giacinti Baschetti, V. Colombo, M.G. De Angelis. BIOPOLPACK 2014, Università degli studi di Parma, Italy, 29-30 May 2014.

“MFC-based composite films for gas barrier applications with improved water resistance.” Ç. Meriçer (UNIBO), L. Ansaloni, M. Minelli, M. Giacinti Baschetti, AIChE 2014, Atlanta (GA), USA, 16-21 November 2014.

“MFC-based composite films for gas barrier applications.”, Ç. Meriçer (UNIBO), L. Ansaloni, M. Minelli and M. Giacinti Baschetti. TAPPI NANO 2015, Atlanta (GE), USA, 22-25 June 2015.

“Water sorption in microfibrillated cellulose (MFC).” Ç. Meriçer (UNIBO), M. Minelli, M. Giacinti Baschetti and F. Doghieri. “TAPPI NANO 2015”, Atlanta (GE), USA, 22-25 June 2015.

“Antimicrobial MFC packaging.” S Saini (INPG), Biomatpack Cost FP1003 meeting, Grenoble INP-Pagora, France, 11-13 Dec 2013.

“Peptide anchored microfibrillated cellulose for antimicrobial active food packaging.” S. Saini (INPG), C. Sillard, N. Belgacem, J. Bras. 27th IAPRI Symposium on Packaging, Valencia, Spain, 8-11 June 2015.

“Contact active antimicrobial surface produced by surface quaternised cellulose nanofibrils.” S. Saini (INPG), C. Yucel, M. N. Belgacem, J. Bras. Journée Thematique polysachhrides du groupe français de polymers, Section Rhônes-Alpes-Auvergne, Cermav, Grenoble, France, 17 March 2015.

“Grafting of Benzyl Penicillin on Microfibrillated cellulose: Water based method.”, S. Saini (INPG), M. N. Belgacem, J. Mendes (INNOVHUB-SSi), G. Elegir, J. Bras, TAPPI-Nano, Vancouver, Canada, 23-26 June 2014.

“Use of nanopolysacchrides in packaging.” S. Saini (INPG), M. N. Belgacem, J. Bras, Antimicrobial MFC packaging, BioMatPack, Cost Action Meeting, Grenoble, France, 11-13 December, 2013.

“Contact active antimicrobial surface produced by surface quaternised cellulose nanofibrils.”, J. Bras, S. Saini (INPG), C. Yucel, M. N. Belgacem, TAPPI-Nano, Atlanta, USA, 22-25 June 2015.

“Non leaching biomimmetic antimicrobial surfaces via surface functionalisation of cellulose nanofibers.” S. Saini (INPG), N. Belgacem, J. Bras. EPNOE (European Polysaccharide Network of Excellence), Warsaw, Poland, 18-22 October 2015.

“NEWGENPAK, Una Scuola Internazionale per lo sviluppo dell’imballaggio cellulosico innovativo e sostenibile.” J. Mendes (INNOVHUB-SSi). Imballaggi in carta e cartone: nuove soluzioni sostenibili, Milano, Italy, January 30 2013.

“Development of Antibacterial Paper Surfaces based on photo-active TiO2 nanoparticles for food packaging applications.” J Mendes (INNOVHUB-SSi). S Daina, D Bussini, G Baldi, A Adobati, S Limbo, G Elegir. SLIM for young 2015 – Special 7th edition of Shelf Life International Meeting, Monza, Italy 21-23 October 2015.

“Antibacterial coating formulations based on NFC and photo-active TiO2 nanoparticles.” J Mendes (INNOVHUB-SSi). R Pinto, C Freire, G Baldi, G Elegir. ICNF2015 – 2nd International Conference on Natural Fibers, Azores, Portugal, 27-29 April 2015.

“Development of antibacterial papers by incorporation of active nanoparticles.” J Mendes (INNOVHUB-SSi). 46th Aticelca Congress, Sestri Levante, Italy 28 May 2015.

“Antibacterial activity of TiO2 coated paper for food packing applications.” J Mendes (INNOVHUB-SSi), G Elegir, P Sadocco, G Baldi. 109th Annual General Meeting 2014, Conference and Expo, Frankfurt, Germany, 24-26 June 2014.

“Contact active materials for developing innovative antimicrobial paper based packaging.” J Mendes (INNOVHUB-SSi), G Elegir, G Baldi. Joint Conference PTS/COST FP 1003 on Innovative Packaging, Munich, Germany, 20-21 May 2014.

“Antibacterial photo-active TiO2 dip-coated paper.” J Mendes (INNOVHUB-SSi). EFPRO – CEPI seminar: New ideas for the paper industry – Young researchers’ presentations, European Paper Week, Brussels, Belgium, 26-28 November 2013.

“Paper packaging based on photoactive inorganic nanoparticles: activity and influence on end of life options.” J. Mendes (INNOVHUB-SSi). COST Action FP1405 Meeting: Existing technologies and current developments in active and intelligent packaging, Aveiro, Portugal, 15-16 September 2015.

“Starch and their derivatives as emulsifiers of antimicrobial cinnamon oil.” Q Tan (ZUT), P Sumińska, A Bartkowiak, Polymar2013, Barcelona, Spain, 3-7 November 2013.

“Bio-based antimicrobial materials prepared from poly(lactic acid) and nanofibrillated cellulose.”. S Shopova (ITENE), M Gallur, J Bermúdez and S Aucejo. 5th International Conference on Biobased and Biodegradable Polymers (BIOPOL-2015), Donostia-San Sebastián, Spain, 6-9 October 2015.

“Antimicrobial packaging material incorporating active nano- reinforcements.” H. Zhang (ITENE). Symposium for Innovative Packaging 2014 (PTS & COST Action FP1003 conference), Munich, Germany, 20-21 May 2014.

“Hybrid bionanocomposites and it´s applications in food packaging industry.” Jon Trifol (DTU). DPC Seminars, Copenhagen, Denmark, October 2012.

“Hybrid bionanocomposites and their thermomechanical and barrier properties.” Jon Trifol (DTU). DPC Seminars, Copenhagen, Denmark, October 2013.

“Hybrid bionanocomposites and it´s applications in food packaging industry.” Jon Trifol (DTU). Polymer Day, Copenhagen, Denmark, November 2012.

“Hybrid bionanocomposites and their thermomechanical and barrier properties.” Jon Trifol (DTU). Polymer Day, Copenhagen, Denmark, November 2013.

“Breakthroughs in nanocellulose.” M. Bulota (Bumaga) “Materiaaleigenschappen” at Papierfabriek Schut, Heelsum, Netherlands, 30 January 2013.

“Nanocellulose in papermaking.” M. Bulota (Bumaga), Meeting and presentation at Smurfit Kappa Roermond Papier, Netherlands. 17 June 2013.

“Nanotechnology and its opportunities for paper industry.” M. Bulota (Bumaga). “Doorbraaktechnologieën: Nanotechnologie & oppervlakte-afwerking”, Landgoed Hotel Huis ter Eerbeek, Netherlands, 20 June 2013.

“Polyhydroxyalkanoates: Various properties, Various applications.” F Jedra (Bumaga). “Papier en PHA; a match made in heaven?”, Arnhem, Netherlands. 8 May 2014.

POSTERS PRESENTED

“Developing simulation models for Polyethylene glycol.” N Siminel (SHU). MERI Research Symposium,  Sheffield Hallam University, Sheffield, United Kingdom, 22-23 May 2013.

“Computer Simulation of Clay-Polymer Nanocomposites. How Can Modelling Improve the Barrier Properties of Sustainable Coatings.” N. Siminel (SHU), C. Breen, D. Cleaver, F. Clegg. The CCP5 2015 Annual Conference, Harper Adams University, Telford, United Kingdom. 8-11 September 2014.

“Computer Simulation of Clay-Polymer Nanocomposites. How Can Modelling Improve the Barrier Properties of Sustainable Coatings.” N. Siminel (SHU), C. Breen, D. Cleaver, F. Clegg. BMRC/MERI Poster Session, Sheffield Hallam University, Sheffield, United Kingdom. 11 December 2014.

“Understanding the Barrier Properties of Dry, Clay-Based Coatings. A Contribution From Computational Modelling.” N. Siminel (SHU), C. Breen, D. Cleaver, F. Clegg. EuroClay 2015, Edinburgh, United Kingdom. 5-10 July 2015.

“Water sorption in microfibrillated cellulose (MFC).” Ç. Meriçer (UNIBO), M. Giacinti Baschetti, M. Minelli, F. Doghieri. “VII. International Packaging Congress 2013”, İzmir, Turkey, 9-11 May 2013.

“Water sorption in microfibrillated cellulose (MFC).” Ç. Meriçer (UNIBO), M. Giacinti Baschetti, M. Minelli, F. Doghieri. “EPNOE 2013”, Nice, France, 21-24 October 2013.

“Antibacterial activity assessment of chemically grafted nanofibrillated cellulose.” S Saini (INPG). TAPPI “Nanotech from the Forest”, KTH, Stockholm, Sweden, 24-27 June 2013.

“Comparison of the antimicrobial activity of cellulose surface modified with one-, di- and tri- amine silanes.” S. Saini (INPG), N. Belgacem, J. Bras. International Conference on Polymeric Biomaterial, Bioengineering and Biodiagnostics, New Delhi, India, 27-30 October 2014.

“Characterization and antimicrobial activity assessment of surface modified microfibrillated cellulose by phenyl isothiocyanate.” S. Saini (INPG), M. N. Belgacem, K. Missoum, J. Bras. Synthesis, European Polysaccharide Network of Excellence, Nice, France, 21-24 October 2013.

“Antibacterial activity assessment of chemically grafted nanofibrillated cellulose.” S. Saini (INPG), K. Missoum, P. Sadocco, J. Causio, M. N. Belgacem, J. Bras. TAPPI-Nano, Stockholm, Sweden, 24-27 June 2013.

“Antibacterial activity of TiO2 on dip-coated papers for food contact packaging applications.” J. Mendes (INNOVHUB-SSi). IFIB 2013 – 3rd Italian Forum on Industrial Biotechnology and Bioeconomy, Naples, Italy, 22-23 October 2013.

“Photoactive titanium dioxide for paper based packaging applications.”, J Mendes (INNOVHUB-SSi), G Elegir, P Sadocco, G Baldi. NanotechItaly2013 International Conference, Venice, Italy, 27-29 November 2013.

“Development of Antibacterial Paper Surfaces based on NFC and Photo-Active TiO2 Nanoparticles.” J Mendes (INNOVHUB-SSi), S Daina, R Pinto, C Freire, G Baldi, G Elegir. IFIB 2015 – 4th Italian Forum on Industrial Biotechnology and Bioeconomy, Pavia, Italy, 24-25 September 2015.

“Microencapsulation of cinnamon oil for antimicrobial coating application.” Q Tan (ZUT), P Sumińska, A Bartkowiak. XXI International conference on Bioencapsulation (Berlin), Berlin, Germany, 28-30 August 2013.

“Environment-dependent antibacterial activity of cinnamon oil and argy wormwood oil for active coating application.” Q Tan (ZUT), P Sumińska, A Bartkowiak. 26th PTS Coating Symposium, Munich, Germany, 17-18 September, 2013.

“Concentrated antimicrobial emulsion based on cinnamon oil for active coating application.” Q Tan (ZUT), P Sumińska, A Bartkowiak. 18th International Papermaking Conference PROGRESS’14, Lodz, Poland, 23-25 September 2014.

“Preparation of modified cellulose powders via use of spray-drying technique.” S Shopova (ITENE), M Gallur, J Bermúdez and S Aucejo. Tappi International Conference on Nanotechnology for Renewable Materials, Atlanta, Georgia, 22-25 June 2015.

“Poly(lactic)acid-nanofibrillated cellulose coated films as a controlled release system for food packaging application.” S Shopova (ITENE), M Gallur, J Bermúdez and S Aucejo. MATBIM, Zaragoza, Spain, 17-19 June 2015.

“Antimicrobial nanocomposite films made of Poly(lactic)acid-nanofibrillated cellulose for food packaging applications.” S Shopova (ITENE), M Gallur, J Bermúdez and S Aucejo. 27th IAPRI Symposium on Packaging, Valencia, Spain, 8-11 June 2015.

“Poly lactic acid bio-composite materials based on modified cellulose for food packaging.” S Shopova (ITENE), M Gallur, J Bermúdez and S Aucejo. Innovative Packaging Symposium, Munich, Germany, 20-21 May 2014.

Selection of proper LCA tools for SMEs in packaging sector: a review. H. Zhang (ITENE). LCM 2015 (mainstreaming Life Cycle Management for sustainable value creation), Bordeaux, France, 30 August – 2 September 2015.