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The biological section of the Lab is ready

We are excited to share with you that the biological section of the lab is ready! It is equipped with a CO2 Incubator, an inverted fluorescence microscope, a centrifuge, a biological safety cabinet and an ultra-freezer. Stay tuned for more news!

October 24th, 2023

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ERC training day in Rome

Glad to have participated last Thursday in an interesting and useful training and networking day, organized by ERCEA and APRE, covering topics linked to the rights and obligations under an ERC grant and explaining in detail the main Project’s cycles.

October 2nd, 2023

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Glad to welcome in our team Erica Torti

A warm welcome to Erica Torti, who joined the Lab administrative team in early September! She is an Assistant Project Manager at University of Pavia. She manages CoDe4bio website, the Lab social media and assists the PI in managing CoDe4Bio logistical, technical and financial aspects and in organizing scientific events.
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September 5th, 2023

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Graduation day at the Lab

Proud to announce that today two bachelor degree students graduated successfully, defending their theses on 4D printing and lattice structures based on research activities carried out at our Lab within the framework of the ERC Project CoDe4Bio! Congratulations Aron and Oscar, ad maiora!

July, 18th, 2023

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The Lab is getting noticed abroad

Very pleased that our research has generated interest abroad! Recently we had the pleasure to have at the Lab a researcher in the field of innovative fibre materials, Felix Krooß from ITA-Institut für Textiltechnik of RWTH Aachen University, wanting to know more about our activities and to share with us ideas.

June, 15th, 2023

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Prof. Giulia Scalet appointed in the editorial board of a high-profile journal

Very pleased to announce that Prof. Giulia Scalet has been appointed as Associate Editor of the editorial board of the journal "Programmable Materials" by Cambridge University Press!
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May 31st, 2023

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New scientific collaboration established

We are excited to announce that we start collaborating with the "Malignant B cells biology and 3D modelling Unit" at "IRCCS Ospedale San Raffaele"! More news to come soon...

May, 18th, 2023

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Glad to welcome in our team Dr. Matteo Arricca

A warm welcome to Dr. Matteo Arricca, who joined the Lab research team in April! He is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at University of Pavia and is working on theoretical and computational modeling of the thermo-mechanical, failure and fracture behavior of smart polymers.
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April 13th, 2023

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Engineering students visiting the Lab

We are delighted that some engineering students have shown interest in our research activities and wanted to experience first hand what we do in our Lab!

April, 3rd, 2023

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Equipment is coming: Differential Scanning Calorimeter DSC 250

Glad to have the Differential Scanning Calorimeter DSC 250 in our Lab! We will use it to measure endothermic and exothermic processes of materials in order to better understand their structure-properties relationship.
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March, 13rd, 2023

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Equipment is coming: Dynamic Mechanical Analyzer Discovery DMA 850

Thrilled to have the Dynamic Mechanical Analyzer Discovery DMA 850 in our Lab! It will enable us to take accurate and reproducible measurements of materials' mechanical properties over a wide temperature range.
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March, 6th, 2023

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Equipment is coming: Discovery Hybrid Rheometer

Thrilled to have the Discovery Hybrid Rheometer in our Lab! This rheometer will enable us to obtain better rheological data under the widest range of measurement conditions.
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March, 3rd, 2023

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Equipment is coming: VD23 Vacuum Drying Chambers

Delighted to have the VD23 Vacuum Drying Chambers for non-inflammable materials in our Lab! It will be used to perform drying and heat treatment of materials.
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February, 23th, 2023

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Equipment is coming: BIOX6 Bioprinter

Excited to have the BIOX6 Bioprinter in the Lab! It will enable us to manufacture shape memory polymers and responsive cell-laden hydrogels.
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February, 15th, 2023

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Equipment is coming: precision 3D Printer

Excited to have the precison 3D Printer that will enable us to manufacture new materials in the Lab!
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February, 10th, 2023

The Laboratory of Programmable Materials and Structures is almost ready

Almost ready to start the research activities at the Lab!
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February, 6th, 2023

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Glad to welcome in our team Dr. Lorenzo Bonetti

A warm welcome to Dr. Lorenzo Bonetti, who joined the CoDe4Bio research team in early January! He is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at University of Pavia and is working on new approaches to the 3D printing/bioprinting of smart polymers and hydrogels and their characterization.
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January, 26th, 2023

The Laboratory of Programmable Materials and Structures is on social media

The Laboratory of Programmable Materials and Structures (ProMaSt Lab) is on LinkedIn, Twitter and instagram! Check our profiles out and follow us to keep up-to-date on our research activities!
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January, 13rd, 2023

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Prof. Giulia Scalet among the beneficiaries of the Call "Scientific Cooperation Italy-Israel 2022"

Prof. Giulia Scalet has won the 2022 Call "Scientific Cooperation Italy-Israel" with the research project "F2SMP-Failure and Fracture of Shape Memory Polymers", focused on smart materials for soft and bio-robotics . Prof. Scalet is the PI of the Italian team. The Israeli partner is "Technion - The Israel Institute of Technology" and the PI of the Israeli team is Prof. Konstantin Volokh.The project will start at the beginning of next year.
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December, 2nd, 2022

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AIMETA Junior Award 2022 to Dr. Giulia Scalet

Dr. Giulia Scalet has received the AIMETA Junior Award 2022 in Mechanics of Solids and Structures from the Italian Association of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics (AIMETA).
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September, 8th, 2022

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Dr. Giulia Scalet invited as a lecturer at the International Summer School on New Advances in Materials for Additive Manufacturing

Dr. Giulia Scalet gave a lecture on 4D Printing during the International Summer School on New Advances in Materials for Additive Manufacturing organised by the University of Brescia.
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September, 7th, 2022

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Dr. Giulia Scalet invited as a keynote speaker at the 4D Materials Design and Additive Manufacturing Conference 2022

Dr. Giulia Scalet gave a keynote speech on Smart Materials in Additive Manufacturing during the 4D Materials Design and Additive Manufacturing Conference 2022 organised by the 4D Printing Society.
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September, 2nd, 2022

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Dr. Giulia Scalet is a member of the Association of ERC Grantees

Dr. Giulia Scalet has become a member of the Association of ERC grantees, which aims to highlight, accelerate, and defend fundamental research in Europe.
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May, 3rd, 2022

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Actuators 2022 Best Paper Award to Dr. Giulia Scalet

Dr. Giulia Scalet has received the Actuators 2022 Best Paper Award from MDPI Actuators.
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March, 3rd, 2022

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CoDe4Bio project start date is official

Official start date of the project CoDe4Bio: January, 1st, 2023.


February, 18th, 2022

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Dr. Giulia Scalet is member of ERC in Italy APS

Dr. Giulia Scalet has become member of ERC in Italy APS, a non-profit association of ERC awardees born to promote fundamental and frontier research in Italy. Read more >>

January, 27th, 2022

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CoDe4Bio project highlighted on Italian newspaper "La Provincia Pavese"

The Italian newspaper "La Provincia Pavese" talks about the ERC Starting Grant awarded to Dr Giulia Scalet with the project CoDe4Bio.
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January, 13th, 2022

1.5 Million Euros ERC Starting Grant 2021 to Dr. Giulia Scalet

Dr. Giulia Scalet is awarded a 1.5 million euro Starting Grant by the European Research Council for her project CoDe4Bio (COmputational DEsign for 4D BIOfabrication: harnessing programmable materials for dynamic pre-clinical cancer models). Read more >>

January, 10th, 2022