STONECORE INTERNATIONAL PROJECT Duration 2008-2011 The Stone Conservation for Refurbishment of Buildings project was funded under the 7th Framework Programme of the European Commission, Theme 4 – nanosciences, nanotechnologies, materials and new production technologies (grant number 213651). It was aimed at the development of a production technology and at the field application of “nanocalcium”, a chemical intended for use in the conservation of mineral substrates, in particular of natural and artificial stones. http://www.stonecore-europe.eu/ http://ec.europa.eu/programmes/horizon2020/en/news/nano-powered-boost-stone-conservation http://www.euronanoforum2013.eu/ http://www.euronanoforum2013.eu/calls/call-for-projects/
INNOVATIVE ECONOMY OPERATIONAL PROGRAMME CONTINUOUS COLLABORATION WITH THE SZEWALSKI INSTITUTE OF FLUID-FLOW MACHINERY, POLISH ACADEMY OF SCIENCES, GDAŃSK Duration: since 2009 Restauro and the Institute entered into a collaboration agreement in order to jointly conduct research and other scientific work. The largest project realized together focused on examining the effects of laser cleaning on the surface of previously treated historic objects Under the same Innovative Economy Operation Programme 2007-2013, measure 1.4-4.1, Restauro has been setting up a laboratory for optoelectronic techniques to able to provide innovative conservation services. Restauro and the Institute entered into a collaboration agreement in order to jointly conduct research and other scientific work.