Meet Aries

The Aries team is deeply involved in technology transfer activities in several industrial and academic collaborations, and has developed a strong background in project management.

Stefano Costacurta

PhD in Materials Science and Engineering, University of Padua (2008). His topics of interest are on wet chemistry coatings (chiefly sol-gel and hybrid), controlled porosity materials, nanoparticle synthesis, and materials characterization. He is co-author of 36 papers in peer-reviewed international journals and inventor in one Italian patent.

Erica Cretaio

PhD in Biochemistry and Biotechnology, University of Padua (2008). Her activity focuses on the application of nanotechnology to biological systems, mainly in the development and production of microarrays and biosensors for biomedical, environmental and agro-food applications.

Alvise Benedetti

Full professor of Physical Chemistry, Ca’ Foscari University of Venice. His research spans X-ray scattering and electron microscopy characterization of nanosystems, mesoporous nanoparticles for bio applications, and nanotechnology applied to art restoration. He is author of more than 130 papers published in peer-reviewed journals.

Giuliano Marella

Adjunct professor of economic evaluation of projects at the University of Padua, faculty of Engineering. He is involved in finance and collective savings management as director of a subsidiary of an asset management company (Beni Stabili Investimenti SGR SpA) and as CEO of Numeria SGR SpA.