Italy

Mediterranean Basin UNITWIN Network for Green Chemistry (MEGREC UNITWIN Network) (731), established in 2006 at The Interuniversity Consortium Chemistry for the Environment –INCA, Venice (Italy).

Fields/Disciplines

Environment and society, scientific-technical, socio-cultural and education-communication.; natural sciences-chemistry-green/sustainable chemistry; education- sustainable development-green/sustainable chemistry.

Objectives

  • To increase the effectiveness and efficiency of the research process, teaching and training activities in green chemistry in countries of the Mediterranean Basin;
  • To promote technology transfer and capacity building;
  • To promote awareness of green chemistry among the countries of the Mediterranean Basin and raise awareness of policy-makers through presentation of local case studies and development of appropriate training material;
  • To promote establishment of new centres of excellence and laboratories in green chemistry within existing institutions in Mediterranean countries;
  • To elaborate guidelines for green chemistry development in all Mediterranean countries;
  • To promote the application of green chemistry principles.

Host Institution

UNESCO Sector/Office responsible for the Chair/Network

Natural Sciences, UNESCO Venice Office.

Contact

Prof. Pietro Tundo, The Interuniversity Consortium Chemistry for the Environment –INCA
President of INCA
E-Mail address - inca(at)unive.it
Work Phone - +39-041-234-66-11/+39-041-234-66-00
Fax - +39-041-234-66-02
Street - Via della Industrie, 21/8
City - Marghera, Venice
Postal Code - 30175
Country - Italy