Institute of Polymers, Composites and Biomaterials (IPCB)


The main competences acquired and consolidated over the years can be summarized as:
- Crystallization, melting, morphology and phase structure of polymers, copolymers, blends, alloys and composites.
- Synthesis, chemical modification and functionalization of polymers.
- Rheological properties and viscoelastic properties of homopolymers and polymeric systems
- Reactive blending.
- Toughening of thermoplastic and thermoset polymers.
- Mechanical properties and deformation mechanism of polymeric systems and composites.
- Molecular Spectroscopy of polymeric systems.
- Thermal and thermogravimetric analysis of polymeric and composite materials.
- Aging and transport properties.
- Chemical, physical and structural analysis of natural and synthetic fibrous systems.
- Realization and study of thermoplastic and thermoset nanocomposites.
- Technologies for the mechanical recycling of plastics.
- Recycling of polymeric materials by means of pyrolysis.
- Synthesis of liquid crystal polymers for electro-optical applications.
- Biodegradation, thermal, thermo-oxidative and photo-oxidative degradation polymer.
- Polymer materials from microbial synthesis.
- Process technologies of polymers and polymer composites.
- Polymeric and Composite Materials with tailored structural properties.
- Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering.
- Technology transfer.