The ICCOM Trieste Third Parties Research Unit (URT) is located in the Trieste University Campus inside the Department of Chemical and Pharmaceutical Science. The staff personnel consists of 1 Associate Professor, 1 Researcher and 8 contract units. The main research lines include sustainable chemistry (pollutant abatement by catalysis and photocatalysis, process innovation, targeting high efficiency and selectivity) and the use of renewables for hydrogen technology, biomass valorisation, catalytic and photocatalytic CO2 conversion). The URT has competence in inorganic chemistry, catalysis and materials science in particular related to nanotechnology and use in different fields of application.


Address: Department of Chemical and Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Trieste, Via Giorgeri 1, 34127 Trieste, Italy

Responsible: Prof. Paolo Fornasiero
tel +39 040 5583973
email pfornasiero(at)
Website: Fornasiero Research Group