XV Prize ITWIIN: special mention to Erika Ponzini

XV prize ITWIIN special mention certificate

On October 20th, at the Award Ceremony of the XV Prize ITWIIN, during the Conference ”Synergy between research, industry and society: women promoters of innovation“ at the Assolombarda of Monza and Brianza, an honorable mention went to Dr. Erika Ponzini for her research on human tears. ITWIIN, The Italian Association of Women Inventors and Innovators, is an Italian women’s association which acts in the field of invention and innovation, both autonomously and in collaboration with other entities.

Erika Ponzini won the Young Talents Award 2020 and 2021

The University of Milan-Bicocca establishes, with the sponsorship of the Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei, the Young Talents Award intended for researchers under 36 years. The Young Talents Award is a multidisciplinary award aims to recognize the quality, originality and impact of the scientific production of researchers and encourage their training through international mobility actions.
In 2020, Erika Ponzini, who holds a type A Research Grant, won the 3rd prize for her interesting research activities for characterization of aerogels of galactomannans extracted from leguminous plants.
In 2021, she won the 3rd prize for her studies on human tear proteins by advanced mass spectrometry techniques and on the characterization of aerogels potentially useful for therapy.

For more information about the Young Talents Award 2020 and 2021