Innovative packaging solutions for storage and conservation of 20th century cultural heritage of artefacts based on cellulose derivative

20th century cultural heritage of artefacts based on cellulose derivative

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Innovative packaging solutions for storage and conservation of 20th century cultural heritage of artefacts based on cellulose derivative

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A huge percentage of the recent European cultural heritage (CH) can be found in movies, photographies, posters and slides produced between 1895 and 1970 were made using cellulose derivates. More than 75 years of visual and audio memories are in serious danger to be lost due to the natural instability cellulose acetate (CA).

Conservators consider two approaches when planning treatments to extend the useful lifetime of cultural materials: preventive or passive and active or interventive. But in case of cellulose derivates and other components of the movie or photos, once initiated, degradation cannot be prevented, reversed or stopped, but only inhibited or slowed. Inhibitive conservation of cellulose derivates can either involve the removal or reduction of factors causing degradation including light, oxygen, acids, fungus and relative humidity among others, as well as cost-sensitive processes such as freeze.

NEMOSINE improves the traditional storage solutions, such as freeze storage (below 5ºC), by developing an innovative package with the main goal of energy saving and extent conservation time. NEMOSINE will develop: High O2 barrier and Active packaging using non-odour additives, Active acid adsorbers based on functionalized Metal Organic Framework (MOFs) integrated in innovative structures, Gas detection sensors to monitoring AA, O2 & NO, Multi-scale modelling to correlate degradation & sensors signals, Packaging with modular design to fulfil the technical & economical requirements of the different CH made by cellulose derivates.

High O2 barrier and Active packaging

Active acid adsorbers

Gas detection sensors

Multi-scale modelling

Packaging with modular design

Curative packages

NEMOSINE NEWS

1st Review meeting: month 18

1st Review meeting: month 18

First Review meeting of the Nemosine Project will be held in the facilities of AIMPLAS, next 11st of September 2019.

18th MONTH MEETING IN LISBON

18th MONTH MEETING IN LISBON

11st July 2019
Lisbon, Portugal

The meeting was held in the facilities of the Instituto Superior Tecnico of Lisboa, located in the Alameda campus of the Universidade de Lisboa

AIMPLAS presented a poster of NEMOSINE in EuroNanoForum 2019 last june

AIMPLAS presented a poster of NEMOSINE in EuroNanoForum 2019

June 2019
Lisbon, Portugal

AIMPLAS presented a poster of NEMOSINE in EuroNanoForum 2019, in order to find opportunities for discussions on cross-sectorial challenges focusing on both the industrial application of research results and future strategic research priorities in the area of Nanotechnology and Advanced Materials of the Horizon 2020 NMBP Programme and beyond.

Meeting between IRIS Technology group, AIMPLAS and IVC

Meeting between IRIS Technology group, AIMPLAS and IVC

May 2019
Paterna, Spain

Researchers of IRIS Technology Group, AIMPLAS · Technological Institute of Plastics and Institut Valencià de Cultura have came together in May of 2019 in Paterna, Valencia (Spain), in the facilites of AIMPLAS, to make progress in the development of a RFID system for monitoring the deterioration of the cultural heritage artefacts conserved in archives and stored in packaging.

NEMOSINE project has been selected to present their developments in the several profesional events

NEMOSINE project has been selected to present their developments in several profesional events

May 2019

EuroMof2019
Based on the success of the two previous EuroMOF conferences organized in Postdam (2015) and Delft (2017), more than 450 researchers in the field of MOFs, COFs and porous polymers from all over the world are expected to join us for a new edition of the EuroMOF 2019 conference. The conference will be held in Paris (France) the 27th-30th of October 2019. From NEMOSINE, partner IST Lisboa will attend to this event with an abstract.
The plastics heritage congress 2019
Under the aegis of the Plastics Heritage European Association (PHEA), the Portuguese Center for the History of Science and Technology (CIUHCT) will host the Plastics Heritage Congress 2019. This congress aims to address plastics history and heritage by encouraging papers that contribute to a deeper understanding of the socioeconomic culture and material culture of historic polymeric materials (HIPOMS) in their various representations and functions in society. From NEMOSINE, partner NOVA ICT will attend to this event with a poster.
EuroNanoForum
The event is anticipating approx. 1000 participants from Europe and across the globe and offers opportunities for discussions on cross-sectorial challenges focusing on both the industrial application of research results and future strategic research priorities in the area of Nanotechnology and Advanced Materials of the Horizon 2020 NMBP Programme and beyond. From NEMOSINE, coordinator AIMPLAS will attend to this event with a poster.
12th MONTH MEETING IN PARIS

12th MONTH MEETING IN PARIS

14-15 February 2019
Paris, France

The meeting was held in the Muséum d’Historie Naturelle in Paris, hosted by Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique.

Nemosine Project on TV Apunt

13 February 2019
Valencia, Spain

This project receives funding from Horizon 2020, the European Union Research and Innovation programme: https://ec.europa.eu/programmes/horizon2020/en/what-horizon-2020

Fair of European Innovators in Cultural Heritage

Fair of European Innovators in Cultural Heritage

15-16 November 2018
Brussels, Belgium

15-16 November. Brussels. NEMOSINE Project was presented in the Fair of European Innovators in Cultural Heritage. This key event in the 2018 European Year of Cultural Heritage, research and innovation are combined with policy, arts and society. The event will highlight how to make cultural heritage a driver for innovation and creativity to improve our lives, our cities, the environment and the international dialogue.

NanoInnovation 2018-ROME

NanoInnovation 2018-ROME

14/09/2018
Rome, Italy

Nanomaterials and advanced solutions for the restoration of Cultural Heritage- PROJECT PRESENTATION Recent achievements obtained in the framework of three EU-funded projects, NANORESTART, NANOCATHEDRAL, and INNOVACONCRETE will be presented. These projects are focused on the development of new affordable, sustainable and cost-effective solutions for the conservation of cultural heritage.

Six month meeting of the NEMOSINE Project

Six month meeting of the NEMOSINE Project

17-18 July 2018
La Filmoteca, Valencia (Spain)

Kick-off meeting

NEMOSINE Project Kick-off Meeting

08/02/2018
Leopold Hotel - Brussels, Belgium

NEMOSINE NEWSLETTER


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Consortium

The innovative potential of NEMOSINE is enhanced by the strong industrial composition of the NEMOSINE consortium (7 partners out of 16; 6 of them SMEs and 1 large company). The industrial partners are supported by relevant end-users/SSH organizations in the CH EU field (OEAW, CULTURARTS, DIF and ALINARI). with powerful active relations with several national and international networks.

AIMPLAS

AIMPLAS (COORDINATOR)

AIMPLAS’ fields of work are related to technological research and development on thermoplastic and thermosetting plastic materials & products, its transformation processes and their recyclability and sustainability.

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CNRS

CNRS

Evaluate and carry out all research capable of advancing knowledge and bringing social, cultural, and economic benefits for society. ;Contribute to the promotion and application of research results. ;Develop scientific information. ;Support research training. ;Participate in the analysis of the national and international scientific climate and its potential for evolution in order to develop a national policy.

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IST

IST

Instituto Superior Técnico (IST) is the largest and most reputed school of Engineering, Science and Technology in Portugal. Since its creation in 1911, IST’s mission is to contribute to the development of society by providing top quality higher education, at undergraduate and postgraduate levels, as well as developing Research, Development and Innovation (RD&I) activities to allow it to provide teaching in line with the highest international standards.

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FCT NOVA

FCT NOVA

FCT NOVA is organized in 14 Departments and 14 Research Support Services, with suitable structures, infrastructures, facilities and qualified 16 R&D Units (evaluated by the Portuguese Science Foundation, 3 of them as Exceptional and 4 as Excellent), spin-off incubator (Madan Parque), interface institute (UNINOVA) and devoted managing structure to managing R&D+I projects (NOVA.id.FCT).

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ICT

ICT

IPC is the Technical Industrial Centre of the French plastics and composites industry cluster, with more than 3000 SMEs directly connected to IPC. As such, IPC is in charge of providing the plastics and composites industry cluster with innovative and high added value facilities and manufacturing pilot lines, cutting edge expertise and services.

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PROM

PROM

Promethean Particles (PROM) is a UK-based SME that designs and develops inorganic nanomaterials in liquid dispersions. The company technology is based on a patented reactor system that allows truly continuous hydrothermal synthesis of inorganic nanoparticles for the first time (patent WO2005077505). PROM design and develop inorganic nanoparticle dispersions for industrial customers and then manufacture commercial quantities at our pilot plant.

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AKUMPLAST

AKUMPLAST

Akumplast is an SME, established in 1985 in Dobrich, Bulgaria. The main activities of Akumplast are: Injection molding of plastics /ABS, PS, PC, PP copolymer and homopolymer, PE-LD, PE-HD, PA/; Production of injection moulds; Compounding and Recycling. Injection molding machines are with molding capacities ranging between 0.001to4 kg. The products of the company are: Plastics sets for starter batteries; Plastics crates for drink and food; Technical parts.

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BIOSENSOR

BIOSENSOR

Biosensor is a SME at limited responsibility founded in 2003. Biosensor works in the field of production and commercialization of sensors and biosensors. Most of Biosensor’s production is focus on the design, fabrication and product engineering of miniaturized modular portable instruments suitable for a variety of applications, especially for environmental applications.

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VISUM

VISUM

VISUM Ltd. is an optical engineering company from Dublin that specializes in the development and commercialization of Near Infrared Spectroscopy (NIRS)-based portable and inline analyzers and measurement systems for process monitoring and quality control applications in the food, pharmaceutical and chemical applications.

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NPH

NPH

Nanopharma, a.s. is a Czech-based technology SME operating in the area of nanomaterials engineering. Founded in 2008, the company started developing reproducible and scalable electrospinning technologies for preparation of biocompatible nanofiber-based materials. Later on, the company started developing nanofiber-based applications for biomedicine, but also other industrial areas such as agriculture, textile, cosmetics, food, packaging, and many others.

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MODISPREM

MODISPREM

Modisprem S.A., is a company specializing in the processing of plastic foam:

• We start from foam material.
• We study solutions and customised applications.
• We make the product according to customer needs.

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CXD

CXD

We believe in a holistic approach to conservation. Working in partnership with conservators from museums, libraries and archives around the world enables us to offer a wide range of high quality products. Our commitment to product development, design and innovation drives our manufacturing. So from multi million pound installations to a simple album page, choose the partner who constantly raises the standard.

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OEAW

OEAW

The Austrian Academy of Sciences (OeAW) is Austria’s central nonuniversity research and science institution. Founded in 1847 as a learned society, today the OeAW has over 770 members and 1,450 employees dedicated to innovative basic research, interdisciplinary exchange of knowledge and the dissemination of new insights with the aim of contributing to progress in science and society as a whole.

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IVC

IVC

To achieve a higher administrative coordination and a closer work relationship between the different cultural areas, CulturArts consists of and assume the responsibilities in subjects of Music, Audiovisual and Cinematography (IVAC), Theatre and Dance, Preservation and Restoration of Cultural Goods (IVC+R) and Castelló Cultural, which inform the sub-directorates of Institut Valencià de Cultura.

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DFI

DFF - Deutsches Filminstitut & Filmmuseum

The Deutsches Filminstitut & Filmmuseum was founded in 1949 and is the oldest and one of the most important institutions in the Federal Republic for the collection, archiving and academic utilisation of films and filmhistorical documentation, as well as for the transmission of film culture and film literacy. It is a recognised non-profit institution and is supported by both public funds and private benefactors.

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ALINARI

ALINARI

Founded in Florence in 1852, Fratelli Alinari is the oldest firm in the world working in the field of photography, the image and communication. The birth of photography and the story of the Firm go hand in hand in their development and growth, as attested to by the immense Alinari owned fund of 5.000.000 photographs. This fund is continuously growing and, thanks to a rational policy of new acquisitions and new photographic campaigns, it ranges from daguerreotypes to modern color photos.

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This project has received funding from the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement Nº 760801

AIMPLAS Instituto Tecnológico del Plástico - València Parc Tecnològic - Gustave Eiffel, 4 - 46980 Paterna - Valencia, SPAIN
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