European Women Inventor of the Year

euwin-2015-logoLuisa Torsi , inventor of a ground-breaking electronic circuit which can be printed on plastic or paper to become a biological sensor has won the European Woman Inventor of the Year 2015 award organised by the European Women Inventors & Innovators Network (EUWIIN)..

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Professor Luisa Torsi has been awarded with the 2010 Heinrich Emanuel Merck Award for Analytical Sciences.

merck prizeThis marks the first time that renowned award has been given to a woman and to a scientist in Italy. The award, will be presented at the EUCHEMS Congress in Nuremberg, Germany, on August 31, 2010. For more than 20 years, the Heinrich-Emanuel-Merck Award has been recognizing scientists under the age of 45 whose work focuses on new methods in chemical analysis and the deployment thereof in applications aimed at improving the quality of human life, for example in fields such as environmental protection, life sciences or the biosciences.

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Androulla Vassiliou mentioned Prof. Luisa Torsi

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Androulla Vassiliou, European Commissioner for Education, Culture, Multilingualism and Youth mentioned Prof. Luisa Torsi among the enhancing excellence in Europe, during the conference on "Marie Curie Actions for an Innovative Europe" celebrating the 50 000th Marie Curie research fellow.


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Best Italian Inventor

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La "migliore inventrice italiana del 2013" è Luisa Torsi, docente di Chimica analitica e presidente del corso di laurea in Scienza dei materiali presso l'Università di Bari 'Aldo Moro'. Il riconoscimento le è stato conferito dall'Associazione italiana donne inventrici e innovatrici Itwiin (Italian Women Inventors & Innovators Network) per i suoi studi sui dispositivi bio-elettronici Ofet.

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