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Fabio Fava is Full Professor of “Industrial & Environmental Biotechnology” at the University of Bologna, Italy since 2005. He has about 180 papers on peer-reviewed international journals in the fields of circular Bioeconomy where he coordinated the FP7 projects NAMASTE and BIOCLEAN. He is the Italian Representative in the: a) “States Representatives Group” of the CBE JU partnership, b) “European Bioeconomy Policy Forum” (DG RTD); c) Cluster 6 programming committee and Mission Healthy Soil and Food, Horizon EU (DG RTD), d) BLUEMED initiative GSO WG, e) “Biotechnology Nanotechnology Converging Technologies” Working Party, OECD and f) scientific committee of the “European Environmental Agency”.

Contact: fabio.fava[at]


Publications and activities

Fava F, Gardossi L, Brigidi P, Morone P, Carosi DAR, Lenzi A.: The bioeconomy in Italy and the new national strategy for a more competitive and sustainable country. N Biotechnol. 2021 Mar 25;61:124-136. Epub 2020 Nov 18.

Raddadi N, Cherif A, Daffonchio D, Neifar M, Fava F.: Biotechnological applications of extremophiles, extremozymes and extremolytes. Appl Microbiol Biotechnol. 2015 Oct;99(19):7907-13. PMID: 26272092 Review. Epub 2015 Aug 14. doi: 10.1007/s00253-015-6874-9

Zanaroli G, Negroni A, Häggblom MM, Fava F.  Microbial dehalogenation of organohalides in marine and estuarine environments. Curr Opin Biotechnol. 2015 Jun;33:287-95. Review. Epub 2015 Apr 9.PMID: 25863015.

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