IRIS s.r.l., founded in 2012, is an innovative SME specialised in developing applications of laser and plasma technologies focusing on advanced manufacturing and clean tech sector. IRIS employs a team of 15 highly qualified engineers and scientists with a strong and multidisciplinary background in industrial laser, plasma technology, CNC machining, materials, energy, waste and water management. From this knowledge and expertise and successful partnerships with local and international SMEs and research organisations are born IRIS’ most successful ideas and projects. IRIS core business is today the development and qualification of new processes/equipment solution for laser and plasma processing technologies. The process qualification includes cost and energy consumption assessment, eco labeling certification, construction and characterisation of prototype equipment. The company is applicant of several patents and applications: “Device, system, and method for the treatment of liquid waste waters” (EP3023392, US2016145123, BIL18027, BIT22378) and “Device and system for plasma treatment of solid waste” (EP3023693, US10344972).
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- WP11 Leader (dissemination and explotation), technologies end user
Katiuscia Costabello (female), born in 1978 holds 15 years’ experience in the field of R&D management in chemical field. She graduated in 2002 at the University of Turin (Italy) in Industrial Chemistry. She obtains the PhD title researcher in Physical-Chemistry (2006) and the Qualification of Chemistry Profession (2003). From 2006 in a small enterprise, she worked in the development of several Research Projects in Europe and in Italy in plasma area. She has been promoter and writer of the formulation of 3 patents application, 2 patents have been registered by inventor (EP3655135 and EP3443816). Currently, since July 2020, she is an R&D Specialist Plasma at IRIS and works on the development of the plasma treatment device in water and air decontamination.
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