Héctor Torres Pierna

Héctor is Project Manager at ITENE, the packaging and logistics technological centre in Valencia. He oversees projects regarding biobased plastics with advanced functionalities for improved sustainability and circularity. Héctor Graduated in Chemistry from the Autonomous University of Barcelona, with a master’s degree in Nanotechnology, and a PhD in material science. His research experience is in advanced functional polymers, nanoemulsions and nanoencapsulation. At Bionanopolys, he is leading the nanoencapsulation process by spry drying using biopolymers
and coordinating the development of the demonstrator. He is also involved in the open dissemination and promoting activities of the OITB.