Prizes & Awards

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2018:  World Competition of Chemical Inventions IWIS2018_15-17Oct 2018, Warsaw, Poland

“Bronze medal” awarded for the invention “Osteoconductive and osteoinductive bone grafts and process for their manufacturing” authors A. Ficai, E. Andronescu, M.G. Albu, D. Ficai, M. Sonmez;

“Silver Medal” for the patent “Synthesis procedure of some multifunctional composite materials with potential applications in bone cancer treatment” authors: A FICAI, E ANDRONESCU, C. D. GHITULICA, D. FICAI, Georgeta VOICU, G. M. ALBU

“Silver Medal” for the patent “Magnetite/thioacids@Ag or Au multifunctional systems used for diagnosis and targeted delivery in cancer”, Denisa FICAI, Ecaterina ANDRONESCU, Maria SONMEZ, Anton FICAI, Ovidiu OPREA, Bogdan Stefan VASILE A/00238/2013)

“Bronze medal” awarded for “Functionalized magnetic systems for environmental applications”, Denisa Ficai, Anton Ficai, Cornelia Guran, Ecaterina Andronescu, A00164/2011; (RO127889 (A2); RO127889 (B1))

2018     20th International Conference on Synthetic Polymer Chemistry, Nanoscience and Nanotechnology – ICSPCNN 2018:

Certificate of Best Presentation Award for the paper „Synthesis and Characterization of Some Alginate Hollow Fibres Using Co-Axial Needles” authored by Anton Ficai, Ioana Lavinia Ardelean, Roxana Doina Trusca, Bogdan Stefan Vasile, Denisa Ficai, Ecaterina Andronescu

2018  International Salon for Scientific Research, innovation and Inventions, “ProInvent”, Cluj Napoca, Romania

“Gold medal with special mention” (for the patent application A00734/27. 09. 2017 “Innovative formulations for dental applications” authors: Anton FICAI, Denisa FICAI, Ovidiu OPREA, Ecaterina ANDRONESCU, Stefan MANEA, Anna-Maria PANGICĂ, Petru BODOGA, Ludmila MOTELICA);

“Excellence diploma” awarded by Justin Capra Association (for the patent application A00734/27. 09. 2017 “Innovative formulations for dental applications” authors: A FICAI, D FICAI, O OPREA, E ANDRONESCU, S MANEA, A-M PANGICĂ, P BODOGA, L MOTELICA);

“Gold medal and Excellence diploma” awarded by “Nicolae Testemiţeanu” Medicine and Pharmacy State University, Moldavia (for the patent application A00734/27. 09. 2017 “Innovative formulations for dental applications” authors: Anton FICAI, Denisa FICAI, Ovidiu OPREA, Ecaterina ANDRONESCU, Stefan MANEA, Anna-Maria PANGICĂ, Petru BODOGA, Ludmila MOTELICA);

“Gold medal with special mention” (for the patent application A01045/07.12. 2017 “Polymer/Ceramic Composite Materials and Process for their Manufacturing” authors: A FICAI, MG ALBU-KAYA, D FICAI, V MITRAN, A CIMPEAN, E ANDRONESCU)

“Excelence diploma” awarded by Justin Capra Association (for the patent application A01045/07. 12. 2017 “Polymer/Ceramic Composite Materials and Process for their Manufacturing” authors: A FICAI, MG ALBU-KAYA, D FICAI, V MITRAN, A CIMPEAN, E ANDRONESCU)

“Excellence Diploma” awarded by “Nicolae Testemiţeanu” Medicine and Pharmacy State University, Moldavia (for the patent application A01045/07. 12. 2017 “Polymer/Ceramic Composite Materials and Process for their Manufacturing” authors: A FICAI, MG ALBU-KAYA, D FICAI, V MITRAN, A CIMPEAN, E ANDRONESCU).

2018 Salonul Internaţional de Invenţii şi Inovaţii “Traian VUIA”, Timişoara, Romania

“Gold medal” (for the patent application “Compositions and process for obtaining innovative enzymatic formulations for root canal lavage” authors Anton FICAI, Denisa FICAI, Ovidiu OPREA, Stefan MANEA, Anna-Maria PANGICĂ, Petru BODOGA, Camelia AGAPESCU);

“Gold Medal” for the patent “Synthesis procedure of some multifunctional composite materials with potential applications in bone cancer treatment” authors: A FICAI, E ANDRONESCU, C. D. GHITULICA, D. FICAI, Georgeta VOICU, G. M. ALBU

“Bronze Medal” (for the patent application “Bone grafts based on collagen, calcium phosphate and zinc and process for their manufacturing” authors A. FICAI, E. ANDRONESCU, D. FICAI, M. SONMEZ, I. A. NEDELCU, M. G. ALBU);

“Gold Medal” (for the patent application “Grefe osoase osteoinductive si osteoconductive si procedeu de obţinere a acestora” A00239/23. 03. 2013);

“Gold Medal” (for the invention “Magnetite/thioacids@Ag or Au multifunctional systems used for diagnosis and targeted delivery in cancer” A/00238/2013)

“Gold Medal” (for the invention “Functionalized magnetic systems for environmental applications RO 127889)

“Special Award” awarded by Otlet Club 13 for the series of the presented inventions

“Special Prize” awarded by State University of Medicine and Pharmacy “Nicolae Testemiţanu”, Moldova (for the patent application “Bone grafts based on collagen, calcium phosphate and zinc and process for their manufacturing” authors A. Ficai, E. Andronescu, D. Ficai, M. Sonmez, I.A. Nedelcu, M.G. Albu);

“Special Prize” awarded by State University of Medicine and Pharmacy “Nicolae Testemiţanu”, Moldova (for the invention “Osteoconductive and osteoinductive bone grafts and process for their manufacturing” authors A. Ficai, E. Andronescu, M.G. Albu, D. Ficai, M. Sonmez);

“Special Prize + Gold Medal” awarded by State University of Medicine and Pharmacy “Nicolae Testemiţanu”, Moldova (for the patent “Synthesis procedure of some multifunctional composite materials with potential applications in bone cancer treatment” authors: A Ficai, E Andronescu, C.D. Ghitulica, D. Ficai, G. Voicu, G.M. Albu);

“Special Prize” awarded by Universitatea de Medicină şi Farmacie “Victor Babeş” din Timişoara (for the patent “Synthesis procedure of some multifunctional composite materials with potential applications in bone cancer treatment” authors: A Ficai, E Andronescu, C.D. Ghitulica, D. Ficai, G. Voicu, G.M. Albu);

“Excellence Diploma” awarded by Banat’s University of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine “King Michael I of Romania”, Timişoara (for the researches in the medical field for the authors A. Ficai, D. Ficai, M Sonmez, O Oprea, BS Vasile, S Manea, AM Pangica, P Bodoga, C Agapescu, C.D. Ghitulica, E Andronescu;

2018: 22th International Exhibition of Inventics – Inventica; 27-29. 06. 2018, Iasi, Romania

“Gold medal” (for the patent application A01045/07. 12. 2017 “Polymer/Ceramic Composite Materials and Process for their Manufacturing” authors: Anton FICAI, Mădălina Georgiana ALBU-KAYA, Denisa FICAI, Valentina MITRAN, Anișoara CIMPEAN, Ecaterina ANDRONESCU);

“Gold medal” (for the project “Novel nanostructured polymeric composite designed for pallet lining, connecting plate and other components for the railway industry” authors: Anton FICAI, Laura ALEXANDRESCU, Ligian TUDOROIU);

“Gold medal” (for the project “Titanium Oxynitride Coatings for the Improvement of Biocompatibility and Long-Term Functionality of Cardiovascular Stents: Development of Novel Deposition Technology- TIOXTECH-BIO” authors: A Ficai, OR Duta, D Ficai, E. Andronescu, et al.)

“Excelence diploma and Gold Medal” awarded by ICECHIM (for the patent application A00734/27. 09. 2017 “Innovative formulations for dental applications” authors: Anton FICAI, Denisa FICAI, Ovidiu OPREA, Ecaterina ANDRONESCU, Stefan MANEA, Anna-Maria PANGICĂ, Petru BODOGA, Ludmila MOTELICA);

“Excelence diploma and Gold Medal” awarded by ICECHIM (for the project “Titanium Oxynitride Coatings for the Improvement of Biocompatibility and Long-Term Functionality of Cardiovascular Stents: Development of Novel Deposition Technology- TIOXTECH-BIO” authors: A Ficai, OR Duta, D Ficai, E. Andronescu, et al.);

“Special Prize + Gold Medal” awarded by State University of Medicine and Pharmacy “Nicolae Testemiţanu”, Moldova (for the project “Titanium Oxynitride Coatings for the Improvement of Biocompatibility and Long-Term Functionality of Cardiovascular Stents: Development of Novel Deposition Technology- TIOXTECH-BIO” authors: A Ficai, OR Duta, D Ficai, E. Andronescu, et al.);

“Special Prize” awarded by “Lucian Blaga” University of Sibiu (for the patent application A00734/27. 09. 2017 “Innovative formulations for dental applications” authors: Anton FICAI, Denisa FICAI, Ovidiu OPREA, Ecaterina ANDRONESCU, Stefan MANEA, Anna-Maria PANGICĂ, Petru BODOGA, Ludmila MOTELICA);

“Innovation Award” awarded by “Carol Davila” University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Bucharest (for the project “Titanium Oxynitride Coatings for the Improvement of Biocompatibility and Long-Term Functionality of Cardiovascular Stents: Development of Novel Deposition Technology- TIOXTECH-BIO” authors: A Ficai, OR Duta, D Ficai, E. Andronescu, et al.);

2017 Best paper awarded by WASET during 19th International Conference on Environmental, Biomedical and Biotechnology – ICEBB 2017: held at Venice, Italy for the paper “Collagen/Hydroxyapatite Compositions doped with Transitional Metals for bone tissue Engineering Applications” authors; Denisa FICAI, Anton FICAI, Dragos GUDOVAN, Iulia GUDOVAN, Ioana ARDELEAN, Roxana TRUSCA, Ecaterina ANDRONESCU, Valentina MITRAN, Anisoara CIMPEAN.

2017 Best paper awarded by ASET during 8TH International Conference on Nanotechnology: Fundamentals and Applications – ICNFA’17 held at Rome, Italy.

2017 Best paper awarded by WASET during 19th International Conference on Nanotechnology and Nanomedicine the – ICNN 2017: held at Prague, Czech Republic.

2017: 21th International Exhibition of Inventics – Inventica; 28-30.06.2017, Iasi, Romania

  Gold medal” (for the project “Cellulose fibers functionalization in order to design the properties of the finite products” authors Anton FICAI, Ecaterina ANDRONESCU, Maria SONMEZ, Denisa FICAI, Ioan Avram NEDELCU; Madalina Georgiana ALBU);

Gold medal” (for the invention “Compositions and process for obtaining innovative enzymatic formulations for root canal lavage” authors Anton FICAI, Denisa FICAI, Ovidiu OPREA, Stefan MANEA, Anna-Maria PANGICĂ, Petru BODOGA, Camelia AGAPESCU);

Gold medal” (for the project “Synthesis procedure of some multifunctional composite materials with potential applications in bone cancer treatment” authors: A FICAI, E ANDRONESCU, C.D. GHITULICA, D. FICAI, Georgeta VOICU, G. M. ALBU);

Gold medal” (for the project “Bone grafts based on collagen, calcium phosphate and zinc and process for their manufacturing” authors A. FICAI, E.ANDRONESCU, D.FICAI, M. SONMEZ, I.A. NEDELCU, M.G. ALBU);

Special prize awarded by Romanian Association for alternative Technologies – ARTA Sibiu (for the invention “Compositions and process for obtaining innovative enzymatic formulations for root canal lavage” authors Anton FICAI, Denisa FICAI, Ovidiu OPREA, Stefan MANEA, Anna-Maria PANGICĂ, Petru BODOGA, Camelia AGAPESCU);

Special prize” awarded by State University of Medicine and Pharmacy “Nicolae Testemiţanu”, Moldova (for the project “Synthesis procedure of some multifunctional composite materials with potential applications in bone cancer treatment” authors: Anton FICAI, Ecaterina ANDRONESCU, Cristina Daniela GHITULICA, Denisa FICAI, Georgeta VOICU, Georgiana Madalina ALBU);

Special prize” awarded by State University of Medicine and Pharmacy “Nicolae Testemiţanu”, Moldova (for the invention “Compositions and process for obtaining innovative enzymatic formulations for root canal lavage” authors Anton FICAI, Denisa FICAI, Ovidiu OPREA, Stefan MANEA, Anna-Maria PANGICĂ, Petru BODOGA, Camelia AGAPESCU)”.

2017: 9th European Exhibition of Creativity and Innovation-EuroInvent 2017, 25-27.05.2017; Iaşi, Romania
  Gold medal” (for the invention “Bone grafts based on collagen, calcium phosphates and zinc and process for their manufacturing” authors A. FICAI, E.ANDRONESCU, D.FICAI, M. SONMEZ, I.A. NEDELCU, M.G. ALBU));

Special prize awarded by “Institutul de Chimie al Academiei de Ştiinţe din Moldova” (for the invention “Bone grafts based on collagen, calcium phosphates and zinc and process for their manufacturing” authors Anton FICAI, Ecaterina ANDRONESCU, Maria SONMEZ, Denisa FICAI, Ioan Avram NEDELCU; Madalina Georgiana ALBU);

Special prize awarded by Universitatea Lucian Blaga din Sibiu (for the invention “Bone grafts based on collagen, calcium phosphates and zinc and process for their manufacturing” authors Anton FICAI, Ecaterina ANDRONESCU, Maria SONMEZ, Denisa FICAI, Ioan Avram NEDELCU; Madalina Georgiana ALBU);

Silver medal” (for the invention “Compositions and process for obtaining innovative enzymatic formulations for root canal lavage” authors Anton FICAI, Denisa FICAI, Ovidiu OPREA, Stefan MANEA, Anna-Maria PANGICĂ, Petru BODOGA, Camelia AGAPESCU)

Special prize awarded by Universitatea de Stat din Tiraspol (for the invention “Compositions and process for obtaining innovative enzymatic formulations for root canal lavage” authors Anton FICAI, Denisa FICAI, Ovidiu OPREA, Stefan MANEA, Anna-Maria PANGICĂ, Petru BODOGA, Camelia AGAPESCU)

2016: BRUSSELS INNOVA – The World Exhibition on Inventions, Research and New Technologies, 17 – 19.11.2016; Bruxelles, Belgium
  Gold medal” (for the invention “Magnetite/thioacids@Ag or Au multifunctional systems used for diagnosis and targeted delivery in cancer”);

Special Prize” awarded by Taiwan during the Award Ceremony

2016: XXth International Salon of Research, Innovation and Technological Transfer – Inventica 2016; 29.06-01.07.2016, Iasi, Romania
  Gold medal– The Hamangia Thinker (for the invention “Functionalized magnetic systems for environmental applications, A00164/2011);

Gold medal” (for the invention “Osteoconductive and osteoinductive bone grafts and process for their manufacturing”)

Gold medal” (for the invention “Multifunctional system based on Magnetite/thioacids@Ag or Au used for diagnosis and targeted delivery in cancer”)

2016: 8th European Exhibition of Creativity and Innovation, 19-21.05.2016
  Gold medal” (for the invention “Magnetite/thioacids@Ag or Au multifunctional systems used for diagnosis and targeted delivery in cancer”)

Gold medal” (for the invention “Synthesis procedure of some multifunctional composite materials with potential application in bone cancer treatment”)

Silver medal” (for the invention “Osteoconductive and osteoinductive bone grafts and process for their manufacturing”)

Silver medal” (for the invention “Functionalized magnetic systems for environmental applications”, A00164/2011)

Special prize” (for the invention “Synthesis procedure of some multifunctional composite materials with potential application in bone cancer treatment”) awarded by iSentinel – Mircea MANOLESCU

2016:  44th International Exhibition of Inventions GENEVA (“Osteoconductive and osteoinductive bone grafts and process for their manufacturing”)
  Gold medal” awarded for the Organizers

“Best Invention Award – Special Prize” awarded by Hong-Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation

“Honorable mention – Special Prize” awarded by China Delegation of Inventions and Innovation

“Special prize” awarded by Turkish Patent Institute

2015: “Gold medal” awarded by European Exhibition of Creativity and Innovation – EUROINVENT (for patent application “Layered Composite Based on Polypropylene Reinforced with Treated Glass Fibre Fabric”)

2012: “Gold medal” awarded by BRUSSELS INNOVA – The World Exhibition on Inventions, Research and New Technologies (for bone cancer treatment)

2012:  Prize: “Best Published Paper–2009” awarded by Syscomm–“Materiale Plastice”

2011: Prize: “In tempore opportuno” awarded by University POLITEHNICA of Bucharest

2005: Valedictorian diploma awarded by University POLITEHNICA of Bucharest/ Faculty of Applied Chemistry and Materials Science

2005: 2nd Prize: Annual Session of Scientific Communications – Analytic Chemistry Section awarded by University POLITEHNICA of Bucharest– Faculty of Applied Chemistry and Materials Science

2005: 2nd Prize: Annual Session of Scientific Communications – Organic Chemistry Section awarded by University POLITEHNICA of Bucharest– Faculty of Applied Chemistry and Materials Science

2004: 2nd Prize: Annual Session of Scientific Communications – CD Nenitzescu Days awarded by University POLITEHNICA of Bucharest– Faculty of Applied Chemistry and Materials Science

2004: Special Prize: Annual Session of Scientific Communications – CD Nenitzescu Days awarded by prof. dr. eng. Claude Matasa, general manager of OrthoCycle Company, Hollywood, Florida, USA

2002: 2nd Prize: Annual Session of Scientific Communications – Inorganic Chemistry Section awarded by University POLITEHNICA of Bucharest– Faculty of Applied Chemistry and Materials Science

2001: 1st Prize: Annual Session of Scientific Communications – Inorganic Chemistry Section awarded by University POLITEHNICA of Bucharest– Faculty of Applied Chemistry and Materials Science

2001: 1st Prize: Petru Spacu Analytical Chemistry Contest awarded by University POLITEHNICA of Bucharest–Faculty of Applied Chemistry and Materials Science

2000: Honorary Citizen of Baia Mare issued by Local Council and Municipality of Baia Mare, Romania

2000: Special Prize: Selection for the “Romanian National Chemistry Team” awarded by Romanian Ministry of Education

1999: 3rd Prize: Chemistry National Olympiad, Brasov awarded by Romanian Ministry of Education

1998: 3rd Prize: Chemistry National Olympiad, Baia Mare awarded by Romanian Ministry of Education

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