National Institute for Research & Development in Chemistry and Petrochemistry



National Institute of Research-Development for Chemistry and Petrochemistry – ICECHIM

is the proud host of

The International Symposium


with the support of

Silver Sponsor

  • Introduction
  • Unfolding
  • Call for papers
  • Registration form
  • Scientific Committee
  • Organizing and Technical Committees
  • Contact


During 11-13 October 2023, The Scientific Committee and Organizing Committee of PRIOCHEM cordially invite you to attend to the XIXth edition of the International Symposium “Priorities of Chemistry for a sustainable Development” showcasing innovative solutions for sustainable development with reference to bioeconomy, smart materials, recycling and circularity and, not the least, environmental protection – domains that heavily depend on chemistry and engineering research inputs .

Founded in 1950, ICECHIM has been carrying out research activities of high academic standing in the fields of chemistry and chemical engineering uninterruptedly for seven decades.

The symposium focuses on the research areas of the institute corroborated with the new guidelines on RDI activity at national and European level, included in the “Horizon Europe” Program.

The symposium will host the following sections:


1. Multifunctional materials, nanocomposites, innovative technologies and cultural heritage preservation

1 – MTCH

2. Bioresources, biotechnologies and biorefining

2 – BBB

In partnership with the Romanian Chemical Society


Invited speakers

  • Assoc. Prof. Dr. Michal CEGLOWSKI “Adam Mickiewicz” University, Poznań, POLAND
  • Assoc. Prof. Dr. Ana Margarida da Cruz LEDO Universidade de Coimbra, PORTUGAL
  • Assoc. Prof. Dr. Saniye SÖYLEMEZ – “Necmettin Erbakan” University , Konya, TURKEY     
  • Prof. Dr. Francois-Xavier PERRIN Université de Toulon, FRANCE  
  • Assoc. Prof. Dr. Federica VALENTINI – “Tor Vergata” University, Rome, ITALY

The Scientific program includes:

  • Plenary conferences;
  • Oral communications;
  • Poster sessions;
  • Round tables;
  • Workshops (Satellites events);
  • Exhibitions.

All papers will be reviewed by the Scientific Committee, which reserves the right to accept or reject papers and to decide on the format of presentation (oral or poster presentation).

Oral Communications

We recommend 10-12 minutes for oral presentations, including Q&A session.


Confirmed Posters by the Scientific Committee (scheduled) will be presented electronically, according to the program (3 minutes).


Companies will be invited to exhibit their products or to hold presentations.

  • Original works will be presented.
  • Organizers will award the most valuable oral presentations, presented by students and young researchers (with a maximum of 8 years of R&D experience).
  • Plenary lectures will be presented by chemistry and chemical engineering personalities from Romania and abroad.
  • The working language of the symposium is English.


The Program and Schedule can be accessed at the button below.

Call for papers


Registrations for PRIOCHEM XIX are available online on the website in the Registration tab. In order to proceed with submitting your participation fill-in all the fields of the registration form.

Should you be the main author of the registered paper, please fill-in the Abstract template below and attach it to the registration form.

Registration fees

The registration fee will be payed in the ICECHIM’s bank account RO82RNCB0077015755980001 B.C.R. Sector 6, with the specification “PARTICIPANT_NAME&SURNAME – Symposium participation fee PRIOCHEM-XIX”.

Registration fee / paper
By AUGUST 18th 


120 Eur

160 Eur


60 Eur

80 Eur

The registration fee includes: publication of the abstract in Chemistry Proceedings (MDPI), symposium materials and Participant’s Certificate of Attendance.

Important Deadlines

  • 15th of September – Abstract submittal by online Registration form;
  • Acceptance notifications will be sent in maximum 5 working days from the date of receiving the Abstract.
Registration form
Scientific Committee

Scientific Committee (in alphabetical order, provisional line-up)

  • Dr. Habil. Radu Claudiu FIERĂSCU – Scientific Committee Chair – INCDCP-ICECHIM, Bucharest, ROMANIA
  • Prof. Univ. Dr. Habil. Constantin APETREI – “Dunărea de Jos” University, Galați, ROMANIA
  • Prof. Dr. Luc AVEROUS – University of Strasbourg, FRANCE
  • Prof. Dr. Rabah BOUKHERROUB  – Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Université de Lille, FRANCE
  • Prof. Dr. Hugues BRISSET – Université de Toulon, FRANCE
  • Assoc. Prof. Dr. Michal CEGLOWSKI – “Adam Mickiewicz” University, Poznań, POLAND
  • Prof. Dr. Gregorio CRINI – Université de Bourgogne – Franche Comte, FRANCE
  • Prof. Dr. Jacques DESBRIÈRES – Université de Pau et des Pays de l’Adour, FRANCE
  • Dr. Habil. Doina DIMONIE – INCDCP-ICECHIM, Bucharest, ROMANIA
  • Dr. Biochim. Mihaela DONI – INCDCP-ICECHIM, Bucharest, ROMANIA
  • Prof. Dr. Luisa DURAES University of Coimbra, PORTUGAL
  • Dr. Eng. Cristina Emanuela ENĂȘCUȚĂ – INCDCP-ICECHIM, Bucharest, ROMANIA
  • Dr. Habil. Anton FICAI – POLITEHNICA University, Bucharest, ROMANIA
  • Dr. Habil. Irina FIERĂSCU – INCDCP-ICECHIM, Bucharest, ROMANIA
  • Dr. Eng. Adriana FRONE – INCDCP-ICECHIM, Bucharest, ROMANIA
  • Prof. Dr. Milen I. GEORGIEV Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Sofia, BULGARIA
  • Prof. Dr. Andrew HALL Medway School of Pharmacy, Chatham, England, GREAT BRITAIN
  • Prof. Dr. Rodica-Mariana ION – INCDCP-ICECHIM, Bucharest, ROMANIA
  • Dr. Eng. Tanța-Verona IORDACHE – INCDCP-ICECHIM, Bucharest, ROMANIA
  • Prof. Dr. Habil. Anna MALM – Medical University of Lublin, Lublin, POLAND
  • Prof. Dr. Ioan-Cezar MARCU University of Bucharest, ROMANIA
  • Dr. Habil. Florin OANCEA – INCDCP-ICECHIM, Bucharest, ROMANIA
  • Prof. Dr. Francois-Xavier PERRIN – Université de Toulon, FRANCE
  • Prof. Dr. Leslie PETRIK University of Western Cape, REPUBLIC OF SOUTH AFRICA
  • Prof. Dr. Roberto PETRUCCI  – University of Perugia, ITALY
  • Dr. Habil. Nicoleta RADU – INCDCP-ICECHIM, Bucharest, ROMANIA
  • Dr. Eng. Valentin RĂDIȚOIU – INCDCP-ICECHIM, Bucharest, ROMANIA
  • Dr. Eng. Andrei SÂRBU – INCDCP-ICECHIM Bucharest, ROMANIA
  • Asist. Prof. Dr. Habil. Elwira Zofia SIENIAWSKA – Medical University of Lublin, Lublin, POLAND
  • Prof. Dr. Mircea TEODORESCU – POLITEHNICA University, Bucharest, ROMANIA
  • Assoc. Prof. Dr. Boyko TSYNTSARSKI – Organic Chemistry Institute of the Bulgarian Academy of Science, Sofia, BULGARIA
  • Assoc. Prof. Dr. Federica VALENTINI – “Tor Vergata” University, Rome, ITALY
  • Dr. Eng. Zina VULUGA – INCDCP-ICECHIM, Bucharest, ROMANIA
  • Prof. Dr. Artur VALENTE – University of Coimbra, PORTUGAL
Organizing and Technical Committees

Organizing Committee

  • Dr. Biochim. Mihaela DONI – Director General
  • Dr. Habil. Chim. Radu Claudiu FIERĂSCU – Director Tehnic
  • Dr. Habil. Chim. Irina FIERĂSCU
  • Dr. Ing. Adriana FRONE
  • Dr. Ing. Tanṭa Verona IORDACHE
  • Dr. Ing. Mălina DEȘLIU-AVRAM
  • Dr. Ing. Cristina ENĂȘCUȚĂ
  • Dr. Chim. Ana-Maria GURBAN

Technical Committee

  • Dr. Eng. Irina CHICAN
  • Ec. Magda-Aura CANTACUZ
  • Dr. Ec. Ada Lorena NICULIȚĂ
  • Ing. Ștefan MOCANU
  • Tech. Octavian PANĂ
  • Ec. Liliana ILIE
  • Ec. Ioana CĂRUȚAȘU


Romania, Bucharest, 6th District, 060021, No. 202, Splaiul Independenței

Phone and fax:

Phone: +40213153299; Fax: 021 312 34 93


Person appointed
Section 1 – MTCH


Tanța Verona IORDACHE

Adriana FRONE




Section 2 – BBB



Ana-Maria GURBAN




Representative of the Organizing Committee

Technical Manager – Radu Claudiu FIERĂSCU


Technical Committee





NOTICE TO READER: The event is to be hosted in a hybrid format that applies to both oral presentations and poster presentations, either of which can be delivered on the premise or via virtual rooms. The Organizer reserves the right at any time and from time to time to make alterations in the format, agenda or programme of the Event as may in their opinion be necessary in the best interests of the Symposium.