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Prof. Oleg Figovsky was the founder and R&D the Polymate Ltd. - International Nanotechnology Research Centre where he is working on research in nanostructured corrosion-resistant composite materials and protective coatings based on a polymer and silicate matrix. Novel nanotechnologies invented by Prof. O. Figovsky were the basis for establishing industrial production in the US, Canada, China, Mexico, Russia and Israel.

He is a member of the European Academy of Sciences and Head of the UNESCO Chair "Green Chemistry". For his inventions in nanotechnologies he was awarded gold and silver medals at IENA-98 and Gold Angel Prize at the Genius 2006 exhibition.

Prof. Oleg Figovsky has authored of a few books, more than 300 scientific articles and 500 patents.

  • Prof. Oleg Figovsky as the invited lecturer made two presentation:
    - "Green Nanotechnology" at the European Congress Bioeconomy (20/11, 2017, Lodz, Poland);
    - Role of composite materials in world economy. Current state and forecast (23/11, 2017, Nova Ruda, Poland).
  • Book "Green Nanotechnology" (authors: Oleg Figovsky, Dmitry Beilin) CRC Press, August 2017.
  • US patent 9,695,111 "Method of producing soluble silicates with organic cations", July 2017.
  • Prof. Oleg Figovsky has nominee "2017 Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award", July 2017.
  • Prof. Oleg Figovsky have visited Shaoxing, China as the expert of the State Program "1000 talents" and signed contract for new technologies' elaboration for Chinese industries, Мау 2017.
  • Prof. Oleg Figovsky's two papers was presented at Waterborne Symposium in New Orleans, USA, February 2017.
  • US patent 9,487,662 "Radiation-curable biobased flooring compositions with nonreactive additives", November 2016.
  • Exposition of the new projects carried out under supervision of Prof. O. Figovsky American Coatings Show 2016 (Indianapolis, IN, U.S.A.) 12-14 April 2016.
  • Prof. Oleg Figovsky was awarded the Order "Engineering Glory" of the Russian Academy of Engineering for "Achievements in Integration of International and Russian Engineering Community, a Contribution to the Development of the Theory and Practice of Engineering"
  • Keynote lecture: "Nonisocyanate Polyurethane: Synthesis, Structure and Application; Nano Structured Organic Alkali-Soluble Silicate for Industrial Application". Advance in Petroleum and Gas Industry and Petrochemistry, VIІІ International Scientific-Technical Conference (APGIP-8), 16-19/V, Lviv Polytechnic National University,2016