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Francesca Verones

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Francesca Verones
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Born30 May 1984
NationalitySwiss, Italian
Alma materEidgenössische Technische Hochschule Zürich
AwardsOtto Jaag Gewässerschutzpreis, Laudise Medal

Francesca Verones (born May 30, 1984 in Bern, Switzerland) is a Swiss-Italian environmental engineer and Associate Processor at the Industrial ecology programme at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology. Her areas of research are life cycle analysis, life cycle impact assessment and biodiversity analysis, and she is especially interested in aquatic and marine areas.[1]


In 2013 Verones was granted the Otto Jaag Gewässerschutzpreis (Otto Jaag's water protection prize) for an outstanding thesis on water protection/hydrologi from ETH Zurich for the PhD thesis Methodologies for the evaluation of water use related impacts on biodiversity within Life Cycle Assessment.[1][2]

In 2019 she received the Laudise medal from the International Society for Industrial Ecology, for outstanding efforts in industrial ecology by a researcher under 36 years. In the nomination, Verones was described as «a brilliant young scholar who is pioneering the assessment of biodiversity effects in Life Cycle Assessment.»[3]

Francesca Verones received an ERC Starting Grant in 2019 for the project: ATLANTIS - Whales, waste and sea walnuts: incorporating human impacts on the marine ecosystem within the life cycle impact assessment.[4]


  1. Methodologies for the evaluation of water use related impacts on biodiversity within Life Cycle Assessment (Thesis). 2013.
  2. "Otto Jaag Waterprotection Prize". Eawag - Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology. 2013. Retrieved 19 August 2019.
  3. "Winner of the 2019 Laudise Medal, awarded for outstanding achievements in industrial ecology by a researcher under the age of 36, - Francesca Verones". International Society for Industrial Ecology. 13 August 2019. Retrieved 29 August 2019.
  4. "Open to the world: 51 nationalities among winners of 2019 ERC Starting Grants". European Research Council. 3 September 2019. Retrieved 5 September 2019.

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