Saturday, January 13th the award ceremony of the Sant’Ilario Prize (2018 edition) was held at the Paganini Auditorium in Parma.

Prof. Paolo Colombo, Professor emeritus of the University of Parma and CEO of PlumeSTARS, has received the certificate of civic merit for the very high research activity in the field of pharmaceutical technology and for the fundamental contribution in the development of the most modern technologies and innovative products with the achievement of fundamental patents for the sector with recognition of numerous international awards and honors.

Professor Paolo Colombo spoke of the award as “an unexpected recognition that I welcome as an embrace of the city and as a sign of welcome and consideration, for me that I am originally from Pavia, even if I have been in Parma for many years, just for the my academic commitment”.

Proposals for granting the Certificate may be formulated by individual citizens, bodies, members of the Municipal Council and the City Council in order to report the activities of all those who have in any way contributed to improving the lives of individuals and community and to elevate the prestige of the city.