eLoop is a boutique-sized consulting enterprise founded by young Italian researchers and specialized in sustainability services to small and medium-sized enterprises, large multinational companies and research projects.

Our mission is to redefine development by enhancing sustainable thinking and sustainable practices.

Our strengths are:

  • Combination of youth (the consultants), experience (the advisory board) and passion (everybody);
  • Strong links with world-leading universities and research centers;
  • Integration of emerging multidisciplinary skills.


Customised and innovative solutions for enhancing Sustainability

Sustainability Assessment

  • Analysis of life-cycle environmental impacts (LCA) and economic burdens (LCC) of products and services
  • Type III environmental declarations, including Environmental Product Declarations (EPD) and Environmental Product/Organization Footprint (PEF/OEF)
  • Product and Organization Carbon and Water footprints
  • Design for Environment (DfE) 
  • Support to introduction of environmental criteria for public procurement
  • Training on Life Cycle Thinking and sustainable development 


  • Development and Optimization of Biotechnological processes to convert agriculture residues and agro industrial wastes
  • Design and production of chemicals through biotechnological processes
  • Kinetic characterization of cell growth and biomolecules production
  • Development of recovery and concentration systems for metabolites released in a fermentation broth
  • Techno-economical study of chemicals production through biotechnological processes
  • Recovery of added value molecules from organic matrices
  • Technical staff training for the set up and monitoring of biotechnological process

Thermochemical processes

  • Optimization of processes for residual biomass valorization and conversion of organic waste fractions
  • Analysis of process performance in terms of thermic yield, end-of-pipe emissions and efficiency of energy and heat power production
  • Energy efficiency analysis for recovery of secondary and residual fuels
  • Thermo-fluid dynamic, and chemical modelling
  • Technical staff training for the set up and monitoring of thermochemical process


  • Fiscal and financial support
  • Preparation of technical documentation for financing and environmental tax relief
  • National and international projects’ audit
  • Consulting for Italian “Rating di Legalità”, “Protocollo di Legalità’” and Rating di Impresa
  • Consulting for European 679/2016 – Privacy Law.

*Unless otherwise stated, the majority of these services are directed to Italian businesses or international businesses operating in Italy.


Roberto Chirone
Roberto Chirone

Board member & Sustainability consultant

Andrea Paulillo
Andrea Paulillo

President & Sustainability consultant

Lucio Pessolano Filos
Lucio Pessolano Filos

Board member & Business support consultant

Alessandra Procentese
Alessandra Procentese

Biotechnology consultant

Advisory board
Riccardo Chirone
Riccardo Chirone

Director at Combustion Research Institute, Italian national research council

Paola Lettieri
Paola Lettieri

Academic Director UCL east and Professor of Chemical Engineering at University College London

Antonio Marzocchella
Antonio Marzocchella

Professor of Chemical and biotechnological plants at university of Naples Federico II

Gino Nicolais
Gino Nicolais

Emeritus Professor at university of Naples Federico II

Piero Salatino
Piero Salatino

Dean at school politechnic and basic sciences, University of Naples Federico II


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