Gianvito Romano was born in Italy in 1993. He obtained a diploma in 2012 at the “Istituto Tecnico Statale Vito Sante Longo” of Monopoli. Subsequently in the same year, after gaining a passion for chemistry, he decided to enrolled in the Materials Science course at the University of Aldo Moro studies in Bari. In 2016 he concluded his bachelor’s degree with a thesis on food packaging and in 2019 he finished his master’s degree, by a vote of 108/110, with a study on surfaces treatment. During this period, he won a fellowship in a project called “Global Thesis” which allowed him to prepare a part of his final thesis in the STRATEC Consumables company located in Salzburg. In 2020 he obtained a Marie Skłodowska-Curie fellowship at the University of Vienna and he started his PhD in smart labels.