Thursday, 12 April 2018

One step closer to using nanoporous graphene in smart filters and sensors

As part of a national research collaboration, Spanish researchers including the ICN2 have made uniformly nanoporous graphene a practicable reality. A major milestone in graphene research, this brings us one step closer to unlocking this wonder material’s full potential not only in electronics, but also in filtration and sensing applications. Presented this morning to journalists at a press conference at the Barcelona Institute of Science and Technology, the work is published in Science.

Monday, 16 April 2018

Nanoscience taken out of the lab at the 10alamenos9 Festival

The 10alamenos9 Festival of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology was held last week, with over 100 activities to choose from across many locations in Spain. Among them, the UAB Campus in Bellaterra, where a lively activity was run for over 200 students, including a visit to the ICN2.

Thursday, 12 April 2018

The spinoff adventure: sharing knowledge and experiences

Last week ICN2 Business Development Officer Nadia Pons gave a talk outlining the institute’s spinoff creation policy and encouraged in-house researchers to get involved in entrepreneurial projects. The session was then opened to the whole of the university campus for a presentation by Barcelona Activa to promote its 2018 pre-accelerator programme for business creation.