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Tuesday, 10 January 2023

A second volume of the White Paper of Nanotechnologies published

by Virginia Greco

The volume is meant to complete the first one, printed in 2021.

The “White Paper on Nanotechnologies II, state of the art of research, development and innovation” (Aranzadi, 2023) has just been published as a complement to the first White Paper, published in 2021, which aimed at providing an ethical and social vision of the advances in nanoscience and nanotechnology. This second volume, written by 36 experts in different aspects of this topic under the coordination of few researchers from the University of Barcelona –in particular, from the Science and Technology Centres (CCTiUB) and the Institute of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (IN2UB) of the UB—, the Institute of Materials Science of Madrid (ICMM) and the Catalan Society of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (SCN2).

Among the authors are several members of the ICN2, specifically (in alphabetical order): Dr Neus G. Bastús, Enric Calucho Palma, Dr María José Esplandiu Egido, Dr Jordi Fraxedas Calduch, Prof. Pedro Gómez Romero, Dr Inhar Imaz, ICREA Prof. Arben Merkoçi, and Dr Salvio Suárez-García. The ICN2 also made a strong financial contribution to the publication of this volume.