Thursday, 01 June 2023

ICN2 participates with Clúster Mav in EQUIPLAST 2023 for sustainable solutions in the plastics and rubber sectors

The ICN2 took part in the four-day international meeting event for chemical and plastics industries to present some of its newest technologies in the field of novel materials for a sustainable future. Reinforced by the co-participation with the Clúster Mav and five of its other members, our Business and Innovation professionals looked for new collaborations and partnerships.

Thursday, 01 June 2023

ICN2 Unveils the III Equality of Opportunities & Diversity Management Plan 2023-2026

ICN2 is proud to announce this document, building on previous editions and focusing on fostering an inclusive and diverse environment beyond gender. The plan sets key objectives such as guaranteeing equality for all, promoting diversity and inclusion, and eliminating barriers to workplace success. Strategic actions include improving communication, increasing transparency in staff selection and promotions, and conducting training on equal opportunities. The ICN2 community will collaborate to implement and evaluate the plan, working towards a more inclusive future.

Wednesday, 31 May 2023

Modular structure to enhance efficiency and flexibility of simulation codes for materials science: the SIESTA case

A paper recently published in the Royal Society Open Science journal discusses the advantages of implementing a modular approach in electronic structure simulation software and demonstrates the increased efficiency of SIESTA, a lighthouse code of the MaX Centre of Excellence that in recent years has been redesigned according to this principle. Among the authors is Prof. Pablo Ordejón, ICN2 group leader and Director.