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Thursday, 26 November 2020

The ICN2 at the Science Week and the Researchers’ Night

This morning, under the umbrella of the 25th Science Week celebrated between the 14th and 29th of November in Catalunya, ICN2 held its first virtual visit to a school in Barcelona. Dr Maria Soler and Dr Belén Ballesteros participated in the telematic conference and, after a virtual visit to their facilities, held an interesting conversation with the students. Tomorrow night, at the European Researcher’s Night, the ICN2 will be involved in many talks and interactive workshops. Join us!

Thursday, 26 November 2020

A novel approach for the synthesis of edge-functionalized graphene nanoribbons

A technique for the synthesis of edge-fluorinated graphene nanoribbons that guarantees the stability of the functional group throughout the whole process has been developed by a team of researchers led by ICREA Prof. Aitor Mugarza, head of the ICN2 Atomic Manipulation and Spectroscopy group, and Prof. Diego Peña, from the University of Santiago de Compostela (Spain).

Wednesday, 18 November 2020

Ramon Tremosa, the Catalan Minister of Business and Knowledge, announced a new public-private investment fund

The Minister of Business and Knowledge of the Generalitat de Catalunya, Ramon Tremosa, visited ALBA Synchrotron on Monday 16 November to meet several directors of Catalan research centers, including Prof. Pablo Ordejón, ICN2 Director. He announced the creation of a public-private investment fund for promoting scientific knowledge and entrepreneurship initiatives. 

Wednesday, 18 November 2020

Happy LGBTQ+ STEM Day!

The ICN2 supports the international LGBTQ+ STEM Day initiative to promote diversity and inclusion in science and research.