Friday, 01 February 2019

MICROB-PREDICT - €15 million EU funded microbiome research project kicks off

22 European institutions join forces to tackle end-stage liver disease and liver failure with personalised microbiome-based treatment strategies. ICN2 is a relevant technological partner of the project taking care of the development of cutting edge nanobiosensors coupled with smartphones for the disease diagnostic.

Monday, 28 January 2019

Vanguardia de la Ciencia award: Vote for nanoporous graphene!

La Vanguardia has selected the “nanoporous graphene” among the candidates to win its prestigious award Vanguardia de la Ciencia. The research describing the synthesis of a graphene membrane with pores whose size, shape and density can be tuned with atomic precision was published in Science by the ICN2 Group led by the ICREA Prof. Aitor Mugarza together with other ICN2 members, the CiQUS and the DIPC. The winner will be one of the 8 candidates that will be selected through popular vote.

Tuesday, 29 January 2019

The NEREID project has produced the “NanoElectronics Roadmap for Europe”

The roadmap highlights medium to long term recommendations for strengthening the European competitiveness in this domain, opening the doors to many new markets. ICREA Prof. Dr Clivia Sotomayor-Torres, Group Leader of the ICN2 Phononic and Photonic Nanostructures Group, acted as contributing author of the document and coordinated the chapter “Beyond CMOS”, which reflects contributions by other ICN2 researchers.