Wednesday, 28 October 2020

Leading scientific associations and innovative companies demand to place R&D at the heart of Spain’s strategy

The Severo Ochoa - María de Maeztu Alliance (SOMMa), of which the ICN2 is part, together with many other institutes and companies working in research and innovation, have signed a document calling for Spain to change its economic model and give a central role to research and innovation (R&D). The document aims to add and provide strategic solutions to the recent Pact for Science and Innovation that the Spanish Government has just announced.

Friday, 23 October 2020

Dr Maria Soler awarded at the Biocat virtual workshop “Chasing Covid”

Dr Maria Soler, from the ICN2 Nanobiosensors and Bioanalytical Applications group, received the "Game Changer" award at the virtual workshop "Chasing COVID", held on October 22. She presented her group's project ConVat in the "Medtech & Population and genetic studies" session.

Thursday, 22 October 2020

Top female researchers in renewable energy discuss gender balance at the WiRE-SO workshop

The 2nd annual Women in Renewable Energy workshop, hosted under the umbrella of the ICN2 Severo Ochoa workshops, was held online on the last 16 October. This event, dedicated to energy storage application and key trends in sustainability, was organized by Prof. Mónica Lira from the ICN2 and Prof. Zakya Kafafi from Lehigh University in Bethlehem (USA). The excellent scientific sessions were followed by a roundtable on the role of women in science, their challenges, permanent discrimination, and the possibility of transforming scientific research into a more inclusive environment.