Friday, 20 September 2019

Enhanced hematite-based photoanodes for more efficient solar water splitting cells

Cheaper and better performing photoelectrochemical water splitting cells could be designed in the next future thanks to a new technology developed at the Catalan Institute of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (ICN2), the Catalonia Institute for Energy Research (IREC) and the Institute of Chemical Research of Catalonia (ICIQ). Recently published on Advanced Energy Materials, this research has involved the ICN2 Advanced Electron Nanoscopy group and the Nanostructured Materials for Photovoltaic Energy group.

Tuesday, 17 September 2019

i-Vision and InBrain projects hit the news after being granted by “la Caixa”

ICREA Prof. Jose Antonio Garrido, head of the ICN2 Advanced Electronic Materials and Devices Group, and Damià Viana, PhD student of the same Group, were received a “la Caixa” Health Research Grant and a CaixaImpulse Grant, respectively. Both initiatives seek to develop new graphene-based neural interfaces for clinical applications and received broad media coverage in the context of the awards ceremony celebrated yesterday.

Monday, 16 September 2019

CaixaImpulse awards an ICN2 project on engineered graphene for neural interfaces

The selected InBrain Technologies project is led by Damià Viana, PhD student from the ICN2 Advanced Electronic Materials and Devices Group. CaixaImpulse is an acceleration programme that helps early stage biomedical research projects to validate their asset and define their valorisation plan. The programme aims to facilitate the leap from basic research to the market.