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Friday, 16 December 2016

StableNextSol COST Project covered in the European Energy Innovation Magazine

The StableNextSol COST (European Cooperation in Science and Technology) Action Project integrates and generates fundamental knowledge and expertise to foster disruptive innovations targeted to mitigate device failure and to propose and develop new concepts for more stable emerging solar cells. The project is coordinated by Prof. Mónica Lira-Cantú, Group Leader of the ICN2 Nanostructured Materials for Photovoltaic Energy Group. The European Energy Innovation is a communication platform with the aim of putting energy and transport stakeholders in touch with each other.

Monday, 17 October 2016

El Punt Avui reviews Prof. Pedro Gómez-Romero’s book titled “Creadors de futur: Ciència per a millorar el món”

Prof. Pedro Gómez-Romero, Group Leader at ICN2, won the 2016 European Prize for Scientific Dissemination, "Estudi General", with “Creadors de futur: Ciència per a millorar el món”. His book talks about some scientific discoveries and its enormous effects on our world. Also, he describes how close the relation between science, technology and society is. In the article from the Catalan newspaper, two more books that talk about similar topics are presented.

Tuesday, 11 October 2016

Diari Ara reviews the challenges of Catalan science

The article deals with 4 upcoming revolutions: Big Data, and how create devices able to collect information more efficiently; Graphene, a material with a promising future because of its properties; Quantum technology, that will enable, for example, a total secure communication; and Fusion Energy as a clean, safe, abundant and cheap energy source. ICREA Research Prof. Stephan Roche, Group Leader at ICN2, takes part in the article talking about graphene.