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Monday, 28 September 2015

ICN2 in the Media: Stephan Roche at the EU Research and Innovation Magazine

Imagine a laptop or smartphone that uses almost no power to perform computations. It's still decades away, but it’s the logical conclusion of a technique that’s already under development using the spin of electrons in graphene. ICREA Research prof Stephan Roche, Group Leader at ICN2, discusses about the applications of graphene with Horizon, the EU Research and Innovation Magazine.

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Wednesday, 02 September 2015

ICN2 in the media: paper-based nanobiosensors

ICREA Prof Arben Merkoci’s team led an article recently published in ACS Nano reporting new sensing platforms based on bacterial cellulose nanopaper. El Mundo Innovadores presented those simple, low cost and easy to produce platforms in a detailes article.

Friday, 28 August 2015

ICN2 in the Media: High Temperature Magnetic Stabilization of Cobalt Nanoparticles

ICREA Prof Josep Nogués is the last author of a work published in Physical Review Letters describing how low-blocking-temperature ferromagnetic Co nanoparticles become magnetically stable above 400 K (126.85 degrees Celsius) thanks to the Antiferromagnetic Proximity Effect. The work, with researchers from the University of Castilla la Mancha as first authors, gathered some attention from the media.

Wednesday, 02 September 2015

ICN2 in the media: The future of biomedicine in Barcelona

ICREA Prof Victor Puntes was interviewed by Xavier Duran about recent advances in biomedicine. The result is an article in the Barcelona Metropolis magazine edited by the Barcelona City Hall. Prof Puntes discusses about how biomedicine and nanoscience have a common future.

Wednesday, 12 August 2015

ICN2 in the media: A joint effort to reach excellence in education

Barcelona Global, a platform for citizen's ideas and action, launches a new Industrial Engineering Degree. This joint effort, including Catalan universities and society, seeks to offer an excellent learning experience. Boaz Kogon, Head of Strategy at ICN2, is member of Barcelona Global and participated in the discussions to design this educational project.