News

Friday, 08 November 2019

Self-assembled microspheres of silica to cool surfaces without energy consumption

Researchers from the ICN2 and the ICMM-CSIC have developed a new material able to cool another one by emitting infrared radiation. The results are published in Small and are expected to be used in devices where an increase in temperature has drastic effects on performance, like solar panels and computer systems, among other applications.

Thursday, 31 October 2019

The SOMM Alliance holds its first meeting on gender equality policies

The 1st Gender Equality Event of the Alliance of the SOMMa shared at CNIO the network's best practices in gender equality, to implement a change of culture that allows gender equality to be integrated into strategic science decisions. Dr Neus Domingo offered a talk about KPIs for Gender Balance.

Monday, 09 September 2019

Official release of European Perovskite-PV White Paper

The European Perovskite Initiative (EPKI) has produced a white paper that encompasses the overall progression roadmap planned by the research community within Europe. It also expresses the need for further commitment and support from European organizations. The ICN2 is one of the partners of this young initiative aimed at raising awareness of perovskite-based photovoltaics and facilitating joint-research programs and synergies amongst its members.

Thursday, 03 October 2019

Focus on Women in 2D Materials Science

A recent study led by Dr. Zeila Zanolli of the ICN2 Theory and Simulation group, on spectroscopic properties of few-layer tin chalcogenides, has been published on a special issue of the Journal of Physics Materials. This edition, called “Women’s Perspectives in Materials Science: 2D Materials”, will feature exclusively researches directed by female scientists, with the aim to highlight the excellent contributions of women to 2D Materials Science.

Tuesday, 13 August 2019

Nanotechnologies for better health at the next Graphene Connect workshop

Dr Cinzia Spinato, Graphene Flagship Business Developer at the ICN2, and Nadia Pons, Head of Innovation at the Medical Association of Barcelona, talk about the Graphene Connect on MedTech and Diagnostic Technologies workshop, which will take place in November in Barcelona. For the first time, entrepreneurs in this field will be given the opportunity to pitch their projects at the Health Investment Forum.