Diari de Terrassa awards Teresa Puig, ICMAB researcher from Terrassa, in its first edition.
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Diari de Terrassa awards Teresa Puig, ICMAB researcher from Terrassa, in its first edition.
One of NANBIOSIS' units (U6) is at ICMAB and is devoted to "Biomaterials processing and Nanostructuring Unit",with Scientific Director ICMAB researcher Nora Ventosa.
Marta Mas-Torrent, Nora Ventosa and Mariano Campoy-Quiles are the latest ICMAB Researchers to access this position.
“I am honored to take the responsibility of continuing the endeavor to promote a dynamic SNF” says ICMAB Director.
The aim of the quality certification obtained is to ensure the quality of the service provided and to continue with its improvement and extension to future services.
The Scientific and Technical Service for the characterization of nano and biomaterials, the Soft Lab, run by the Nanomol Research Unit of the Institute of Materials Science of Barcelona (ICMAB, CSIC), and which is part of Unit 6 of the ICTS Nanbiosis, and CIBER-BBN, aims to offer characterization services of micro- and nanostructured soft molecular materials to the entire scientific community that requires them.
The "XII Trobada de Joves Investigadors dels Països Catalans" of the Societat Catalana de Química, SCQ (Catalan Chemical Society) took place in Girona on 24-26 January 2022.
The IVA gave Kasper Moth-Poulsen this distinction at the end of 2021.
This honor is given by the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona to remarkable PhDs.
The two members of the NANOMOL Group received their recognitions in Lyon, France.
ICMAB is number one of the entire CSIC in securing funding from the H2020 European Research and Innovation Framework Programme. It represents 8 % of the total CSIC H2020 funding and 49 % of the Materials Area. In total, 4 CSIC Institutes in Catalunya are among the top 6.
ICMAB Researcher Eduardo Pérez del Río, from the Molecular Nanoscience and Organic Materials (NANOMOL) Group, has been awarded for one of the 4 best publications by young researchers of 2020, according to CIBER-BBN, an association of 45 research groups of excellence in the fields of bioengineering, biomatrials and biomedicine.
“The ERC project PHOTHERM seeks to fundamentally change how we generate heating and cooling by developing a new class of materials that capture, store, and release both solar and ambient heat.”
The ICMAB Deputy Director and Researcher, M. Rosa Palacín, receives this award for her significant contributions to battery research. The award comes in the context of the 2021 International Battery Association (IBA) Annual Meeting which will be celebrated on 24-29 October 2021 in Xiamen, China, an event that will bring together experts in the fields of electrochemistry, materials chemistry and energy chemistry, mathematical science and other battery related fields.
ICMAB Researcher M. Rosa Palacín, from the Solid State Chemistry (SSC) Group receives the IBA Research Award for her outstanding contributions and advances in electrochemical energy conversion and storage research.
The award is given by The Condensed Matter Physics Division-GEFES of the Real Sociedad Española de Física.
ICMAB Researcher Clara Viñas joins the organization in celebration of her outstanding achievements as a researcher in the area of Chemistry.
The award comes from the Societat Catalana de Química (SCQ) for his excellent scientific career in the area of chemistry.
After spending 3 years in Sweden, the researcher is joining the NANOMOL Research Unit at ICMAB as a postdoctoral researcher.
Sohini Sinha’s presentation and poster were awarded on the 10th edition of the UAB Chemistry Doctoral Workshop 2021 with a distinguished diploma.
Two ICMAB researchers have been granted with a Ramón y Cajalgrant from the Spanish Ministry of Science and Innovation.
The International Union of Pure and Applied Physics (IUPAP) Young Scientist Prize in the field of Magnetism is awarded annually to one scientist for groundbreaking theoretical or experimental work on fundamental or applied magnetism.
Ivan Caño carried out his Master's project in the field of free-standing oxides for photovoltaic applications at ICMAB.
Marta Mas-Torrent and Teresa Puig, ICMAB ERC grantees, participated in this project, coordinated by the Delegation of CSIC in Brussels.
The main association for scientific communication in Catalunya welcomes its new Vicepresident!
The organization offers a younger point of view on science and science policy.
The Young Academy of Europe is an organization that brings together young scientists and scholars from all parts of Europe that have outspoken views about science and science policy. It’s a bottom-up organization that develops networking activities, as well as advocacy, science policy and scientific exchanges.
We are happy to announce that FECYT has selected the "Matheroes: Supermaterials, the heroes of the future" project to be part of the eighth edition of the catalog of "Innovative practices in scientific culture".
The "Innovative practices in scientific culture" catalog includes a selection of activities that FECYT (Fundación Española para la Ciencia y la Tecnología) has considered as unique in science outreach and science communicatin. It includes innovative and high quality actions that highlight for some of their aspects: their new formats, the strategic objectives they pursue, the specific public they are aimed at, their high impact on the participants, the invomvement of scientific and non-scientific agents, to name a few.
Pamela Machado, ICMAB PhD fellow, is the new President of the Catalan Society of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (SCN2), and Jordi Floriach Clark, ICMAB MSc fellow, is the new Communication Manager. They both start this new role in the SCN2 with a lot of enthusiasm and exciting future plans!
The project "Nanocellulose Patches to Treat Corneal Wounds", from ICMAB researchers at the Nanoparticles and Nanocomposites (NN) Group, Irene Anton, Anna Laromaine and Anna Roig, and the Barraquer Ophthalmology Centre, became finalist in the Expoquimia Award in Biotechnology R&D&I 2020. Congrats!
We are very happy to announce that Leonardo Scarabelli, ICMAB postdoctoral researcher at the Nanopto Group, has been granted with a Postdoctoral Junior Leader Fellowship from La Caixa Foundation, within the Marie Curie Actions Horizon 2020.
Lídia Ballell, PhD fellow doing her research between the Nanomol Group at ICMAB and the company Nanomol Technologies, won the Poster Prize award at the SCN2 II Annual Conference of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology celebrated on 19 November 2020 and focused on the latest advances on nanobiomedicine. Lídia Ballell's poster was entitled "Delos nanovesicles for drug delivery: an example of reformulation of a protein to treat complex wounds".
The Applied Superconductivity Conference 2020 conference awarded Artur Romanov, PhD researcher at the SUMAN group, on 5 November 2020, the third prize in the materials section of the Student Paper Contest and additonally the Alexander Shikov memorial award for design and manufacturing of "LTS and HTS Conductors".
Leonardo Grants (BBVA Foundation) are intended to directly support personal projects of cultural researchers and creators in intermediate stages of their career, between 30 and 45 years of age, which are characterized by a highly innovative scientific, technological or cultural production.
In the framework of the XXXII Chemistry Debate of the IEC (Institut d'Estudis Catalans), the Catalan Chemical Society (SCQ) awarded, on 16 September 2020, the certificates and awards of the 14th edition of the Research Projects Awards in Chemistry for high school students. One of the finalists of the awards, Arnau Garcia Labaila, did a project on nanomedicine to face cancer, supervised by one of the first PhD fellows graduated at the ICMAB Inorganic Materials and Catalysis Lab, Dr. Mar Abad Merino.
The Societat Catalana de Nanociència i Nanotecnologia (SCN2) celebrates the second edition of the Dresselhaus Awards that rewards TFG (Final Degree Projects) presentations about Nanoscience and Nanotechnology research. Deadline extended to 15 January 2021.
The Severo Ochoa Excellence award is given to centers that showcase leadership and scientific impact in the international scale, and will help fund some of ICMAB’s research lines until 2023. On 15 July 2020 the provisional resoluiton announced the awarded research centers of its last call.
Amanda Muñoz, a PhD researcher from the Nanoparticles and Nanocomposites (NN) group, joined the Biorender Graphical Abstract challenge with a visualization of her group’s work with C. elegans and nanoparticles. Her figure has become one of the finalists in the contest, and it has already opened new opportunities for learning.
In its 15th edition, the L'Oréal-UNESCO "For Women in Science" awards five prizes of 15,000 euros each to support research projects carried out by Spanish women scientists in the area of Physical Sciences, Mathematics and/or Computer and Information Sciences. The deadline for application will remain open until 13 September 2020. These should be done through the official website "For Women in Science".
The 12th International Conference on Hybrid and Organic Photovoltaics #HOPV20 was an online conference held beween 26 and 29 May 2020. Enrique Pascual, PhD fellow at the Nanopto Group, received the Best ePoster Content and Discussion award at the Symposium S4 on Organic Solar Cells. His poster was entitled "Towards Photovoltaic Windows: Laser-assisted Fabrication of Semitransparent OPV Modules Based on Non-fullerene Acceptors’". Congratulations!
Manuel Souto, former PhD researcher at the Nanomol Group, has been awarded with the European Award for Doctoral Thesis in Molecular Magnetism (ADocMolMag) call 2019, organised by the European Institute of Molecular Magnetism, for his PhD Thesis "Multifunctional Materials based on TTFPTM dyads: towards new Molecular Switches, Conductors and Rectifiers" carried out at the Institute of Materials Science of Barcelona (ICMAB-CSIC) and the Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB). Congratulations, Manuel!