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2nd Open call 2023 for preferential access to NANBIOSIS ICTS units

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NANBIOSIS opens in June the 2nd competitive open call 2023 for its “Cutting-Edge Biomedical Solutions” and services. At ICMAB we host the U6 of NANBIOSIS: Biomaterial Processing and Nanostructuring Unit. 

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13 Marie Skłodowska-Curie Doctoral positions in the first DocFam+ call

On 15 May 2023, the first call for doctoral contracts within the DocFam+ (Doctoral training programme in Functional Advanced Materials) MSCA-COFUND coordinated by ICMAB-CSIC will open. 

DocFam+ is a 5-year doctoral training programme in Functional Advanced Materials presented by the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC) and coordinated through the Institute of Materials Science of Barcelona (ICMAB-CSIC) in collaboration with several partner research institutions from the region, six of them contributing to the co-funding of the programme: Institute of Microelectronics of Barcelona (IMB-CNM-CSIC), Catalan Institute of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (ICN2), Catalonia Institute for Energy Research (IREC), High Energy Physics Institute (IFAE), Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB) and ALBA Synchrotron.

PhD Fellows, New Projects, Breaking News

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NABIHEAL project launches website

The website for NABIHEAL, the EU-funded Horizon Europe project developing biomaterials for complex wound healing, is now online. Find out more about the project and what its impact will be, and browse the 14 partners from 7 countries to see how each contributes to the project’s objectives.

Project Results

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InCAEM workshop at ALBA Synchrotron

The InCAEM project is presented to the Catalan scientific community

InCAEM, In Situ Correlative Facility for Advanced Energy Materials, is a new facility, now in construction at the ALBA Synchrotron premises, open to all the scientific community for studying advanced materials.

On Friday, 14 April 2023, more than 70 members from different Catalan research institutions attended a workshop where the facility was presented, and explored collaboration opportunities.

Courses and Workshops, Project Meetings, Breaking News

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Eulàlia Pujades, Sergi Riera and Miquel Casadement at the awards ceremony

New project on organic photovoltaics on Barcelona's bus stops

Sergi Riera-Galindo, ICMAB researcher, is the IP of this project awarded by the Barcelona City Council to young and emerging research projects. 

The ceremony was held on Monday, 20 March at the Barcelona City Council (at the Saló de Cent) and a diploma was given to each researcher of the eighteen winning projects.  

Sergi Riera's project is titled "Bus stop integrated organic photovoltaics (TERRA)" and is granted with 60,000 €. The project aims to integrate stable organic photovoltaics mini-modules on bus stops to power light devices for a future smart city.  

New Projects, Breaking News, timeline

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Muhammad Ahsan Saeed will work on indoor organic photovoltaics, Silvia Damerio on spintronic devices and Daniel Martin on organic electronic devices. | ICMAB, CSIC

Three new MSCA PF will continue their research carrer at ICMAB

Muhammad Ahsan Saeed will work on indoor organic photovoltaics, Silvia Damerio on spintronic devices and Daniel Martin on organic electronic devices. 

The Marie Sklodowska Curie (MSCA) Postdoctoral Fellowships (PF) 2022 call results were announced by the European Commission in February 2023. The call will facilitate the incorporation of 1,235 experienced postdoctoral researchers to R+D institutions (research centers, universities, private and public organisation and small and medium-sized enterprises), 177of them in Spain, 31 of them at the CSIC, and 3 of them here at ICMAB.

New Projects, Project Calls, Breaking News

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Inaguration of JEMCA at ALBA Synchrotron | Photo by Pepo Segura

New electron microscope centre to advance in research into structural biology and new materials

  • This cutting-edge facility will house two high-end electron microscopes: one to determine the structure of large protein complexes and another to study materials at atomic level.
  • Created thanks to the joint effort of several research institutes, the centre is located at the ALBA Synchrotron and will be open to the entire scientific community.
  • Catalan Research and Universities Minister Joaquim Nadal inaugurates the centre, which has received funding from the Catalan Government’s ERDF programme, on 24 February.

New Projects, Breaking News, timeline

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Semitransparent organic photovoltaic module at ICMAB´s garden | ICMAB, CSIC

SYNATRA, new project on organic solar cells for transparent agrivoltaics

The project is funded within the "Strategic Lines Projects 2022" call of the Spanish Ministry of Science and Innovation - Agencia Estatal de Investigación's State Program for the Promotion of Scientific-Technical Research and its Transfer.

Radio, Press Release, New Projects, timeline, Press Review

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Members of the EU-funded project NABIHEAL during the kick-off meeting in Barcelona on 11 January 2023.

New European Project NABIHEAL in biomaterials for complex wound healing

The Horizon Europe project NABIHEAL, coordinated by the Center for Biomedical Research Network (CIBER) at the Institute of Materials Science of Barcelona (ICMAB-CSIC), was launched on 11-12 January 2023 in Barcelona with the first meeting of the international consortium, formed by 14 partners from 7 countries, including research centers, universities, and private companies. 

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Seed | Image by Joe en Pixabay

Two innovative LLAVOR (AGAUR) projects at ICMAB

Two ICMAB reserachers from the NN group have been granted LLAVOR projects to develop novel electromagnetic wireless power transfer technologies in medical devices, and to see the effect of millimeter waves on the reverse-magnetization of ε-Fe2O3 films.

New Projects, timeline

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DOCFAM+: New MSCA-COFUND doctoral programme led by ICMAB-CSIC to train 26 young researchers

DOCFAM+ (DOCtoral training programme in Functional Advanced Materials: Towards a Better Future) is a new doctoral programme for the recruitment and training of 26 excellent doctoral researchers. It builds on the success and remarkable outcomes from the previous DOCFAM programme by providing a new dimension through highly interdisciplinary and intersectorial research. The programme is led by ICMAB-CSIC and includes 6 partner organizations of the Barcelona area.

New Projects

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Kickoff meeting of the European DYNAMO project in Castelló

From ICMAB, researcher Agustín Mihi participates in this new EIC Pathfinder Horizon Europe project.

The Horizon Europe DYNAMO project, coordinated by the Optics Research Group of the Universitat Jaume I of Castelló (GROC), has started its activity with the first meeting of the international consortium, formed by fourteen partners and associated entities, including ICMAB. 

Project Meetings, New Projects, Breaking News, timeline, Press Review

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Laboratory at ICMAB | ICMAB

ICMAB at NFFA Europe: first European platform with free open access to unique nanoscience research infrastructures

ICMAB, together with IMB-CNM and ICMM, are the three CSIC centres members of this European consortium. The platform has just published a Memorandum of Understanding to explore the future sustainability of the initiative. 

Project Results, Breaking News, timeline, Press Review

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Laser Processing Group lab | ICMAB

ICMAB debuts in the "Science by Women" program in its 7th edition

In total, 26 African women scientists have been selected to develop their own projects in different leading research centers in Spain.

ICMAB participates for the first time in the “Science by Women” program, one of the Fundación Mujeres por África longest-running programs. In its seventh edition, a total of 26 African women scientists have been selected to develop their own projects in different leading research centers in Spain, who host them in one their research groups for 6 months. 

Women in Science, New Projects, Breaking News

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