ICN2, Barcelona Nanotechnology Cluster - Bellaterra and B30 support the Catalan Government's Industry PhD Programme
The Industry PhD Programme is a strategic initiative of the Catalonian government, in collaboration with public and private universities, to increase the competitiveness and global presence of Catalan industry, to keep local talent in Catalonia and to enable doctoral students to do R&D projects in companies.
Coordinated from Ghent University (Belgium), this European project combines nanophotonic biosensors and novel selective antibodies in a lab-on-chip platform to diagnose Tuberculosis through urine. CSIC Researcher Prof. Laura M. Lechuga leads the ICN2 Group involved in the project, which is willing to go beyond a mere laboratory prototype whith field trials in Africa and India during the final part of the three-year project.
The International Graphene Innovation Conference (GrapChina, 2014) is a major event about Graphene, celebrated in Ningbo (China) from 1st to 3rd September. ICN2 will be there with three top Invited Speakers and institutional presence in the Spanish stand.
Researchers from the ICN2’s Nanobioelectronics and Biosensors Group, led by the ICREA Prof. Arben Merkoçi, published in Advanced Functional Materials an important starting point for the design and fabrication of flexible, organic biosensing devices by inkjet printing.