NANOMOL group accredited with the TECNIO certification

NANOMOL Group has been accredited with the TECNIO certification as a Technology Developer Organization, until 2019. This TECNIO certification was created by the Government of Catalonia, through ACCIÓ. This certification supports the most qualified agents involved in technology transfer processes, allows companies to access advanced R&D and develop new products and services, and increases the scope of technology projects by finding the most suitable technology partners & suppliers.

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High interdisciplinarity and leadership within ICMAB researchers according to their h-index

A large number of ICMAB researchers are among those researchers in Spain with high h-index in many different disciplines: Applied Physics, Condensed Matter Physics, Crystallography, Inorganic and Nuclear Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Multidisciplinary Chemistry, and Multidisciplinary Materials Science, according to the Web of Science. 

The website h-webcindario ( from GRUPO DIH, which compiles the h-index numbers from the researchers based in Spain, has done now the yearly update The h-index numbers are collected from the Web of Science ISI website, which is of free access for the research centers through FECYT.

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New collaborative project between the MULFOX group and MIT, funded by “la Caixa” Foundation

Dr. Ignasi Fina has been recently awarded with a collaborative project, funded by "la Caixa" Foundation, with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT-SPAIN "la Caixa" Foundation SEED FUND). The project is focused on the investigation of new materials for photovoltaic applications. The aim is to study the use of a new kind of material, called a ferroelectric semiconductor, that may offer a powerful mechanism to convert sunlight into electricity.

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Research Award L'Oréal-Unesco FWIS 2017 for Mariona Coll and her project on new materials for photovoltaics

As we already announced on July 2017, Mariona Coll, researcher at the Institute of Materials Science (ICMAB) in the SUMAN group, has been awarded with the Research Award L'Oréal-Unesco "For Women in Science" 2017. The awards ceremony took place this last Wednesday, 22 November, in Madrid. Mariona will receive 15.000 € that will be invested in her research project which "can contribute to one of the most important challenges of this century: find a new energy system for the production of clean energy". 

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Judith Guasch, awarded with a leader position of a Max Planck Partner Group

The ICMAB researcher Judith Guasch has been appointed Leader of a Max Planck Partner Group (Dynamic Biomimetics for Cancer Immunotherapy) in collaboration with the Max Planck Institute for Medical Research (Heidelberg, Germany). This position, started this same 2017, strengthens the collaboration of ICMAB with the Max Planck Society through the research that Judith is performing, which is based on the development of biomimetic lymph nodes to help improving novel adoptive cell therapies, specially those designed to treat cancer.

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Dr. Jaume Veciana received a Mention of Honor for his dedication in the creation of NANBIOSIS

On April 22, Dr. Jaume Veciana received a Mention of Honor from the current President of Extremadura, Guillermo Fernández Vara, during the celebration of the X Anniversary of the Center for Minimally Invasive Surgery “Jesus Usón” for his commitment, effort and dedication in the creation of the Singular Scientific Technological Infrastructures (ICTS) NANBIOSIS, in collaboration with the Center for Biomedical Research Center in Bioingeneering, Biomaterials and Nanomedicine (CIBER-BBN).

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Miquel Torras multipremiat als Premis Sant Jordi 2017 de l'IEC pel seu treball final de grau

Miquel Torras, membre del N&N Group, ha guanyat el Premi de la Societat Catalana de Química de l'Institut d'Estudis Catalans (IEC) a la Convocatòria dels Premis Sant Jordi 2017, i una menció honorífica al Premi Jordi Porta i Jué de la Societat Catalana de Física
En Miquel Torras va estudiar el doble grau en física i química, i ha obtingut un doble premi!

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El Prof. Xavier Obradors ha estat guardonat amb la Leibniz Medal del IFW Dresden per la seva tasca com a membre del Scientific Advisory Board d'aquesta institució

Aquest guardó, que es va concedir també a altres membres d'aquest òrgan, es va entregar durant l'última reunió del SAB el 10 i 11 d'Octubre. 

En la foto, de izda a dcha: Prof. Philippe M. Fauchet, Vanderbilt Univ., Prof. Eberhard Umbach, KIT, Prof. Xavier Obradors Berenguer, ICMAB-CSIC, Prof. Alan Lindsay Greer, Univ. of Cambridge

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Premios del congreso Euroboron7 (FOTOS)

El grupo Inorganic Materials and Catalysis ha asistido al congreso Euroboron7 en Suzdal (Rusia) del 4 al 8 de Septiembre de 2016 consiguiendo dos premios: Elena Oleshkevich, First Oral Presentation of Young ScientistsAna Begoña Buades, Second Poster Presentation of Young ScientistsIsabel Fuentes quedó entre las cinco finalistas al premio a la mejor Oral Presentation of Young Scientists.

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ERC Starting Grant to Alexandre Ponrouch

Dr. Alexandre Ponrouch from the Institute of Materials Science of Barcelona (ICMAB-CSIC) has been awarded an ERC Starting Grant and will receive 1.6 million € over the next five years in order to conduct the CAMBAT project.

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Nombrado el Prof Carlos Miravitlles Presidente del Comite Organizador del Salon EXPOMINER

El dia 5 de Abril de 2016 ,fue nombrado el Prof Carlos Miravitlles ,anterior director del ICMAB , Presidente del Comite Organizador del Salon EXPOMINER .
El Salon Exponimer es un referente en el Campo de la Mineralogia , de los Fosiles , de los Materiales Naturales, y de las Gemas. La edicion 38 tendra lugar del 11 al 13 de Noviembre del 2016 en el recinto de la Feria de Muestras de Barcelona en Montjuich.

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Irene Urcelay Olabarria, Premi Extraordinari de doctorat

Irene Urcelay Olabarria, Premi Extraordinari de doctorat per la seva tesi “Magnetic order, spin induced ferroelectricity and structural studies in multiferroic Mn1-x Cox WO4”, defensada el 6 de febrer de 2013. Realitzada en el grup Crystallography of Magnetic and Electronic materials and Surfaces (CMEOS).

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