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  Last Updated: June 14, 2013 
Nanotechnology Activities Survey in Spain

Name of the Laboratory BioCenit Research Lab
Department Enginyeria Informatica i Matematiques / Enginyeria Quimica
Institution

ETSE / ETSEQ

Institution (Acronym) BIOCENIT
Contact Person (e-mail) Anna Guardiola / Francesc Giralt / RALLO, Robert
Address Av. Paisos Catalans, 26
Postal code 43007
Province Tarragona
Autonomous Region Cataluña
Country Spain
Phone +34 977 558 458
Fax +34 977 559 710
Website http://www.biocenit.cat
Main Research Areas

* nanotoxicity modeling
* nanostructure - activity relationships
* nanoinformatics
* systems science


Participating Projects

* MODERN - modern-fp7.biocenit.cat
Coordinator: Francesc Giralt: UE (1000000.000 €)

* POPMAP - http://www.biocenit.cat/popmap
Coordinator: Francesc Giralt: MEC/MITYC (90000.000 €)

* Innatox
Coordinator: Francesc Giralt: CC.AA.


Three more relevant publications within 2010-2013

*   Cohen Y, Rallo R, Liu R, Liu H - Acc. Chem. Res., 46 (3):802–812, 2013

*   Liu R, Rallo R, Weissleder R, Tassa C, Shaw S, Cohen Y - Small, 9(9-10):1842-1852, 2013

*   Liu R, Zhang HY, Ji ZX, Rallo R, Xia T, Chang CH, Nel, AE, Cohen Y - Nanoscale, in press, DOI: 10.1039/C3NR01533 , 2013


Instruments and equipment available

* Multiprocessor computing cluster
* GPU computing cluster


funding 2010-2013 (In thousand Euro)
 
MECD/MINECO/MINETUR
CC.AA.
UE
Private
Total for years
2010
0
0
0
0
0
2011
0
0
0
0
0
2012
0
0
1000000
0
1000000
2013
0
0
0
0
0
Total for organism type
-
-
1000000
-

Total 2010-2013

1000000


Number of researchers (14)
Permanent positions (Prof, Dr) 3
PhD(contracted) 2
PhD Students 4
Technicians 1
Others 0
PhD 2010-2013 3
PhD Ramon y Cajal (currently) 1

Participation in other Networks

EU Nanosafety Cluster, BioNanoMed, Connect EU NanoBio NanoMed, NCI Nano WG


Useful web links or contacts for NANOSPAIN Network

www.cein.ucla.edu


Other relevant information

The group participates in the NSF/EPA UC Center for Environmental Implications of Nanotechnology and in the NIEHS Center for Nanobiology and Predictive Toxicology


Nanotechnology for structural applications
Nano powered ceramics
Composite materials containing nanocrystals or powders
Materials based on carbon nanotubes or fullerenes
Nanoparticulate coatings
Other - specify:
NanoTechnology for information processing storage and transmission
Nanoelectronics, materials and devices
Optoelectronics/optical materials and devices
Magnetic materials and devices
Organic (opto) electronics
Other - specify:
Nano(bio)technology for medical applications
Drug encapsulation
Targeted drug delivery, molecular recognition
Other - specify: Computational Toxicology, Nanostructure - Activity Relationship Models
Nanotechnology for sensor applications
Nanostructured sensors
Sensors based on biological molecules
Other - specify:
Nanotechnology for (electro)chemical processing technologies
Filtration
Catalysts or electrodes with nano-structured surface
Other - specify:
Long-term research with generic applications
Self- assembly
Quantum physics, mesoscopic systems, chemical
Interfacing to organic / biological molecules
Other - specify:
Instruments and equipment, supporting sciences and technologies
Analytical equipment and techniques
Powder production and processing
Deposition equipment and techniques
Patterning equipment and techniques
Other - specify:


 
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