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Nanotechnology Activities Survey in Spain

Name of the Laboratory GAIKER-IK4 Centro Tecnológico
Department Plásticos y Composites

GAIKER-IK4 Centro Tecnológico

Institution (Acronym) GAIKER-IK4
Contact Person (e-mail) CUEVAS ZARRAGA, Jose María / Jose Luis Gomez / María Pascual / Paloma Aldámiz Etxebarria
Address Parque Tecnológico, edificio 202
Postal code 48170 Zamudio
Province Vizcaya
Autonomous Region Pais Vasco
Country Spain
Phone +34 94 600 23 23
Fax +34 94 600 23 24
Main Research Areas

* Nanopartículas
* Nanotoxicología
* Nanocomposites / Recubrimientos
* Funcionalización química y biológica

Participating Projects

* Desarrollo de recubrimientos con elevadas prestaciones mecánicas
Coordinator: P. Bilbao: Diputación Foral de Vizcaya (400000.000 €)

* Nanoclean - Optimisation and upscaling of self-cleaning surfaces for automotive sector by combining tailored nanostructured machined injection tools and functional thermoplastic nanocompounds
Coordinator: J.M. Cuevas: UE (498498.000 €)

* Nanother - Integration of novel nanoparticle based technology for therapeutics and diagnosis of different types of cancer -
Coordinator: P. Heredia: UE (1187725.000 €)

Three more relevant publications within 2010-2013

*   Errico, C; Goñi de Cerio, F; Alderighi, M; Ferri, M; Suarez Merino, B; Soroka, Y; Frusic-Zlotkin, M; Chiellini, F - Journal of Bioactive and Compatible Polymers 2012, 27 (6): 604‐620

*   C. Rodriguez, E. Castro, A. Martin, J.R. Marı´n, J. Berganza, J.M. Cuevas - Micro & Nano Letters 2011, Vol. 6, Iss. 6, pp. 349–352

Instruments and equipment available

* DLS/Potencial Z
* Citómetro de Flujo

Number of researchers (13)
Permanent positions (Prof, Dr) 6
PhD(contracted) 4
PhD Students 1
Technicians 0
Others 0
PhD 2010-2013 2
PhD Ramon y Cajal (currently) 0

Participation in other Networks


Useful web links or contacts for NANOSPAIN Network

Other relevant information

- Perfilómetro óptico 3D con tecnología confocal e interferometría. - Equipo de molturación y dispersión (Dispermat) - Spin-coater - Molino tri-cilíndrico - Planta piloto de aplicación de recubrimientos, de curado convencional y UV, sobre sustratos flexibles (huecograbado directo, huecograbado reverso,…….) - Planta piloto fluidos supercríticos

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: Nanotoxicología
Nanotechnology for sensor applications
Nanostructured sensors
Sensors based on biological molecules
Other - specify: Biosensores
Nanotechnology for (electro)chemical processing technologies
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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