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Nanotechnology Activities Survey in Spain

Name of the Laboratory Grupo Investigación FQM-215. Junta de Andalucía
Department Química Analítica

Facultad de Ciencias - Universidad de Córdoba

Institution (Acronym) UCO
Contact Person (e-mail) CARDENAS ARANZANA, María Soledad / María Soledad Cárdenas Aranzana / VALCARCEL CASES, Miguel
Address Edificio Marie Curie Anexo. Campus de Rabanales
Postal code 14071 Córdoba
Province Córdoba
Autonomous Region Andalucia
Country Spain
Phone +34 957 218616
Fax +34 957 218616
Main Research Areas

* Nanoparticles
* Analytical Nanotechnology
* Quantum Dots
* Fullerenes

Participating Projects

* 11. FP7-280550: “New methods for measuring, detection and identification of nanoparticles in products and/or in the environment”. Innovative Sensor for the fast Analytical of Nanoparticles in Selected
Coordinator: Miguel Valcárcel Cases: Unión Europea (442.000 €)

* Las nanoestructuras de carbono como objetos y herramientas para la generación de información química de calidad
Coordinator: Miguel Valcárcel Cases: Consejería de Innovación, Ciencia y Empresa. Junta de Andalucía (230.000 €)

* Diseño, validación y aplicación de herramientas analíticas innovadoras para mejorar la calidad de los procesos de generación de información (bio)química
Coordinator: Miguel Valcárcel Cases: Consejería de Innovación, Ciencia y Empresa. Junta de Andalucía (522.000 €)

Three more relevant publications within 2015-2018

* 'Dispersive micro-solid phase extraction of bisphenol A from milk using magnetic nylon 6 composite and its final determination by HPLC-UV'
  E. M Reyes-Gallardo, R. Lucena, S-Cardenas, M. Valcarcel - Microchemical Journal Volume 124, January 01, 2016, Pages 751-756

* 'Magnetic nanoparticles coated with ionic liquid for the extraction of endocrine disrupting compounds from waters'
  Casado-Carmona, F.A., Alcudia-León, M.D.C., Lucena, R., Cárdenas, S., Valcarcel, M - Microchemical Journal Volume 128, 1 September 2016, Pages 347-353

* 'Improved microextraction of selected triazines using polymer monoliths modified with carboxylated multi-walled carbon nanotube'
  Fresco-Cala, B., Cárdenas, S., Valcarcel, M - Microchimica Acta Volume 183, Issue 1, 1 January 2016, Pages 465-474

Instruments and equipment available

* Espectrómetro de Masas
* Cromatografía de líquidos y gases acoplada a espectrometría de masas
* Microscopio de fuerzas atómicas con espectrómetro Raman asociado
* Espectrómetro FT-IR

Number of researchers (23)
Permanent positions (Prof, Dr) 3
PhD(contracted) 2
PhD Students 10
Technicians 0
Others 1
PhD 2015-2018 7
PhD Ramon y Cajal (currently) 0

Participation in other Networks

Red Nacional Nanotecnologia en Alimentación

Useful web links or contacts for NANOSPAIN Network

Nanotechnology for structural applications
Nano powered ceramics
Composite materials containing nanocrystals or powders
Materials based on carbon nanotubes or fullerenes
Nanoparticulate coatings
Other - specify: Nanocomposites poliméricos
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:
Nanotechnology for sensor applications
Nanostructured sensors
Sensors based on biological molecules
Other - specify:
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
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