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Nanotechnology Activities Survey in Spain

Name of the Laboratory Biomedical Research Networking Center in Bioengineering, Biomaterials and Nanomedicine
Department Biomedical Research Networking Center in Bioengineering, Biomaterials and Nanomedicine


Institution (Acronym) CIBER BBN
Contact Person (e-mail) Arantxa Trigo / Inés Ortega / PEREZ MAGALLON, Begoña
Address Campus Río Ebro - Edificio I+D - Bloque 5, 1ª planta - c/ Poeta Mariano Esquillor s/n
Postal code 50018
Province Zaragoza
Autonomous Region Aragón
Country Spain
Phone +34 976 51 23 68
Fax +34 976 51 23 68
Main Research Areas

* Nanobiosensors
* Molecular Diagnostics
* Nanoconjugates
* Nanotoxicity

Participating Projects

* Development of nanoparticles as vehicles for the treatment of metastatic colorectal cancer (NANOCOMETS)
Coordinator: Ramón Mangues: CIBER-BBN

* Targeting Cancer Stem Cells to Improve the Therapy of Advanced Breast Cancer (NANOSTEMNESS)
Coordinator: Simo Schwartz: CIBER-BBN

* Nanobioanalytical platforms for improved medical diagnosis of infectious caused by pathogen microorganisms (NANOMEDIAG)
Coordinator: Josep Samitier: CIBER-BBN

Three more relevant publications within 2010-2013

*   El-Faham A, Albericio F. Peptide Coupling Reagents, More than a Letter Soup - CHEM REV. 2011;111(11):6557-602. CHEM REV

*   Moragues ME, Martínez-Máñez R, Sancenón F. Chromogenic and fluorogenic chemosensors and reagents for anions. A comprehensive review of the year 2009. - 2011;40(5):2593-643. Chemical Society reviews

*   Merlos-Suárez A, Barriga FM, Jung P, Iglesias M, Céspedes MV, Rossell D, Sevillano M, Hernando-Momblona X, da Silva-Diz V, Muñoz P, Clevers H, Sancho - Cell stem cell. 2011;8(5):511-24. Cell stem cell

Instruments and equipment available

* Equipamiento Plataforma Rapid Prototiping: BioTool
* Equipamiento Plataforma para el Procesado y Nanoestructuración de Biomateriales Moleculares
* AGM para la caracterización de nanoestructuras magnéticas en muestras Biológicas
* Reactor de Pirólisis inducida por láser

Number of researchers (344)
Permanent positions (Prof, Dr) 130
PhD(contracted) 10
PhD Students 30
Technicians 84
Others 53
PhD 2010-2013 36
PhD Ramon y Cajal (currently) 1

Participation in other Networks

GEM4, VPH Institute, EFB, CEBR

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:
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
Other - specify:

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