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Nanotechnology Activities Survey in Spain

Name of the Laboratory nBIOTIC
Department Bioinformatics Unit

Institute of Health Carlos III

Institution (Acronym) ISCIII
Contact Person (e-mail) LOPEZ ALONSO, Victoria
Address Ctra. Majadahonda a Pozuelo, Km. 2
Postal code 28220
Province Madrid
Autonomous Region Madrid
Country Spain
Phone +34918223222
Fax +34918223259
Main Research Areas

* Nanoinformatics
* Nanosafety
* Nanoparticles
* Nanomedicine

Participating Projects

* Action-Grid -
Coordinator: Fernando Martin-Sanchez: European Commission (200.000 €)

* Inbiomedvision -
Coordinator: Victoria López Alonso: European Commission

* Ibero-NBIC - Latin-American Network of Convergent Technologies (NBIC) in Health
Coordinator: Fernando Martin-Sanchez: CYTED (80.000 €)

Three more relevant publications within 2010-2013

*   Maojo V, Fritts M, Martin-Sanchez F, De la Iglesia D, Cachau R et al. Nanoinformatics: developing new computing applications for nanomedicine. - Computing. 94:521-39. 2011

*   Aguiló J, Freire, A, de la Iglesia, D, López-Alonso V, Pazos, A. Tecnologías NBIC en salud. El papel protagonista de la Nanociencia. Aplicaciones d - Edita Ciencia y Tecnología para el desarrollo CYTED. ISBN: 978-84-15413-15-8. 2012

*   López Alonso V, López Campos G, Martín Sanchez F. 2011. La Informática Biomédica como camino crítico para conseguir la Convergencia de Tecnologías - Nano, Bio, Info y Cogno (Convergencia de Tecnologías NBIC). Conceptos y Aplicaciones. (II libro publicado por las redes CYTED: NanoRoadmap e Ibero-NBIC), 99-116. 2011

Instruments and equipment available

* Robot Spotter for manufacture of microarrays
* Scanner 2 laser for developing of microarrays
* Scanner 4 laser for developing of microarrays

Number of researchers (10)
Permanent positions (Prof, Dr) 3
PhD(contracted) 0
PhD Students 2
Technicians 1
Others 2
PhD 2010-2013 2
PhD Ramon y Cajal (currently) 0

Participation in other Networks


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
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