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Nanotechnology Activities Survey in Spain

Name of the Laboratory Ecotoxicology, ecophysiology and biodiversity of aquatic systems
Department Ecology and Coastal Ecosystems

Instituto Ciencias Marinas Andalucia

Institution (Acronym) ICMAN-CSIC
Contact Person (e-mail) BLASCO MORENO, Julian / BLASCO MORENO, Julian
Address Campus Rio San Pedro. Puerto Real
Postal code 11510
Province Cádiz
Autonomous Region Andalucia
Country Spain
Phone +34956832612
Fax +34956834701
Main Research Areas

* ecotoxicology
* metallic nanoparticles
* aquatic organisms
* sediment

Participating Projects

* Evaluación de los efectos de los contaminantes convencionales y emergentes en ecosistemas acuáticos. Ensayos de exposición controlada y validación en ecosistemas estuáricos.: CTM2012-38720-C03-03, Plan Nacional de Investigación Científica, Desarrollo e Innovación Tecnológica

* Nanopartículas metálicas (Cu, Zn, Ce y Ti) biodisponibilidad, bioacumulación, transferencia trófica, ecotoxicidad y riesgo asociado en organismos marinos y estuáricos, RNM7812,: Plan de Investigación Junta Andalucía

Three more relevant publications within 2012-2015

*   A. Lapresta, A. Fernandez, J. Blasco - Environment International// 39 148–149 /2012

*   S. Tedesco, H. Doyle, J. Blasco, G. Redmond , D.Sheehan - Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology, Part C/ 151 167–174/2010

*   Sara Tedescoa, Hugh Doyleb, Julian Blascoc, Gareth Redmondb, David Sheehana - Aquatic Toxicology/ 100 178–186/2010

Instruments and equipment available

* Flow-cytometer

Number of researchers (17)
Permanent positions (Prof, Dr) 7
PhD(contracted) 0
PhD Students 4
Technicians 2
Others 0
PhD 2012-2015 4
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: NMcoating toxicity
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: Ecotoxicology
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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