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Nanotechnology Activities Survey in Spain

Name of the Laboratory Atmospheric Inorganic Geochemistry
Department Nanosafety in industrial environments


Institution (Acronym) IDAEA
Contact Person (e-mail) VIANA RODRIGUEZ, Mar / VIANA RODRIGUEZ, Mar
Address C/ Jordi Girona 18-26
Postal code 08034
Province Barcelona
Autonomous Region Cataluña
Country Spain
Phone +34 93 4006100
Fax +34 93 2045904
Main Research Areas

* Workplace exposure
* Nanoparticle monitoring
* Nanosafety
* Release mechanisms

Participating Projects

Coordinator: Mihalis Lazaridis: EU - Marie Curie (500.000 €)

Three more relevant publications within 2012-2015

*   A. S. Fonseca, A. K. Viitanen, A. J. Koivisto, A. Kangas, M. Huhtiniemi, T. Hussein, E. Vanhala, M. Viana, X. Querol, K. Hämeri - Annals of Occupational Hygiene, 2014

*   A.S. Fonseca, M. Viana, X. Querol, N. Moreno, I. de Francisco, C. Estepa, G.F. de la Fuente - Journal of Aerosol Science 88 (2015) 48–57

Instruments and equipment available

* NanoScan
* DiscMini

Number of researchers (8)
Permanent positions (Prof, Dr) 3
PhD(contracted) 0
PhD Students 1
Technicians 2
Others 0
PhD 2012-2015 1
PhD Ramon y Cajal (currently) 1

Participation in other Networks

Nanosafety Cluster, WG3

Nanotechnology for structural applications
Nano powered ceramics
Composite materials containing nanocrystals or powders
Materials based on carbon nanotubes or fullerenes
Nanoparticulate coatings
Other - specify: Nanosafety
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: monitorización de la calidad del aire
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: Guaranteeing worker safety during nanoparticle production and application industrial processes

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