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Nanotechnology Activities Survey in Spain

Name of the Laboratory Technolgies for contaminated soil and groundwater
Department Sustainability

Eurecat (CTM)

Institution (Acronym) Eurecat
Contact Person (e-mail) David Ribas / Jubany Guell, Irene
Address P. de la Ciencia, 2
Postal code 08243
Province Barcelona
Autonomous Region Cataluña
Country Spain
Phone +34 8777373
Fax +34 8777374
Main Research Areas

* nano Zero Valent Iron
* groundwater remediation
* heavy metals
* chlorinated organic compounds

Participating Projects

* Nanorem -
Coordinator: Irene Jubany: European Comission (7th FP)

Three more relevant publications within 2014-2017

* 'Improvements in nanoscale zero-valent iron production by milling through the addition of alumina'
  Ribas, D., Cernik, M., Martí, V., & Benito, J. A. - Journal of nanoparticle Research / 18(7) / 1-11 / 2016

* 'Activation process of air stable nanoscale zero-valent iron particles'
  Ribas, D., Černík, M., Benito, J. A., Filip, J., & Marti, V. - Chemical Engineering Journal / 320 / 290-299 / 2017

Instruments and equipment available

* Advanced glove box
* Reactors for chemical reactions

Number of researchers (30)
Permanent positions (Prof, Dr) 18
PhD(contracted) 0
PhD Students 2
Technicians 5
Others 3
PhD 2014-2017 2
PhD Ramon y Cajal (currently) 0

Participation in other Networks

Nicole, Watershare, ptPROTECMA

Useful web links or contacts for NANOSPAIN Network

Other relevant information

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: Environmental applications
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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