Institute of Nanoscience of Aragon
The Institute of Nanoscience of Aragon is an interdisciplinary research institute of the University of Zaragoza, created in 2003. Our activity is focused on R+D in nanoscience and nanotechnology, based on the processing and fabrication of structures at the nanoscale and the study of their applications, in collaboration with companies and technological institutes from different areas.
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June 12th 2017:
The ARAID & INA researcher Raúl Arenal has just joined the Young Academy of Europe (YAE) as a member. The YAE is a pan-European initiative of outstanding young scientists for networking, scientific exchange and science policy.
May 16th 2017:
The chemical engineer Dr Víctor Sebastián has just received a Marie Skłodowska-Curie award for his research work in the Institute of Nanoscience of Aragon. His European project Platform2Nano (2012-2016) has been distinguished with the 2nd prize in the category “Contribution for a better society” in the conference “Mobility Takes Research Further”, organized by Marie Skłodowska-Curie actions (MSCA 2017) in the framework of the presidency of Malta in the Council of the European Union.
April 19th 2017:
Prof. Jesús Santamaría has obtained an ERC Advanced Grant project on a new method for cancer treatment based on cathalysis at cellular level. Financial support of € 2.5 M will allow to develop and promote the research in the area of nanobiomedicine.
News in Spanish newspapers: INA made headlines in….
November 7th 2016: Zaragoza, capital de la nanotecnología.
November 6th 2016: Investigación. La magia de lo más pequeño.
INA made healines in… (complete list of pieces of news).
Featured in research:
Applied Materials & Interfaces: Pumping metallic nanoparticles with spatial precision within magnetic mesoporous platforms: 3D characterization and catalytic application.
Nature Nanotechnology: Electric polarization switching in an atomically thin binary rock salt structure.
Angewandte Chemie International Edition: “Gold-triggered uncaging chemistry in living systems”. COVER PAGE.
Nature Scientific Reports: “The FAD synthetase from the human pathogen Streptococcus pneumoniae: a bifunctional enzyme exhibiting activity-dependent redox requirement”.
Nano Letters: “Chemical disorder in topological insulators: A route to magnetism tolerant topological surface states”.
Applied Materials & Interfaces (cover page): “Bactericidal effect of gold-chitosan nanocomposites in coculture models of pathogenic bacteria and human macrophages”.
Nanoscale (cover page): “Titania-coated gold nanorods with expanded photocatalytic response. Enzyme-like glucose oxidation under near-infrared illumination”.
Crystal Grow & Design: “Microfluidic assisted synthesis of hybrid Au-Pd Dummble-like nanostructures: Sequential addition of reagents and ultrasonic radiation”.
Environment Science & Technology: “Microcystin-LR binds iron and iron promotes self-assembly”.
Chemistry A European Journal: “Nitrogen-induced transformation of vitamin C into multifunctional up-converting carbon nanodots in the visible-NIR range”.
Small: “All-carbon electrode molecular electronic devices based on Langmuir–Blodgett monolayers”.
Angewandte Chemie: “A nanoarchitecture based on silver and copper oxide with an exceptional response in the chlorine-promoted epoxidation of ethylene”.