ESOF is an open platform for debate and communication for the science community. It aims at presenting Europe’s leading research trends in science. ESOF2008 will be held in Barcelona from 18 to 22 July.
SIBB BioBCN2008 (3rd edition of the Iberian Biomaterials Congress as well as the XXXI Symposium of the Sociedad Ibérica de Biomecánica y Biomateriales), jointly organized by the Technical University of Catalonia and the Institute for Bioengineering of Catalonia, will be held in Barcelona, from 17 to 19 September 2008.
On May 26, IBEC – Institute for Bioengineering of Catalonia will be hosting the event “Become a researcher!”, aimed at BD and master students, which intends to offer research positions at the Institute.
Prof. Julie MacPherson (Department of Chemistry, University of Warwick) has lectured for three days on “Electrical and electrochemical scanning probe techniques for imaging biological systems in fluid environment” at the University of Barcelona.
Last 6th May Nano2Life has organised an industry workshop. This workshop, being one of the last events of Nano2Life, has been an international event offering a forum for the exchange of innovative business solutions with the participation of Nano2Life top research institutions. 28 participants from 17 companies from 5 different European countries have attended to this event.
Josep Samitier, head of the IBEC nanobioengineering group, was appointed Acting Rector of the University of Barcelona (UB) on 21 April.
The aim of Recerca en Directe is to show to scholar institutions, high schools and people in general research activities carried out at the research centres in Barcelona, in order to approach to the public how research is done directly from researchers themselves. The exhibition will be open from April 10th to 11th at the Espacio Movistar tent of the Diagonal Campus, c/ Pascual i Vila s/n – Barcelona.
Mater is a Fomento de las Artes y del Diseño (FAD) project for the Ministry of Industry, Tourism and Trade, born from the increasing importance of materials in the development of our society. It starts with the exhibition “Mater in progress. New materials, new industry”, which revolves around innovation and technological development through materials, and is on show at the Sala de Exposiciones FAD (plaça dels Àngels 5-6), from February 8 until April 28, 2008.