At IBEC Everyday is “Bike to Work Day”

Almost half of IBEC workers commute to work by sustainable means, and cycling is used by 1 out of 5 workers.
Working in research is very fascinating, but sometimes commuting to IBEC in public transport or by car, represents the most annoying part of our working day: how many times have you dreamed about just snapping your fingers and being teleported at IBEC or home?!

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IBEC’s “Bioengineering at the Rural School” project makes the leap to Europe

The “Bioengineering at the Rural School” project, led by the Strategic Initiatives unit of the Institute for Bioengineering of Catalonia (IBEC), is being projected to different European countries in an event organized by the European Network eTwinning, the European online platform for school education, where primary and secondary school teachers from all over Europe have connected to learn, first hand, about different strategies to follow to connect schools in rural environments with cutting-edge education in different fields.

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Microfabspace & Microscopy Characterization Facilities, part of NANBIOSIS, renews as a Singular Scientific and Technical Infrastructure

NANBIOSIS, the Singular Scientific and Technical Infrastructures from the Spanish Ministry of Science and Innovation that counts with the Microfabspace & Microscopy Characterization Facilities from IBEC, recently renewed its permanence in the Council for Scientific, Technological and Innovation Policy, the ICTS 2021-2024, in an event chaired by the Minister of Science and Innovation, Diana Morant.

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IBEC promotes scientific and innovation culture, and renews as a unit accredited by the ministry

The Institute for Bioengineering of Catalonia (IBEC) is once again accredited as a member of the Network of Units of Scientific Culture and Innovation (UCC+i), through the Spanish Foundation for Science and Technology (FECYT), under the Ministry of Science and Innovation. IBEC’s UCC+i promotes actions and programs for scientific communication, dissemination and education.

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Mechanobiology of Cancer Summer School 2022

The MECHANO·CONTROL consortium, led by several research institutions across Europe, is launching the second edition of the “Mechanobiology of Cancer Summer School” which will take place between September 27th – October 1st 2022 at the Eco Resort in La Cerdanya.

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IBEC renews the accreditation ‘HR Excellence in Research’ from the European Commission

IBEC has been awarded for the second time the ‘Human Resources Excellence in Research’ from the European Commission, in recognition of its commitment to continuously improving its HR policies. With multiple actions in line with The European Charter of Researchers and The Code of Conduct for the Recruitment of Researchers (Charter and Code), IBEC renews the logo for the next three years.

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Nanomedicine seeks solutions against rare diseases

Despite its importance in the fight against pandemics such as COVID-19, a lesser-known face of nanomedicine is its potential to contribute to solutions to so-called rare or minority diseases. Coinciding with February 28th, the world day for rare diseases, experts invited by the Nanomed Spain platform and the Sant Joan de Déu Research Institute (IRSJD) present the latest advances in nanomedicine against three of these disorders: muscular dystrophy, cystic fibrosis and Fabry disease.

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