Our scientific promoter Prof. Javier Tamayo ranked among the top 2% most-cited researchers in the world

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Our scientific promoter Prof. Javier Tamayo, leader of the Bionanomechanics Lab from the Institute of Micro and Nanotechnology, IMN-CNM (CSIC), has been ranked among the top 2% most-cited researchers in the world.  The ranking list has been published by Stanford University after evaluating scientists worldwide for the research done during their careers from data collected up to 2019. ¡Enhorabuena Javi!

Mecwins IVD4Sepsis project has been selected for publication in the ‘Results in Brief’ section of the European Commission’s CORDIS website

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Mecwins IVD4Sepsis project has been selected for publication in the ‘Results in Brief’ section of the European Commission’s CORDIS website.

European Commission’s CORDIS website selects 120 projects a month based on domain, timing and quality of results. Of these projects, 80 articles a month are published on a first come-first served basis.

The article: “Novel ultrasensitive detection device for early Sepsis diagnosis” has been published on the CORDIS website in six languages. Have a peek!

https://cordis.europa.eu/project/rcn/220176/brief/en?WT.mc_id=exp

New publication in collaboration with UAM

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A new paper from our scientific staff and researchers from the Autonomous University of Madrid (UAM) was recently published in the Journal of Applied Science of Elsevier:

Chloé Rodriguez, Paul Dietrich, Vicente Torres-Costa, Virginia Cebrián, Cristina Gómez-Abad, Ana Díaz, Oscar Ahumada, and Miguel Manso Silván. “Near ambient pressure X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy monitoring of the surface immobilization cascade on a porous silicon-gold nanoparticle FET biosensor”.

In this publication the authors provide sandwich biodetection strategies on porous Silicon substrates.

Mecwins’ project Spectrasens will get more than 1M€ in financial aid under the Retos-Colaboración program

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Mecwins in collaboration with Bionanomechanics Lab from IMN-CSIC (Instituto de Micro y Nanotecnología de Madrid), Advanced Photonic and Biofunctional Materials Group from UAM (Universidad Autónoma de Madrid), and Chemical Engineering Department from UPC (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya Barcelonatech) will carry out a project to develop a technology for the ultrasensitive detection of infectious markers in blood donations.

The project “Spectrasens – A new hyperspectral platform for the simultaneous and ultrasensitive detection of infectious disease markers in blood donations”, will get more than 1M€ in financial aid.

Spectrasens is financed by:
/FEDER/Ministerio de Ciencia, Innovación y Universidades–Agencia Estatal de Investigación/_Proyecto RTC-2017-6311-1-1/ under the RETOS-COLABORACION program for the period 2018-2020.

 

Prof. Tamayo honored with the RSEF prize for Physics, Innovation & Technology

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The Royal Spanish Society of Physics (RSEF) created in 1958 the RSEF Physics Awards, intented to recognize and reward those who have achieved the excellence in any professional activity related to physics. These awards, given by the Royal Spanish Society of Physics (RSEF) and the BBVA Foundation, annually select the best researchers and professors in the field, recognizing their talent, effort and expertise.

javier_tamayoThe governing body of the RSEF awards the 2018 Physics Awards for Physics, Innovation & Technology to our promoter Prof. Javier Tamayo. His achievements have been recognized by the jury calling attention to his contributions at a scientific, technological and innovation level in the field of biomechanics, being a clear example of how the success of research in basic physics has a high impact on society and can be transferred to the industry.

Congratulations to Javier and all winners of the 2018 RSEF Physics Awards across all categories.

Further information by clicking here.  You can also watch the related video in the media about the award ceremony  (in Spanish).

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New sale in China

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IMG_20181120_155425During the last 4 days from 20th to 23th of November, Mecwins team has been involved in a new installation at Chinese Academy of Inspection Quarantine (CAIQ). Prof. Lei from CAIQ has purchased one SCALA instrument to make advances in her biosensing research with microcantilevers. We would like to thank to Tao Wang ang Guo Guanghui (from GermanTech, our exclusive sales representative) for their valuable support and also our grateful to Prof. Lei for her kindness and hospitality during our stay.

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As usual, it was a pleasure travelling to Beijing and we are looking forward to coming back again very soon.