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Manufacturing antimicrobial fabrics and devices at industrial scale

A European project involving the Instituto de Microelectrónica de Barcelona (IMB-CNM) of the CSIC, and led by the Universitat Politécnica de Catalunya (UPC), will introduce on the market an ultrasound technology for industrial production of fabrics and surfaces coated with antimicrobial nanoparticles.

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The first electric superconducting generator for medium power wind turbines

This prototype is the first in the world designed to be used in medium-power wind turbines. The use of superconducting materials simplifies the system, obtaining greater reliability and greater efficiency thus reducing maintenance needs. It is a project developed by scientists at the CSIC and   the company Gamesa Innovation and Technology,

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Moisture resistant self-lubricant coating for aerospace applications

Researchers of the CSIC at the Institute of Materials Science of Seville (ICMS)have developed a new material which reduces friction and is ideal for lubrication of components aimed to work in vacuum or space applications.

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Three projects in electronics and biomedicine, funded by the ERC Consolidator Grants

Scientists at the Institute of Science of Materials of the CSIC start three groundbreaking projects aimed at developing hybrids which join cell and devices, at studying flexoelectricity and obtaining radioactive materials smaller than human cells for cancer treatment.

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Nanoselect: nanotechnology for the challenges in energy and communications

Nanoselect, a project led by the Instituto de Ciencia de Materiales de Barcelona (ICMAB), has recently finished. It was aimed at providing new solutions for the challenges in energy efficiency and ICT sectors. This video shows the goal of the project and the results.

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