New publication from Eva on the glycan accessibility in the biomolecular corona

Eva Clemente (ESR 7) from the Monopoli Group at the Royal College for Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI) has co-authored a new publication titled “Probing the glycans accessibility in the Nanoparticle biomolecular corona” and published in Elsevier’s Journal of Colloid and Interface Science. This paper results from an international collaboration with researchers at CIC biomaGUNE and … Read more

Alessia presented her work at the C’Nano conference in Toulouse, FR

Alessia Pancaro (ESR 11) from VITO presented her recently published work on gold nanorods biosensors at the C’Nano conference, which took place in Toulouse, France, from November 23rd to 25th. The conference was organised by the French national Competency Cluster in Nanoscience of CNRS and was attended by around 400 academic and industry participants. Her poster was … Read more

2nd Spring Workshop – From Glycan analysis to EU policy and Belgian Chocolate

From the 19th to the 23rd of April 2021, the ESRs took part in the second NanoCarb Spring Workshop. Initially planned in Belgium, it was held virtually due to the COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent travel limitations. During the first day, the ESRs attended a career workshop organised by Horizons Unleashed Ltd. where ESRs gained career … Read more

NanoCarb Autumn Workshop kicks off with training on imaging

This week, the ESRs, PIs and all consortium members are taking part in the second NanoCarb Autumn Workshop. Initially planned in San Sebastian, Spain, it is being held virtually due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Autumn Workshop has started with a two-day training on imaging, organised by CIC biomaGUNE and with invited speakers from the … Read more

Alessia’s experiences during Belgium’s lockdown

Last March I started my PhD on the development of a biosensing platform for lectin detection related to cerebrovascular disease using nanoplasmonics in the unit Health at VITO. In the last period I have been overwhelmed by COVID-19, just like everyone else. It came suddenly, and we had to face several challenges. Within a few … Read more

RCSI hosts the NanoCarb Autumn Workshop

The NanoCarb Autumn Workshop is taking place this week in Dublin at the premises of the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland. The workshop includes practical training on nanoparticle characterisation, lectures and scientific talks with the NanoCarb Scientific Advisory Board. The programme is as follows: Monday 25 November: Training on nanoparticle characterisation provided by Malvern … Read more

NanoCarb-GLYCOVAX joint workshop + First network meeting

NanoCarb has successfully held its first Network Meeting at the CNR Research Area in Milan from the 14th to the 17th May 2019. Part of the event was held together with the European Training Networks (ETNs) GLYCOVAX. From the 14th to the 16th May 2019, both ETNs have organised a series of common lectures for … Read more

Get to know our ESRs

In the last months, the NanoCarb consortium has recruited 11 of the 15 planned Early-Stage-Researchers (ESRs). You can read about their background and NanoCarb projects on the dedicated page. Each of the 15 ESRs will be exposed to a well-balanced and optimal experience in academia, industry and research centre in order to increase their research … Read more

NanoCarb – training the next leaders in nanomedicine

NanoCarb will bring together the multidisciplinary expertise of eight Beneficiaries and nine Partner Organisations, includinguniversities, Research Centres, SMEs and one Large Enterprise in the fields of synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry, biochemistry.