Institut Català de Nanociència i Nanotecnologia (ICN2)

L’Institut Català de Nanociència i Nanotecnologia (ICN2), membre del Barcelona Institute of Science and Technology (BIST), dedica la seva recerca al comportament de la matèria a la nanoescala. L’Institut crea coneixement bàsic i desenvolupa dispositius en àrees tan diverses com Ciències de la Vida (medicina, salut i medi ambient), Energia i Tecnologies de la Informació i les Comunicacions. Aquesta investigació puntera té un enorme potencial per a canviar la vida quotidiana.

Els Patrons de l’ICN2 són la Generalitat de Catalunya, el Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC), i la Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB). L’Institut ha estat reconegut com a Centre d’Excel·lència Severo Ochoa pel desenvolupament d’un programa de "Nanodispositius per a Reptes Socials" (2014-2018).

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2022-05-04
11:33
18 p, 5.0 MB The Microbiome Meets Nanotechnology : Opportunities and Challenges in Developing New Diagnostic Devices / Fuentes-Chust, Celia (Institut Català de Nanociència i Nanotecnologia) ; Parolo, Claudio (Institut Català de Nanociència i Nanotecnologia) ; Rosati, Giulio (Institut Català de Nanociència i Nanotecnologia) ; Rivas, Lourdes (Institut Català de Nanociència i Nanotecnologia) ; Perez-Toralla, Karla (Université Paris-Saclay. Département Médicaments et Technologies pour la Santé) ; Simon, Stéphanie (Université Paris-Saclay. Département Médicaments et Technologies pour la Santé) ; Lecuona, Itziar de (Universitat de Barcelona. Departament de Medicina) ; Junot, Christophe (Université Paris-Saclay. Département Médicaments et Technologies pour la Santé) ; Trebicka, Jonel (University Frankfurt. Department of Internal Medicine I) ; Merkoçi, Arben (Institut Català de Nanociència i Nanotecnologia)
Monitoring of the human microbiome is an emerging area of diagnostics for personalized medicine. Here, the potential of different nanomaterials and nanobiosensing technologies is reviewed for the development of novel diagnostic devices for the detection and measurement of microbiome-related biomarkers. [...]
2021 - 10.1002/adma.202006104
Advanced Materials, Vol. 33, Issue 18 (May 2021) , art. 2006104  
2022-05-04
11:33
31 p, 3.7 MB Metabolomics for personalized medicine : the input of analytical chemistry from biomarker discovery to point-of-care tests / Castelli, Florence Anne (Université Paris-Saclay. Département Médicaments et Technologies pour la Santé) ; Rosati, Giulio (Institut Català de Nanociència i Nanotecnologia) ; Moguet, Christian (Université Paris-Saclay. Département Médicaments et Technologies pour la Santé) ; Fuentes-Chust, Celia (Institut Català de Nanociència i Nanotecnologia) ; Marrugo-Ramirez, Jose (Institut Català de Nanociència i Nanotecnologia) ; Lefebvre, Thibaud (Université Paris-Saclay. Département Médicaments et Technologies pour la Santé) ; Volland, Hervé (Université Paris-Saclay. Département Médicaments et Technologies pour la Santé) ; Merkoçi, Arben (Institut Català de Nanociència i Nanotecnologia) ; Simon, Stéphanie (Université Paris-Saclay. Département Médicaments et Technologies pour la Santé) ; Fenaille, François (MetaboHUB (France)) ; Junot, Christophe (MetaboHUB (France))
Metabolomics refers to the large-scale detection, quantification, and analysis of small molecules (metabolites) in biological media. Although metabolomics, alone or combined with other omics data, has already demonstrated its relevance for patient stratification in the frame of research projects and clinical studies, much remains to be done to move this approach to the clinical practice. [...]
2022 - 10.1007/s00216-021-03586-z
Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry, Vol. 414, Issue 2 (January 2022) , p. 759-789  
2022-05-04
11:33
10 p, 4.6 MB A plug, print & play inkjet printing and impedance-based biosensing technology operating through a smartphone for clinical diagnostics / Rosati, Giulio (Institut Català de Nanociència i Nanotecnologia) ; Urban, Massimo (University of Trieste. Department of Chemical and Pharmaceutical Sciences) ; Zhao, Lei (Institut Català de Nanociència i Nanotecnologia) ; Yang, Qiuyue (Institut Català de Nanociència i Nanotecnologia) ; De Carvalho Castro Silva, Cecilia (Institut Català de Nanociència i Nanotecnologia) ; Bonaldo, Stefano (University of Padova. Department of Information Engineering) ; Parolo, Claudio (Institut Català de Nanociència i Nanotecnologia) ; Nguyen, Emily P. (Institut Català de Nanociència i Nanotecnologia) ; Ortega, Gabriel (University of California Santa Barbara. Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry) ; Fornasiero, Paolo (University of Trieste. Department of Chemical and Pharmaceutical Sciences) ; Paccagnella, Alessandro (University of Padova. Department of Information Engineering) ; Merkoçi, Arben (Institut Català de Nanociència i Nanotecnologia)
Simplicity is one of the key feature for the spread of any successful technological product. Here, a method for rapid and low-cost fabrication of electrochemical biosensors is presented. This "plug, print & play" method involves inkjet-printing even in an office-like environment, without the need of highly specialized expertise or equipment, guaranteeing an ultra-fast idea to (scaled) prototype production time. [...]
2022 - 10.1016/j.bios.2021.113737
Biosensors and Bioelectronics, Vol. 196 (January 2022) , art. 113737  
2022-03-06
18:48
32 p, 4.2 MB Cross-species comparisons of nanoparticle interactions with innate immune systems : a methodological review / Swartzwelter, Benjamin (Istituto di Biochimica e Biologia Cellulare (Nàpols, Itàlia)) ; Mayall, Craig (University of Liubljana. Department of Biology) ; Alijagic, Andi (Istituto per la Ricerca e l'Innovazione Biomedica (Palerm, Itàlia)) ; Barbero, Francesco (Institut Català de Nanociència i Nanotecnologia) ; Ferrari, Eleonora (ZMBP Eberhard-Karls University Tübingen. Center for Plant Molecular Biology) ; Hernadi, Szabolcs (Cardiff University. School of Biosciences) ; Michelini, Sara (Paris-Lodron University Salzburg. Department of Biosciences) ; Navarro Pacheco, Natividad Isabel (Institute of Microbiology of the Czech Academy of Sciences) ; Prinelli, Alessandra (AvantiCell Science, Ltd.) ; Swart, Elmer (UK Centre for Ecology and Hydrology (Wallingford, Regne Unit)) ; Auguste, Manon (Università degli Studi di Genova. Dipartimento di Ambiente terrestre e scienze della vita)
Many components of the innate immune system are evolutionarily conserved and shared across many living organisms, from plants and invertebrates to humans. Therefore, these shared features can allow the comparative study of potentially dangerous substances, such as engineered nanoparticles (NPs). [...]
2021 - 10.3390/nano11061528
Nanomaterials, Vol. 11, issue 6, art. 1528 (June 2021)  
2022-03-06
18:48
17 p, 4.0 MB Pharmacokinetics, biodistribution, and biosafety of PEGylated gold nanoparticles in vivo / Kozics, Katarina (Biomedical Research Center SAS (Bratislava, Eslovàquia). Department of Nanobiology) ; Sramkova, Monika (Biomedical Research Center SAS (Bratislava, Eslovàquia). Department of Nanobiology) ; Kopecka, Kristina (Biomedical Research Center SAS (Bratislava, Eslovàquia). Department of Nanobiology) ; Begerova, Patricia (Biomedical Research Center SAS (Bratislava, Eslovàquia). Department of Nanobiology) ; Manova, Alena (Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava. Institute of Analytical Chemistry) ; Krivosikova, Zora (Slovak Medical University in Bratislava. Department of Clinical and Experimental Pharmacotherapy) ; Sevcikova, Zuzana (University of Veterinary Medicine and Pharmacy in Kosice. Department of Morphological Disciplines) ; Liskova, Aurelia (Slovak Medical University in Bratislava. Laboratory of Immunotoxicology) ; Rollerova, Eva (Slovak Medical University in Bratislava. Laboratory of Toxicology) ; Dubaj, Tibor (Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava. Institute of Physical Chemistry and Chemical Physics) ; Puntes, Victor (Institut Català de Nanociència i Nanotecnologia) ; Wsolova, Ladislava (Slovak Medical University in Bratislava. Laboratory of Toxicology) ; Šimon, Peter (Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava. Institute of Physical Chemistry and Chemical Physics) ; Tulinska, Jana (Slovak Medical University in Bratislava. Laboratory of Immunotoxicology) ; Gabelova, Alena (Biomedical Research Center SAS. Department of Nanobiology)
Despite the obvious advantages of gold nanoparticles for biomedical applications, controversial and incomplete toxicological data hamper their widespread use. Here, we present the results from an in vivo toxicity study using gold nanoparticles coated with polyethylene glycol (PEG-AuNPs). [...]
2021 - 10.3390/nano11071702
Nanomaterials, Vol. 11, issue 7 (July 2021) , art. 1702  
2022-03-06
18:48
11 p, 4.3 MB Hot-carrier cooling in high-quality graphene is intrinsically limited by optical phonons / Pogna, Eva A. A. (Politecnico di Milano. Dipartimento di Fisica) ; Jia, Xiaoyu (Max-Planck-Institut für Polymerforschung) ; Principi, Alessandro (University of Manchester. School of Physics and Astronomy) ; Block, Alexander (Institut Català de Nanociència i Nanotecnologia) ; Banszerus, Luca (RWTH Aachen University) ; Zhang, Jincan (Beijing Graphene Institute) ; Liu, Xiaoting (Beijing Graphene Institute) ; Sohier, Thibault (Université de Liège. CESAM) ; Forti, Stiven (Center for Nanotechnology Innovation (Pisa, Itàlia)) ; Soundarapandian, Karuppasamy (Institut de Ciències Fotòniques) ; Terrés, Bernat (Institut de Ciències Fotòniques) ; Mehew, Jake D. (Institut Català de Nanociència i Nanotecnologia) ; Trovatello, Chiara (Politecnico di Milano. Dipartimento di Fisica) ; Coletti, Camilla (Center for Nanotechnology Innovation (Pisa, Itàlia)) ; Koppens, Frank (Institució Catalana de Recerca i Estudis Avançats) ; Bonn, Mischa (Max-Planck-Institut für Polymerforschung) ; Wang, Hai I. (Max-Planck-Institut für Polymerforschung) ; van Hulst, Niek F (Institució Catalana de Recerca i Estudis Avançats) ; Verstraete, Matthieu J. (Université de Liège. CESAM) ; Peng, Hailin (Beijing Graphene Institute) ; Liu, Zhongfan (Beijing Graphene Institute) ; Stampfer, Christoph (RWTH Aachen University) ; Cerullo, Giulio (Politecnico di Milano. Dipartimento di Fisica) ; Tielrooij, Klaas-Jan (Institut Català de Nanociència i Nanotecnologia)
Many promising optoelectronic devices, such as broadband photodetectors, nonlinear frequency converters, and building blocks for data communication systems, exploit photoexcited charge carriers in graphene. [...]
2021 - 10.1021/acsnano.0c10864
ACS nano, Vol. 15, issue 7 (July 2021) , p. 11285-11295  
2022-02-27
20:13
26 p, 7.9 MB GaO and related ultra-wide bandgap power semiconductor oxides : new energy electronics solutions for CO emission mitigation / Chi, Zeyu (Université Paris-Saclay. Groupe d'Etude de la Matière Condensée) ; Asher, Jacob J. (Swansea University. College of Engineering) ; Jennings, Michael R. (Swansea University. College of Engineering) ; Chikoidze, Ekaterine (Université Paris-Saclay. Groupe d'Etude de la Matière Condensée) ; Perez-Tomas, Amador (Institut Català de Nanociència i Nanotecnologia)
Currently, a significant portion (~50%) of global warming emissions, such as CO, are related to energy production and transportation. As most energy usage will be electrical (as well as transportation), the efficient management of electrical power is thus central to achieve the XXI century climatic goals. [...]
2022 - 10.3390/ma15031164
Materials, Vol. 15, issue 3 (Feb. 2022) , art. 1164  
2022-02-27
20:13
12 p, 1.1 MB Pharmacokinetics of PEGylated gold nanoparticles : in vitro-in vivo correlation / Dubaj, Tibor (Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava. Institute of Physical Chemistry and Chemical Physics) ; Kozics, Katarina (Biomedical Research Center SAS. Cancer Research Institute (Bratislava, Eslovàquia)) ; Sramkova, Monika (Biomedical Research Center SAS. Cancer Research Institute (Bratislava, Eslovàquia)) ; Manova, Alena (Biomedical Research Center SAS. Cancer Research Institute (Bratislava, Eslovàquia)) ; Bastús, Neus G. (Institut Català de Nanociència i Nanotecnologia) ; Moriones, Oscar Hernando (Institut Català de Nanociència i Nanotecnologia) ; Kohl, Yvonne (Fraunhofer Institute for Biomedical Engineering) ; Dusinska, Maria (Norwegian Institute for Air Research. Health Effects Laboratory) ; Rundén-Pran, Elise (Norwegian Institute for Air Research. Health Effects Laboratory) ; Puntes, Victor (Institut Català de Nanociència i Nanotecnologia) ; Nelson, Andrew (University of Leeds. School of Chemistry) ; Gabelova, Alena (Biomedical Research Center SAS. Cancer Research Institute (Bratislava, Eslovàquia)) ; Šimon, Peter (Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava. Institute of Physical Chemistry and Chemical Physics)
Data suitable for assembling a physiologically-based pharmacokinetic (PBPK) model for nanoparticles (NPs) remain relatively scarce. Therefore, there is a trend in extrapolating the results of in vitro and in silico studies to in vivo nanoparticle hazard and risk assessment. [...]
2022 - 10.3390/nano12030511
Nanomaterials, Vol. 12, issue 3 (Feb. 2022) , art. 511  
2022-02-27
20:13
14 p, 3.6 MB Coherent integration of organic gel polymer electrolyte and ambipolar polyoxometalate hybrid nanocomposite electrode in a compact high-performance supercapacitor / Zhu, Jun-Jie (Institut Català de Nanociència i Nanotecnologia) ; Martinez-Soria, Luis (Institut Català de Nanociència i Nanotecnologia) ; Gómez Romero, Pedro 1959- (Institut Català de Nanociència i Nanotecnologia)
We report a gel polymer electrolyte (GPE) supercapacitor concept with improved pathways for ion transport, thanks to a facile creation of a coherent continuous distribution of the electrolyte throughout the electrode. [...]
2022 - 10.3390/nano12030514
Nanomaterials, Vol. 12, issue 3 (Feb. 2022) , art. 514  
2022-02-20
18:39
15 p, 3.4 MB Photodehydrogenation of ethanol over CuO/TiO heterostructures / Xing, Congcong (Institut Català d'Energia de Catalunya) ; Zhang, Yu (Institut Català d'Energia de Catalunya) ; Liu, Yongpeng (École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne. Laboratory for Molecular Engineering of Optoelectronic Nanomaterials) ; Wang, Xiang (Institut Català d'Energia de Catalunya) ; Li, Junshan (Institut Català d'Energia de Catalunya) ; Martínez-Alanis, Paulina R (Institut de Nanociència i Nanotecnologia) ; Spadaro, Maria Chiara (Institut Català de Nanociència i Nanotecnologia) ; Guardia, Pablo (Institut Català d'Energia de Catalunya) ; Arbiol i Cobos, Jordi (Institut Català de Nanociència i Nanotecnologia) ; Llorca, Jordi (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya. Departament d'Enginyeria Química) ; Cabot, Andreu (Institució Catalana de Recerca i Estudis Avançats)
The photodehydrogenation of ethanol is a sustainable and potentially cost-effective strategy to produce hydrogen and acetaldehyde from renewable resources. The optimization of this process requires the use of highly active, stable and selective photocatalytic materials based on abundant elements and the proper adjustment of the reaction conditions, including temperature. [...]
2021 - 10.3390/nano11061399
Nanomaterials, Vol. 11, issue 6 (June 2021) , art. 1399