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Catalan Institute of Nanoscience sets up its new headquarters at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona

The Catalan Institute of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (ICN2) has set up its new headquarters at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB) campus. The new faculties are located in a 6,000 square meter building with 40 laboratories, where scientific projects will be developed in different areas, from biomedicine to the development of everyday products such as paint or detergents.. This project is funded by both the Catalan and Spanish Governments and aims to make the centre a flagship in the European scientific field.

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19 February 2014 12:41 PM

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ACN / Carolina Pons

Barcelona (ACN). - The Catalan Institute of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (ICN2) unveiled its new headquarters at the campus of the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB) and aims to become a flagship in the European scientific field. The new facilities have 40 laboratories for the creation of projects in the field of medical progress. Both the Spanish and the Catalan Governments are behind the project.


The ICN2 has a 6,000 square meters building and 40 laboratories, where scientific projects will be developed in different areas, from biomedicine to the development of everyday products such as paint or detergents.

The Institute has a budget of €30 million and an annual budget of €10 million, and is funded by the Catalan and Spanish Governments. The Catalan Minister of Economy and Knowledge, Andreu Mas-Colell, said that the political situation in Catalonia does not affect its relations with the Spanish Government in such a field.

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  • The new facilities of the ICN2 (by J. Pujolar)

  • The new facilities of the ICN2 (by J. Pujolar)