Category Archives: NMP

INL SUMMIT 2017: The New Economy

The INL SUMMIT 2017 is taking place from the 19th to the 20th of October 2017 in Braga, Portugal. Click here to learn more about this event.   We are in the midst of a large-system paradigm shift driven by accelerated exponential growth of new technology.   We are witnesses to faster, more comprehensive change… Read More »

LEITAT was Granted Six Large Horizon 2020 NMBP Projects

LEITAT was recently granted six large research projects in the field of Nanotechnologies, Advanced Materials, Biotechnology and Advanced Manufacturing and Processing funded under Horizon 2020. These projects span from health to biotech and pilots, being four of them coordinated by LEITAT. The total budget of these six projects sums up to 46,4M€, out of which… Read More »

Intense presence of LEITAT at EuroNanoForum 2017

From the 21st to the 23rd of June, the EuroNanoForum (ENF) 2017 will take place in Malta, the current Presidency of the Council of the EU. The ENF takes place once every 2 years and represents the Europe’s largest Nanotechnology Event, aiming at strengthening the competitiveness of European manufacturing industries through nano and advanced materials… Read More »

ECHA publishes REACH Guidance for nanomaterials

On the 24th of May 2017, ECHA published five documents that aim to help registrants preparing dossiers that cover nanoforms ahead of the 2018 registration deadline.   The documents include two new pieces of guidance as well as recommendations and updates of the existing guidance on nanomaterials. The new publications are: Nano-specific Appendix to Chapter… Read More »

A rechargeable printed battery with screen printing technologies

Primary printed batteries (unrechargeable single-use) such as zinc-manganese batteries are already available on the market thanks to several companies like Power Paper, KSW-Microtec, Blue spark technologies, Enfucell. However these batteries have a low electric potential and are not rechargeable.   Secondary printed batteries are rechargeable and have been produced during the BASMATI project, a European-funded… Read More »