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INL hosted the EDA Seminar on Metamaterials for Defence Applications

Published 12-07-2016


On 15th June 2016, took place at INL an EDA seminar to address the effects hostile environments have on materials as well as possible solutions to mitigate these effects. About 31 experts from various Europeans Institutions – Ministries of Defence, Armed Forces, European Industry, and Academia – participated in this seminar.

The main outcome of the seminar was the identification of promising solutions such as coatings, structural health monitoring, smart materials, additive manufacturing and nanotechnology fabrication methods. 

The seminar was co-organized by the EDA’s ...

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INL and UMinho launch joint laboratory - the Quanta Lab

Published 01-07-2016


The INL - International Iberian Nanotechnology Laboratory joined forces with the University of Minho to create a joint laboratory. The Quanta Lab is devoted to research and training on Quantum Materials and Quantum Technologies, two cutting edge research areas that address several of the most important and fundamental questions in Materials Science and Condensed Matter Physics, and hold the promise of a new wave of technological innovations that is known as the second quantum revolution.  

The creation of the new centre was officially announced July 1, 2016. The Director General of INL, Lars Montel...

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NanoTRAINforGrowth II - INL's Post-Doctoral COFUND Fellowship Programme Open!

Published 15-06-2016


INL is launching the first call for the NanoTRAINforGrowth II - Post-Doctoral Cofund Fellowship Programme. This programme aims to provide an opportunity for experienced researchers (from all over the world and all nationalities) to sketch out a research project and work on their own research idea at INL´s facilities.

We will provide the selected applicants the opportunity to develop and carry out a research project in a highly stimulating and multicultural environment, which includes access to state-of-the-art equipment and personal career assistance.

Candidates should submit an innovat...

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Lifeng Liu was awarded the SPE Young Researcher Prize 2015

Published 17-05-2016


Lifeng Liu - Researcher and Head of the NESCS group at INL - was recently awarded by SPE - The Portuguese Electrochemical Society the Young Researcher Prize 2015. The award was created in 2010 by the SPE in order to promote scientific research in electrochemistry in Portugal, and distinguishes researchers under 40, who have made a substantial contribution to the electrochemistry research during the past three years, while working in Portugal.

Lifeng Liu will deliver an oral presentation at the XXI Meeting of the Portuguese El...

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