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More than 225 participants registered for NanoPT2016 at INL

Published 14-01-2016

More than 225 participants are expected for the 4th edition of the International Conference on Nanoscience & Nanotechnology nanoPT, that will take place at INL from February 16th to 19th, in Braga, Portugal.

The growing participation in the event, now in its fourth edition, confirms the consolidation of nanoPT in the scientific panorama.

The aim of nanoPT is to bring together the Portuguese and International Community (students, researchers, engineers and stakeholders from academia, national laborato...

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For bio-inspired and nanotechnology-enabled cities

Published 17-11-2015


Together with the city of Braga and the Foundation Francisco Manuel dos Santos, INL inaugurated the Urban Algae Folly, in Praça da República, in Braga (Portugal).

The Urban Algae Folly design by ecoLogicStudio is an interactive integrating living micro-algal cultures, a built example of architecture’s bio-digital future.

“Sensing, power, and communication are some of the distinct features of living organisms. How can we use nanotechnology to bring these bio-inspired features to structures, buildings, and entire cities? The Urban Algae Folly experiment invites us to c...

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Decisions from the first “INL Summit - Scale Travels”

Published 16-11-2015

After two days of presentations and parallel sessions filled with interesting discussions the first INL Summit – Scale Travels ended with important decisions and the signing of three cooperation agreements.

Soon, INL will initiate the setting up of a new regional coordination body between Galicia and Northern Portugal. The goal is to enable efficient coordination of strategic research and innovation activities among universities, research and technology organisations and regional authorities, including the Municipality of Braga. 

Company stakeholders and research institutes represe...

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INL Summit 2015 started

Published 10-11-2015


The INL Summit 2015 started with with the participation of many speakers form different areas. All gathered to exploit the relation between society and nanotechnology.

During the first day INL signed agreements with regional entities, with the purpose to establish close cooperation regarding the promotion, identification, implementation, management and monitoring of actions in the field of nanotechnology and key enabling technologies in the Galician/Northern Region of Portugal  

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