The Swedish Medical Nanoscience Center at Karolinska Institutet is a novel initiative aimed to promote efficient integration of cutting edge technologies and medical research. In this interdisciplinary setting, a scientific environment is established with the aim to solve biological and medical problems using various kinds of nano-technological approaches.
The objective of the programme Master of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology is to provide top-quality University multidisciplinary education in nano-science as well as in the use of nano-technologies for systems and sensors at the macro-scale. Ethical and societal aspects with respect to the use of nano-science and nano-materials are also part of this curriculum. Courses are taught in English.
The Center aims to stimulate nanoscience and microsystems technology activity in Lithuania and Baltic region by participating in European and global networks, research projects and by dissemination of information.
The group conducts interdisciplinary research focused on functional oxides (thin films, nanowires, and nanoparticles) and their use in emerging electronics and energy harvesting applications. High-k oxides, ferroelectrics, thermoelectrics, and semiconducting oxides are of interest. they have active projects in use of these materials for micropower generation, energy storage, nanodevices, and large-area flexible electronics.
This lab strives to integrate advanced nanomaterials via industry standard CMOS process compatible in-house micro and nanofabrication to build nanoscale devices specially nanoelectroncis for smart living and integrated systems for sustainable future (energy, health and security applications).
The group creates new nanostructured materials by designed synthesis to provide a platform for developing novel applications. Of particular interest are nanoporous (both inorganic and polymeric) materials which are characterized by large surface area, high porosity and uniform pores of molecular dimensions, and are very useful for applications in catalysis, separation, adsorption and gas storage.
The group focuses mainly on a variety of biological polymers and colloidal particles as components of thin films as coatings on planar and spherical surfaces. A special attention is given to coating of various living cells with polymer multilayers and nanoparticles (including gold, silver, magnetic and carbon nanospheres and nanotubes).
The PMNP Laboratory (Yan research group) is interested in high-accuracy, high-efficiency, resource-saving manufacturing technologies. Through micro/nanometer-scale material removal, deformation, and surface property control, new products with high added value are provided to micromechanical, optical, optoelectronic, and biomechanical applications. The group is exploring multidisciplinary R&D by interfacing with mechanical science, physics, material science and nanotechnology.
The objectives of the Kimmel center for Nanoscale Science is to encourage research in this burgeoning scientific discipline in general, and to help establish the links between molecular biology and nanoscale science, in particular.
The center is one of the seven networking national research centers across the country in nanotechnology. The mission of the center is to provide higher education and advance research and knowledge in the emerging fields of nanotechnology.
Today physicists at King's are developing new ways to study the molecular processes in biological cells which cause cancer and other diseases, working to understand how the focus between the individual atoms and molecules on the nanoscale shape our macroscopic world, and continuing Maxwell's work in the unification of physics.
Gain experience of research in the rapidly developing interdisciplinary areas of biophotonics, nanomaterials and nanophotonics, X-ray physics and computational modelling. Consists of taught components plus a research project. Ideal preparation for a higher physics degree or careers in scientific research or the financial sector.
This virtual centre of expertise brings together leading edge academic research and expertise in applied materials chemistry at the universities of Bolton, Liverpool, Manchester and the molecular modelling capabilities of the Science and Technology Facilities Council at Daresbury, all in the UK. KCMC aims to drive industrial growth for the UK chemistry-using industries through the coordination, development and exploitation of leading edge materials chemistry research.
Major research topics are Optical Properties of Mesoscopic Particles; Fabrication and Characterization of Novel Carbonaceous Nano-Materials; Surface Plasmon and Near-Field Optics; and Optical Waveguides and Other Photonic Devices
The group uses polymeric templating, electrospinning, nanomaterials synthetic techniques to explore novel and versatile synthesis routes for producing multi-dimensional nanostructures and various metallic, metal-oxide nanomaterials and nanoinks optimized for applications to energy, environment, and nanoelectronics.
Research areas in Haeshin Lee's group are dealing with Design and synthesis functional biomaterials and inspired by mussels and geckos; Development of nano-carriers for a variety of pharmaceuticals; Development of new surface chemistry for material-independent surface modifications; Self-assembly of peptides and proteins; Protein folding in solutions; and development of new gecko-mimetic adhesives.
The lab offers quick and comprehensive solutions matching the needs of clients applying achievements in technology in the areas of nanotechnology, biotechnology, energy-, and environment-related technologies.