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11/04/24

Francesca Vaccaro ex-change student from Politecnico di Torino, who did her Master thesis in collaboration between MicroTech Lab in Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya and Politecnico di Torino, under the supervision of Prof. Matteo Cocuzza has graduated with Honors presenting the thesis entitled "Study and Characterization of a Microfluidic enhanced Lactate Sensor with Iron Oxide (III) Nanoparticles".

Congratulations to her and to all the team of MicroTech Lab for the great job!

11/04/24

MicroTech Lab proud to co-organize in the Microfluidics Consortium Meeting in Barcelona

 

MicroTech Lab is set to lead the welcome talk at the upcoming Microfluidics Consortium meeting in Barcelona. Titled "Microplastics, the ubiquitous threat - Is microfluidics Technology the piece of the puzzle that can solve the problem?", the address will explore the intersection of microfluidics and environmental sustainability. Hosted on April 25th at the CINC Business Centre, the event promises a dynamic blend of talks, tabletop demos, networking opportunities, and site visits. Attendees will have the chance to engage both in-person and virtually through the RingCentral platform, ensuring a global exchange of ideas. With a focus on fostering collaboration and innovation, the consortium anticipates a buzz of excitement as members reconvene to share advancements, forge partnerships, and explore new opportunities in the field of microfluidics. Registration is now open, with limited spots available for site visits on the following day. Join MicroTech Lab and other industry leaders for an enriching experience at the forefront of microfluidics research and applications.

11/04/24

Florida Polytechnic University proudly welcomes Dr. Jasmina Casals-Terré, esteemed professor and Head of the MicroTech Lab department, to its international scholar cohort for the 2023-2024 academic year. With a distinguished background in research and academia, Dr. Casals-Terré brings her expertise from the University Polytechnic of Catalunya in Spain to further enrich Florida Poly's academic landscape. Her presence not only enhances the university's global reach but also fosters collaboration and innovation within the scientific community. Florida Poly celebrates the addition of Dr. Casals-Terré, recognizing her as a valuable asset in advancing scholarly pursuits and technological advancements within the institution.

06/02/24

 

On January 30th, several members of the MicroTech Lab within the CATMech (UPC) research group participated in the "TALLER SALUT: IMPULS I DINAMITZACIÓ" workshop, which focused on the Health Sector and Associated Technologies in Terrassa.

Terrassa Innovació, the Innovation Service of Terrassa City Council organised the event. The workshop had a twofold objective: firstly, to present the results of the diagnostic study conducted on the health sector and health-related technologies in our region. Secondly, to jointly define and specify the actions that will form part of the Plan to Boost and Dynamise the Health Sector and Related Technologies for the years 2024-2030, based on the diagnostic presented as a starting point.

We extend our congratulations to the organisers as this workshop proved to be a highly fruitful co-creation experience. Additionally, valuable contacts were made that will pave the way for future joint projects in the field of biotechnology and healthcare.

 

Terrassa Innovation Workshop

06/02/24

 

On the 30th of January, several members of the MicroTech Lab within the CATMech (UPC) research group attended the "TALLER SALUT: IMPULS I DINAMITZACIÓ" workshop on the HEALTH AND ASSOCIATED TECHNOLOGIES SECTOR IN TERRASSA.

Terrassa Innovació, the Innovation Service of Terrassa City Council organised the event. The workshop had a twofold objective: firstly, to present the results of the diagnostic study connducted on the health sector and technologies applied to health in our region. Secondly, based on the diagnostic presented as a starting point, a collaborative effort was made to define and specify the actions that will form part of the Plan to Boost and Dynamise the Health Sector and Related Technologies for the years 2024-2030.

We extend our congratulations to the organisers as this workshop proved to be a very fruitful co-creation experience. In addition, valuable contacts have been made that will pave the way for future joint projects in the field of biotechnology and health care.

 

Terrassa Innovation workshop

 

 

28/11/23

The Master Student Stefania Caragnano from Ultrafast laser micromachining group of the Department of Physics “M. Merlin”, University of Bari and Polytechnic University of Bari, has joined for three months MicroTech Lab division of CATMech in Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya to validate the femtosecond laser machined microfluidic devices designed under supervision of Prof. Antonio Ancona and Prof. Annalisa Volpe. Ultrafast lasers are the frontier of micromachining of a huge variety of materials including metals, semiconductors, ceramics, glasses, polymers, crystals. The intrinsic capability of tightly focused ultrashort laser pulses to modify a material with micro/nanometric precision and reduced collateral damage have disclosed new possibilities for milling, drilling, cutting, waveguide writing, 3D printing and synthesis of novel nanocomposites. The aim of the Ultrafast laser micromachining group at Department of Physics of Bari is to use the potential of ultrafast laser sources to fabricate devices, among whom microfluidic devices (Lab-on-Chip). A lab-on-a-chip device aims to replicate a real biological laboratory on a chip. These miniaturized devices can perform multiple analyses better than conventional methods using the particle sorting by the laws of microfluidics.

For more information you can visit.

Quantum electronic and Solid state physics — Fisica (interateneo) (uniba.it)

Laser Processing for Manufacturing and Diagnostics - IFN CNR

Microtech.upc.edu

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