SUMMER SCHOOL – ENGLISH 2018-07-17T15:57:32+00:00


Nanomedicine is witnessing a comprehensive change shaped by technology and is starting to transform the way that medical and healthcare solutions are developed and delivered.

Join us and learn all about the essential elements that foster an innovative ecosystem in nanomedicine:

  • Working in outstanding facilities and scientific infrastructures
  • Deployment of excellent science into technology innovation
  • The importance of communicating science
  • Getting the best out of funding opportunities in research
  • Creating strong collaborations with key partners

Be part of a stimulating environment for learning and sharing among the various actors in the region – students, researchers, industrial researchers, entrepreneurs.







This session is designed to be accessible for medical school graduate students (or from other biomedical backgrounds) interested in nano-medicine and nanotechnology, as well as students with a background in nanotechnology or engineering interested in nanotech medical applications.

Who can register

Students coming from Master or PhD programs in nano-sciences, biomedical or health sciences, such as: Medicine, Bioengineering, Biochemistry, Physics, Pharmacy, Chemistry, Biology, Engineering, among others. Also postdoctoral researchers and other professionals related to healthcare sectors and clinic. Participants should be studying or working at an institution based in the POCTEP area.


To register, please fill out the online registration form.

In case of any doubts and/or any questions please send us an email to info@nanogateway.eu


10:00 – 10:15 |  Welcome

Fernando Domingues, Coordinator of the Nanomedicine PhD Program in Galicia
Manuel Bañobre, Group Leader of the Nanomedicine Research Group at INL

10:15 – 10:30 | nanoGateway: Building Ecosystems for Research and Innovation in Nanotechnology

Sonia Pazos, Department of Business and Strategic Relations at INL

10:30 – 11:00 | Scientific Infrastructures in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology: Capabilities and External Use

Enrique Carbó, Department of Advanced Electron Microscopy at INL
Marina Brito, Department of Life Sciences at INL
Pieter de Beule, Department of Life Sciences at INL

11:00 – 11:30 | The Scientific Environment: Beyond Research Facilities

Carolina Gallardo, Department of Estate and Service Management – Site Management at INL

11:30 – 12:00 | Coffee Break & Short Talk | Living in Braga

Raquel Ferreira, Department of Human Resources at INL

12:00 – 13:30 | Applying Nanoscience and Nanotechnology in Health: Key Research Areas

Nanomedicine : Manuel Bañobre, Group Leader at INL
Medical Devices : Pieter de Beule, Staff Researcher at INL
Nanodevices for Clinics : Elisabete Fernandes, Staff Researcher at INL
Water Quality : Marisa P. Sárria, Research Fellow at INL
Food Quality : Marta Prado, Group Leader at INL
Food Processing : Catarina Gonçalves, Staff Researcher at INL

13:30 – 15:00 | Lunch

15:00 – 15:30 | Transference, IP Management and Acceleration Programs

Ana Vila, Department of Business and Strategic Relations at INL

15:30 – 16:00 | Communication in Science: Tools and Social Media

Inês Costa, Department of Corporate Communication and Marketing at INL

16:00 – 17:30 | Networking Coffee


Barcelona Ave.
15782 Santiago de Compostela
A Coruña, Spain


Telephone: +351 253 140 112
Fax: +351 253 140 112
E-mail: info@nanogateway.eu


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