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Research Areas

iNANO's main strategic research areas: 

  • Nanomaterials, Interfaces and Catalysis, Nanomedicine, Synthetic Biology and Nanofood

Nanomaterials

Interfaces and catalysis

The Interfaces and catalysis activities cover:

  • Two-dimensional materials
  • Heterogeneous catalysis
  • Homogenous and electro-catalysis
  • Bioelectrocatalysis
  • Biological adhesion
  • Colloids
  • Surface functionalisation
  • Self-assembly

Nanomedicine

The Nanomedicine activities cover:

  • Drug delivery
  • Nanoparticle encapsulation
  • Bioimaging
  • Tissue engineering
  • Biosensors
  • Biomimicry
  • Bioconjugation
  • Antibodies
  • Protein assembly, dynamics, modelling and structure
  • Protein and nucleic acid nanotechnology
  • Organelles and membranes
  • Biomaterials
  • Biofilms
  • Nanotoxicology
  • Nanoethics

Synthetic biology

The Synthetic Biology activities cover: 

  • Pathway engineering

  • Genetic engineering
  • Biomolecular selfassembly
  • Bioinspired materials
  • Biomimicry
  • Artificial cells
  • Liposomes
  • Antibody technology
  • Membrane science
  • Biophysics
  • Bioelectronics
  • Biocomputing engineering
  • Evolutionary biology

Nanofood

The Nanofood activities cover:

  • Antimicrobial compounds
  • Green proteins
  • Protein-lipid interactions
  • Nanoparticles
  • Nanoencapsulation
  • Antifouling
  • Biosensing
  • Enzyme engineering
  • Metabolomics