• Jose Maria Pitarke, elected full member of Jakiunde

    NanoGUNE's Director, Jose Maria Pitarke, was elected member of Jakiunde, the Basque Academy of Sciences, Arts, and Letters, on 18 November 2022 at the autumn plenary session held by the Academy in Argomaniz.

  • CIC nanoGUNE and BIC Gipuzkoa strengthen ties to increase the social and economic impact of nanotechnology

    At nanoGUNE this morning CIC nanoGUNE and BIC Gipuzkoa analyzed the outcomes of the collaboration between both organizations over the last four years. Jose Maria Pitarke, director of nanoGUNE, and Marisa Arriola, managing director of BIC Gipuzkoa, highlighted the success of the enhancement program to generate new innovation projects and new enterprises, and with respect to the four projects developed jointly, they predicted a significant economic and social impact of nanotechnologies applied to the biomedical sector.  

  • Publication of the 2022 magneto-optics roadmap

    Under the editorial leadership of nanoGUNE’s Nanomagnetism group leaders Paolo Vavassori and Andreas Berger, the Journal of Physics D – Applied Physics has now published its 2022 magneto-optics Roadmap. An upcoming Webinar focused on the Roadmap will also explore the latest developments in magneto-optics science and technology next 13 October.

  • Oksana Yurkevich, best oral presentation award at NANO2022

    Oksana Yurkevich got the best oral presentation award on the Nano2022 - Functional Materials by Thin Film Coatings symposium for her talk on "Polymer-organic hybrids for inducing self-healing functionality in metal oxides".

  • The exhibition A Walk through the Nanoworld comes to Bilbao

    CIC nanoGUNE and the UPV/EHU’s Chair of Scientific Culture have organized the exhibition A Walk through the Nanoworld, which can be visited in the Bizkaia Aretoa of the UPV/EHU from 13 to 23 September. It is an exhibition that takes a look at spectacular images obtained using state-of-the-art microscopes, and the aim is to disseminate nanoscience in a visual and accessible way for members of the public of all ages. 

  • Companies in Donostia-San Sebastian will be able to test proofs of concept with CIC nanoGUNE thanks to Fomento San Sebastian technology vouchers

    A collaboration agreement between Fomento San Sebastian and CIC nanoGUNE is enabling grants or technology vouchers to be made available to companies so that they can use nanoGUNE’s advanced services. These grants are for funding the testing of proofs of concept of innovative ideas that offer the potential to contribute significant added value towards the products and processes of the companies in our milieu.

  • Emakumeak Zientzian wins the 1st STEAM Euskadi Prize and the Special Mention Award for gender perspective

    Emakumeak Zientzian [Women in Science] has received the first STEAM Euskadi Prize and the Special Mention Award for Gender Perspective in the category of Most Innovative Initiative in STEAM Education promoted by other organizations. The STEAM Euskadi awards are given by the Basque Government´s Department of Education and the ceremony took place this morning in Bilbao. The project was selected among 137 applications submitted to the call for proposals.

  • The 10th edition of Elhuyar Zientzia Azoka will showcase 200 projects developed by young people during the academic year

    The 10th edition of Elhuyar Zientzia Azoka, which once again this year has the collaboration of nanoGUNE, is already underway. From today until Sunday, 200 STEAM projects that students have developed during the course, as well as workshops, experiments and science shows will be at the Arenal in Bilbao. A total of 500 boys and girls will participate in this edition.


  • CIC nanoGUNE opens a new call for Master students

    CIC nanoGUNE has launched the 2022 Master Scholarships Call to provide master students in Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Materials Science, and Nanoscience the opportunity to develop their Master Thesis in the areas of Optics at the Nanoscale, Nanobioengineering, Electronic Phenomena and Magnetism, Nanoscale Materials.

  • CIC nanoGUNE expands its patent portfolio

    The granting of three patents plus an additional three new patent applications considerably enrich CIC nanoGUNE's industrial property portfolio. The center currently has 25 patent applications in the fields of health, optics, materials science and electronics, all at the nanoscale, of course. In addition, 17 patents have been licensed to companies for commercial exploitation purposes.