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“Why girls should dare to become nanoscientists”

On 27th of April 2017 the annual Girl’s day will take place and many German technical enterprises and universities will open their labs and workshops for girls. Girl’s day – Future Prospects for Girls has been started in 2001 and aims at offering insights into jobs which girls often don’t take into account. About 50% […]

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Scientific exchange between ARMINES and INNVENTIA

Lucile Druel (Armines – MinesParisTech Cemef): A few words about my stay in Innventia In the frame of Nanohybrids project, I have spent one week in RISE, Stockholm, from the 27th to the 31st of March 2017. The purpose of this stay was to make beads based on pulps of various cellulose/hemicellulose/lignin compositions prepared by […]

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Innovation Award Imagin’Maïs for Lucile Druel, a researcher on NanoHybrids

Congratulations to Lucile Druel! She is doing her PhD in the group BIO under the supervision of Tatiana Budtova. The topic of the dissertation is cellulose aerogels in the frame of the European project Horizon 2020 “Nanohybrids”. Lucile got an award Prix Imagin’Maïs 2016/2017 in the “innovation” category for the work on starch aerogels

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“EU funded MARINA project evaluated nanomaterial risk assessment frameworks and tools”

A recent study, conducted under the EU-funded MARINA project, has evaluated frameworks and tools used in Europe to assess the potential health and environmental risks of manufactured nanomaterials. The study identifies a trend towards tools that provide protocols for conducting experiments, which enable more flexible and efficient hazard testing. Among its conclusions, however, it notes […]

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Workshop on JetCutter Technology and Digital Image Analysis

On December 15th to 16th a practical workshop on the JetCutter Technology and Digital Image Analysis was organized by the Institute of Materials Research of the German Aerospace Center (DLR) in Cologne. Several PhD students and postdocs from Hamburg University of Technology, Koç University from Istanbul, Turkey and Mines ParisTech from Sophia Antipolis, France came […]

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