Interviews with our experts

After a recent publication about “reprogrammable biological robots” in the PNAS magazine, several media wanted to know the opinion of Nuria Montserrat and Samuel Sánchez (both ICREA research professors and group leaders at IBEC) as experts in this field.

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Núria Montserrat en “El País con tu futuro”

Núria Montserrat, investigadora principal del grupo “Pluripotencia para la regeneración de órganos” dio una inspiradora charla ayer sobre bioingeniería y regeneración de órganos, ante más de 1500 estudiantes de bachillerato. Durante su charla explicó como des de pequeña era una niña muy curiosa, quería entender como funcionaban las cosas que la rodeaban y en cómo se inspira en la naturaleza para realizar su trabajo.

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IBEC featured at the TV program “Five days at…”

The show “5 days at…” is a TV documentary series at the national television that approaches the everyday life of very diverse places: monuments, hotels, schools, sports facilities… and now was the time for the sciens environment to take over the TV. The program takes place at the Barcelona Science Park, where IBEC is headquartered.

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Bioengineering for health; virtual reality for stroke recovery

The SPECS group, together with the physical medicine and rehabilitation department of the hospital Sant Joan de Barcelona, explain us in the news of Punt Avui television, their study in virtual reality for patients who have suffered a stroke. The study began in 2014 and is a reinforcement of the basic rehabilitation treatment. In this case, a study has been done with 18 patients and a clear improvement has been observed after two months thanks to this system.

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“Plant roots inspire 3D-printed automotive sensors”

An article about the EU-funded project Plantoid – which aims to design subterranean robots for soil exploration and monitoring that draw inspiration from plants – has appeared on the European Research Media Center’s website youris.com. In the article, IBEC Director and Nanobioengineering group leader Josep Samitier describes the project, which…

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