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Who we are
Our institute seeks to illuminate precisely such a chemical basis of cells, creating compounds to control processes in cells such as stem cells (materials for cell control), and further down the road spark cellular processes to create chemical materials (cell-inspired materials).
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Scientists running to go beyond their own wildest dreams
and be the one to find the future.
Director of iCeMS
Potential for a New Kind of “Empty Space”
Susumu Kitagawa opened a new frontier in materials science with the development of next-generation porous materials. He was seen as a maverick when he first published his work, but on a hunch, he took a new direction that interested him, and he found a gold mine.
First Author Interview
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First authors of recently published papers tell the behind-the-scenes stories not communicated in the manuscripts.
at Barcelona Institute of Science and Technology
Dr Carné-Sánchez has uncovered a new methodology to control porosity in amorphous, soft coordination polymers in the form of nanoparticles or gels. This is an important step to making porous materials easier to process and to facilitate their practical use.