Happy holidays

The whole SNI team wishes you happy holidays and a good start of a healthy and beautiful New Year. We are looking forward to many joint projects and activities in 2022.    

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Which light is lit? Last chance to win!

The SNI lights a candle every Sunday in Advent. Each candle features one of the many experiments we have put together. If you recognize which experiment it stands for, enter our raffle. You might even win a powerbank and a little surprise. https://nanoscience.ch/de/ueber-uns/raetsel/ Did you find the moving cookies? Take a look at our other exciting […]

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SNI INSight December 2021

The winter issue of our electronic magazine SNI INSight is now online. The first part of this issue of SNI INSight is devoted entirely to enzymes – not the ones we find in the natural world, but the artificial enzymes promising to unlock new avenues for molecular synthesis studied by the research group under Thomas […]

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Winners of the Nano Image Award

Many thanks for your participation and congratulations to the winners!

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Conductive nanocomposites as additives in 3D-biofabricated tissues

As part of a project at the SNI PhD School, Fabian Züger, Anna Marsano, Martino Poggio, and Maurizio Gullo have published a review paper on nanocomposites for tissue engineering. They summarize in Advanced NanoBioMed Research how conductive nanocomposites are currently used for the preparation of printable, electrophysiological tissues. In his PhD project, Fabian Züger focuses […]

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An ironclad future

University of Basel news: Solar energy plays an important role in the fight against climate change as a substitute for fossil fuels. Dye-sensitized solar cells promise to be a low-cost supplement to the photovoltaic systems we know today. Their key feature is the dye sensitizers attached to their surface. Researchers at the University of Basel […]

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In memory of Peter Reimann

Dr. h.c. Peter Reimann, a long-time employee of the Department of Physics and the SNI, passed away unexpectedly on November 1, 2021. Peter had been employed at the Department of Physics at the University of Basel for more than 37 years, where he headed the Technology & Safety Group. He was an enthusiastic researcher and […]

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Nano-Tech Apéro 2021

After a short introduction to the work of the SNI and Omya, all participants were given an exciting guided tour of the Omya labs. The company mainly produces calcium carbonate and is researching a wide range of new applications for customers from very different sectors in excellently equipped laboratories. In the Nano-Argovia project KOKORO, for […]

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SNI Annual Event

Every year,  SNI members meet for their annual event in Lenzerheide. In 2021, the event was special because we were able to meet in person again after a long break. During the event, Prof. Dr. Henning Stahlberg (EPFL) was appointed as SNI honorary member. He has been very committed to nanoscience in general and to […]

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SNI INSight August 2021

The summer issue of our electronic magazine “SNI INSight” has been published. The main topic of this issue is nanomedicine. In addition, there are numerous news about the SNI. Enjoy browsing through it! Online version

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