TWINNING TO BOOST THE SCIENTIFIC AND INNOVATION CAPACITY
OF THE UNIVERSITY I TIRANES
TO DEVELOP SUSTAINABLE NANOSENSORS FOR WATER POLLUTION DETECTION
SUSNANO is a Horizon Europe Twinning project with the overall aim to boost the scientific excellence and innovation capacity in sustainable nanosensors for water pollution detection of Universiteti i Tiranes (UT) and its high-quality Twinning partners. To achieve this aim, SUSNANO will implement a research and innovation strategy over 3 years, where the partners will research and demonstrate sustainable nanosensors.
Universiteti i Tiranes (UT), established in 1957, is the oldest public university in Albania. UT’s Faculty of Natural Sciences is the main centre in Albania for training specialists and conducting research in Chemistry, Physics, Biology, Biotechnology, Mathematics and Computer Sciences.
UT’s Department of Chemistry teaches courses on nanomaterials and electrochemical (bio)sensors and conducts research on nanomaterials and the development of sensors and biosensors based on surface modifications and composite materials.
Fundació Institut Català de Nanociència i Nanotecnologia
ICN2 is a world-renowned centre for nanoscience and nanotechnology research, focusing on the newly discovered physical and chemical properties that arise from the fascinating behaviour of matter at the nanoscale. ICN2’s Nanobioelectronics and Biosensors Group is focused on the discovery and technological development of cutting-edge nanotechnology towards diagnostics, food and safety and environmental applications.
Univerzita Palackého v Olomouci
UPO’s Czech Advanced Technology and Research Institute (CATRIN) carries out interdisciplinary research into emerging nanotechnologies, biotechnologies, and biomedicine at the highest international level. CATRIN has expertise and facilities to conduct research into the synthesis and consecutive functionalization of carbon-based nanomaterials including works on graphene and its derivatives, quantum dots, nanocomposites of carbon-based nanomaterial and magnetic nanoparticles, etc.
Intelligentsia Consultants Sarl
Intelligentsia Consultants Sàrl (INT) is highly experienced in providing training for proposal writing and project management for EU funded R&D projects. Notably, the company has worked on nearly fifty (50) FP7 and H2020 projects with many involving research institutes in Associated Countries concerning the development of centres of excellence, integration into ERA, and technology transfer, especially in the fields of physics, nanomaterials and sensors