Tech News

You’ll find below brief news regarding ISGS activities, reports writen by ISGS members or picked in the recent published writings.

The Journal of Sol-Gel Science and Technology – Celebrating a 30-Year Journey

Many of us approach decadal birthdays – and particularly our 30th birthday – with a sense of reluctance and a tinge of sadness, thinking that some of the best years of our life are now behind us. In the case...

Bioinspired In Vitro Brain Vasculature Model for Nanomedicine Testing Based on Decellularized Spinach Leaves

Animal testing is often criticized due to ethical issues and complicated translation of the results obtained to the clinical stage of drug development. Existing alternative models for nanopharmaceutical testing still have many limitations and do not significantly decrease the number...

Lotus Synthesis:inorganic nanoparticles for top coating applications

Lotus Synthesis is a French start-up based in Lyon and founded in 2011 which is producing functional (hybrid) inorganic nanoparticles for top coating applications.   The patented technology allows the production of hybrid (surface-functionalized and/or doped) oxide (TiO2, ZrO2, ZnO...

SOPOT: Sol-Gel Tecnology for Fire Fighting

PA “SOPOT” was founded more than 20 years ago. The main divisions of its activity are: development, trials and production of the innovative technologies of fire and explosion prevention for the extra fire and explosion dangerous facilities.

Lotus Synthetis: production of functional inorganic nanoparticles

Lotus Synthesis (French start-up based in Lyon and founded in 2011) is producing functional (hybrid) inorganic nanoparticles for top coating applications.  

A new Sol-Gel start-up, SolGelWay

SolGelWay, consulting and equipment for the ultimate control of your Sol-Gel applications.

CERTESENS, an innovative tool for sensory characterization of materials

The Center for Studies and Research on Sensory Technologies (CERTESENS) is a French unique public-private multidisciplinary platform dedicated to highly innovative sensory technologies for the economy and industry.

CeramiSphere: Micro-encapsulation and controlled release using sol-gel particles

The CeramiSphere technology, originally developed for encapsulation and controlled release of small hydrophilic molecules, has been recently expanded to the encapsulation of biomolecules, poorly soluble molecules and the production of nanoparticles with extended release capacity...

NanoSurfaces S.r.l., Italy

NanoSurfaces S.r.l. was created in 2003 as a spin-off Company owned by Politecnico di Milano (24%) and by SAMO S.p.A., an Italian biomedical Company whose core business are orthopedic protheses, and which co-operates with the Department of Chemistry, Materials and...

Characterization of material surface properties – Nanovea Nanoindentation…

The Truth About Nanoindentation Specifications... from Nanovea - NEWSLETTER - Jan 2011