Spain local organizer

The event is organized by Nanomed Spain and Institute for Bioengineering of Catalonia, supported by the Spanish government.

Spanish Nanomedicine Platform (NanomedSpain)
Institute for Bioengineering of Catalonia

With the support of the Spanish government.


The event will be held in Barcelona at Val D’Hebron Institute of Oncology on February 2nd from 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM.

For more information and registration to the event visit the Spanish webpage here (in Spanish).

  • Prof. Josep Samitier– Scientific Coordinator of the Nanomed Spain & Scientific Director of the Institute for Bioingineering of Catalonia
  • Prof. Álvaro Somoza – Professor Investigator of Nanobiotechnology Group, IMDEA Nanociencia
  • Ángel del Pozo – European Projects and Intelectual Property Manager, Biopraxis Resaerch AIE
  • Teresa Macarulla – Medical Oncologist, Val d’Hebron Institute of Oncology
  • Teresa Lopez-Fando –  Projects and Services Coordinator, Spanish Association against Cancer
  • 10:00 Opening – Prof. Josep Samitier
  • 10:15 Nanotechnologies at service of patients with cancer – Teresa Lopez-Fando 
  • 10:30 Nano-enabled therapies for cancer: an industrial perspective – Ángel del Pozo
  • 10:45 Nanomedicines against Cancer: From Basic Research to Clinical Applications – Prof. Álvaro Somoza 
  • 11:00 Nanotechnology applied to oncology: a new reality? – Teresa Macarulla 
  • 11:15 Questions and discussions
  • 11:30 Coffee breack

The event was a press conference open to journalist and public.

It was a success with more than 80 people attending including several journalists.

Media coverage

2 article were issued in one of the most read national newspaper  El Mundo 

– an article about Nanotechnologies

– an interview about J. Samitier 

Event Gallery