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Title of the project / contract: MINOS (Microsystems and Nanotechnologies for Chemical Analysis)
Financing Firm/administration: Universitat Rovira i Virgili
Number of the project / contract: 2017PFR-URV-B2-50
Duration, since: 2018 Until: 2018


Title of the project / contract: ICREA-ACADEMIA 2012. Tecnologia i Enginyeria
Financing Firm/administration: Fundació Privada Institució Catalana de Recerca i Estudis Avançats (ICREA)
Number of the project / contract: 2012ICREA ACADEMIA-01-Premi Duration, since: 2013 Until: 2018


Title of de project / contract: TROPSENSE – Development of a non-invasive breath test for early diagnosis of tropical diseases
Kind of contract / program:: H2020-MSCA-RISE-2014
Financing firm / administration: European Commission
Institutions participating: Universitat Rovira i Virgili (Spain), Technion – Israel Institute of Technology (Israel), Institutul Na?ional de Cercetare – Dezvoltare pentru Metale Neferoase ?i Rare (Romania), Politechnika Gda?ska (Gdansk University of Technology) (Poland), University of Ulm (Germany), Molecular Fingerprint Sweden AB (Sweden), Sitex 45 SRL (Romania), JLM Innovation GmbH (Germany), Uniwersyteckie Centrum Medycyny Morskiej i Tropikalnej (Poland), Institut Pasteur de Tunis (Tunisia), Université Moulay Ismaïl (Morocco), Universidad de Pamplona (Colombia)
Number of the project / contract: 645758 Duration, since: 2015 Until: 2019
Main researcher: R. Ionescu
Number of researchers participating: 0


Title of de project / contract: SMART SENSING FOR RAPID RESPONSE TO CHEMICAL THREATS ON SOFT TARGETS
Kind of contract / program::
Financing firm / administration: 4842 – MINECO
Institutions participating:
Number of the project / contract: EUIN2017-86437 Duration, since: 2017 Until: 2018
Main researcher: Eduard Llobet
Number of researchers participating: 0


Title of de project / contract: Cavitran
Kind of contract / program::
Financing firm / administration: ACIO – Agència per a la Competitivitat de l’Empresa (ACCIÓ)
Institutions participating:
Number of the project / contract: PAT15-1-0013 Duration, since: 2016 Until: 2018
Main researcher: 2
Number of researchers participating: 5


Title of de project / contract: NANOTECHNOLOGY ENABLED WIRELESS GAS SENSING NETWORKS
Kind of contract / program:: ATTE – Área Temática de Gestión de Tecnologías Electrónicas (MIC) y de Comunicaciones (TEC)
Financing firm / administration: 4842 – MINECO
Institutions participating:
Number of the project / contract: TEC2015-71663-R Duration, since: 2016 Until: 2018
Main researcher: Eduard Llobet Valero
Number of researchers participating: 6


Title of de project / contract: Detection via volatile organic compounds of tuberculosis, brucellosis and other disease in wild and domestic swine
Kind of contract / program:: Renewal of contract no. 15-9408-0367
Financing firm / administration: United States Department of Agriculture, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS)
Institutions participating:
Number of the project / contract: 16-9408-0367 Duration, since: 2016 Until: 2017
Main researcher: Radu Ionescu URV
Number of researchers participating: 0


Title of de project / contract: Wearable electronic system for alerting hypoglycemia episodes in insulin dependent diabetic patients
Kind of contract / program:: Europa Investigación 2015
Financing firm / administration: MINECO (Ministry for Economy and Competiveness), Spain
Institutions participating: Universitat Rovira i Virgili
Number of the project / contract: EUIN2015-62503 Duration, since: 2015 Until: 2017
Main researcher: Radu I.
Number of researchers participating: 0


Title of de project / contract: Development of an electronic nose system for early diagnosis of gastric cancer in Colombian patients
Kind of contract / program:: all no. 657-2014 for research projects in science, technology and innovation in heatlh
Financing firm / administration: COLCIENCIAS, Colombia
Institutions participating: Universidad de Pamplona (Colombia), URV Tarragona Spain, Gastrosur (Colombia)
Number of the project / contract: 112165741516 Duration, since: 2014 Until: 2017
Main researcher: Cristhian Duran (UP), Radu Ionescu (URV)
Number of researchers participating: 0


Title of de project / contract: Biomedical chip based on organic molecule-terminated cross-reactive multi-sensors array for premature diagnosis of diseases
Kind of contract / program:: Ramón y Cajal
Financing firm / administration: MINECO
Institutions participating:
Number of the project / contract: Duration, since: 2012 Until: 2017
Main researcher: R. Ionescu
Number of researchers participating: 1


Title of de project / contract: Captación de energía en sensores para aplicaciones de medio ambiente y salud
Kind of contract / program::
Financing firm / administration: Campus Íberus
Institutions participating: Universidad Rovira i Virgili, Universidad de Zaragoza, Universidad Pública de Navarra.
Number of the project / contract: Duration, since: 2016 Until: 2016
Main researcher: –
Number of researchers participating: 0


Title of de project / contract: Gas sensors integrated on silicon, piezoelectric or flexible platforms for the Internet of Things
Kind of contract / program:: XTRE – Xarxes temàtiques de recerca
Financing firm / administration: AGAU – Agència de Gestió d’Ajuts Universitaris i de Recerca (AGAUR)
Institutions participating:
Number of the project / contract: 2014 CTP 00013 Duration, since: 2015 Until: 2016
Main researcher: Eduard Llobet Valero
Number of researchers participating: 0


Title of de project / contract: Detection via volatile organic compounds of tuberculosis, brucellosis and other disease in wild and domestic swine
Kind of contract / program::
Financing firm / administration: United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS)
Institutions participating:
Number of the project / contract: 15-9408-0367 Duration, since: 2015 Until: 2016
Main researcher: Radu Ionescu URV
Number of researchers participating: 0


Title of de project / contract: Excellence in Nanoscience Education for the MENA Region
Kind of contract / program::
Financing firm / administration: European Commission
Institutions participating:
Number of the project / contract: 543833-TEMPUS-1-2013-1-EG-TEMP Duration, since: 2014 Until: 2016
Main researcher: Eduard Llobet
Number of researchers participating: 3


Title of de project / contract: MINOS Grup de recerca reconegut i finançat per la Generalitat de Catalunya
Kind of contract / program:: GRQ – Ajuts per potenciar els grups de recerca de qualitat
Financing firm / administration: AGAU – Agència de Gestió d’Ajuts Universitaris i de Recerca (AGAUR)
Institutions participating:
Number of the project / contract: 2014 SGR 1267 Duration, since: 2014 Until: 2016
Main researcher: Xavier Correig Blanchar
Number of researchers participating: 0


Title of de project / contract: Nuevos materiales y Micro/Nanotecnologia
Kind of contract / program::
Financing firm / administration: MEYC – Ministerio de Economía y Competitividad
Institutions participating: UROV – Universitat Rovira i Virgili
Number of the project / contract: EUIN2013-51202 Duration, since: 2014 Until: 2016
Main researcher: Luis Francisco Marsal Garvi
Number of researchers participating: 10


Title of de project / contract: Microsensor platform employing microsensors based on metal oxide nanowires functionalised for gas and bio sensing.
Kind of contract / program:: Área ANEP de tecnología electrónica y de comunicaciones
Financing firm / administration: MINECO
Institutions participating:
Number of the project / contract: TEC2012-32420 Duration, since: 2013 Until: 2016
Main researcher: Eduard Llobet Valero
Number of researchers participating: 6


Title of de project / contract: Desarrollo de superficies nanoestructuradas y algoritmos de procesado de imágenes metabólicas para NIMS: aplicación al estudio de los islotes pancreáticos en ratas diabéticas.
Kind of contract / program::
Financing firm / administration: TEC2012-31074
Institutions participating:
Number of the project / contract: Duration, since: 2013 Until: 2016
Main researcher: Francesc Xavier Correig Blanchar
Number of researchers participating: 5


Title of de project / contract: EuNetAir: European Network on New Sensing Technologies for Air-Pollution Control and Environmental Sustainability
Kind of contract / program:: European Cooperation in Science and Technology. COST
Financing firm / administration: European Science Foundation
Institutions participating:
Number of the project / contract: COST Action TD1105 Duration, since: 2012 Until: 2016
Main researcher: Eduard Llobet Valero
Number of researchers participating: 0


Title of de project / contract: Equip demostrador per a la detecció de traces de benzè en aire basat en nanotubs de carboni funcionalitzats
Kind of contract / program::
Financing firm / administration: UROV – Universitat Rovira i Virgili
Institutions participating:
Number of the project / contract: 2014R2B-13 Duration, since: 2015 Until: 2015
Main researcher: Eduard Llobet Valero
Number of researchers participating: 3


Title of de project / contract: Clips de Ciència
Kind of contract / program::
Financing firm / administration: FECY – FECYT – Fundación Española para la Ciencia y la Tecnologia
Institutions participating:
Number of the project / contract: FCT-14-9267 Duration, since: 2015 Until: 2015
Main researcher: Eduard Llobet Valero
Number of researchers participating: 0


Title of de project / contract: Equip demostrador per a la detecció de traces de benzè en aire basat en nanotubs de carboni funcionalitzats
Kind of contract / program::
Financing firm / administration: UROV – Universitat Rovira i Virgili
Institutions participating:
Number of the project / contract: 2014R2B-13 Duration, since: 2015 Until: 2015
Main researcher: Eduard Llobet Valero
Number of researchers participating: 3


Title of de project / contract: Clips de Ciència
Kind of contract / program::
Financing firm / administration: FECY – FECYT – Fundación Española para la Ciencia y la Tecnologia
Institutions participating:
Number of the project / contract: FCT-14-9267 Duration, since: 2015 Until: 2015
Main researcher: Eduard Llobet Valero
Number of researchers participating: 0


Title of de project / contract: GreenSmartNet
Kind of contract / program::
Financing firm / administration: UROV – Universitat Rovira i Virgili
Institutions participating:
Number of the project / contract: 2014R2B-09 Duration, since: 2015 Until: 2015
Main researcher: Javier Vilanova Salas
Number of researchers participating: 3


Title of de project / contract: Approaches and nanotechnologies for Volatolomics
Kind of contract / program:: Joint Symposia Catalonia – Israel Grants (SymIL)
Financing firm / administration: AGAUR: Agency for Management of University and Research Grants from Catalonia Region, Spain
Institutions participating:
Number of the project / contract: 2014-SYMIL-00018 Duration, since: 2014 Until: 2015
Main researcher: Radu I. URV
Number of researchers participating: 0


Title of de project / contract: OXIGENIA- Development of a technology for the continuous sterilization of the environment removing chemical and bioquemical toxins inside aircraft and in closed spaces.
Kind of contract / program:: INNPACTO
Financing firm / administration: MINECO
Institutions participating: Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Universitat de Barcelona, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Sensotran S.L., Aero Engineering, S.L., Manufactura Moderna de Metales, S.A.
Number of the project / contract: IPT-2012-1277-300000 Duration, since: 2013 Until: 2015
Main researcher: Eduard Llobet Valero
Number of researchers participating: 5


Title of de project / contract: Standardization of the multisensory olfactory system for the early detection of gastric diseases
Kind of contract / program:: Private
Financing firm / administration: Academic Foundation for Health Sciences, Bogota, Colombia
Institutions participating:
Number of the project / contract: Duration, since: 2013 Until: 2014
Main researcher:
Number of researchers participating: 5


Title of de project / contract: Nanotechnology for Gas Sensors
Kind of contract / program:: FP6 – Structuring the ERA – Human resources and mobility – Marie Curie Actions
Financing firm / administration: Comissió de la Comunitat Europea
Institutions participating:
Number of the project / contract: FP7-PEOPLE-2011-IEF-29964 Duration, since: 2012 Until: 2014
Main researcher: Eduard Llobet Valero
Number of researchers participating: 2


Title of de project / contract: Portable and autonomous electronic tongue system employing electrochemical biosensors for environmental control and food safety.
Kind of contract / program:: Programa de Cooperació Interuniversitària entre Espanya i Marroc. Projectes d´investigació, formació i gestió
Financing firm / administration: Agencia Española de Cooperación Internacional y Desarrollo (AECID)
Institutions participating: Universitat rovira i Virgili (Spain), Universidad Politécnica de Valencia (Spain), Universidad de Valladolid (Spain), Sensotran S.L. (Spain), Université Moulay Ismail (Morocco).
Number of the project / contract: AP/041848/11 Duration, since: 2012 Until: 2013
Main researcher: Eduard Llobet Valero
Number of researchers participating: 12


Title of de project / contract: Optimisation of a sensor for detecting traces of benzene (ppb) employing screen printed catilevers functionalised with organic/ inorganic films.
Kind of contract / program:: Comunitat de Treball dels Pirineus
Financing firm / administration: Agència de Gestió d´Ajuts Universitaris i de Recerca (AGAUR)
Institutions participating: Universitat rovira i Virgili (Spain), Universidad de Zaragoza (Spain), Institut du Matériau au Système (France), Sensotran S.L. (Spain), Temex Ceramics (France), Sodemasa (Spain)
Number of the project / contract: 2011 CTP 00015 Duration, since: 2012 Until: 2013
Main researcher: Eduard Llobet Valero
Number of researchers participating: 4


Title of de project / contract: Designing Novel Materials for Nanodevices: From Theory to Practice: NanoTP.
Kind of contract / program:: European Cooperation in Science and Technology. COST
Financing firm / administration: European Science Foundation
Institutions participating:
Number of the project / contract: COST MP0901 Duration, since: 2009 Until: 2013
Main researcher: Eduard Llobet Valero
Number of researchers participating: 0


Title of de project / contract: MINOS. Microsystems and Nanotechnologies for Chemical Analysis
Kind of contract / program:: Ajuts per potenciar els grups de recerca de qualitat.
Financing firm / administration: Agència de Gestió d´Ajuts Universitaris i de Recerca (AGAUR)
Institutions participating:
Number of the project / contract: 2009 SGR 789 Duration, since: 2009 Until: 2013
Main researcher: Francesc Xavier Correig Blanchar
Number of researchers participating: 10


Title of de project / contract: Multi parameter nanostructured sensors
Kind of contract / program:: Área ANEP de ciencia y tecnología de materiales
Financing firm / administration: Ministerio de Ciencia e Innovación
Institutions participating:
Number of the project / contract: MAT2010-11185-E Duration, since: 2011 Until: 2012
Main researcher: Eduard Llobet
Number of researchers participating: 6


Title of de project / contract: Self-organised nanostructured metal oxides for warfare agents detection
Kind of contract / program:: Science for Peace and Security
Financing firm / administration: North Altantic Treaty Organization (NATO)
Institutions participating: University Rovira i Virgili (Spain), BSUIR (Belarus), University of California, San Diego (USA), INSAT (Tunis)
Number of the project / contract: CPB.MD.CLG 983914 Duration, since: 2010 Until: 2012
Main researcher: Eduard Llobet Valero
Number of researchers participating: 6


Title of de project / contract: Gas sensor microsystems based on self organised nanostructured layers via anodic oxidation
Kind of contract / program:: Programa Nacional de Tecnologías de la Información y las Comunicaciones
Financing firm / administration: Comisión Interministerial de Ciencia y Tecnología
Institutions participating:
Number of the project / contract: TEC2009-07107 Duration, since: 2010 Until: 2012
Main researcher: Xavier Vilanova Salas
Number of researchers participating: 9


Title of de project / contract: Nanomaterial-functionalised piezoelectric microsystem for the selective detection of volatile organic compounds.
Kind of contract / program:: Inter-Pyrenees research projects. (CTP)
Financing firm / administration: Departament d´Innovació, Universitats i Empresa. Generalitat de Catalunya
Institutions participating: Universitat rovira i Virgili (Spain), Universidad Pública de Navarra (Spain), Institut du Matériau au Système (France), Sensotran S.L. (Spain).
Number of the project / contract: 2008ITT 00010 Duration, since: 2009 Until: 2010
Main researcher: Eduard Llobet Valero
Number of researchers participating: 7


Title of de project / contract: Ionic Liquids and Carbon Nanotubes for Sensors and Separations ‘ILISENSE’
Kind of contract / program:: FP7 – People
Financing firm / administration:
Institutions participating: European Commission
Number of the project / contract: FP7-PEOPLE-IEF-2008236628 Duration, since: 2008 Until: 2010
Main researcher: Eduard Llobet Valero
Number of researchers participating: 2


Title of de project / contract: Interface Design of Metal Nanocluster-Carbon Nanotube Hybrids Via Control of Structural and Chemical Defects in a Plasma Discharge: Nano2Hybrids.
Kind of contract / program:: FP6 – Thematic Areas – Nanotechnologies and nano-sciences, knowledge-based multifunctional materials and new production processes and devices
Financing firm / administration: European Commission
Institutions participating:
Number of the project / contract: 33311 Duration, since: 2006 Until: 2010
Main researcher: Eduard Llobet Valero
Number of researchers participating: 8