European R&D Project StretchBio Announces Patent Filing

The StretchBio project is pleased to announce the filing of a new patent, marking a significant milestone in the development of cutting-edge optomechanical systems. The patent, filed under the code EP24382193.1, is titled “Optomechanical System for Monitoring the Mechanics of a Solid-State, Liquid, or Soft Matter Sample.” This patent lays

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PhD Thesis defense

Our colleague Elena López Aymerich will defend her doctoral thesis entitled “Development of opto-mechanical sensors based on silicon nanopillars for biological applications” this Friday, January 19. Carried out as part of the StretchBio project, the doctoral thesis has been directed by Dr. Albert Romano.Rodríguez, principal investigator of the project, and

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Advisory board

At the beginning of the third year of the project, the StretchBio advisory board was established, made up of independent professionals who are experts in the subject of the project. The objective of the advisory board is to be able to provide advice on scientific and business issues of the

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18-month meeting

Researchers from all the institutions participating in the StretchBio project took part in the 18-month meeting of the project held last week at the Fraunhofer Institute in Freiburg. The meeting focused on the design and operation of the functional prototype of the sensor that will be completed over the next 3

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First annual meeting

Researchers from all the institutions participating in the StretchBio project took part in the first annual meeting of the project held on Monday September 5th at the main campus of the Danmarks Tekniske Universitet (DTU) in Lyngby, about 15km from Copenhagen. The main objective of this meeting was to evaluate

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First compatibility experiments of tissue-silicon nanopillars sensor

Between July 13 and 15 2022, researchers of the StretchBio project performed the first tests of Drosophila tissue compatibility with the silicon nanopillar array and of the effect on the light propagation through it. The work was carried out jointly by researchers from the Danmarks Tekniske Universitet (DTU) and researchers

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