News & Events

  • B-SMART in the home stretch of the project

    Between 24 and 25 January 2022, the B-SMART consortium gathered for another virtual progress meeting. Representatives from all partners were present as well as the EC Officer. A major point of discussion was the steps that need to be taken in the upcoming months to bring B-SMART to a successful close. Partners defined the final project goals and...
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  • Recognition for B-SMART researcher

    María José Alonso, Professor of Biopharmaceutics and Pharmaceutical Technology at the University of Santiago de Compostela (USC), has received the prestigious ‘Juan de la Cierva’ award 2021. The Juan de la Cierva National Research Prize is a technology transfer prize awarded by the Spanish Ministry of Science, Innovation and Universities. It is...
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  • B-SMART still strong in the ETPN Executive Board

    Raymond Schiffelers, Coordinator of B-SMART and Professor of Nanomedicine at UMC Utrecht, has been elected as new chairman of the ETP Nanomedicine Executive Board. With his term he continues the strong representation of the B-SMART consortium in this platform: he is following the leadership of Ruth Schmid, former chair for the 2019-2021 period and...
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  • Laying the foundation for the last year

    Once more the B-SMART consortium gathered online for their 9th Progress Meeting which was followed on the day after by another Review Meeting, the third now during the project lifetime. The meeting took place on June 15-16, 2021. On the first meeting day, the consortium discussed the progress of the last months internally and presented the work...
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  • Young Scientists in the Spotlight: B-SMART Releases Interview Clips

    B-SMART has released short interview clips with young scientists from their consortium. Illustrating the project’s innovative approach and raising awareness for the importance of nanomedicine in treating neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s, the clips also highlight the personal contribution of the junior researchers and their...
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  • 8th B-SMART Progress Meeting

    The consortium had to gather for an online progress meeting once again. All partners are by now well-versed in conducting such meetings and representatives from all partners were present. The meeting took place 27-28 January and one major point of discussion was the impact of the pandemic on the progress of the work. Although almost all partners...
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  • B-SMART partner enters the Royal Academy of Medicine of Belgium

    Prof. María José Alonso from the University of Santiago de Compostela (USC) has entered the Royal Academy of Medicine of Belgium (ARMB) as a Foreign Member. The induction ceremony took place on 31 January 2021, in a virtual meeting, due to the pandemic situation. This is a new recognition of the outstanding career of Professor Alonso, after her...
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  • Out now: The EXPERT animated clip!

    B-SMART coordinator Raymond Schiffelers (UMCU) also coordinates to EU-funded research project EXPERT: This project aims at developing a new off-the-shelf delivery system for RNA-based nanomedicines to treat cancer and cardiovascular disease. EXPERT has just released an animated clip illustrating the project’s goals. The short animation aims to...
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