News & Events

  • First RNA interference drug on the steps of FDA approval

    Positive results in a clinical trial using patisiran, a RNA interference (RNAi) drug, illustrates that the B-SMART consortium is on the right track: Similar to the therapeutics addressed in B-SMART, patisiran is a therapeutic that silences a disease-causing protein  in patients with hereditary amyloidosis (hATTR), and showed excellent result...
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  • US National Academy of Medicine honours B-SMART partner María José Alonso

    María José Alonso, Professor of Biopharmaceutics and Pharmaceutical Technology at the Universidade de Santiago de Compostela (USC) has joined the US National Academy of Medicine as International Member. After being elected one year ago, the official welcome ceremony for the Class of 2016 took place on October 14, 2017 during the 47th Annual...
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  • Meet the European Nanomedicine community at the ETPN2017

    The 12th annual meeting of the European Technology Platform on Nanomedicine (ETPN) will take place from October 17-19, 2017 in Malaga/ Spain. The event is co-organized by ETPN, BIONAND, CIBER BBN, IMDEA Nanociencia, and Nanomed Spain. The ETPN2017 is announced as “unique place to discover, to meet, to network, to prepare new projects, to...
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  • Annual Meeting & Exposition of the Controlled Release Society

    Collaborate, Connect, Innovate – The dynamic motto of the Controlled Release Society (CRS) characterised this year’s Annual Meeting & Exposition. The event took place in Boston, USA from July 16-19, 2017 and is a highlight in the conference calendar for delivery scientists as it covers new technologies and inspiring research in the rapidly...
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  • B-SMART partner among TOP 100 most influential women in Spain

    María José Alonso was chosen among the 15 women in the Top of Honor on the list “Top 100 of the most influential women in Spain”, published by the magazine Mujeres y Cia. The honor was officially awarded in Madrid on June 23, 2017 during the gala “Top 100 Women Leaders in Spain 2016-17”. The ranking is divided into ten categories each announcing...
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  • 1st B-SMART newsletter available!

    The first B-SMART newsletter introduces the project concept and consortium and provides insights into initial project activities and events. The B-SMART newsletter will be published biannually and will contain up to date information on the project progress, on project output, and recent events as well as on related topics. Please have a look at...
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  • Award Season at the EuroNanoForum 2017

    The EuroNanoForum 2017 was organised under the Maltese presidency of the European Union and took place in Valetta from June 21-23, 2017. Since 2003, the biannual conference series attracts the most innovative nano-enabled companies and leading nano researchers. It has grown into the most significant European forum for scientists, industrialists...
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  • Golden Apple for successful Italian female entrepreneur from B-SMART consortium

    The Marisa Bellisario Foundation awards each year successful women in Italy who have distinguished themselves in their professional fields as innovative managers, entrepreneurs or researchers at national and international level. The prestigious award - the Golden Apple - originates from Marisa Bellisario, one of the first female managers at...
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