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Faraday Discussion 175

2014-09-17 Bristol, UK

The Faraday Discussion 175, Physical Chemistry of Functionalized Biomedical Nanoparticles will be held in Bristol, UK on the 17-19th of September 2014.

Nanotechnology, especially nanoparticle research, has played very important roles in many scientific discoveries, laying the foundation for their applications in many aspects of our life, such as healthcare, efficient energy, cleaner environments. The field is moving very quickly, with an increasing number of researchers. This Faraday Discussion will focus on one very fundamental issue of nanoparticle (NP) research: functionalisation, relating specifically to biomedical applications. Without the right functionalisation, NPs will be rendered useless. So, how can NPs be synthesised with the desired functionality?
This very focused meeting will promote deep discussions on a topic many other meetings have failed to debate; the whole field would stand still without the appropriate functionalisations for specific applications. We therefore aim to discuss in depth this very important issue which would help to harness the full potential of nanoparticle research.
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This project has received funding from the European Union Seventh Framework Programme (FP7/2007-2013) under grant agreement n° 604448