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    Cluster Structure at the Synchrotron
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    Summer School September 11-15, 2016
    'Clusters and Nanoparticles for Biotechnology and Biomedicine' Varese, Italy,


The goal of Catsense is to design novel high performance catalysts and biosensors based on gas-phase metal clusters. Catsense is an FP7-ITN-Marie Curie European training project for young researchers in nanotechnology. It started on January 1st, 2014.

Catsense is formally part of the Marie-Curie Initial Training Network that has received funding from the European Union under the grant agreement number 607417.

Catsense's innovative concept is to consider metal clusters science as a new emerging supra-disciplinary field bridging (electro) catalysis (directly applicable to fuel cell technology) and biosensing technologies.

Its goals are to train interdisciplinary young researchers in nanotechnology and to contribute to the reduction of the fragmentation of the nanotechnology sector in Europe.

Catsense aims to accelerate the pace of discovery of novel high performance nanomaterials. The Catsense project is based on a strong collaboration between the public and the private sector.

Recent News!


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Summer School - September 11-15, 2016

Clusters and Nanoparticles for Biotechnology and Biomedicine

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Lab Course ATC5 - June 17-18, 2016

In situ ‘Operando’ Characterization

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Lab course ATC2 - March 10-11, 2016

Single Cluster Optical Spectroscopy


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Modification of Deposited, Size-Selected MoS2 Nanoclusters by Sulphur Addition

To obtain highly crystalline MoS2 nanoclusters, annealing and sulphur addit…

2/1/2017 1:18:31 AM
Hydrogen Evolution with Ni-MoS2 Nanoclusters

This report focuses on a novel strategy for the preparation of transition m…

8/7/2016 11:24:47 PM
Pt nanoparticle as an HER catalyst

Specifically we investigate ultra-low Pt loadings for use in photoelectroch…


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SB Meeting 7 - May 11, 2017

SBM 7 will be organized at Faculty Club, Leuven, Belgium

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SB Meeting 6 - September 13, 2016

SBM 6 will be organized at Villa Cagnola, Varese, Italy

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SB Meeting 5 - March 9, 2016

SBM5 @ Faculty Club, Leuven, Belgium


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A science blog for you! Articles from Catsense young academic scientists

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