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       Projects Running at CQFM

 

Charge and Energy Transfer in Optically Responsive Molecular Materials

 

 

 

Principal Investigator at CQFM: Ermelinda Maçôas

Funding source: FCT, IF/00759/2013

Total budget: 50.000,00 €.

 
 

Biophysical and biological properties of atypical sphingolipids: implications to physiology and pathophysiology

 

 

Principal Investigator at CQFM: Manuel Prieto

Partners: CQFM, FARM-ID (Coordinator), University Zurich.

Funding source:

Total budget: 199.632,00 €.

 
 

Lipid Oxidation in membrane and cell Biophysics: From functional nanosensors to the impact on amyloid formation. Application of advanced fluorescence, X-Ray scattering and microscopy techniques

 
 

 

Principal Investigator at CQFM: Manuel Prieto

Partners: CQFM-IST (Co-Coordinator), Departments Physics and Chemistry (Univ. São Paulo, Brazil).

Funding source: FCT-Portugal, FAPESP-Brazil; FAPESP/20107/2014.

Total budget: 400 000,00 € (Jan 2016/Dec 2018).

 
 

       Metal-Organic Frameworks as light harvesting nanomaterials

 
 

 

 

Principal Investigator at CQFM:  Carlos Baleizão

PPartners: CQFM-IST (Coordinator), CQE-IST, CICECO/UAveiro.

Funding source: FCT-Portugal, PTDC/CTM-NAN/6249/2014.

Total budget: 184 836,00 € (Jan 2016/Dec 2018).

 
 

       Hierarchical nanomaterials for structural color

 
 

 

 

Principal Investigator at CQFM: José Paulo Farinha

Partners: CQFM-IST (Coordinator), FC-UPorto.

Funding source: FCT-Portugal, PTDC/CTM-POL/3698/2014.

Total budget: 198 954,00 € (Jan 2016 / Dec 2018).

 
 

       Photonic crystal-assisted frequency conversion phosphor layers for energy applications

 
 

 

 

Principal Investigator at CQFM: Carlos Baleizão

Partners: CQFM-IST, CQE-IST (Coordinator), CTN-IST.

Funding source: FCT-Portugal, PTDC/CTM-ENE/1087/2014.

Total budget: 193 823,00 € (Jan 2016/Dec 2018).

 
 

Variable pressure solid-state NMR methods to study gas-surface interactions in nanoporous sorbent materials for industrial post/precombustion CO2 capture

 
 

 

 

Principal Investigator at CQFM:  Carlos Baleizão

Partners: CQFM-IST, CICECO/UAveiro (Coordinator), CERENA-IST.

Funding source: FCT-Portugal, PTDC/QEQ-QAN/6373/2014.

Total budget: 142 536,00 € (Jan 2016 Dec 2018).

 
 

        UltraFluoPol –Synthesis of ultrabright new probes for sensitive detection and imaging:

        proof of concept applied to CCL5, a biomarker of memory T lymphocytes

 


Principal Investigator at CQFM: José Paulo Farinha

Partners: CQFM-IN (IST-Coordinator),Ingenirie des Matériaux Polymères (ENS-Lyon)

Funding source:FCT-Portugal / CNRS-França (PICS nº 6411)

Total budget: 33000,00 € (Jan 2014/Dec 2016).

 

 

        Multifunctional Nanomaterials for Fluorescence Imaging and Sensing

 


 

Principal Investigator at CQFM: José Manuel Gaspar Martinho (Scientific Coordination at IST: J.M.G. Martinho, M.N. Berberan-Santos and J.S. Cabral).

Partners: CQFM-IST (Coordinator)

Funding source: RECI/CTM-POL/0342/2012

Total budget: 488.710,00 € (Jun 2013/Nov 2016).

 

 

        SAFUEL: The SAfer FUEL System

 


 

Principal Investigator at CQFM: Mário N. Berberan-Santos

Partners: CQFM-IST, Aston University (UK), Cranfield University (UK), TU Hamburg (Germany), Universita di Napoli (Italy), Université de Lille (France), Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche (Italy), Intertechnique (France, coordinator), Airbus Operations (UK), ARTTIC (France), Nedaero (Netherlands), Stichting Nationaal Lucht-en Ruimtevaartlaboratorium (Netherlands), Telemaq (France).

Funding source: EC-FP7

Total budget: 7 444 623,00 €

 

 

        Structure and properties of hybrid polymer/lipid vesicles as new drug cargo vehicles

 


sol-gel implants

Principal Investigator at CQFM: Manuel Prieto

Partners: CQFM-IST, Bordeaux University (Coordinator)

Funding source: International Doctoral School in Functional Materials (IDS-FunMat), Erasmus Mundus (EU)

Total budget: To be assigned

 

 

        Modulation of calcitonin amyloid formation by lipid membranes and extracellular matrix: implications for the mechanism of cytotoxicity of amyloidogenic polypeptides

 


sol-gel implants

 

Principal Investigator at CQFM: Manuel Prieto

Partners: CQFM-IST (coordinator), Centro de Química (FC/UC)

Funding source: FCT-Portugal, PTDC/BBB-BQB/2661/2012

Total budget: 170.880,00 €

 

 

 

      Ceramide-platforms: implication of membrane biophysical properties on ceramide biological outcome

 


sol-gel implants

Principal Investigator at CQFM: Manuel Prieto

Partners: CQFM-IST, iMed.UL-Faculdade de Farmácia (coordinator), Weizmann Institute of Science

Funding source: FCT-Portugal, PTDC/BBB-BQB/0506/2012

Total budget: 199.996,00 €

 

 

        New isotope effect in molecular fluorescence and phosphorescence

 


Principal Investigator at CQFM: Mário N. Berberan-Santos

Partners: CQFM-IST

Funding source:FCT-Portugal, PTDC/QUI-QUI/123162/2010

Total budget: 108.000,00 €

 

 

        Interaction of bile acids with lipid membranes: creating a shield or bursting the bubble

 


 

Principal Investigator at CQFM: Fábio Fernandes

Partners: CQFM-IST (coordinator), iMed.UL-Faculdade de Farmácia

Funding source: FCT-Portugal,PTDC/QUI-BIQ/119494/2010

Total budget: 150.000,00 €

 

 

        Self-Decontaminating Smart Textiles for Chemical Warfare Agents Degradation

 


Principal Investigator at CQFM: Ana Maria Rego

Partners: Universite Paris Diderot(coordinator), CQFM-IST, Faculte des Sciences de Sfax, Tunisia, Textile Research Division, Cairo, Egypt

Funding source: Science for Peace and Security (SPS) Programme, NATO, Project MD.SFPP 984842

Total budget: 381.000,00 € (Jan 2015/Jan 2018).

 

 

 

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last update: 15.04.2016