The Ministry of Education, Culture and Science will fund 36 million euro from the ‘Gravity Programme’ of the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO). Both universities are making a joint investment of 15 million euro available for NanoFront. In the release, TU Delft’s Rector Magnificus, Karel Luyben, notes, “NanoFront is a dynamic powerhouse involving the best nano researchers of TU Delft and Leiden University. These are scientists who are international trendsetters at the forefront of their fields…NanoFront will also provide an impulse to encourage up-and-coming talent at the highest level.”
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New Generation Nanogold and Nanosilver Polymer Composites and Their Applications
Zone of inhibition for Staphylococcus aureus bacteria (clear area) around a nanosilver-polyurethane bead (removed) that was positioned on the surface of an inoculated agar plate, as shown by the arrows.
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