Bio-Nanotechnology for sustainable environmental remediation and energy generation

Taking advantage of the capabilities offered by biology and the enormous potential of nanotechnology, in a context of convergence, a promising scenario which adopts the name of bio-nanotechnology is being constructed. In this scenario solutions of great impact and sustainability to address the environmental and energy problems can be proposed and developed. The book: Bio-Nanotechnology for sustainable environmental remediation and energy generation  contains  contributions by experts from FEALAC member countries on energy and environment from the opportunities offered by bio Read More …

International Meeting

The FEALAC -Cbionano International  Meeting “Challenges and possibilities from bio and nanotechnology to facing the problem of water contamination by heavy metals”, will take place in Bogotá, Auditorio Ático, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana  on Dec 2, 2016.   It is this meeting  the international cooperation project: “Mapping and assessment of water contamination by mercury, lead, cadmium and arsenic in FEALAC countries” will be presented.  During the Meeting, will be launched the book: “Bio-Nanotechnology for sustainable environmental remediation and energy generation”. This book contains contributions by Read More …

FEALAC-Cbionano International Workshop ENVIRONMENT & ENERGY

The International Workshop ENVIRONMENT AND ENERGY: Challenges and Opportunities from Bio And Nanotechnology has culminated  successfully _______________ The FEALAC -Cbionano International  workshop Environment and Energy: Challenges and Opportunities from Bio and Nanotechnology was  co-hosted  in Bogotá Colombia on March 9-10  by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs,  Presidential Agency of International Cooperation (APC-Colombia), the Administrative Department of Science, Technology and Innovation – COLCIENCIAS -, Colombian Association for the Advancement of Science ACAC,  Pontificia Universidad Javeriana and Universidad de los Andes.  Over 350 participants Read More …

Bio-Nano Convergence Network, Phase 2

BACKGROUND The Forum for East Asia- Latin American Co-operation (FEALAC) is a conference where twenty (20) countries in Latin America and sixteen (16) in East Asia currently participate. It places its main focus on strengthening political, cultural, educational, social, economic, scientific and technological relations amongst member countries. Both Colombia and Japan have recently been appointed co-chairs of the Work Group on Science, Technology, Information and Education. Preliminary work led by the joint action of the Colombian Presidential Agency of International Read More …

International Workshop

Environment and Energy: Challenges and Opportunities  from Bio and Nanotechnology The International Workshop CBN-W1 is one of the  conferences scheduled for the second phase of the Bio-Nano Convergence Network initiative. The objectives of this first Workshop were: To establish a reference framework for the execution of Phase 2, whereby energy challenges and environmental problems within FEALAC countries may be addressed from a nano/bio technology perspective. To introduce and discuss action plans to be applied on the formulation of projects, including Read More …