UAB researchers have developed a paper-based biosensor covered in bacteria which detects water toxicity. This is an innovative, simple and inexpensive biological tool which can detect several contaminants and can be easy to use in economically restricted areas or developing countries.
A gamut of unique opportunities for academic and industrial research at the nanoscale will be presented at the kick off meeting of the EU funded project NFFA-Europe, the first integrated, distributed research infrastructure for multidisciplinary nanoscience research.
Last year, the UAB presented 18 priority patent applications, making it the first university in Spain and second centre in Catalonia in number of patents, according to the European Patent Office's Annual Report 2015.
The UAB ranks 21 worldwide in Veterinary Medicine and is among the top 100 in eleven other subjects, according to the QS World University Rankings by Subject.