Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń to receiv a million PLN for innovative research

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Dr Magdalena Barwiołek, the Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń, together with a group of researchers from the chemistry department, received a grant from the Horizon Europe Framework Program. The amount of funding for the project “Novel optical nanocomposite sensors for analysis of micro and macro elements in corn plants” is over one million euro.

The SENS4CORN research group involved in the HORIZON project aims to strengthen cross-sectoral and interdisciplinary cooperation in the field of optical composite nanomaterials used as optical sensors for the analysis of micro- and macroelements in corn, the university informs.

The SENS4CORN team consists of partners from research centers and industry from Latvia, Lithuania, Slovakia, France, Ukraine, Italy and Poland. The Faculty of Chemistry of the Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń, the project also involves students of doctoral studies: Dominika Jankowska (Academia Scientiarum Thoruniensis Doctoral School) and Debleena Mandal (Interdisciplinary Doctoral School Academia Copernicana).


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