Research Professor Laura M. Lechuga, Group Leader of the ICN2 Nanobiosensors and Bioanalytical Applications Group, received the Physics, Innovation and Technology RSEF-FBBVA Award on December 14, 2016 in Madrid.
The Spanish Physics Awards recognize the most prominent scientific achievements in Spain. The award ceremony of this recognition created by the Royal Spanish Society of Physics (RSEF) and the BBVA Foundation was celebrated on December 14 in Madrid. The awards recognize the achievements of top-level researchers and the tasks to motivate younger scientists and foster the relationship between physics and education and business. The ceremony was presided by Dr. Carmen Vela, Secretary of State for Research, Development and Innovation (Spanish Government), and Francisco González, president of the BBVA Foundation.
The winners of the 2016 Spanish Physics Awards include Prof. Laura M. Lechuga, Group Leader of the ICN2 Nanobiosensors and Bioanalytical Applications Group, who received the Physics, Innovation and Technology RSEF-FBBVA Award. The jury remarked on her career as a researcher of biosensors and how she has been able to walk the “path from idea to product extremely successfully. Her work combines high-quality science with the development of productive technologies and their transfer to the business system.”
More information on the ICN2 website.