MELON Consortium


UNIVERSITY of PICARDIE, France (UPJV)

UPJV is a young developing University, located in the French province of Picardie, strongly supported by EC regional development program. The integration into the European environment is the priority of the University. Principal expertise of the Laboratory of the Condensed Matter Physics (LPMC) in MELON is the physics of nano-structured ferroelectrics. The experimental activity is also strongly supported by the Laboratory of the Crystallography and Material Science, CRISMAT. The theory group provides modeling of epitaxial films, superlattices and nanoparticles of multifunctional materials for potential application purposes. Contribution of UPJV to MELON is ...


UNIVERSITY of GRONINGEN, Netherlands (RUG)

The University of Groningen was founded in 1614, which makes it the oldest universities in the Netherlands after Leiden, and the third one in size (over 23,000 students, 450 professors and 5000 people working at the UG). Within the UG, the Zernike Institute for Advanced Materials has ranked 4th worldwide in terms of citations and impact on Materials Science, according to Thomson Reuters (June 2011) and 9th in the ranking in Materials Science (1999-2009). Contribution of UG to MELON is ...


NANOTECHCENTER LLC, Ukraine (NANOTECH)

NANOTECHCENTER is a new start-up company (since Oct. 2014) of the Institute for Problems of Materials Science (IPMS). This small start-up company commercializes the developed technologies of oxide and non-oxide nanoparticles manufacture, ceramic parts and components based on them. It enjoys unlimited access to the equipment and infrastructure of IPMS in addition to having its own pilot line for the NMs PRODUCTION. Solutions team includes 2 Profs and 3 Ph.D. holders and 4 linked to the team ESRs- MSc specialists and a number of research students jointly supervised with IPMS. Contribution of NANOTECH to MELON is ...


UNIVERSITY of ZARAGOZA, Spain (UNIZAR)

The Institute of Nanoscience of Aragon is an interdisciplinary research institute of University of Zaragoza, focused on R+D in nanoscience and nanotechnology, and based on the processing and fabrication of structures at the nanoscale and the study of their applications, in collaboration with companies and technological institutes from different areas. Contribution of UNIZAR to MELON is ...



CONSEJO NACIONAL DE INVESTIGACIONES CIENTÍFICAS, Argentina (CONICET)

CONICET is the largest research agency in Argentina, which employs more than 10.000 staff researchers and 11.000 fellows. CONICET research activities include all natural and social sciences. CNEA/CONICET host the Institute of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (INN) which has geographic poles in Buenos Aires and Bariloche. INN brings together over 200 researchers including 40 leading investigators based across multiple disciplines including Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Engineering. The Institute of Physics Rosario (IFIR) is a unit of CONICET and the Rosario's National University (UNR) conducts research and developments in physics. The Institute was created in 1980 and is currently organized into four divisions: Materials Science and Technology, Condensed Matter, Theoretical Physics and Applied Physics. Contribution of CONICET to MELON is...