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FCS is an art

27 Juillet 2015 , Rédigé par JW

FCS is an art

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Slides: Concentrating Light at the Nanoscale, Plasmonics and Nano-Optics

10 Juillet 2015 , Rédigé par JW

Had a verynice interaction with the audience this morning at the European Summer School on the Physics of Light in Strasbourg.

My slides can be found here: Concentrating Light at the Nanoscale, Plasmonics and Nano-Optics

Slides: Concentrating Light at the Nanoscale, Plasmonics and Nano-Optics

Fabry de Gramont SFO prize awarded to Jerome Wenger

8 Juillet 2015 , Rédigé par JW

From the official terms: "the Fabry - de Gramont award of the French Optical Society acknowledges a young researcher (under 40) internationally recognized and whose research has been noted for its quality and originality". It's a great honour to become member of a distinguished list of laureates.

Fabry de Gramont SFO prize awarded to Jerome Wenger

FP7 Oasis project to strengthen biophotonics in Europe

11 Juin 2015 , Rédigé par JW

Featuring some colleagues of Institut Fresnel \ Mosaic

ERC Proof of Concept project funded!

19 Mai 2015 , Rédigé par JW

ERC Proof of Concept project funded!

We are glad to report that our proposal PHOCCS has been accepted for funding by ERC Proof of Concept scheme. The project officially starts on May 1st 2015 for 18 months.

Abstract: Across Europe, nearly 250,000 people die every year of sepsis, a severe bloodstream infection. Detecting molecular biomarkers indicative of bacterial infection within a limited time is vital to enable targeted antibiotics therapy, limit the risk of antimicrobial resistance and reduce hospitalization costs. The key to success to fight sepsis is a fast detection technology that avoids the need for nucleic acid amplification processes and circumvents the limitations of fluorescence labelling.

The PHOCCS project aims at exploiting novel concepts based on PHOton Cross Correlation Spectroscopy to develop a breakthrough platform for ultra-sensitive detection of DNA biomolecules and assess its transferability into the large molecular diagnostics market. With its unique technology based on dynamic light scattering of noble metal nanoparticles, PHOCCS has several key advantages to enable commercial success: it is fast, quantitative, sensitive, specific and simple to operate.

Based upon original and patented intellectual property, PHOCCS is fully targeted to the development of a disruptive technology fundamental in strategic applications of molecular diagnostics to fulfil the industrial market needs. The PHOCCS project will bring the technology to a pre-demonstration stage for DNA sensing to strengthen the commercialization and licensing opportunities.