Injectable polymer-bound catalysts for targeted chemotherapy
Dr F M Melchels
8 February 2019
Polymer-bound palladium nanoparticles have the potential to catalyse the reaction from harmless circulating prodrug to potent chemotherapeutic at the tumour site, thereby circumventing systemic side effects.
3D Nanozymes: Fabrication and assembly of the first hybrid enzymes
Dr A Fernandez-Mato, Dr S Kondrat
15 February 2019
Many natural enzymes participate in chemical reactions which have commercial or medical value, and for which we have no good catalysts that can catalyse such reactions with the same precision and efficiency as enzymes.
Twisted Aromatic Molecules for Energy Applications
Dr I Wright
9 February 2019
This interdisciplinary project will involve the synthesis of twisted polyaromatic hydrocarbons with functionality suitable for organic solar cells and energy storage applications.