*The CIC nanoGUNE and DIPC research centers released the second nanoscience dissemination comic as a result of the participative project nanoKOMIK

*The exhibition that gathers together all the comics produced within the project will be open until the 9th of February in Komikigunea, San Sebastián.


* The CIC nanoGUNE and DIPC research centres have announced the prizewinners in the nanoKOMIK challenge.


* There were over 70 entries in this second edition of the challenge,and the most original ideas will be incorporated into an informative comic.



CIC nanoGUNE and Donostia International Physics Center (DIPC) propose the nanoKOMIK challenge 2017 that put together comic and science. The challenge will have two categories: 1) aimed at youngsters from 14 to 18 years of age, and 2) people older than 18 years of age. The challenge aims to generate original stories and innovative ideas which will be recreated in a participatory nanofiction comic. As a novelty, the winner of the adult category will have the possibility to create the collective comic.

nanoKOMIK exhibition at the Carlos Santamaría Center

The travelling exhibition of the nanoKOMIK project will be at the Carlos Santamaria Center in Donostia-San Sebastian  from 2nd to 30th December 2016.

Apart from the comic book "Dayanne and Murillo. The Power of Nanoscience" itself, the exhibition includes the most outstanding works presented to the nanoKOMIK challenge.

Some pages of the comic "Dayanne and Murillo. The power of nanoscience"

The research centres CIC nanoGUNE and the Donostia International Physics Center (DIPC) have presented the comic book Dayanne and Murillo. The Power of Nanoscience in Donostia-San Sebastian.

Winers of the nanoKOMIK awards

The prize-giving in the nanoKOMIK challenge took place this afternoon at the headquarters of the DSS2016 (Donostia-San Sebastian Capital of Culture 2016). The first prize was for Crisis cardíaca (Heart Failure), a work that explores applying nanotechnology to biomedicine and which was produced by Dayanne Huayhua (Aranjuez). The second prize went to Asier Murillo (Iruñea-Pamplona) for his comic Milan Man, a topical story about immigration in the Mediterranean. The audience prize and a special prize were also awarded.


CIC nanoGUNE and Donostia International Physics Center (DIPC) propose a comic and science challenge for youngsters from 12 to 18 years of age.


If you are aged between 12 and 18 you are invited to join the comic and science workshops organised in seven cities in January and March 2016.