César Merino Sánchez is the Director of the plant implemented by the Spanish automotive company Grupo Antolin for manufacturing Carbon Nanofibers by the CVD floating catalyst method and their dispersions in different media.
Grupo Antolin is also involved in the production and development of Graphene Related Materials in collaboration with several prestigious research institutes. The company is participating in the Graphene Flagship project and César is vice-president of the Spanish Graphene Alliance.
He worked at Materials Research Department of the University of Applied Sciences Gelsenkirchen (Germany) on the characterization and surface treatment of Vapor Grown Carbon Fibers in a project granted by the European Commission within the Human Capital and Mobility Program. He obtained his PhD degree on Materials Science at the Complutense University of Madrid, his MSc on Polymer Science at Univ. Zaragoza-Univ. North London, and his BSc degree on Physics at Univ. Salamanca.
He has published 8 patents and more than 30 scientific papers.
The title of the presentation: “NanoReg2 Safe by Design Industrial Case Study: Carbon Nanfibres Production by CVD floating catalyst method”
Speaker of PILLAR 3: POLICY for NANO. PARALLEL 3.1 Safe by Design & Open Innovation Testbeds