Dr, Javier Hoyo

Senior Researcher, Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya

Dr. Hoyo, is graduated in chemical engineering and chemistry and holds MSC in Molecular Biotechnology and MSC in Chemical Process Engineering. Research lines: i) fabrication of micro-/nano-particles & hydrogels and their functionalization using bioactive agents for medical applications (antimicrobial and antibiofilm); and ii) use of natural polymers in multiple applications such materials functionalization (polymeric, paper and textiles), fluidic paper devices, bioadhesives and bioremediation.