We are happy to announce that Dr. Jagoda Litowczenko-Cybulska has been awarded the START Scholarship 2022 of the Foundation for Polish Science (FNP) for the best young researchers in Poland. Additionally, we congratulate our employee, Dr. Eng. Artur Jędrzak, who received the START scholarship as part of a project submitted from the Poznań University of Technology.
We regret to inform you, that on March 15, 2022, Prof. Stefan Jurga has died. Rector of the Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań in 1996 - 2002 and undersecretary, and secretary of state, in the Ministry of Education and Science as well as in Ministry of Science and Higher Education, in 2005-2007.
This review presents the latest innovations and trends in the field of surface functionalization of various nanomaterials. The most recent protocols of smart materials fabrication as well as the main challenges which should be overcome in order to improve their final performance are discussed here. Particular attention has been paid to the properties improvement of polymer, silica, inorganic and hybrid nanomaterials and their potential for application in many fields, from industry, materials science, environmental protection to advanced biomedicine.