Special Session 2

Sensing Surfaces and Biosensors (SS2)

Various sensing materials and biosensors leverage the remarkable recognition capabilities of biological systems.

They integrate these capabilities with physicochemical transducers to create user-friendly diagnostic systems for a continuously expanding range of applications aimed at enhancing health, well-being, and environmental sustainability.


These applications encompass a wide array of topics and technologies, including:


  • Bioelectronics, covering areas like biocomputing, bio-fuel cells, photovoltaic cells, and electronic noses.
  • Sensing with the assistance of artificial intelligence (AI).
  • Commercial aspects of biosensors, including manufacturing and market dynamics.
  • DNA chips, nucleic acid sensors, and aptasensors.
  • Enzyme-based biosensors.
  • Immunosensors.
  • Lab-on-a-chip and multiplexed sensor technologies.
  • Microfluidics and advancements in immobilization techniques.
  • Diagnostics through smartphones, wearable biosensors, and personal mobile health devices.
  • Nanobiosensors, nanomaterials, and nanoanalytical systems.
  • Natural and synthetic receptors, including Molecularly Imprinted Polymers (MIPs).
  • Biosensors based on organisms, whole cells, and organs.
  • Printed biosensors and microfabrication techniques.
  • Signal transduction technologies.
  • Single molecule detection methods.
  • Theranostics, along with implantable and ingestible sensors.
  • Exploring novel transducers for sensing applications.
  • Further developments in implantable and ingestible sensors.
  • Utilizing synthetic biology to advance biosensor capabilities.


These topics collectively represent a dynamic and multidisciplinary field at the intersection of biology, chemistry, physics, and engineering, driving innovation in diagnostic and sensing technologies.




Prof. Robert Bogdanowicz
Gdansk University of Technology,  

‘Nanostructured Boron-Doped Diamondized Nanowalls: Engineering Electrochemical Performance for Biosensing Applications’
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Dr. Emmanuel Scorsone
Paris-Saclay University,
CEA-LIST, France




‘Biomolecular Impedimetric Fingerprints Utilizing Drop-Casted, Functionalized Nanoparticles on Rapidly Manufactured Substrates’
Prof. Jacek Ryl

Gdansk University of Technology  
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‘Nanodiamond-Based Quantum Sensing in Biomedical Applications’
Dr. Aldona Mzyk

Technical University of Denmark,  
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‘Peptide-based Biomimetic Optoelectronic Nose for Odor Analysis’
Dr. Yanxia Hou-Broutin

Grenoble Alpes University,  
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‘Real Time Characterization of Cells and Tissues Based on Bio-Impedance Methods within Microdevices’
Prof. Oliver Français

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