The Nanophotonics Technology Center (NTC) of the Universitat Politècnica de València is spearheading the PHOCNOSIS European project, whose aim is to develop a new portable and user-friendly device for early diagnosis of cardiovascular diseases. The project also incorporates the SYM group from the Center for Molecular Recognition and Technological Development as a second partner of the UPV. PHOCNOSIS launched in September 2015 and will continue running through to August 2018.