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Our entrepreneurial ecosystem

We have identified more than 400 entrepreneurial initiatives that have taken root within the IQS community (the first ones date back to 1910!) and we have continued to grow exponentially over recent years.

Now you can learn about the different startups and spinoffs that have sprouted from our classrooms or have been created by IQS alumni. We can safely say that IQS students have entrepreneurship in their DNA, and IQS Tech Factory strives to give them the tools they need so they can launch their business idea and be a success.

If you'd like to find out more about some of the startups that have been created at IQS, check them out below.

In addition, IQS Tech Factory is compiling testimonials from all of these startups in order to continue enhancing and offering the unique knowledge and values that we bring to the entrepreneurial ecosystem. Do you form part of a startup associated with the IQS community? We'd love to get to know you better!

Ramón Molera | NNERGIX

Ramon Molera, CEO and Founder of NNERGIX, holds a Bachelor's Degree in Industrial Engineering from IQS and a Certificate in Proprietary Management from ESADE. In 2013, he founded the startup NNERGIX, a company based on SaaS that monitors solar self-consumption installations. Over this time, he has raised more than €3 million in financing from investors in Europe and the United States. In 2021, the company was acquired by an industrial group in the energy sector, and the entire range of hardware products was integrated with the NNERGIX software platform.

Alejandra Arola | Vitamin Sea

Alejandra Arola earned a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration and Management, graduating in the class of 2013. In 2018 she founded Vitamin Sea, a textile company dedicated to producing swimwear and sportswear. The production is 100% local and offers top-quality bikinis, swimsuits, and trikinis with limited quantities made of each model.

Joan Gilabert | Tractivus

Joan Gilabert studied at IQS and earned a PhD in Bioengineering, specializing in biomaterials. Tractivus SL is a spinoff that emerged as a collaboration between the GEMAT research group (IQS-Ramon Llull University) and IDIBELL (Bellvitge Biomedical Research Institute) in Barcelona. This innovative company boasts extensive experience in antibacterial coatings that are easy to implant in a wide range of medical devices.

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As told by an entrepreneur

Who better to tell you than the entrepreneurs themselves!
Martin Cohen, an IQS student studying marketing, launched Mixo in 2020. It is the first automatic bar that mixes drinks, featuring a payment system and a capacity of up to 500 glasses.

Check out his testimonial in the following video and see how IQS Tech Factory has helped him launch his business idea.

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