• Dr. Xavier Berzosa

Department of Organic and Pharmaceutical Chemistry
IQS School of Engineering
Universitat Ramon Llull
Via Augusta 390, E-08017 Barcelona, ​​Spain
Tel .: +34 932 672 000 ext. 2125
Fax: +34 939 056 266

Degree in chemistry (URL, 2005)
Chemical Engineer IQS (IQS, 2007)
PhD in Chemistry (Organic Chemistry, Universitat Ramon Llull (URL), 2010)
R & D Project Leader (Interquim / Ferrer, 2010-2018)
Assistant Professor (IQS, 2018 -)


Integrated Laboratory (Degree in Pharmacy)
Process Chemistry (Degree in Pharmacy)
Process Chemistry (Master in Pharmaceutical Chemistry)
Industrial Chemistry (Degree in Chemical Engineering)
Industrial chemistry (Master in Industrial Engineering)



  • Preparation of potentially psychoactive drugs for the study of their mechanism of action and their reward and sensitization properties.
    Study of chemical reactions by flow chemistry.
    Development, optimization and scaling-up of fine chemical processes.



Berzosa Rodriguez, Xavier; Marquillas Olondriz, Francisco. Process for preparing and purifying the LFA-1 antagonist Lifitegrast. WO2019020580. 2019.

Berzosa Rodriguez, Xavier; Marquillas Olondriz, Francisco; Llebaria Soldevilla, Amadeo; Serra Comas, Carme. Process for obtaining rivaroxaban and intermediate thereof. WO2012159992. 2012.

Berzosa Rodriguez, Xavier; Marquillas Olondriz, Francisco. Process for obtaining compounds derived from tetrahydro-β-carboline. WO2012107549. 2012.

Xavier Berzosa, Sofia Pettersson, Jordi Teixidó, José I. Borrell. A diversity-oriented synthesis of 3-(2-amino-1,6-dihydro-6-oxo-pyrimidin-5-yl)propanoic esters. Mol Divers. 2011, 15, 595-601

Xavier Berzosa, Xavier Bellatriu, Jordi Teixidó and José I. Borrell. An Unusual Michael Addition of 3,3-Dimethoxypropanenitrile to 2-Aryl Acrylates: A Convenient Route to 4-Unsubstituted 5,6-Dihydropyrido[2,3-d]pyrimidines. J. Org. Chem. 2010, 75, 487-490

Irene Pérez-Pi, Xavier Berzosa, Iñaki Galve, Jordi Teixidó, and José I. Borrell. Dehydrogenation of 5,6-Dihydropyrido[3,2-d]pyrimidin-7(8H)-ones: A Convenient Last Step for a Synthesis of Pyrido[2,3-d]pyrimidin-7(8H)-ones. Heterocycles 2010, 82(1), 581-591

Berzosa Rodriguez, Xavier; Borrell Bilbao, José Ignacio. Process for the preparation of substituted 5,6-dihydropyrido[2,3-d]pyrimidin-7(8H)-one derivatives and their precursors. WO2010125216. 2010.



Pharmaceutical Chemistry Group (GQF)