• IQS Celebrates the Graduation of the Classes of 2020 and 2021

    Tuesday, 27 July, 2021
    On 9 July, IQS celebrated the graduation of the classes of 2020 and 2021 in three consecutive events held at the Barcelona Auditorium. The Graduation ceremonies were held in full compliance with the safety measures and protocols established by the authorities for academic events.
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Thursday, 16 June, 2022 - IQS Tech Transfer

Raman Spectroscopy

IQS has a RAMAN DRX2 Microscope instrument for material characterization. This technique makes it possible to obtain information on the chemical composition of organic and inorganic compounds in any material condition and even in aqueous solutions.

Thursday, 16 June, 2022 - IQS Tech Transfer

Biostimulants and alternative proteins

The CTPTI Bioprocess Pilot Plant at IQS has recently carried out various collaborative efforts with companies on projects and developing innovative products in the fields of biostimulants and alternative proteins.

Wednesday, 1 June, 2022 - IQS Tech Transfer

We Never Thought It Would Be Easy, But It's Worth It

IQS has been working with and for companies for many years on research, innovation, and technology transfer. However, we believe that we can improve every day and adapt to changes from both within the university and beyond with companies, getting stronger and encouraging us to continue advancing.

Monday, 30 May, 2022 - IQS Tech Transfer

New peptide and protein characterization and purification instruments

IQS has acquired three chromatography instruments for peptide and protein characterization and purification, with funding from the Fundación “la Caixa” Junior Leader Fellowships programme

Tuesday, 17 May, 2022 - IQS Tech Transfer

A Bioabsorbable patch to treat aortic dissection

In her doctoral thesis conducted at IQS, Dr Noemí Balà has designed a specific device to treat aortic dissection featuring mechanical properties similar to those of the artery, making it possible to improve current treatments.

Friday, 13 May, 2022 - IQS Tech Transfer

7 QUESTIONS FOR... Cristina Díaz

Interview to Dr Cristina Díaz, researcher with the GEMAT group at the IQS School of Engineering

Thursday, 12 May, 2022 - IQS Tech Transfer

Givaudan Visits the IQS Bioprocess Plant

The representatives from Givaudan Ibérica were able to take a guided tour of the Bioprocess Pilot Plant, led by Dr Planas himself, where they discovered the possibilities offered by this facility first-hand.

Wednesday, 11 May, 2022 - IQS Tech Transfer

Detection of Deltamethrin in Pine Needles

IQS is collaborating with the Food and Agriculture Research and Technology Institute’s (IRTA) Fruit Growing – Agroforestry Group and the Government of Catalonia’s Catalan Forestry Agency to develop an analytical method to detect and quantify Deltamethrin. Deltamethrin is an insecticide in the pyrethroid family used to combat pests in stone pine, currently in the trial phase to control Leptoglossus occidentalis.

Wednesday, 11 May, 2022 - IQS Tech Transfer

Dr Josep A. Rom, Vice-Rector for Research and Innovation at the URL

"Within the University's Research and Innovation Office – which could be defined as a node, a transit station, or a hub for contacts – we can't help in terms of carrying out projects, but we can act as a transit space to connect different groups at our schools."

Tuesday, 10 May, 2022 - IQS Tech Transfer

Nanotechnology and Advanced Materials Unit

Through the publication and dissemination of this issue dedicated to the Nanotechnology and Advanced Materials Unit, we would like to present the facility, the equipment and instruments that comprise it, the various services that we can offer to industry, and the excellent personnel without whom the project would not be a reality.