• IQS invests in renewable energy with sustainable facilities
    Thursday, 26 January, 2023
    IQS’s commitment to sustainability started with its 2020 Strategic Plan. The current 2026 Strategic Plan provides continuity and a framework that establishes an easily identifiable goal: “to transform IQS into a benchmark of sustainability, both from an educational point of view as well as through leading by example in the sustainable management of the university’s facilities and laboratories.”

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Wednesday, 21 June, 2023 - IQS Tech Transfer

World Environment day

During this month dedicated to the environment, we are pleased to present a special edition of our newsletter dedicated to spreading awareness about environmental issues, with news about projects and events in this field that are being carried out at IQS.

Tuesday, 20 June, 2023 - General

IQS Hosts the 3rd URL Seminar to Promote the 2030 Agenda

"Peace and Justice. Towards more just, peaceful, and inclusive societies: young people and SDG 16” is the title of the third edition on the 2030 Agenda Seminar that the URL celebrates annually, this year held at IQS.

Friday, 16 June, 2023 - General

New Edition of the Workshops for Secondary School Baccalaureate Teachers Organized by IQS

Within the framework of the IQS Workshops for Secondary School Baccalaureate Teachers, IQS held two sessions aimed at secondary school teachers with the aim of providing them with tools that could be useful in teaching various subjects in the fields of chemistry, biosciences, and technology, as well as contributing to updating knowledge in these areas.

Friday, 16 June, 2023 - IQS Tech Transfer

CO2 capture and reuse technologies

IQS and GasN2 are working together to optimize their own technology to capture and reuse CO2 through adsorption in industrial uses, a circular economy solution with great environmental significance.

Friday, 16 June, 2023 - IQS Tech Transfer

Analysis of pollutants in reclaimed water

Researchers from IQS and IDAEA – CSIC are collaborating with the Catalan Water Agency and the Barcelona Water Company on a project to determine the chemical contaminants present in reclaimed water and evaluate their impact on living beings and public health.

Friday, 16 June, 2023 - IQS Tech Transfer

Microplastics in soil

The GEMAT Group's Materials Science Laboratory at IQS has recently carried out a study to establish an analytical methodology to detect the presence of microplastics in sediment and soil as well as their chemical characterization in collaboration with the Enzymology and Bioremediation of Soil and Organic Waste Group from CEBAS – CSIC in Murcia.

Friday, 16 June, 2023 - General

Awards Ceremony Held for the 9th Edition of the "There's Chemistry Here" Contest Organized by IQS

On 31 May, the awards ceremony for the 9th edition of the "There's Chemistry Here" contest organized by IQS and aimed at first and second year secondary school baccalaureate students took place.

Friday, 16 June, 2023 - IQS Tech Transfer

Predicting dioxin and furan emissions

Dr Damià Palmer recently defended his doctoral thesis at IQS, in which he built a mathematical model capable of predicting dioxin and furan emissions in urban waste incineration processes, making it possible to control the emissions problems associated with these processes.

Thursday, 15 June, 2023 - IQS Tech Transfer

IQS, New Partner with CataloniaBio & HealthTech

IQS Tech Transfer has recently become a partner with CataloniaBio & HealthTech, an entity that represents more than 200 companies in the biomedicine and health sector in Catalonia, with the desire to share synergies with bio companies in the region.

Thursday, 8 June, 2023 - IQS Tech Transfer

Interview with Dr María Auset, water sciences specialist

“We must manage water better and differently. Now we have solutions and we are more prepared today to react to this critical situation.”