About our team

We rely on a multidisciplinary team with extensive experience in the development and optimisation of bioprocesses committed to reaching our partners’ objectives.



Dr Marc Carnicer | Project Manager

Associate  Professor of Bioprocesses (IQS)
Assistant Professor (IQS)
Bachelor’s Degree in Biochemistry (UB, 2007)
PhD in Biotechnology (UAB, 2012)
Post-doctorate studies in metabolomics and metabolic flux analysis (LISBP - INSA, Toulouse, 2012-2015)

Joan Torrella | Operador Planta Piloto

Bachelor’s Degree in Biomedical Sciences (UB)
Master’s Degree in Bioengineering (IQS)
Center for Neurogenomics & Cognitive Research (Amsterdam)
3P Biopharmaceuticals



Dr Antoni Planas | Plant Director

Full Professor of Biochemistry
PhD in Chemical Engineering (IQS, 1987)
Degree in Chemical Engineering (IQS, 1982)
Bachelor’s Degree in Sciences (Biochemistry) (UAB, 1987)
Postdoctoral studies in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (University of California, Berkeley, 1988-1989)
Researcher (Autonomous University of Barcelona, 1990-1992)
Professor at IQS since 1993
Visiting Professor: University of California, Berkeley, USA (1992), University Antioquia, Colombia (1997 and 2006), INSA, Toulouse, France (2005), University of Connecticut, USA (2017-18).

Dra Núria Vallmitjana | Director of IQS Tech Transfer

Director of IQS Tech Transfer (IQS, 2010-present)
Secretary of Company Assistance and Consultancy Services (PEINUSA, 2005-2010)
Director of the Library and Documentation Service (IQS, 1994-2005)
Associate Professor (IQS, 1994-2005)
PhD in Corporate Economics (URL, 2014)
Bachelor’s Degree in Documentation (UOC, 2005)
Degree in Chemical Engineering (IQS, 1993)
Industrial Engineering, Chemistry Speciality (URL, 1993)

Contact us

Tel: 618 66 65 84