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Interview

Interview with IQS Tech Factory

02/09/2022
“Entrepreneurship is part of the DNA at IQS and it’s important to unearth all this talent and grow connections with the institution”
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Doctoral thesis

Hydrogel Dressings for Diabetic Foot Ulcer Treatment

02/09/2022
Dr José Antonio Durán defended his doctoral thesis at IQS, in which he developed dressings with hydrogels as platforms for the controlled release of miRNAs for diabetic foot ulcer treatment.
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IQS Hosts the MedChem 2022 European Conference

01/09/2022
A fantastic success both in terms of attendees and content, IQS hosted and sponsored the 11th meeting of the Paul-Ehrlich Euro-PhD Network, part of the MedChem 2022 Conference.
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Dr. Luciano Dibona, researcher with the AppLightChem Group

01/09/2022
Entrevista al Dr.Luciano Dibona, investigador de IQS School of Engineering
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Interview

Producing masked antibodies through targeted evolution

01/09/2022
“In the ADC2GBM project, we're combining our experience in targeted evolution and antibody engineering to develop activatable antibody-drug conjugates for the treatment of glioblastoma multiforme”
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Editorial

Collaboration with Suppliers: Another Way to Engage in Transfer Activities

20/07/2022
IQS has established a wide range of partnerships with scientific equipment suppliers with the goal of promoting advanced research that can lead to results which can be transferred to industry.
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IQS, Committed to Biotechnology for Cosmetics and Perfumes

15/07/2022
IQS is working to develop new active ingredients and processes in the field of enzymes and plant stem cells for cosmetics and perfumes.
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IQS holds the first international workshop on the chinese development model

14/07/2022
IQS recently hosted the first international workshop on the Chinese development model, entitled defying mainstream economic theories to achieve unprecedented progress.
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Doctoral thesis

Artificial Intelligence and Inclusion

11/07/2022
Dr Georgina Curto defended her doctoral thesis entitled "Artificial Intelligence and Inclusion: An Analysis of Bias Against the Poor," a pioneering work that provides empirical evidence about the existence of aporophobia in Artificial Intelligence systems and social networks.
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New Therapies to Treat Leukaemia

08/07/2022
IQS has participated in the European project PROTEOblood, a cross-border project with the aim of studying and seeking new leukaemia and lymphoma treatments through understanding protein degradation and destruction cycles.
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Dr Jorge Matute, Professor and Researcher at the IQS School of Management

07/07/2022
Interview with Dr Jorge Matute, Professor and Researcher at the IQS School of Management.
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Editorial

Dr Antoni Planas i Sauter, Scholar with the Royal Academy of Sciences and Arts of Barcelona

27/06/2022
Dr Antoni Planas i Sauter has been named a scholar with the 3rd Chemistry section of the RACAB, a very important honour for IQS and one that recognizes the outstanding career of one of its professors.
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IQS Sponsors the First Biomedical Glycoscience Summer School

20/06/2022
IQS sponsored the inaugural edition of the Biomedical Glycoscience Summer School, organized by the Specialized Carbohydrates Group with the RSEQ in which over 40 researchers in the field of glycosciences participated.
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Research

Biostimulants and Alternative Proteins

15/06/2022
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.
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Raman Spectroscopy

15/06/2022
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.
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Doctoral thesis

Study of the Structure and Function of Proteasomes

14/06/2022
Dr Bernat Coll defended his doctoral thesis at IQS on 21 February, in which he characterized the SUMOylation of the Rpn5 protein within the context of the proteasome, with an additional study of protein degradation and the potential of chimeric proteins as therapeutic tools.
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Dr. Ramón Palau

13/06/2022
Dr. Ramón Palau, PHD and researcher with the IQS School of Management
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Interview

Interview with Dr José Rodrigo Magaña and Dr Cristina Fornaguera

10/06/2022
"My contribution to the ANTIEMT project is designing genetic material transporters. They are invisible polymers for most of the body's cells, except for tumor cells, to which they are targeted as ‘ninjas.’"
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Research

New Peptide and Protein Characterization and Purification Instruments

18/05/2022
IQS has acquired three chromatography instruments for peptide and protein characterization and purification, with funding from the Fundación “la Caixa” Junior Leader Fellowships programme.
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Doctoral thesis

A Bioabsorbable Patch to Treat Aortic Dissection

16/05/2022
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.
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Cristina Díaz

12/05/2022
Interview to Dr Cristina Díaz, researcher with the GEMAT group at the IQS School of Engineering.
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Givaudan visits the IQS Bioprocess Plant

12/05/2022
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.
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Research

Detection of Deltamethrin in Pine Needles

10/05/2022
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.
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Interview

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

10/05/2022
"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."
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José Rodrigo Magaña

21/04/2022
Interview to Dr. José Rodrigo Magaña, postdoctoral researcher with the GEMAT group
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A Highly Innovative and Entrepreneurial Unit

19/04/2022
Within the field of Advanced Materials, IQS has created various spinoffs thanks to the innovative and entrepreneurial spirit of numerous professors and researchers at the university.These initiatives are a clear example of the importance of knowledge transfer from the academic and higher education world to industry.
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Nanotechnology and Advanced Materials Unit: Services for Industry

19/04/2022
The R&D&i services and technology transfer offered by IQS Tech Transfer to companies has grown even greater since the end of 2019 through the launch of the Nanotechnology and Advanced Materials Unit located within the Process Transfer and Integrative Technologies Centre (CTPTI) at IQS.
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Nanotechnology and Advanced Materials Unit: Equipment

19/04/2022
The Nanotechnology and Advanced Materials Unit within the Process Transfer and Integrative Technology Transfer Centre (CTPTI) at IQS boasts several laboratories equipped for research and technology transfer activities mainly related to particle and cell characterization and the analysis and characterization of polymeric materials, biomaterials, ceramic materials, and graphene, among others.
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Editorial

Data Integrity Seminar

22/03/2022
In collaboration with the consulting firm ASYVAL SL, a conference dedicated to the implementation of data integrity has been held at IQS, a policy that ensures that data and records are complete, consistent, secure and accurate, and that they are available throughout their lifecycle.
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Mar Guitert

21/03/2022
Dr Mar Guitert, professor and researcher with the IQS School of Management
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Research

Fighting Against Emerging Drugs

16/03/2022
IQS participates in the European project NEXTGenPS, with the aim of detecting addictive and potentially hallucinogenic substances and facilitating the implementation of control measures for them in the European Union.
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Doctoral thesis

Obtaining HMOs through Enzymatic Synthesis

16/03/2022
Dr. Mireia Castejón recently defended her doctoral thesis at IQS, where she has managed to obtain the tetrasaccharide compound lacto-N-tetraose, present in breast milk, by enzymatic synthesis. This opens the door to obtaining new biocatalysts for the synthesis of HMO oligosaccharides by this route.
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Research

Advancing Towards Fusion Energy

16/03/2022
Inside the EUROfusion project, in which IQS researchers participate, the 59 Megajoules fusion energy record was reached for five seconds, a giant leap forward for fusion reaction power generation.
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Interview

Interview with Jordi Ficapal, Director of the Tourism, Sustainability, and Innovation Department at IQS

16/03/2022
"IQS, and throught the ICT+Tourism promoted by ACCIÓ, aims to help transform the tourism sector through new technologies, bringing them closer to companies and providing them with strategic judgement in using them."
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Research

Obtaining an artificial placenta, a highly disruptive project

16/03/2022
IQS is participating alongside other technological and medical research centers in Barcelona on a highly advanced and pioneering project in Europe to produce and use an artificial placenta to ensure survival for extremely premature newborns.
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Editorial

Researchers and Labour Reform

24/02/2022
Is the new labor reform designed to improve the job stability of research staff at universities and research centers? To what extent will the future Law of Science be able to solve its shortages?
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Research

Activatable antibodies in targeted therapies

18/02/2022
Dr Oller from IQS has recently received a grant from the Semilla programme with the Spanish Cancer Society (AECC) to work on new types of activatable antibodies against a specific marker of resistant cancer cells.
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Research

Brain Glycogen and Neurodegenerative Diseases

17/02/2022
Dr Jordi Duran, a researcher of IQS, carries out a project of the study of the physiological role of brain glycogen and its involvement in certain neurodegenerative diseases (pathological role)
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Interview

Interview with Oriol Martínez Huguet, CEO of GasN2

17/02/2022
"The Business-University relationship must be very close, each one with its needs and way of working, in a complex but necessary balance within this symbiosis, which in the end, echoes positively throughout society"
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News

IQS Teaches its First Bioprocesses Course for Companies

17/02/2022
The company Syva, specialized in animal health, has received the first training course in the design and optimization of bioprocesses, organized by the IQS Bioprocess Pilot Plant.
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Research

Aortyx Receives €2.5 Million Euros from the European Commission’s EIC Accelerator Programme

14/02/2022
The IQS spinoff company, Aortyx, has received €2.5 million euros in "Grant first" funding through the European Innovation Council (EIC) Accelerator Programme. Also, Dr Inés Moreno received one of the prestigious Torres Quevedo Grants at the end of 2021 to conduct her research in this spinoff company.
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Dr. Gilda Hernández-Maskvivker

14/02/2022
Dr Gilda Hernández, Head of the Department of Tourism and Hospitality Management at IQS.
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Editorial

Introducing Our New Website!

25/01/2022
With a completely revamped design, updated content and improved usability, techtransfer.iqs.edu responds more precisely to users' needs.
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Research

Analysis of Neurotoxic Compounds in Water. COGNIRISK Project

21/01/2022
Researchers from IQS and IDAEA-CSIC collaborate in this project for the analysis of neurotoxic compounds present in water, using advanced methodologies that improve the detection of these compounds and the characterisation of their risk.
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Research

New Synthesis Challenges. BISiboNds Project

21/01/2022
Researchers from IQS and IQAC are working together on the development of new synthetic methodologies where they explore the combined use of catalytic systems with the great versatility of chemical elements such as Boron, Iodine and Silicon.
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Research

Success Story in Strategic Collaboration between Business and University

21/01/2022
IQS and COMSA Corporación have been working together since 2017 on research, technology and knowledge transfer, a successful collaboration that has so far resulted in five research projects and an industrial doctorate.
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Doctoral thesis

Optimization of the Silicone Hydrosilylation Process with Platinum Catalysts

20/01/2022
Dr. Anna del Pino recently defended her doctoral thesis at IQS, on the optimisation of the manufacturing process of sanitary quality silicone tubes. The research has been carried out within the Industrial Doctorate Plan, in collaboration with the company Venair.
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Javier Fernández

20/01/2022
Dr Javier Fernández, professor with the Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science at the IQS School of Engineering
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Editorial

The Commitment to Technology Transfer from Universities

21/12/2021
Xavier Aldeguer, General Director of Knowledge Transfer, has conveyed to us the will of the Generalitat de Catalunya to increase the transfer of the university system to the productive system, within the framework of the National Agreement for the Knowledge Society.
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Research

New 3D printer at IQS to manufacture arterial models

17/12/2021
The IQS Industrial Products Engineering Laboratory equipment has been expanded with the recent incorporation of the Form 3BL 3D printer, for the manufacture of full-scale polymeric arteries.
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Research

Advancing towards the Elimination of Fluorinated Gases

16/12/2021
The GESPA group at IQS and the URV are working together on the STOP-F-GAS project, where they are studying, within the framework of the circular economy, the development of new technologies for absorbing fluorinated gases for their reuse and obtaining new, more sustainable refrigerant products.
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Interview

Interview with Dr María Tarragona

16/12/2021
"The HIPRA vaccine project is a big challenge and very exciting. I had never been in a project with such a degree of involvement, and with that scope. We live it with a lot of heart and with a lot of emotion "
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Xavier Ortiz

16/12/2021
Dr. Xavier Ortiz, professor and researcher with the Department of Analytical and Applied Chemistry at the IQS School of Engineering
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Editorial

Industrial Property Training within the Framework of the FORTUT Project

25/11/2021
Under the title “From an idea to the market,” the aim has been to visualize the technology transfer process from the outset when someone comes up with an idea and wants to protect it up to the signing of a license agreement with a third party
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Interview

Interview with Dr Joan J. Guinovart. Director Emeritus with the Biomedical Research Institute (IRB). Professor Emeritus at the University of Barcelona

24/11/2021
“Many of my research lines have been transferred to IQS and I expect there will be even more crossover as IQS opens up in biomedical areas in a solid bet“.
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Research

Self-Assembled Nanosystems for Phototheranostic Applications

24/11/2021
Researchers from IQS and UAM collaborate in the PhotoSMS project to develop "all-in-one" photodynamic agents capable of forming nanostructures with phototherapeutic activity.
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Jordi Duran

24/11/2021
Dr. Jordi Duran Castells, professor with the Department of Bioengineering and researcher at the IQS School of Engineering
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Research

Graflavor: a New Olfactory Pollutant Capturing System

24/11/2021
IQS and the company Hausmann have collaborated in the development of an innovative system for the elimination of olfactory contamination in the process of water used in the manufacture of flavourings, based on its capture using graphene oxide.
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Research

Analysis and Monitoring of Cyanotoxins

24/11/2021
The IQS Environmental Laboratory and the SCIEX_IQS Demo Lab have started to work together in the development of analytical methods for the control of cyanotoxins, using advanced HPLC-MS techniques.
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Research

Development of a new endovascular medical device

26/10/2021
Within the Collaboration Challenges program, Aortyx and the GEMAT group collaborate in the development and preclinical validation of a new endovascular medical device with localized and controlled release of anti-progression drugs for aneurysms.
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Research

New Digital Microscope at IQS to Study Industrial Component Surfaces

26/10/2021
The SEAT-IQS Applied Mechanics Laboratory has recently acquired a new Olympus DSX1000 digital microscope, the latest addition to the various advanced inspection and non-destructive analysis equipment that the laboratory features.
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Editorial

Scientific dissemination and outreach

26/10/2021
Both scientific dissemination and dissemination are communication activities. Scientific articles are the essential way to disseminate the results of a project to the scientific community, while dissemination actions are aimed at a more general public to make scientific knowledge more accessible to citizens.
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Research

IQS Receives Funding from Chelsea’s Hope for Lafora Disease Research

21/10/2021
The Lafora disease patients association "Chelsea's Hope Lafora Children Research Fund" has just granted Dr Jordi Duran, Professor of Bioengineering at IQS, new funding for his research on this rare neurodegenerative disease.
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Research

Research Agreement between IQS and PerkinElmer on ICP-MS Applications

21/10/2021
IQS (Ramon Llull University) and PerkinElmer have recently signed a partnership agreement to offer a new Industrial Doctorate (ID) as part of the Government of Catalonia's Industrial Doctorate Plan , co-financed between the company and the university.
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MERITXELL SÁEZ

21/10/2021
Dr Meritxell Sáez, Professor with the IQS Department of Quantitative Methods
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Interview

Interview with Dr Flavio Comim, Coordinator of the SEE Research Group

21/10/2021
“Our research, on measures of vulnerability or the fragility of social structures, can help to fulfil an objective that is very important for our university, which is supporting our social mission.”
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Doctoral thesis

Microneedles for immunotherapies

21/10/2021
Dr Núria Puigmal defended her doctoral thesis at IQS, where she has developed new dermal microneedles for immunotherapies, which can perform the dual function of drug release platform and treatment monitoring.
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Interview

Interview with Ion Arocena, General Manager of ASEBIO

19/10/2021
"Within the framework of the Next Generation Recovery Plan, collaboration between Academia and Business is essential, from centres such as IQS, to promote Technological Cooperation, to work together to promote the change that this country needs and to make a clear commitment to the future".
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News

IQS Participates in the Unprecedented Virtual Forum Events Held by Expoquimia

19/10/2021
Alongside several researchers and professors from the IQS School of Engineering, IQS has once again taken part in the events and seminars held as part of the Expoquimia 2021 event to showcase the essential role of the university in technology innovation and transfer in Spain.
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Research

Activatable Antibodies to Increase Selectivity for Brain Tumour Therapies

19/10/2021
In the Materials Engineering Group (GEMAT) at the IQS School of Engineering, the team led by Dr Benjami Oller Salvia is working to take on two of the great challenges with GBM therapies.
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Research

TQ-GCMS/MS, an Alternative Technique for Dioxin Analysis

04/10/2021
Shimadzu has given IQS, through Izasa Scientific, the TQ-8050NX equipment, a triple quadrupole GCMS with advanced specifications that is used for the evaluation in the analysis of dioxins and the development of related specific methodologies.
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Margalida Artigues

04/10/2021
Margalida Artigues, investigadora postdoctoral de IQS Sciex Demo Lab
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Editorial

IQS’s Commitment to Expoquimia

04/10/2021
IQS was present at the latest edition of Expoquimia that took place between 14 and 17 September at the Barcelona Fairgrounds.
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Doctoral thesis

Photosensitive Targeted Nanocarriers for Selective Delivery of Photodynamic Therapy

29/07/2021
Dr Elena de las Heras recently defended her doctoral thesis at IQS, in which she has designed and developed new photo-immuno-chemo-nanotransporters, which have shown high photodynamic activity against tumour cells and are effective and safe for the photodynamic delivery of doxorubicin on demand.
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Doctoral thesis

Bacteriophobic Nanostructured Surfaces

29/07/2021
Dr Cristina García has recently defended her doctoral thesis at IQS, in which she has developed a urinary catheter equipped with a micro-and nano-structured coating with bacteriophobic characteristics, offering a clear alternative to commercial catheters.
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Research

Plastic Surfaces with Advanced Functionalities

27/07/2021
Within the Industries of the Future community, IQS has participated in the PLASTFUN project where advanced surface functionalities and their large-scale production have been defined, and now has a validated simulation tool for optimising parameters under industrial conditions.
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News

Building a Better Future

27/07/2021
IQS was present at a new edition of 4YFN with its entrepreneurship centre IQS Tech Factory, consolidating its leadership position in the world of industrial technology entrepreneurship.
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News

Pharmacokinetic and Efficacy Studies

27/07/2021
IQS and the company Xenopat recently signed a collaboration agreement to carry out joint research projects concerning cancer and offer services to third parties by combining both entities' experience, including ADME-Tox, computational prediction, and in vivo efficacy studies, among other pharmacokinetic studies.
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Ibuki Kusano

27/07/2021
Ibuki Kusano, Industrial Engineering professor and member of the Industrial Process Engineering Group (GEPI) at the IQS School of Engineering
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Editorial

Bio: the IQS Symbiosis between Teaching, Research, and Transfer

27/07/2021
The IQS Master's Degree in Bioengineering has been recognized by the El Mundo 250 Masters 2021 ranking as the best postgraduate programme in the area of Biosciences in Catalonia
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MARTÍ LECINA

03/06/2021
Dr. Martí Lecina, Profesor de Bioprocesos y Biotecnología de IQS School of Engineering.
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Doctoral thesis

Materiales zwitteriónicos para aplicaciones biomédicas

03/06/2021
El Dr. Pol Cabanach ha defendido recientemente su tesis doctoral en IQS, en la que desarrolla dos tecnologías basadas en materiales zwitteriónicos: un sistema oral de liberación de fármacos para el tratamiento de la malaria y una fotorresistencia para la microimpresión de micro-robots no-inmunogénicos.
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Doctoral thesis

Nuevo sistema de sellado para cirugía fetal

03/06/2021
El Dr. Germán Febas defendió recientemente su tesis doctoral realizada en el grupo GEMAT de IQS, donde ha desarrollado y patentado un dispositivo médico que sella el orificio realizado en la membrana corioamniótica después de una fetoscopia, con el objetivo final de reducir el riesgo de rotura de esta membrana y salvar la vida del futuro bebé.
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News

Descifrando el ‘milagro’ del crecimiento económico chino

03/06/2021
El profesor de IQS, el Dr. Octasiano Valerio Mendoza lidera el proyecto Chinequaljustice, que tiene el objetivo de estudiar las desigualdades económicas y sociales en China, desde un modelo económico novedoso basado en la teoría Capability Approach, entendiendo el bienestar en términos de las capacidades y del funcionamiento de las personas.
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News

Reconocimiento digital de estructuras químicas dibujadas a mano

03/06/2021
IQS Tech Transfer y la empresa Vision Arcanum colaboran en un proyecto para el reconocimiento digital de estructuras químicas dibujadas a mano, en pantalla táctil o en papel, utilizando modernas técnicas de visión por ordenador (Modern Computer Vision Techniques) basadas en Machine Learning.
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Interview

Carles Navarro, General Manager of BASF Spain SL

03/06/2021
BASF has contributed to the construction of the Advanced Nanotechnology and Materials Laboratory with the IQS Process Transfer and Integrative Technologies Centre (CTPTI).
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Editorial

Patents: Transferring Research Results beyond the University

02/06/2021
IQS firmly believes that patents are of vital importance and that they allow us to position ourselves in certain industrial environments. They add value to what we do and are a way of transferring the results of our scientific activity to society. For this reason, we aim for every patent application to be accompanied by a strategy for its commercialization via a license to a company or a spinoff that makes its industrial application viable.
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MARTA GUERRA

03/05/2021
Dra. Marta Guerra, miembro del grupo de investigación GEMAT de IQS School of Engineering.
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Interview

Dr Cristina Alonso, Corporate Director of HSE with the Bayer Group

03/05/2021
“I am a scientist at heart, that science is very important, and that it only translates into a benefit for society when it is conducted with ethical values such as rigour, transparency, and integrity. These values were instilled in me during my education at IQS”.
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News

Nuevo equipo en el IQS-SCIEX Demo Lab

03/05/2021
IQS dispone de un nuevo equipo de ultra gama, SCIEX Triple Quad™ 7500 LC-MS/MS System – QTRAP®, instalado en el recientemente creado IQS-SCIEX Demo Lab, que permitirá ampliar las posibilidades de investigación avanzada y la oferta de transferencia de tecnología a la industria.
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Research

UV-LED Lamps for Sustainability in Water Treatment (REGiREU)

03/05/2021
Researchers from IQS have been part of the REGiREU project, in which the objective is to replace the current management of the water cycle with a model in accordance with the principles of Circular Economy, leading the study to replace mercury lamps with UV- LEDs.
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Research

New Generation of Drugs against Neurotoxic Industrial Chemicals (NeuroTICs)

03/05/2021
Researchers from IQS are part of the NeuroTICs project, a consortium created to establish a new generation of therapeutic agents against poisoning by neurotoxic agents, as well as to determine their action, using zebrafish and rodent models for the study.
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Editorial

Ramon Llull University (URL) Celebrates Its Thirtieth Anniversary

03/05/2021
On 10 May 1991, the proposal to create Ramon Llull University was unanimously approved by the Parliament of Catalonia, under Law 12/1991, published in the Official Gazette of the Government of Catalonia (DOGC).
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PAU LEIVAR

04/04/2021
Profesor del Departamento de Bioingeniería i miembro del Grupo de Química Biológica y Biotecnología (GQBB) de IQS School of Engineering.
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Research

Lighter structures with AM/3DP (TRANSPORT)

04/04/2021
Researchers from IQS have participated in the TRANSPORT project, leading the development and optimization activities of "lattice" type structures to achieve lighter parts through 3D printing, thus providing knowledge and experience in the field of additive manufacturing.
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Research

Tracheal stent: example of 3D printing applied to the healthcare industry (QuirofAM)

04/04/2021
Within the framework of the QuirofAM project, the CIM center, the IQS GEMAT group and the Tractivus spin-off, have co-developed a 3D printer that allows printing of medical grade silicone for the manufacture of medical devices. As a first demonstrator, the researchers have developed a completely customized tracheal stent.
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News

Protein hydrolysates for animal feed

04/04/2021
The Biochemistry Laboratory at IQS has analysis techniques to verify if the protein hydrolysates comply with European standards which limits the presence of proteins with a molecular weight over 10kDa.
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Interview

Dra. Mª del Carmen Llasat. Catedrática de Física de la Atmósfera

04/04/2021
“Formar parte del Patronato de la Fundación IQS es para mí una oportunidad de intercambio de conocimientos, de aprendizaje y, por qué no, de perseguir el sueño de que IQS sea el referente de sostenibilidad, en el sentido más amplio, dentro de UNIJES”.
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Editorial

Next Generation EU

04/04/2021
In front of the Next Generation stage, we all have an extraordinary opportunity that we must seize, not only to recover, but also to come out even stronger and make way for the Next Generation.
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7 Questions for...

Beatrice Ravasio

05/03/2021
Beatrice is a doctoral Student in Industrial Engineering with the Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science at the IQS School of Engineering.
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News

Continuous Chemical Processes Unit. Services for industry

05/03/2021
The offer of R&D&i services that IQS Tech Transfer provides companies has been expanded since 2020 with the launch of the Continuous Chemical Processes Unit, installed in the CTPTI at IQS, which is aimed at improving fine chemistry processes to make them safer, faster, and cleaner.
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News

Continuous Chemical Processes Unit. Auxiliary analytical services.

05/03/2021
With Process Analytical Technology (PAT), it is possible to monitor the reactions that take place in the Flow Chem Unit reactors. Moreover, any substance or mixture can be characterized with the equipment in the Thermal Analysis Laboratory (DSC and TGA).
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Continuous Chemical Processes Unit. Facilities and Equipment

04/03/2021
The facilities and equipment at the CTPTI Continuous Chemical Processes Unit make it possible to apply new advanced manufacturing technologies in fine chemicals, which opens up the possibility of comprehensively developing safer, faster, and cleaner chemical processes.
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Interview

Francisco Carrión, Director of R&D and Analytical Development at Lebsa

04/03/2021
"Collaboration between companies and research centres is beneficial for both parties, because it's a source of technological ideas and possibilities and because it provides knowledge about what the market is looking for and what it needs."
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Editorial

Continuous Chemical Processes Unit

04/03/2021
Through the publication and dissemination of this special issue dedicated to the Continuous Chemical Processes 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.
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Doctoral thesis

Local administration of nitric oxide in gene therapy

05/02/2021
La tesis doctoral defendida recientemente por el Dr. Mario López está centrada en terapias duales para el tratamiento de enfermedades cardiovasculares y antimicrobianas, basadas en la administración de óxido nítrico, introducido en vectores poliméricos de pBAE.
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7 Questions for...

MAGDA FAIJES

05/02/2021
Dra. Magda Faijes, Profesora del Departamento de Bioingeniería y miembro del Grupo de Química Biológica y Biotecnología de IQS School of Engineering.
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Interview

Dr Carles Malet Falcó, new Associate Director of Business and Strategy

05/02/2021
“We want that when a student joins the IQS family, they feel that they're supported by IQS for their entire life, even beyond their period as a student, IQS will be by their side throughout their professional life. IQS offers all the elements to provide COMPREHENSIVE value to our stakeholders, and we must take advantage of all this to the fullest. ”
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News

Confocal Microscopy

05/02/2021
IQS has a Leica SP8 Confocal Scanning Microscope used for any application that involves the analysis of images that emit fluorescence, on their own or if they have been previously labeled with fluorophores, that allows the analysis of materials and biomaterials in addition to the analysis of biological tissues and cell culture.
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Research

Adhesive patch for arterial repairs

05/02/2021
IQS researchers of the Endovascular Repair Patch project, carried out within the AGAUR 'Product' call, have achieved both the definitive design of the deployer and the biocompatible materials that allow the administration of a patch for the repair of arteries affected by aortic dissection .
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Editorial

Donations, patronage, and sponsorships

05/02/2021
To everyone who contributes to IQS through donations, sponsorships, or patronage, we thank you all. We will never tire of acknowledging your commitment to IQS. We know that you are here with us and that we can count on you.
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7 Questions for...

Albert Gibert

08/01/2021
Dr. Albert Gibert, Profesor de IQS School of Engineering e investigador del Grupo de Química Farmacéutica.
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Doctoral thesis

Impact of human and financial factors on sustainability

08/01/2021
In her doctoral thesis carried out at IQS School of Management, Dr. Nour Chams shows the impact of the human factor and financial indicators on sustainability performance in a group of companies with an international perspective.
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Doctoral thesis

New biological platform for the production of glycoglycerolipids

08/01/2021
In her doctoral thesis carried out in the Department of Bioengineering of IQS, Dr Núria Orive designed different metabolic engineering strategies to increase the production of glycoglycerolipids, interesting products due to their potential use as vaccine adjuvants or tumor suppressors.
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Interview

Dr Borrós and Dr Fornaguera, leaders of the CoviNanoVax project

08/01/2021
“We have our mRNA encapsulated, which appears from the outset that it will be immunogenic, stable and non-toxic, with stable nanoparticles at 4ºC, and obtained through an easily scalable process.“
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News

Analysis of nitrosamines, nitrites, and nitrates in drugs

08/01/2021
In July 2018, public health authorities became aware of the presence of the N-nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA) impurity in Valsartan batches for the first time. In the following months, other nitrosamines in drugs were detected from the same family (sartans), such as Ibersartan or Losartan, and in other drugs such as pioglitazone, ranitidine, and metformin.
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Editorial

HR Excellence in Research

08/01/2021
In 2005, the European Commission adopted a European Charter for Researchers and a Code of Conduct for the Recruitment of Researchers with the aim of making research careers in Europe more attractive. It also promoted the HRS4R (Human Resources Strategy for Research) strategy to support universities, research institutions, and organisations that fund research with the ultimate goal of contributing to the development of an attractive European labour market for researchers.
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