Sustainable Catalysis

Sustainable Catalysis

Evolution towards more sustainable production methods via homogeneous catalysis.

Light-driven Synthetic Methodologies

Light-driven Synthetic Methodologies

New methodologies for the conversion of light energy into chemical bonds.

Predictive Chemistry at the Confined Space

Predictive Chemistry at the Confined Space

Supramolecular nanohosts for guest functionalization and reactivity in confined spaces.

Computational Chemistry

Computational Chemistry

New computational approaches to bridge the gap between theory and experiment.

RESEARCH TEAMS

Research carried out at IQCC is organized in several research teams led by either senior or junior scientists. Promising young investigators are given the opportunity to set up their own independent research teams. [More]

MASTER STUDIES

IQCC offers the Master in Advanced Catalysis and Molecular Modelling (MACMoM) with the commitment to transfer the most recent research in computational chemistry and catalysis to the future professionals. [More]

EVENTS

IQCC is involved in the organization of national and international conferences, with the participation of major figures in chemistry. The Girona Seminar and the GEQO meeting are the two main events in 2016. [More]

OUTREACH ACTIVITIES

IQCC is commited to raise public awareness of science by actively organizing dissemination and communication activities together with C4D, an offspring of the Institute that fosters innovation in digital science communication. [More]


Recent news


IQCC Forum: Xmas 2019 edition

Next Thursday, 19 december, 10.30-13.15h, will take place the Christmas edition of the IQCC Forum,

Understanding the bottlenecks of the reduction of carbon dioxide

The burning of fossil fuels is causing a global climatic emergency. In order

Unraveling mechanisms of cobalt-catalyzed C-H nitration

Previously, an unexpected Co-catalysed remote C-H nitration of 8-aminoquinolinamide compounds was developed. This

Supramolecular Fullerene Sponges as Catalytic Masks for Regioselective Functionalization of C60

Isomer-pure poly-functionalized fullerenes are required to boost the development of fullerene chemistry in


Funding institutions


    • ERC
    • COST
    • ICREA
    • MARIECURIE
    • BSC
    • EUROPA
    • MCIU
    • GENERALITAT1
    • UNIVERSITAT
    • LACAIXA