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 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]


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]


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]


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

Olga Stasyuk, new Juan de la Cierva researcher

Starting 1stJanuary 2019, Olga A. Stasyuk has become a Juan de la Cierva-formación postdoc

Hidden conformations are key for catalytic efficiency

Today appeared in Angewandte Chemie a paper by Sílvia Osuna and co-workers where

Talking with: Eduard Matito

Eduard Matito was graduated in Chemistry at the University of Girona and he

Redox-active copper ligands with tunable H-bonding

Today, Marcel Swart, Isaac Garcia-Bosch and co-workers report on catalytic aerobic oxidation of

Funding institutions

    • ERC
    • COST
    • ICREA
    • BSC
    • EUROPA