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Polymers and Biopolymers

This doctoral programme dates back to 1987, the year when doctoral programmes based on Spain’s recently enacted University Reform Law were launched. In 1994, the current programme was set up by combining the Plastics and Polymers and Structural Molecular Biology programmes, bringing together the Department’s most established research activities in two optional subject areas: polymers and biopolymers.


The Spanish Ministry of Education recognised the excellence of the programme in 2004 by granting it a quality award (MCD2004-00290). Since then, the quality award has been renewed without interruption following regular audits, and in 2011, the programme was granted a Pathway to Excellence award (MEE2011-0310), which remained in effect until 2013, when the award programme ended. The programme was associated with the UPC master’s degree in Polymers and Biopolymers and is now linked to the master’s degree in Chemical Engineering – Smart Chemical Factories (Smart Polymer Engineering, specialisation track).

The programme harnesses the research experience that the UPC has gained in the field of polymers and biopolymers over more than 40 years of continuous activity. This experience currently underpins the work of more than half a dozen recognised groups devoted exclusively to research in this field, all of which participate in the National RDI Programme, mainly in the materials area.

The doctoral programme is aimed at the polymer materials sector, which is one of the most active in the chemical industry. Polymer production continues to grow, as they replace other kinds of materials and enable technological innovations that are impossible with other materials. It is important to note that polymer materials have a special impact on science, and specifically, on the creation of advanced materials for use in a wide range of sectors from biomedicine to the electronics industry. Producing specialists capable of leading R&D projects in polymer technology is essential for competitive development.

The existence of national and international doctoral programmes in this field with similar characteristics speaks to the value and importance of this programme at the current time. In the USA, there are countless doctoral programmes that focus on polymer science and engineering. In Europe, many prestigious institutions (including the University of Manchester, University of Bayreuth, Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research, and University of Lyon) offer doctoral degrees in polymers and biopolymers, generally linked to master’s degrees in the same field. Doctoral programmes in this field are also starting to take off at technology-oriented universities in Asia. Despite a high concentration of industrial activity in this sector in Catalonia, this doctoral programme is the only one focusing on polymers that is offered in the region.


The way the programme is focused facilitates the achievement of a series of objectives, enabling students to develop expertise in the field by providing:

a) Systematic, streamlined and up-to-date knowledge of the scientific and technological foundations of polymers and biopolymers.

b) Knowledge and use of bibliographic sources as required to justify, underpin and support research on topics related to polymers and biopolymers.

c) Experimental knowledge of the main methodologies applied in the manufacture, characterisation and evaluation of properties of polymers and biopolymers.

d) Scientific and technological criteria for planning, implementing and directing a basic or applied research project on any topic in the field of specialisation.

COORDINATOR

Aleman Llanso, Carlos Enrique

CONTACT

Diagonal-Besòs Campus Management and Support Unit
Building A
Av. Eduard Maristany, 16
08019 Barcelona

Tel: (+34) 934 011 792
E-mail: doctorat.eebe@upc.edu

https://eebe.upc.edu/ca/estudis/estudis-de-doctorat/doctorat-en-polimers-i-biopolimers/index

General information

Access profile

Given the specific characteristics of the degree, the applicants considered most suitable for admission to the doctoral programme in Polymers and Biopolymers will be bachelor’s degree holders with a scientific and technological background who have completed a master's degree in Chemical Engineering or one that is related to the scientific field of the programme and includes specific content in polymers and biopolymers (structure, physical and chemical properties of polymers and biopolymers, etc.).

In addition to having suitable academic qualifications, it is considered important that applicants have certain personal characteristics – namely, an interest in the research projects carried out within the framework of the programme; critical and analytical skills; initiative, perseverance and persistence in their academic work; the ability to work in a team; and the ability to communicate effectively in English, both orally and in writing.

Main entrance qualifications (in order of priority):

Pre-EHEA or bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering
Pre-EHEA or bachelor’s degree in Chemical Sciences
Pre-EHEA or bachelor’s degree in Materials Engineering
Pre-EHEA or bachelor’s degree in Biochemical Engineering
Pre-EHEA degree in Industrial Engineering or bachelor's degree in Industrial Technology Engineering
Pre-EHEA or bachelor’s degree in Biological Sciences
Pre-EHEA or bachelor’s degree in Physical Sciences or Pharmacy

No bridging courses required:
Master's degree in Chemical Engineering

With bridging courses:

Master's degrees in Chemical Engineering, Materials, Chemistry and Biotechnology.

Output profile

Doctoral candidates who complete a doctoral degree will have acquired the following competencies, which are needed to carry out quality research (Royal Decree 99/2011, of 28 January, which regulates official doctoral studies):

a) A systematic understanding of the field of study and a mastery of the research skills and methods related to the field.
b) An ability to conceive, design or create, put into practice and adopt a substantial process of research or creation.
c) An ability to contribute to pushing back the frontiers of knowledge through original research.
d) A capacity for critical analysis and an ability to assess and summarise new and complex ideas.
e) An ability to communicate with the academic and scientific community and with society in general as regards their fields of knowledge in the manner and languages that are typical of the international scientific community to which they belong.
f) An ability to foster scientific, technological, social, artistic and cultural progress in academic and professional contexts within a knowledge-based society.

The award of a doctoral degree must equip the graduate for work in a variety of settings, especially those requiring creativity and innovation. Doctoral graduates must have at least acquired the personal skills needed to:

a) Develop in contexts in which there is little specific information.
b) Find the key questions that must be answered to solve a complex problem.
c) Design, create, develop and undertake original, innovative projects in their field.
d) Work as part of a team and independently in an international or multidisciplinary context.
e) Integrate knowledge, deal with complexity and make judgements with limited information.
f) Offer criticism on and intellectually defend solutions.

Finally, with respect to competencies, doctoral students must:

a) have acquired advanced knowledge at the frontier of their discipline and demonstrated, in the context of internationally recognised scientific research, a deep, detailed and well-grounded understanding of theoretical and practical issues and scientific methodology in one or more research fields;
b) have made an original and significant contribution to scientific research in their field of expertise that has been recognised as such by the international scientific community;
c) have demonstrated that they are capable of designing a research project that serves as a framework for carrying out a critical analysis and assessment of imprecise situations, in which they are able to apply their contributions, expertise and working method to synthesise new and complex ideas that yield a deeper knowledge of the research context in which they work;
d) have developed sufficient autonomy to set up, manage and lead innovative research teams and projects and scientific collaborations (both national and international) within their field, in multidisciplinary contexts and, where appropriate, with a substantial element of knowledge transfer;
e) have demonstrated that they are able to carry out their research activity in a socially responsible manner and with scientific integrity;
f) have demonstrated, within their specific scientific context, that they are able to make cultural, social or technological advances and promote innovation in all areas within a knowledge-based society;
g) have demonstrated that they are able to participate in scientific discussions at the international level in their field of expertise and disseminate the results of their research activity to audiences of all kinds.

Based on the training they receive, students of the doctoral programme in Polymers and Biopolymers must develop the ability to lead R&D projects in the field of polymer technology. Doctoral students should acquire the knowledge and skills needed to work effectively in fields such as raw material production, production of polymeric materials, and processing and design of parts, as well as characterisation, development and application of new advanced materials, in particular biopolymers.

They are expected to develop the ability to conceive, design, implement and adapt a substantial process of research. The programme aims to equip students to contribute to extending the frontiers of knowledge through original research. Upon completing the degree, they will also be able to carry out critical and evaluative analysis and synthesise new and complex ideas. It is hoped that candidates will acquire the abilities needed to display, in academic and professional contexts, the ideas and knowledge acquired.

Number of places

12

Duration of studies and dedication regime

Duration
The maximum period of study for full-time doctoral studies is three years, counted from the date of admission to the programme to the date of submission of the doctoral thesis. The academic committee of the doctoral programme may authorise a doctoral candidate to pursue doctoral studies on a part-time basis. In this case, the maximum period of study is five years, counting from the date of admission to the programme to the date of submission of the doctoral thesis. For calculating these periods, the date of admission is considered to be the date of the first enrolment for tutorials, and the date of submission the moment in which the Doctoral School officially deposits the doctoral thesis.

For full-time doctoral candidates, the minimum period of study is two years, counted from the date of an applicant's admission to the programme until the date on which the doctoral thesis is deposited; for part-time doctoral candidates it is four years. When there are justified grounds for doing so, and the thesis supervisor and academic tutor have given their authorisation, doctoral candidates may request that the academic committee of their doctoral programme exempt them from the minimum period of study requirement.

The calculation of periods of study will not include periods of absence due to illness, pregnancy or any other reason provided for in the regulations in force. Students who find themselves in any of these circumstances must notify the academic committee of the doctoral programme, which, where appropriate, must inform the Doctoral School. Doctoral candidates may also temporarily withdraw from the programme for up to one year, and this period may be extended for an additional year. Doctoral candidates who wish to interrupt their studies must submit a justified request to the academic committee of the doctoral programme, which will decide whether or not to approve the request. Each programme will establish conditions for readmission to doctoral studies.

Extension
If full-time doctoral candidates have not applied to deposit their thesis by the end of the three-year period of study, the academic committee of the programme may authorise an extension of up to one year. In exceptional circumstances, a further one-year extension may be granted, subject to the conditions established by the corresponding doctoral programme. In the case of part-time doctoral candidates, an extension of two years may be authorised. In both cases, in exceptional circumstances a further one-year extension may be granted by the Doctoral School's Standing Committee, upon the submission of a reasoned application by the academic committee of the doctoral programme.

Dismissal from the doctoral programme
A doctoral candidate may be dismissed from a doctoral programme for the following reasons:

  • The doctoral candidate submitting a justified application to withdraw from the programme.
  • The maximum period of study and of extensions thereof ending.
  • The doctoral candidate not having enrolled every academic year (unless he or she has been authorised to temporarily withdraw).
  • The doctoral candidate failing two consecutive assessments.
  • The doctoral candidate having disciplinary proceedings filed against him or her that rule that he or she must be dismissed from the UPC.

Dismissal from the programme implies that doctoral candidates cannot continue studying at the UPC and the closing of their academic record. This notwithstanding, they may apply to the academic committee of the programme for readmission and the committee must reevaluate them in accordance with the criteria established in the regulations.

Organization

COORDINATOR:
ACADEMIC COMMISSION OF THE PROGRAM:
STRUCTURAL UNITS:
  • Department of Chemical Engineering (PROMOTORA)
  • Department of Chemical Engineering
  • Department of Heat Engines
SPECIFIC URL OF THE DOCTORAL PROGRAM:
https://eebe.upc.edu/ca/estudis/estudis-de-doctorat/doctorat-en-polimers-i-biopolimers/index

CONTACT:

Diagonal-Besòs Campus Management and Support Unit
Building A
Av. Eduard Maristany, 16
08019 Barcelona

Tel: (+34) 934 011 792
E-mail: doctorat.eebe@upc.edu


Agreements with other institutions

Agreements in effect with:
China Scholarship Council (CSC, China)
National Autonomous University of Mexico (Mexico)

Collaborations:

Collaborations involve co-supervision, exchanges of academic staff and doctoral students, reciprocal participation on thesis examination committees, and execution of joint research projects.

Amirkabir University of Technology (Iran)
Textile Industry Research Association (AITEX, Spain)
Bar-Ilan University (Israel)
Centre for Nanotechnology and Smart Materials (CeNTI, Portugal)
Spanish National Research Council (CNM-CSIC, Spain)
Coventry University (UK)
Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft zur Förderung der angewandten Forschung e.V. (Germany)
Graz University of Technology (Austria)
Institute for Composite Materials GmbH (IVW, Germany)
Institute of Information Science and Technologies – National Research Council (Italy)
Leibnitz Institute of Polymer Research Dresden (Germany)
Monash University (Australia)
Petru Poni Institute of Macromolecular Chemistry (Romania)
Polytechnic University of Turin (Italy)
Queen Mary University of London (UK)
Sapienza University of Rome (Italy)
SINTEF (Norway)
Sofia University (Bulgaria)
University of British Columbia (Canada)
University of Manchester (UK)
University of Seville (Spain)
University of Zaragoza (Spain)
University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU, Spain)
National Autonomous University of Mexico (Mexico)
Technical University of Madrid (Spain)
University of Minho (Portugal)
NOVA University of Lisbon (Portugal)
University of Milano-Bicocca (Italy)
University of Calabria (Italy)
University of Verona (Italy)
University College London (UK)
University of Chemical Technology and Metallurgy (Bulgaria)
University of Namur (Belgium)
University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences (Vienna, Austria)
University of Oldenburg (Germany)
University of Regensburg (Germany)
University of Sheffield (UK)
VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland (Finland)

Access, admission and registration

Access profile

Given the specific characteristics of the degree, the applicants considered most suitable for admission to the doctoral programme in Polymers and Biopolymers will be bachelor’s degree holders with a scientific and technological background who have completed a master's degree in Chemical Engineering or one that is related to the scientific field of the programme and includes specific content in polymers and biopolymers (structure, physical and chemical properties of polymers and biopolymers, etc.).

In addition to having suitable academic qualifications, it is considered important that applicants have certain personal characteristics – namely, an interest in the research projects carried out within the framework of the programme; critical and analytical skills; initiative, perseverance and persistence in their academic work; the ability to work in a team; and the ability to communicate effectively in English, both orally and in writing.

Main entrance qualifications (in order of priority):

Pre-EHEA or bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering
Pre-EHEA or bachelor’s degree in Chemical Sciences
Pre-EHEA or bachelor’s degree in Materials Engineering
Pre-EHEA or bachelor’s degree in Biochemical Engineering
Pre-EHEA degree in Industrial Engineering or bachelor's degree in Industrial Technology Engineering
Pre-EHEA or bachelor’s degree in Biological Sciences
Pre-EHEA or bachelor’s degree in Physical Sciences or Pharmacy

No bridging courses required:
Master's degree in Chemical Engineering

With bridging courses:

Master's degrees in Chemical Engineering, Materials, Chemistry and Biotechnology.

Access requirements

Applicants must hold a Spanish bachelor’s degree or equivalent and a Spanish master’s degree or equivalent, provided they have completed a minimum of 300 ECTS credits on the two degrees (Royal Decree 43/2015, of 2 February)

In addition, the following may apply:

  • Holders of an official degree awarded by a university in Spain or any other country in the European Higher Education Area, pursuant to the provisions of Article 16 of Royal Decree 1393/2007, of 29 October, which establishes official university course regulations, who have completed a minimum of 300 ECTS credits on official university degrees, of which at least 60 must be at the master's degree level.
  • Holders of an official Spanish bachelor’s degree comprising at least 300 credits, as provided for by EU regulations. Holder of degrees of this kind must complete bridging courses unless the curriculum of the bachelor’s degree in question included research training credits equivalent in value to those which would be earned on a master's degree.
  • Holders of an official university qualification who, having passed the entrance examination for specialised medical training, have completed at least two years of a training course leading to an official degree in a health-sciences specialisation.
  • Holders of a degree issued under a foreign education system. In these cases, homologation is not required, but the UPC must verify that the degree certifies a level of training equivalent to an official Spanish master's degree and qualifies the holder for admission to doctoral studies in the country where it was issued. Admission on this basis does not imply homologation of the foreign degree or its recognition for any purpose other than admission to doctoral studies.
  • Holders of a Spanish doctoral qualification issued under previous university regulations.
  • Note 1: Doctoral studies entrance regulations for holders of an undergraduate degree awarded before the introduction of the EHEA (CG 47/02 2014)

    Note 2: Governing Council Decision 64/2014, which approves the procedure and criteria for assessing the fulfilment of academic admission requirements for doctoral studies by holders of non-homologated foreign degrees (CG 25/03 2014)

Admission criteria and merits assessment

Weighting of admission criteria:

1. Applicant’s curriculum vitae: Type of training and marks awarded, as well as research and professional experience (70%).
2. Personal contact through online or face-to-face interviews (15%).
3. English language skills (15%)

Admissions body
The programme has an academic committee that assesses student applications. Each month, the committee reviews applications submitted through the pre-enrolment application.

The doctoral programme has a specific form for doctoral students to indicate their scientific and technical interests. Based on this information, and taking into account the needs and capacity of research groups, the academic committee channels the applications accepted so that tutors and thesis supervisors can be assigned.

If the academic committee deems that additional training is required for an applicant to be admitted, it determines what bridging courses the student will be required to take to ensure that they have the necessary skills, knowledge and abilities (up to a maximum of 60 ECTS credits).

Training complements

The academic committee for the doctoral programme may require that students pass specific bridging courses. Additional training requirements will be determined based on each student's academic background. In such cases, the committee will keep track of the bridging courses completed and establish appropriate criteria to limit their duration.

Bridging courses may provide research or cross-disciplinary training, but in no case may doctoral students be required to enrol for 60 or more ECTS credits.

Students will complete any additional training within the framework of the master's degree in Chemical Engineering offered by the Barcelona East School of Engineering (EEBE-UPC) or by taking cross-disciplinary training courses organised by the UPC. This master's degree includes a specialisation module in Smart Polymer Engineering (SPE), which offers students the possibility of acquiring a specialisation in which the Department has a solid track record in both teaching and research.

Based on each applicant's background and the gaps in their training, bridging courses are selected from among subjects taught on the master's degree in Chemical Engineering. Applicants are informed of the bridging courses they will be required to take prior to the enrolment process. At the same time, they are also provided with information on the frequency with which courses are offered and the pertinence of their content.

The following points apply to any bridging courses that doctoral students may be required to take:

1. Bridging courses are subjects of the specified master's degree and must be administratively linked to the student’s enrolment in the doctoral degree. They may be taken in one or two semesters, depending on the student’s previous training and the frequency with which they are offered.

2. Students who do not successfully complete required bridging courses will be automatically excluded from the programme.

For information on subject content, click on the following link:

https://eebe.upc.edu/ca/estudis/estudis-de-master/master-chemical-engineering-smart-chemical-factories/nou-pla-estudis-master-enginyeria-quimica

Compulsory master’s degree subjects
• Biotech Processes and Polymer Industry (6 ECTS credits)
• Chemical and Catalytic Reaction Engineering (6)
• Sustainability and Circular Economy (6)
• Polymer Physics (6)
• Waste Resource Technologies (6)
• Nanotechnology (6)
• Risk and Safety in the Chemical Industry (6)

Track subjects Smart Polymer Engineering
• Experimentation and Instrumentation (6)
• Polymer Transformation Processes (6)
• Polymerisation Chemistry (6)
• Biopolymers and Bioplastics (6)
• Advanced Materials (6)
• Design of Equipment Coating Technologies (6)

Enrolment period for new doctoral students

The standard enrolment period begins in September and ends on 15 October each academic year, though the enrolment date depends on the admission decision.

More information at the registration section for new doctoral students

Enrolment period

A period is established between 15 September and 15 October each academic year.

More information at the general registration section

Monitoring and evaluation of the doctoral student

Procedure for the preparation and defense of the research plan

Doctoral candidates must submit a research plan, which will be included in their doctoral student activity report, before the end of the first year. The plan may be improved over the course of the doctoral degree. It must be endorsed by the tutor and the supervisor, and it must include the method that is to be followed and the aims of the research.

At least one of these annual assessments will include a public presentation and defence of the research plan and work done before a committee composed of three doctoral degree holders, which will be conducted in the manner determined by each academic committee. The examination committee awards a Pass or Fail mark. A Pass mark is a prerequisite for continuing on the doctoral programme. Doctoral candidates awarded a Fail mark must submit a new research plan for assessment by the academic committee of the doctoral programme within six months.

The committee assesses the research plan every year, in addition to all of the other activities in the doctoral student activity report. Doctoral candidates who are awarded two consecutive Fail marks for the research plan will be obliged to definitely withdraw from the programme.

If they change the subject of their thesis, they must submit a new research plan.

Formation activities

Activity: Preparation and initial defence of research plan.
Hours: 4.
Type: compulsory.

Activity: Courses, lectures and seminars given by professors and visiting researchers.
Hours: 12.
Type: optional.

Activity: Specific courses and workshops for training in scientific techniques related to research in the field of polymers and biopolymers.
Hours: 15.
Type: optional.

Activity: Specific research group seminars.
Hours: 15.
Type: compulsory.

Activity: Mobility and conferences.
Hours: 60.
Type: optional.

Activity: Publications.
Hours: 100.
Type: optional.

Activity: Research stays.
Hours: 480.
Type: optional.

Activity: Cross-disciplinary activities.
Hours: 15.
Type: compulsory.

Activity: Cross-disciplinary activities.
Hours: 30.
Type: optional.

Procedure for assignment of tutor and thesis director

The academic committee of the doctoral programme assigns a thesis supervisor to each doctoral candidate when they are admitted or enrol for the first time, taking account of the thesis supervision commitment referred to in the admission decision.

The thesis supervisor will ensure that training activities carried out by the doctoral candidate are coherent and suitable, and that the topic of the candidate’s doctoral thesis will have an impact and make a novel contribution to knowledge in the relevant field. The thesis supervisor will also guide the doctoral candidate in planning the thesis and, if necessary, tailoring it to any other projects or activities undertaken. The thesis supervisor will generally be a UPC professor or researcher who holds a doctoral degree and has documented research experience. This includes PhD-holding staff at associated schools (as determined by the Governing Council) and UPC-affiliated research institutes (in accordance with corresponding collaboration and affiliation agreements). When thesis supervisors are UPC staff members, they also act as the doctoral candidate’s tutor.

PhD holders who do not meet these criteria (as a result of their contractual relationship or the nature of the institution to which they are attached) must be approved by the UPC Doctoral School's Standing Committee in order to participate in a doctoral programme as researchers with documented research experience.

The academic committee of the doctoral programme may approve the appointment of a PhD-holding expert who is not a UPC staff member as a candidate’s thesis supervisor. In such cases, the prior authorisation of the UPC Doctoral School's Standing Committee is required. A UPC staff member who holds a doctoral degree and has documented research experience must also be proposed to act as a co-supervisor, or as the doctoral candidate’s tutor if one has not been assigned.

A thesis supervisor may step down from this role if there are justified reasons (recognised as valid by the committee) for doing so. If this occurs, the academic committee of the doctoral programme will assign the doctoral candidate a new thesis supervisor.

Provided there are justified reasons for doing so, and after hearing any relevant input from the doctoral candidate, the academic committee of the doctoral programme may assign a new thesis supervisor at any time during the period of doctoral study.

If there are academic reasons for doing so (an interdisciplinary topic, joint or international programmes, etc.) and the academic committee of the programme gives its approval, an additional thesis supervisor may be assigned. Supervisors and co-supervisors have the same responsibilities and academic recognition.

The maximum number of supervisors of a doctoral thesis is two: a supervisor and a co-supervisor.

For theses carried out under a cotutelle agreement or as part of an Industrial Doctorate, if necessary and if the agreement foresees it this maximum number of supervisors may not apply. This notwithstanding, the maximum number of supervisors belonging to the UPC is two.

More information at the PhD theses section

Permanence

The academic committee of the programme may authorise an extension of up to one year for full-time doctoral candidates who have not applied to deposit their thesis by the end of the three-year period of study, in the terms outlined in the Academic Regulations for Doctoral Studies of the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya. In the case of part-time candidates, an extension of two years may be authorised. In both cases, in exceptional circumstances a further one-year extension may be granted by the Doctoral School's Standing Committee, upon the submission of a reasoned application by the academic committee of the doctoral programme.

A doctoral candidate may be dismissed from a doctoral programme for the following reasons:

  • The doctoral candidate submitting a justified application to withdraw from the programme.
  • The maximum period of study and of extensions thereof ending.
  • The doctoral candidate not having enrolled every academic year (unless he or she has been authorised to temporarily withdraw).
  • The doctoral candidate failing two consecutive assessments.
  • The doctoral candidate having disciplinary proceedings filed against him or her that rule that he or she must be dismissed from the UPC.

Dismissal from the programme implies that doctoral candidates cannot continue studying at the UPC and the closing of their academic record. This notwithstanding, they may apply to the academic committee of the programme for readmission and the committee must reevaluate them in accordance with the criteria established in the regulations.

International Mention

The doctoral degree certificate may include International Doctorate mention. In this case, the doctoral candidate must meet the following requirements:

a) During the period of study leading to the award of the doctoral degree, the doctoral candidate must have spent at least three months at a respected higher education institution or research centre outside Spain to complete courses or do research work. The stays and activities carried out must be endorsed by the thesis supervisor and authorised by the academic committee of the programme. The candidate must provide a certifying document issued by the person responsible for the research group of the body or bodies where the stay or activity was completed. This information will be added to the doctoral student’s activity report.
b) Part of the thesis (at least the summary and conclusions) must be written and presented in one of the languages commonly used for science communication in the relevant field of knowledge, which must not be an official language of Spain. This rule does not apply to stays and reports in Spanish or to experts from Spanish-speaking countries.
c) At least two PhD-holding experts belonging to a higher education institution or research centre outside Spain must have issued officially certified reports on the thesis.
d) The thesis examination committee must have included at least one PhD-holding expert from a higher education or research institution outside Spain who was not responsible for the candidate’s stay abroad (point a) above).
e) The thesis defence must have taken place on UPC premises or, in the case of joint programmes, at the location specified in the collaboration agreement.

Learning resources

Scientific and technological resources
The research groups participating in the programme have an established track record in research and are therefore able to offer the material, technological and scientific resources needed to carry out doctoral thesis work. In the doctoral programme, receiving training in the use of state-of-the-art technologies is of vital importance for students. Doctoral students benefit from having access to the Barcelona Research Center in Multiscale Science and Engineering and large-scale facilities such as the Alba Synchrotron (XALOC, Miras and BL11 lines), the Barcelona Supercomputing Center (BSC), and the University Services Consortium of Catalonia (CSUC).

Specific equipment for polymer research:

• Chemical synthesis laboratories: For preparation of polymers and biopolymers using chemical and electrochemical synthesis techniques.

• Physical characterisation laboratories: For characterisation of the physical properties of polymers and biopolymers using techniques such as GPC, conductivity, electrochemical properties, mechanical properties, rheological properties, etc.

• Chemical characterisation laboratories: For characterisation of the chemical properties of polymers and biopolymers using spectroscopic techniques (FTIR, Raman, UV-Vis-NIR, etc.).

• Processing laboratories: For the preparation of samples by electrospinning, electrospraying, spin coating, etc.

• Calorimetry laboratories: For characterising the thermal properties of polymers and biopolymers by means of DSC, TGA and DMTA.

• Surface and nanotechnology laboratories: For determining surface properties, such as wettability and zeta potential, and characterisation of nano-sized samples using techniques such as nanocalorimetry and DLS.

• Molecular biology laboratories: For studying the properties of biopolymers and their interactions with other molecules such as synthetic polymers, as well as the biodegradability of polymers.

• Cell culture laboratories: For determining the cytotoxicity and biocompatibility of polymers and conducting antibacterial studies.

• Microscopy laboratories: For studying the morphology of polymers and biopolymers by TEM, SEM and optical microscopy.

• NMR laboratories: For studying the chemical structure of polymers and biopolymers in solution and solid state.

• Molecular simulation laboratories: For modelling the structure and properties of polymers and biopolymers.

Doctoral Theses

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Theses related publications

AUTHOR:LÓPEZ HERNÁNDEZ, ARIANNE
Title:Investigación en nuevas técnicas de microencapsulación biodegradable de fragancias para el sector de detergencia que eviten la liberación de microplásticos al medio ambiente
Reading date:20/12/2023
Director:LIS ARIAS, MANUEL JOSÉ
Mention:Industrial Doctorate Mention (Generalitat)
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Microencapsulation of essential oils with biopolymers
15th Mediterranean Congress of Chemical Engineering
Presentation date: 08/06/2023
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Surface treated PET fibers for enhanced functionalization with lavender oil microcapsules
11th World Congress of Chemical Engineering
Presentation date: 06/06/2023
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Microencapsulation of ginger oil by complex coacervation and cotton impregnation
11th World Congress of Chemical Engineering
Presentation date: 07/06/2023
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AUTHOR:SÁEZ COMET, CARLOS
Title:Obtaining micro- and nanotextured functional surfaces on thermoplastics via injection moulding techniques using laser textured metallic inserts and NIL (nano-imprint lithography) -textured polymeric films
Reading date:06/10/2023
Director:PUIGGALI BELLALTA, JORGE
Co-director:DEL VALLE MENDOZA, LUIS JAVIER
Co-director:FONTDECABA BAIG, ENRIC
Mention:Industrial Doctorate Mention (Generalitat)
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Micro- and nanotexturization of liquid silicone rubber surfaces by injection molding using hybrid polymer inlays
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Injection molding and characterization of microtextures on polycarbonate using laser textured inserts
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Three-level hierarchical micro/nanostructures on biopolymers by injection moulding using low-cost polymeric inlays
Sáez, C.; Muntada, O.; Lozano, N.; Fontdecaba, E.; Sousa, P.; Llobet, J.; Pérez Murano, Francesc; Puiggali, J.; del Valle, LJ.
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Replication of hierarchical nanostructures on Polycarbonate via Isothermal injection moulding using NIL-textured films Carlos Sáez
polymer replication at nanoscale 2021
Presentation date: 25/11/2021
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AUTHOR:MORENA GATIUS, ANGELA GALA
Title:Lingnin-based nanoparticles with antibacterial properties and their nanocomposite materials for wound healing
Reading date:10/03/2023
Director:TZANOV, TZANKO
Mention:No mention
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Antibacterial lignin-based nanoparticles and their use in composite materials
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Antibacterial polyurethane foam with incorporated lignin-capped silver nanoparticles for chronic wound treatment
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AUTHOR:VALERO MORENO, JOSÉ IGNACIO
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Reading date:14/12/2022
Director:BOU SERRA, JORGE
Mention:Industrial Doctorate Mention (Generalitat)
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Presentation date: 18/11/2020
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AUTHOR:ORIOLS PLADEVALL, NÚRIA
Title:Del mur romànic al museu. La tècnica de la pintura mural romànica i del seu traspàs amb morters de caseïna.
Reading date:17/11/2022
Director:BUTI PAPIOL, SALVADOR
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Mention:No mention
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Reading date:09/11/2022
Director:FARGAS RIBAS, GEMMA
Co-director:ARMELIN DIGGROC, ELAINE APARECIDA
Mention:No mention
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14th Mediterranean Congress of Chemical Engineering
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17th European Inter-Regional Conference on Ceramics
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14th Mediterranean Congress on Chemical Engineering
Presentation date: 03/09/2021
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AUTHOR:LACRUZ CRUZ, AMADO
Title:ECO-DWOR: ECOlogical finishing agents for Durable Water&Oil-Repellent textiles with advanced functionalities
Reading date:18/07/2022
Director:MARTINEZ DE ILARDUYA SAEZ DE ASTEASU, DOMINGO
Mention:Industrial Doctorate Mention (Generalitat)
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Biobased waterborne polyurethane-ureas modified with POSS-OH for fluorine-free hydrophobic textile coatings
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Reading date:11/07/2022
Director:PUIGGALI BELLALTA, JORGE
Co-director:MACOVEZ, ROBERTO
Mention:No mention
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AUTHOR:MARTÍNEZ CUTILLAS, ALFREDO
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Reading date:13/06/2022
Director:MARTINEZ DE ILARDUYA SAEZ DE ASTEASU, DOMINGO
Co-director:OH, SEJIN
Mention:Industrial Doctorate Mention (Generalitat)
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XVI Reunión del Grupo Especializado de Polímeros
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Title:Biomedical Applications of Hybrid Polymer-Based materials
Reading date:29/04/2022
Director:ALEMAN LLANSO, CARLOS ENRIQUE
Co-director:SAPERAS PLANA, NURIA
Mention:No mention
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Presentation date: 11/06/2019
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AUTHOR:SANS MILÀ, JORDI
Title:Design of catalysts based on hydroxyapatite for carbon and nitrogen fixation
Reading date:08/04/2022
Director:ALEMAN LLANSO, CARLOS ENRIQUE
Co-director:TURON DOLS, PAU
Mention:No mention
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Decarbonization of polluted air by solar-driven CO2 conversion into ethanol using animal solid waste as catalyst
Sans, J.; Arnau, M.; Turon, P.; Aleman, C.
Advanced Sustainable Systems, ISSN: 2366-7486 (JCR Impact Factor-2022: 7.1; Quartil: Q1)
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AUTHOR:IVANOVA, ALEKSANDRA ASENOVA
Title:Nanomaterials for controlling bacterial pathogens and resistance occurrence
Reading date:11/03/2022
Director:TZANOV, TZANKO
Mention:No mention
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ACS applied materials and interfaces, ISSN: 1944-8244 (JCR Impact Factor-2018: 8.456; Quartil: Q1)
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Layer-by-Layer coating of aminocellulose and quorum quenching acylase on silver nanoparticles synergistically eradicate bacteria and their biofilms
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Antibody-enabled antimicrobial nanocapsules for selective elimination of Staphylococcus aureus
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Sonochemically engineered nano-enabled zinc oxide/amylase coatings prevent the occurrence of catheter-associated urinary tract infections
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Materials science and engineering C. Biomimetic and supramolecular systems, ISSN: 0928-4931 (JCR Impact Factor-2021: 8.457; Quartil: Q1)
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Simultaneous ultrasound-assisted hybrid polyzwitterion/antimicrobial peptide nanoparticles synthesis and deposition on silicone urinary catheters for prevention of biofilm-associated infections
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Antibacterial, antibiofilm, and antiviral farnesol-containing nanoparticles prevent Staphylococcus aureus from drug resistance development
Asenova, A.; Ivanova, K.; Fiandra, L.; Mantecca, P.; Catelani, T.; Natan, M.; Banin, E.; Jacobi, G.; Tzanov, T.
International journal of molecular sciences, ISSN: 1422-0067 (JCR Impact Factor-2022: 5.6; Quartil: Q1)
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Nano-formulation endows quorum quenching enzyme-antibiotic hybrids with improved antibacterial and antibiofilm activities against pseudomonas aeruginosa
Ivanova, K.; Asenova, A.; Hoyo, J.; Perez, S.; Tzanov, T.
International journal of molecular sciences, ISSN: 1422-0067 (JCR Impact Factor-2022: 5.6; Quartil: Q1)
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Antibacterial layer-­by-­layer coating of nanoparticles
253rd American Chemical Society, National Meeting & Exposition, Advanced Materials, Technologies, Systems & Processes
Presentation date: 02/04/2017
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Layer-by-Layer decorated nanoparticles: an efficient antibacterial and antibiofilm agent
Designer Biology: From Proteins and Cells to Scaffolds and Materials
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Hybrid nanocoatings of quorum quenching enzyme and antibiotic for prevention of bacterial biofilms
International Caparica Conference in Antibiotic Resitance 2017
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Antibacterial and antibiofilm layer-by-layer decorated nanoparticles
255th ACS National Meeting & Exposition
Presentation date: 21/03/2018
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Hybrid nanoantibacterials for controlling bacterial infections and spread of drug resistance
255th ACS National Meeting & Exposition
Presentation date: 20/03/2018
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Nanoenabled therapeutic agents against bacterial pathogens
13th Annual event of the Europen Technology Platform on Nanomedicine
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Safe-by-design hybrid nanoparticles of antimicrobial silver, aminocellulose, and quorum quenching acylase eradicate bacteria and their biofilms
257th ACS National Meeting & Exposition
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Engineering of safe nanocapsules for targeted antibacterial applications
257th ACS National Meeting & Exposition
Presentation date: 03/04/2019
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Nanoengineering strategies for safe by design antimicrobial materials
International Conference on Nanomaterials & Technology (NMAT-2019)
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Layer-by-Layer decoration of AgNPs with aminocellulose and quorum quenching acylase for controlling bacterial pathogens and their biofilms
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Simultaneous sonochemical functionalization of urinary catheters with biofilm matrix degrading amylase and antibacterial zinc oxide nanoparticles for prevention of bacterial infections
ACS Spring 2021
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Bacteriabots - motile “stealth” biological carriers of novel nano-antimicrobial actives
AAAFM UCLA International Conference on Advances in Functional Materials 2021
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Enzyme-decorated mesoporous silica nanoparticles for elimination of antibiotic resistant pseudomonas aeruginosa biofilms
AAAFM UCLA International Conference on Advances in Functional Materials 2021
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Nano-enabled multilayer coatings with switchable bacteria-killing activities for prevention of catheter-related infections
AAAFM UCLA International Conference on Advances in Functional Materials 2021
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Bacteriabots as motile “stealth” biological carriers: characterization and perspectives
Designer Biology 2021
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Ultrasound-assisted nanostructured coating of silicone with AgAu NPs and Gelatin-Dopamine for Prevention of Bacterial Infections
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Metal/bio-based nano-hybrids for managing microbial infections and resistance occurrence
7th Nano Today Conference
Presentation date: 17/11/2021
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Novel nano-enabled antibacterial strategies to prevent medical devices- associated bacterial infections and resistance occurrence
7th Nano Today Conference
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Nano-enabled cosmetic products with enhanced anti-ageing efficacy
7th Nano Today Conference
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Bacteriabots: rod – shape biological active colloid systems as potential (nano) delivery systems
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Engineering of nano-enabled therapeutic nanoparticles to manage bacterial infections and resistance development
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Nanotransformation of marine derived-materials into added value ingredients for the cosmeceutical field
ACS Spring 2022
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Ultrasound-assisted synthesis of farnesol nanoparticles for controlling microbial infections and resistance development
ACS National Meeting & Exposition
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ACS National Meeting & Exposition
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Engineering targeted nano-hybrids to treat Staphylococcus aureus infections and maintain microbiome balance
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Sonochemically engineered hybrid metal/bio-based nanoparticles coating for prevention of P. aeruginosa biofilm formation
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Novel antimicrobial baicalein capped Ag/Fe3O4 magnetic nanoparticles for water disinfection
European Materials Research Society (E-MRS) 2023 Fall Meeting
Presentation date: 18/09/2023
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AUTHOR:PEREZ LLANOS, GERMÁN ANIBAL
Title:Application of ultrasound in twin-screw extrusion and microinjection molding: improvements of properties of processed materials and nanocomposites
Reading date:18/02/2022
Director:PUIGGALI BELLALTA, JORGE
Co-director:DEL VALLE MENDOZA, LUIS JAVIER
Mention:Industrial Doctorate Mention (Generalitat)
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Improving filler dispersion in thermoplastic compounds by ultrasounds system in melt extrusion
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AUTHOR:ZEINALI, REZA
Title:Development of Scaffolds by Thermally-Induced Phase Separation from Biodegradable Poly (3-hydroxybutyrate-co-3-hydroxyvalerate) and Poly (butylene succinate)
Reading date:22/11/2021
Director:PUIGGALI BELLALTA, JORGE
Co-director:DEL VALLE MENDOZA, LUIS JAVIER
Mention:No mention
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Biobased terpene derivatives: stiff and biocompatible compounds to tune biodegradability and properties of poly(butylene succinate)
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Porous biodegradable matrices fabricated by thermally-induced phase separation (TIPS) for sustained release of antibacterial agents
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AUTHOR:RUANO TORRES, GUILLEM
Title:Conducting polymers and hybrid materials for technological applications
Reading date:12/11/2021
Director:ALEMAN LLANSO, CARLOS ENRIQUE
Co-director:TORRAS COSTA, JUAN
Mention:No mention
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Advanced Sustainable Systems, ISSN: 2366-7486 (JCR Impact Factor-2021: 6.737; Quartil: Q2)
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Electrical and chapacitive response of hydrogel solid-like electrolytes for supercapacitors
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Free-standing, flexible nanofeatured polymeric films prepared by spin-coating and anodic polymerization as electrodes for supercapacitors
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AUTHOR:OLMO OSUNA, CRISTIAN
Title:Ultrasound micromolding technique and real-time X-ray diffraction using synchrotron radiation. Applications to porous scaffolds for biomedical devices and study of thermal-induced transitions
Reading date:16/07/2021
Director:PUIGGALI BELLALTA, JORGE
Co-director:FRANCO GARCIA, MARIA LOURDES
Mention:No mention
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Biodegradable polylactides scaffolds with pharmacological activity by means of ultrasound micromolding technology
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Reading date:08/07/2021
Tutor/a:RAMIS JUAN, XAVIER
Director:HUTCHINSON, JOHN M.
Co-director:CALVENTUS SOLE, YOLANDA
Mention:No mention
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Reading date:14/04/2021
Director:PUIGGALI BELLALTA, JORGE
Co-director:FRANCO GARCIA, MARIA LOURDES
Mention:No mention
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Title:Use of mathematical methods in the resolution of chemical engineering problems
Reading date:27/07/2020
Director:PEREZ GONZALEZ, JUAN JESUS
Co-director:RECASENS BAXARIAS, FRANCISCO-JAVIER
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Reading date:13/07/2020
Director:ALEMAN LLANSO, CARLOS ENRIQUE
Co-director:ARMELIN DIGGROC, ELAINE APARECIDA
Mention:International Mention
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Reading date:08/11/2019
Director:ALEMAN LLANSO, CARLOS ENRIQUE
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11/12/202330/04/2024Producció nanopartícules terapies malalties ocularsNEWEYES TECH, SL
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23/11/202312/02/2024Presa de mostres de material particulat a la coberta de l’empresa Tenneco, situada a Sant Adrià del BesòsAMPHOS XX I CONSULTING, SL
22/11/202331/12/2023Research inthe area of study the capability of self-aggregation of fragancesIFF BENICARLO, S.L.
19/10/202318/05/2024The Project is focused on developing a pilot system to monitor bacteria level of contamination in climate chambers based on the bacteria sensor developed by UPC-B. Braun. The system shall continuouslyB. BRAUN SURGICAL, S.A.
01/10/202331/08/2025Realización de ensayos de caracterización química de (bio)polímeros desarrollados en laempresa: caracterización estructural, determinación de propiedades térmicas ypropiedades mecánicas, pesos molecCOLOR CENTER, S.A.
01/09/202331/08/2025Antimicrobial nano-coatings for hospital textiles to prevent the spread of healthcare associated infectionsCommission of European Communities
01/09/202331/08/2026Hidrogeles autoensamblados con nanopartículas dirigidos a múltiples factores de cronicidad en heridasAGENCIA ESTATAL DE INVESTIGACION
01/09/202331/08/2026Copolímeros de 3.hidroxibutirato y 3-hidorixivalerato a partir de residuos industriales: modulación, nanotexturización, micromoldeado por ultrasonidos y aplicaciones.AGENCIA ESTATAL DE INVESTIGACION
01/09/202331/08/2026Ciencia y Tecnologia del Patrimonio Material: Recuperacion de las Tecnologias Perdidas para la Conservación de los Materials.AGENCIA ESTATAL DE INVESTIGACION
01/09/202331/08/2026Desarrollo de nuevas formulaciones plásticas biodegradables para el sector biomédico.AGENCIA ESTATAL DE INVESTIGACION
19/07/202318/07/2026Desarrollo y escalado industrial de un nuevo biomaterial sostenible sustitutivo del cuero tradicionalAGAUR. Agència de Gestió d'Ajuts Universitaris i de Recerca
29/06/202328/06/2024Nanomembranas multifuncionales como biosensores inteligentes conformables para una monitorización clínica no invasivaJANE MATEU FOUNDATION, FUNDACIO PRI
31/03/202331/03/2023Method for obtaining textile yarns from lignocellulosic wastes or by-products and fabric obtained by the method
16/01/202315/04/2023Propuestas de sustitución de los soportes metálicos usados en soil Microbial Fuel Cells por materiales que no sufren corrosión.ARKYNE TECHNOLOGIES, S.L.
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01/01/202330/06/2026New bio-based and sustainable raw materials enabling circular value chains of high performance lightweight biocompositesCommission of European Communities
01/01/202331/12/2024Molecular mechanism of the visual disorders caused by G90D rhodopsin mutationsResearch to Prevent Blindness
01/01/202315/06/2023Proyecto I+D, Centro Técnico SEAT, Catedra SEAT-UPC, Anualidad 2022-23SEAT S.A.
01/01/202331/12/2025Projecte de control de la qualitat de l’aire de forma continuada al municipi de Santa Margarida i els MonjosAJUNTAMENT DE SANTA MARGARIDA I ELS MONJOS
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14/11/202214/11/2022A nanoparticle material, a process for obtaining the nanoparticle material, a product comprising the nanoparticle material and uses thereof
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01/11/202231/10/2026Unite! University Network for Innovation, Technology and EngineeringEuropean Commission. Education Audiovisual and Culture Agency Executive Agency (Eacea)
19/10/202218/04/2024Obtenció de fibres de cànem a partir de subproductes agrícoles per una moda sostenibleAGAUR. Agència de Gestió d'Ajuts Universitaris i de Recerca
01/09/202231/08/2025Reciclado de elastomeros desvulcanizados, para la obtención de polimeros industriales de alto valor añadidoAGENCIA ESTATAL DE INVESTIGACION
01/09/202231/08/2025Hidrogeles termosensibles para aplicaciones emergentes en ingeniería.AGENCIA ESTATAL DE INVESTIGACION
01/09/202231/08/2025Plataformas conductivas e interactivas multifuncionales basadas en hidrogel para aplicaciones biomédicas: restauración de tejidos cardíaco, cutáneo y nervioso.AGENCIA ESTATAL DE INVESTIGACION
01/09/202231/08/2026Functional Nano-Scaffolds for Regenerative MedicineCommission of European Communities
04/08/202204/08/2022PUPIL v4.0
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02/06/202231/08/2024Contrato de colaboración para el desarrollo y validación de bioligantes formulados a partir de compuestos naturales de origen vegetalSORIGUE, S.A.
01/06/202231/05/2026Industrial Urban symbiosis and its social, economic and environmental impact on different European regionsCommission of European Communities
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19/01/202219/01/2022Porous permanently polarized hydroxyapatite, a process for its production and uses thereof
01/01/202231/12/2023Preparació publicacióHuazhong Agricultural University
15/12/202115/12/2021Bio-based epoxy composition for adhesive and coatings applications
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05/11/202105/11/2021A TRIBLOCK COPOLYMER, A PROCESS FOR OBTAINING THEREOF AND USES THEREOF
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10/09/202110/09/2021An electrochemical sensor and a system for selective detection of infections
01/09/202131/08/2024Procesado dual de vitrimeros: Impresión 3DAGENCIA ESTATAL DE INVESTIGACION
01/09/202131/08/2024Nanoenabled strategies to reduce the presence of contaminants of emerging concern in aquatic environmentAGENCIA ESTATAL DE INVESTIGACION
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01/09/202131/12/2024Desenvolupament d’un conjunt de tasques per a l’avaluació dels episodis de contaminació (control de la qualitat de l’aire a partir de l'avaluació de compostos orgànics volàtils (COVs) a l'àrea urbana.Ajuntament de Vacarises
29/07/202129/07/2024Millora de la vida útil de les canonades dels sistemes de recollida pneumàtica de residus sòlids urbans a través de l'ús de nous materials.Agència per la Competitivitat de l'Empresa (ACCIÓ)
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20/07/202120/07/2021Electro-chemical sensor and coating method, production method and corresponding uses.
14/07/202131/01/2022Avaluació dels episodis de contaminació (control de la qualitat de l’aire a partir de l’avaluació de compostos orgànics volàtils (COVs)) a l’àrea urbana de Vacarisses durant un període continuat de quatre anys (2021-2024)AJUNTAMENT DE VACARISSES
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15/03/202131/01/2022Sensor de biofilms basado en la detección de NADH metabólico.B. BRAUN SURGICAL, S.A.
15/03/202115/03/2023Optimizar las mezclas poliméricas, así como los parámetros de fabricación de films tricapa de Polietileno de media y baja densidad y de Biofilms tricapa, mediante el análisis de los resultados obtenidSPHERE GROUP SPAIN SL
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08/03/202107/03/2025Modelització numèrica. Disseny i realització d’un programa de control continu d’episodis a través d’una xarxa de sensors, i control químic puntual per la determinació dels nivells d'immissióAjuntament de Montmeló
01/02/202117/09/2021Encapsulament d'aromes per alliberament seqüencial en nous xiclets dualsAGAUR. Agència de Gestió d'Ajuts Universitaris i de Recerca
28/01/202128/01/2021Permanently polarized hydroxyapatite, a process for its manufacture and uses thereof
01/01/202131/12/2024Multidisciplinary Training of Young Researchers in Novel Implantable Bio-inspired sensorsCommission of European Communities
01/01/202131/12/2024An Open Innovation Test Bed for Nano-Enabled Bio-Based PUR Foams and CompositesCommission of European Communities
01/01/202131/12/2024Ampliación del contrato de colaboración para la identificación y diseño de pequeñas moléculas como nuevas cabezas de serie inhibidores de MAP quinasas y proteína RasAllinky Biopharma S.L.
01/01/202131/12/2023Planing the Future of R&I in European University Alliance UniteEuropean Commission
23/12/202023/12/2020METHOD TO PRODUCE IN SITU SELF-ASSEMBLED MULTIFUNCTIONAL NANOCOMPOSITE HYDROGEL AND ITS USES THEREOF
16/12/202016/12/2023Investigació en noves tècniques de microencapsulació biodegradables de fragàncies per a detergencia que evitin l’alliberament de microplàstics al medi ambientAGAUR. Agència de Gestió d'Ajuts Universitaris i de Recerca
04/12/202006/12/2020Study of nanoparticle and drug dispersion in micromolded specimens: Influence of processing parameters on morphology and crystallinity.ALBA - Consorcio para la Construcción, Equipamento y Explotación del Laboratorio de Luz de Sincrotrón
04/12/202006/12/2020Study of nanoparticle and drug dispersion in micromolded specimens: Influence of processing parameters on morphology and crystallinityALBA - Consorcio para la Construcción, Equipamento y Explotación del Laboratorio de Luz de Sincrotrón
01/12/202028/02/2021Instal·lació d’una xarxa de sensors per a tenir un control en continu dels episodis d’olor/molèstia que puguin produïr-se a l’àrea urbana d’El Morell.AJUNTAMENT DEL MORELL
24/11/202030/11/2022Xiclets funcioals per microencapsulació mitjançant mètodes fisicoquímicsAgència per la Competitivitat de l'Empresa (ACCIÓ)
23/11/202023/11/2023Recerca de nous materials compostos verds per a la valorització de subproductes del cànem VALSUCANEMAgència per la Competitivitat de l'Empresa (ACCIÓ)
18/11/202018/11/2020Composition or material, a process for its production and uses thereof
18/11/202018/11/2020Process for producing functionalized organic molecules and uses thereof.
18/11/202018/11/2020Process for producing amino acids and a use thereof
09/11/202031/08/2022Instal·lació d’una xarxa de sensors per a tenir un control en continu dels episodis d’olor/molèstia que puguin produïr-se a l’àrea urbana d’El MorellAJUNTAMENT DEL MORELL
21/10/202021/10/2020Process for producing functionalized organic molecules and uses thereof
05/09/202004/09/2021BlueEbroUniversitat Politècnica de Catalunya
01/09/202031/08/2022 Pushing forward the industrial applications of the hydroxyapatite catalyst.B. BRAUN SURGICAL, S.A.
01/09/202031/08/2023Programme européen de formation en industrie 4.0 dans le cadre de l'Université Européenne UNITE!Gobierno de Francia
15/08/202031/12/2022Xarxa R+D+I en Tecnologies de la Salut (XarTEC SALUT)AGAUR. Agència de Gestió d'Ajuts Universitaris i de Recerca
31/07/202031/07/2020ADHESIVE COMPOSITION AND METHOD FOR PREPARING AN ADHESIVE COMPOSITION
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12/06/202031/05/2023Projecte de control de la qualitat de l’aire de forma continuada al municipi de RipolletAJUNTAMENT DE RIPOLLET
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01/06/202031/05/2024ECO-blends de alto valor añadido para técnicas de fabricación avanzadaMinisterio de Ciencia e Innovación
11/05/202010/05/2021Establecer el mecanismo de reconocimiento molecular entre virus y anticuerpos. Estudiar la unión del anticuerpo a las nanopartículas y examinar el efecto del “linker”. Estudiar la interacción entre laB. BRAUN SURGICAL, S.A.
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30/04/202031/12/2022Disseny i realització d’un programa de control en continu d’episodis a través d’una xarxa de sensors, i control químic puntual, per la determinació dels nivells d’immissió d’un ampli espectre de compostos orgànics volàtilsAJUNTAMENT DE SANTA MARGARIDA I ELS MONJOS
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28/04/202028/04/2020Process for producing ethanol
21/04/202031/12/2022Caracterització de les emissions provinents de l'abocador de Can Mata, ubicat al municipi de Els Hostalets de PierolaCESPA
14/04/202014/04/2020Selective resorbable functionalized nanoparticles, a process for obtaining therof and their use in preventing and/or treating desease and/or disorder
01/04/202031/12/2022Disseny i realització d’un programa de control continu d’episodis a través d’una xarxa de sensors, i control químic puntual per la determinació dels nivells d'immissió d'un ampli espectre de contaminació.Ajuntament de Santa Margarida i els Monjos
12/03/202031/08/2020Evaluación del impacto sobre el medio ambiente atmosférico de las instalaciones industriales cercanas con posible afectación al núcleo urbano de UsurbilAYUNTAMIENTO DE USURBIL
10/02/202009/02/2021Preparación de formulaciones farmacéuticasAllinky Biopharma S.L.
04/02/202009/02/2021Ensayos de síntesis y caracterización de polímeros biobasados y sus modificacionesARTIFICIAL NATURE, SOCIEDAD LIMITAD
16/01/202031/08/2020Determinació de la qualitat de l’aire interior de dotze espais de l’Edifici Cellex (6 despatxos i 6 laboratoris)Vall d'Hebron Institut d’Oncologia
01/01/202030/06/2020Evaluación del comportamiento de sustratos textiels sometidos a tratamientos de lavado, sometidos a la acción de diversas formulaciones de base biológicaBLUESUN CONSUMER BRANDS S.L.U
01/01/202031/05/2022La UPC paraticipará en la clonación del gen cysK para expresar y obtener la enzima cisteina sintetasa A y estudiar su actividad en el proceso de depilado en la curtición. Finalmente, se prepara un orgCROMOGENIA-UNITS, S.A.
18/12/201931/12/2023Desenvolupament sistemes ignífugs i de protecció al calor per aplicacions tèxtilsMARINA TEXTIL, S.L.
01/12/201930/11/2021el projecte tracta de implementar un sistema intern de garantia de la qualitat a Russian-Tajik (Slavonic) UniversityRussian-Tajik Slavonic University
14/11/201931/08/2020Caracterització de les emissions de compostos orgànics volàtils (COVs) i sulfur d'hidrogen (H2S) de la planta CADESCADES PENEDES, S.A.
01/11/201931/10/2022University Network for Innovation, Technology and EngineeringEuropean Commission
30/09/201930/09/2019CAPSULE FOR FUNCTIONALIZING A PRODUCT, METHOD AND USES THEREOF
05/09/201931/08/2020Evaluación del perfil de emisiones de compuestos orgánicos volátiles (COVs) en un proceso de fusión del horno rotativoComponentes Vilanova S.L.
01/09/201931/08/2020Optimizar el catalizador basado en hidroxiapatita polarizada desarrollada de forma conjunta por B Braun y la UPC (P27990PCEP, PCT/EP2017/069437)B. BRAUN SURGICAL, S.A.
01/09/201931/08/2022Systemic University Change Towards Internationalisation for AcademiaCommission of European Communities
31/07/201930/11/2019Determinació dels nivells de concentració de compostos orgànics volàtils a l’entorn de l’Ecoparc dels Hostalets de Pierola en episodis d’olor mitjançant captació activa per accionament remotÀrea Metropolitana de Barcelona
03/06/201931/05/2020Síntesis y caracterización de poliésteres para aplicaciones biomédicasARTIFICIAL NATURE, SOCIEDAD LIMITAD
01/06/201931/05/2021Preparación de propuestas para mejorar la capacitación multidisciplinaria de jóvenes investigadores en nuevos sensores implantables.AGENCIA ESTATAL DE INVESTIGACION
01/06/201931/03/2021A Test bed for nano-enabled surfaces in intimate contact with human bodyAGENCIA ESTATAL DE INVESTIGACION
16/05/201930/11/20191) Evaluación visual del entorno y los soportes lumínicos de acero; 2) Evaluar la operatividad de los mecanismos de control en los soportes; 3) Definir metodología de inspección y parámetros de actuacCITELUM IBERICA, S.A.
08/04/201907/05/2024Especialiized teaching activities concerning properties and applications of polymers.ÉCOLE D'INGÉNIEURS FORMATION - RECH
02/04/201901/07/2019Estudio para la evaluación de la calidad del aire en el área urbana del municipio de Usurbil mediante metodologías de modelización numérica, control químico y social.AYUNTAMIENTO DE USURBIL
02/04/201901/07/2019Estudio de la calidad del aire en el área urbana de UsurbilAYUNTAMIENTO DE USURBIL
01/04/201931/10/2019Characterization of polypropylene crystalline microstructure for 3D printingHEWLETT-PACKARD ESPAÑOLA, S.L.
20/03/201919/06/2020Asesoramiento técnico y analíticas para la microcaracterización de partículasGRUPO DE DESARROLLO EMPRESARIAL
12/03/201912/03/2019An electrochemical sensor and a system for selective detection of bacterial infections
01/03/201931/08/2022ECO-DWOR: ECOlogical finishing agent for Durable Water&Oll-Repellent textlles with advanced functionalitiesAGAUR. Agència de Gestió d'Ajuts Universitaris i de Recerca
01/02/201931/07/2022Nous materials bioplàstics amb efecte barreraAGAUR. Agència de Gestió d'Ajuts Universitaris i de Recerca
21/01/201929/11/2019Structural studies of DNA sequences rich in adenine-thymine and their complexes with Minor groove binder drugs and HMG proteins”.ALBA - Consorcio para la Construcción, Equipamento y Explotación del Laboratorio de Luz de Sincrotrón
07/01/201926/03/2022Obtención de superficies nanotexturizadas funcionales sobre piezas poliméricas inyectadas mediante la utilización de films poliméricos previamente.AGAUR. Agència de Gestió d'Ajuts Universitaris i de Recerca
01/01/201931/12/2020Desarrollar y evaluar un sensor para biofilms.B. BRAUN SURGICAL, S.A.
01/01/201930/06/2022Dispositivos autónomos para la detección y la liberación: Ensamblaje de sistemas biomédicos para el diagnóstico la terapia.AGENCIA ESTATAL DE INVESTIGACION
01/01/201931/07/2022Diseño de nuevas matrices poliméricas degradables: Propiedades bactericidas, antioxidantes y anticancerígenas.AGENCIA ESTATAL DE INVESTIGACION
01/01/201931/12/2021Tejidos biofuncionales con fines cosmeto-dermatológicosMinisterio de Ciencia, Innovación y Universidades
01/01/201930/09/2022Sistemas de liberación de fármacos basados en polímeros avanzados para el tratamiento de enfermedades gastrointestinales:poliésteres anfifílicos y biopolímeros carboxiladosAGENCIA ESTATAL DE INVESTIGACION
01/01/201931/12/2022001-P-001646_BASE 3DGENCAT - DEPT. D'EMPRESA I OCUPACIO
01/01/201931/12/2019EIT Urban Mobility Start-up phaseEIT Urban Mobility

Teaching staff and research groups

Research projects

START DATEEND DATEACTIVITYFINANCING ENTITY
11/12/202330/04/2024Producció nanopartícules terapies malalties ocularsNEWEYES TECH, SL
01/12/202331/12/2025Investigación para la integración de nuevas arquitecturas sensoras de fotónica integrada multiplexada y terahercios hiperespectrales para un sistema microfluídico in-vitro para monitorizar tratamientoMECWINS, S.A.
23/11/202312/02/2024Presa de mostres de material particulat a la coberta de l’empresa Tenneco, situada a Sant Adrià del BesòsAMPHOS XX I CONSULTING, SL
22/11/202331/12/2023Research inthe area of study the capability of self-aggregation of fragancesIFF BENICARLO, S.L.
19/10/202318/05/2024The Project is focused on developing a pilot system to monitor bacteria level of contamination in climate chambers based on the bacteria sensor developed by UPC-B. Braun. The system shall continuouslyB. BRAUN SURGICAL, S.A.
01/10/202331/08/2025Realización de ensayos de caracterización química de (bio)polímeros desarrollados en laempresa: caracterización estructural, determinación de propiedades térmicas ypropiedades mecánicas, pesos molecCOLOR CENTER, S.A.
01/09/202331/08/2025Antimicrobial nano-coatings for hospital textiles to prevent the spread of healthcare associated infectionsCommission of European Communities
01/09/202331/08/2026Hidrogeles autoensamblados con nanopartículas dirigidos a múltiples factores de cronicidad en heridasAGENCIA ESTATAL DE INVESTIGACION
01/09/202331/08/2026Copolímeros de 3.hidroxibutirato y 3-hidorixivalerato a partir de residuos industriales: modulación, nanotexturización, micromoldeado por ultrasonidos y aplicaciones.AGENCIA ESTATAL DE INVESTIGACION
01/09/202331/08/2026Ciencia y Tecnologia del Patrimonio Material: Recuperacion de las Tecnologias Perdidas para la Conservación de los Materials.AGENCIA ESTATAL DE INVESTIGACION
01/09/202331/08/2026Desarrollo de nuevas formulaciones plásticas biodegradables para el sector biomédico.AGENCIA ESTATAL DE INVESTIGACION
19/07/202318/07/2026Desarrollo y escalado industrial de un nuevo biomaterial sostenible sustitutivo del cuero tradicionalAGAUR. Agència de Gestió d'Ajuts Universitaris i de Recerca
29/06/202328/06/2024Nanomembranas multifuncionales como biosensores inteligentes conformables para una monitorización clínica no invasivaJANE MATEU FOUNDATION, FUNDACIO PRI
31/03/202331/03/2023Method for obtaining textile yarns from lignocellulosic wastes or by-products and fabric obtained by the method
16/01/202315/04/2023Propuestas de sustitución de los soportes metálicos usados en soil Microbial Fuel Cells por materiales que no sufren corrosión.ARKYNE TECHNOLOGIES, S.L.
01/01/202331/12/2025Xarxa R+D+I en Tecnologies de la Salut (Xartec Salut)AGAUR. Agència de Gestió d'Ajuts Universitaris i de Recerca
01/01/202330/06/2026New bio-based and sustainable raw materials enabling circular value chains of high performance lightweight biocompositesCommission of European Communities
01/01/202331/12/2024Molecular mechanism of the visual disorders caused by G90D rhodopsin mutationsResearch to Prevent Blindness
01/01/202315/06/2023Proyecto I+D, Centro Técnico SEAT, Catedra SEAT-UPC, Anualidad 2022-23SEAT S.A.
01/01/202331/12/2025Projecte de control de la qualitat de l’aire de forma continuada al municipi de Santa Margarida i els MonjosAJUNTAMENT DE SANTA MARGARIDA I ELS MONJOS
21/12/202228/04/2023Estudi de modelització conjunta de l’impacte odorífer de les emissions del Dipòsit controlat de Can Mata i de l’Ecoparc 4Prezero Gestión de Residuos S.A.
14/11/202214/11/2022A nanoparticle material, a process for obtaining the nanoparticle material, a product comprising the nanoparticle material and uses thereof
01/11/202230/04/2023Contrato de colaboración para el análisis y asesoramiento en los productos desarrollados por la empresa Color Center S.A.COLOR CENTER, S.A.
01/11/202231/10/2026Unite! University Network for Innovation, Technology and EngineeringEuropean Commission. Education Audiovisual and Culture Agency Executive Agency (Eacea)
19/10/202218/04/2024Obtenció de fibres de cànem a partir de subproductes agrícoles per una moda sostenibleAGAUR. Agència de Gestió d'Ajuts Universitaris i de Recerca
01/09/202231/08/2025Reciclado de elastomeros desvulcanizados, para la obtención de polimeros industriales de alto valor añadidoAGENCIA ESTATAL DE INVESTIGACION
01/09/202231/08/2025Hidrogeles termosensibles para aplicaciones emergentes en ingeniería.AGENCIA ESTATAL DE INVESTIGACION
01/09/202231/08/2025Plataformas conductivas e interactivas multifuncionales basadas en hidrogel para aplicaciones biomédicas: restauración de tejidos cardíaco, cutáneo y nervioso.AGENCIA ESTATAL DE INVESTIGACION
01/09/202231/08/2026Functional Nano-Scaffolds for Regenerative MedicineCommission of European Communities
04/08/202204/08/2022PUPIL v4.0
01/07/202230/06/2025Nano-enabled stimuli-responsive scaffolds for targeted antimicrobials delivery to treat Staphylococcus aureus infections and restore skin homeostasis (TARDIS)AGENCIA ESTATAL DE INVESTIGACION
05/06/202231/03/2023Desenvolupament i implementació del sistema que permet accés on-line a les dades, consistent en adequació/adquisició del hardware i desenvolupament del software necessari, per transmetre les dades de monitorització d'episodis a l'ajuntament d’El MorellAJUNTAMENT DEL MORELL
02/06/202231/08/2024Contrato de colaboración para el desarrollo y validación de bioligantes formulados a partir de compuestos naturales de origen vegetalSORIGUE, S.A.
01/06/202231/05/2026Industrial Urban symbiosis and its social, economic and environmental impact on different European regionsCommission of European Communities
09/05/202231/03/2023Estudi modelització de l’impacte odorífer associat a la nova fase d’ampliació (cel·les 16 a 19) de l’abocador de Can Mata, ubicat al municipi de Els Hostalets de PierolaPrezero Gestión de Residuos S.A.
04/05/202204/05/2022Proceso para producir etanol
22/04/202231/03/2023Avaluació de l’impacte atmosfèric de Federal Mogul Friction Products S.A. sobre les zones habitades del seu entornFederal Mogul Friction Products S.A.
01/04/202231/03/2023Contrato de colaboración para hidrogeles multi-responsivos para el desarrollo de sensores plasmónicos.MECWINS, S.A.
21/03/202221/03/2025Desenvolupament de resines de polièster altament cristal·lines i biodegradables com oligòmers per a la síntesi de polímers acrílics per a aplicacions d'envàs i embalatge.AGAUR. Agència de Gestió d'Ajuts Universitaris i de Recerca
07/03/202207/03/2022Permanently polarized hydroxyapatite, a process for its manufacture and uses thereof.
01/02/202201/02/2025New polymeric materials based on Polyhydroxyalkanoates (PHAs) synthesized from mixed microbial cultures from organic residues. Physicochemical characterization, biodegradability and applications.AGAUR. Agència de Gestió d'Ajuts Universitaris i de Recerca
01/02/202201/02/2025Collaboration agreement for new polymeric materials based on Polyhydroxyalkanoates (PHAs) synthesized from mixed microbial cultures from organic residues.VENVIROTECH BIOTECHNOLOGY SL
19/01/202219/01/2022Porous permanently polarized hydroxyapatite, a process for its production and uses thereof
01/01/202231/12/2023Preparació publicacióHuazhong Agricultural University
15/12/202115/12/2021Bio-based epoxy composition for adhesive and coatings applications
01/12/202131/12/2024Desenvolupament de resines de polièsters i poliuretans altament cristal·lines i biodegradables com oligòmers per a la síntesi de polímers acrílics i poliuretans per a aplicacions d'envàs i embalatgeLUBRIZOL ADVANCED MATERIALS SPAIN S
12/11/202112/11/2021Sensores electroquímicos de ácido poliláctico (PLA)
12/11/202130/09/2022Avaluació de l’impacte atmosfèric d’una instal·lació de caldera de biomassa a l’Ametlla del VallèsAJUNTAMENT DE L'AMETLLA DEL VALLÈS
05/11/202105/11/2021A TRIBLOCK COPOLYMER, A PROCESS FOR OBTAINING THEREOF AND USES THEREOF
01/10/202110/01/2023Assessorar a la empresa The Forest Next per la fabricació, a escala laboratori i a escala de producció, de una sèrie de formulacions de caràcter cosmètic, basat en tecnologies de microencapsulacióThe Forest Next SL
01/10/202130/09/2022Determinació dels nivells de concentració de compostos orgànics volàtils a l'entron de l'Ecoparc dels Hostalets de Pierola en episodis d'olor mitjançant captació activa per accionament remotÀrea Metropolitana de Barcelona
01/10/202130/09/2022Determinació dels nivells de concentració de compostos orgànics volàtils, a l’entorn de l’Ecoparc dels Hostalets de Pierola en episodis d'olor mitjançant captació activa per accionament remot.Àrea Metropolitana de Barcelona
10/09/202110/09/2021An electrochemical sensor and a system for selective detection of infections
01/09/202131/08/2024Procesado dual de vitrimeros: Impresión 3DAGENCIA ESTATAL DE INVESTIGACION
01/09/202131/08/2024Nanoenabled strategies to reduce the presence of contaminants of emerging concern in aquatic environmentAGENCIA ESTATAL DE INVESTIGACION
01/09/202131/01/2022Estudi de retrotrajectòries de les incidències causades per molèsties olfactives als nuclis de població situats a prop de l’abocador de Can MataPrezero Gestión de Residuos S.A.
01/09/202131/12/2022Desenvolupament d’un conjunt de tasques per a fer un estudi a posteriori de les incidències causades per molèsties olfactives als nuclis de població situats a prop de l'abocador de Can Mata.Prezero Gestión de Residuos S.A.
01/09/202131/12/2024Desenvolupament d’un conjunt de tasques per a l’avaluació dels episodis de contaminació (control de la qualitat de l’aire a partir de l'avaluació de compostos orgànics volàtils (COVs) a l'àrea urbana.Ajuntament de Vacarises
29/07/202129/07/2024Millora de la vida útil de les canonades dels sistemes de recollida pneumàtica de residus sòlids urbans a través de l'ús de nous materials.Agència per la Competitivitat de l'Empresa (ACCIÓ)
22/07/202122/07/2021Process for producing ammonia
20/07/202120/07/2021Electro-chemical sensor and coating method, production method and corresponding uses.
14/07/202131/01/2022Avaluació dels episodis de contaminació (control de la qualitat de l’aire a partir de l’avaluació de compostos orgànics volàtils (COVs)) a l’àrea urbana de Vacarisses durant un període continuat de quatre anys (2021-2024)AJUNTAMENT DE VACARISSES
14/06/202131/01/2022Evaluación del impacto conjunto sobre el medio ambiente atmosférico de las 5 instalaciones industriales cercanas con posible afectación al núcleo urbano de UsurbilAYUNTAMIENTO DE USURBIL
20/05/202131/01/2022Determinació de l’impacte diferencial de l’acopi temporal i del nou monodipòsit per a pols de NIRO al Dipòsit Controlat de Can MataCESPA
05/05/202105/05/2022Asesoramiento, intercambios de información y realización de estudios en los campos de la investigación, la tecnología y la formaciónSORIGUE, S.A.
15/03/202131/01/2022Sensor de biofilms basado en la detección de NADH metabólico.B. BRAUN SURGICAL, S.A.
15/03/202115/03/2023Optimizar las mezclas poliméricas, así como los parámetros de fabricación de films tricapa de Polietileno de media y baja densidad y de Biofilms tricapa, mediante el análisis de los resultados obtenidSPHERE GROUP SPAIN SL
12/03/202107/03/2025Modelització numèrica i realització d’un programa de control en continu d’episodis a través d’una xarxa de sensors al municipi de MontmelóAjuntament de Montmeló
08/03/202107/03/2025Modelització numèrica. Disseny i realització d’un programa de control continu d’episodis a través d’una xarxa de sensors, i control químic puntual per la determinació dels nivells d'immissióAjuntament de Montmeló
01/02/202117/09/2021Encapsulament d'aromes per alliberament seqüencial en nous xiclets dualsAGAUR. Agència de Gestió d'Ajuts Universitaris i de Recerca
28/01/202128/01/2021Permanently polarized hydroxyapatite, a process for its manufacture and uses thereof
01/01/202131/12/2024Multidisciplinary Training of Young Researchers in Novel Implantable Bio-inspired sensorsCommission of European Communities
01/01/202131/12/2024An Open Innovation Test Bed for Nano-Enabled Bio-Based PUR Foams and CompositesCommission of European Communities
01/01/202131/12/2024Ampliación del contrato de colaboración para la identificación y diseño de pequeñas moléculas como nuevas cabezas de serie inhibidores de MAP quinasas y proteína RasAllinky Biopharma S.L.
01/01/202131/12/2023Planing the Future of R&I in European University Alliance UniteEuropean Commission
23/12/202023/12/2020METHOD TO PRODUCE IN SITU SELF-ASSEMBLED MULTIFUNCTIONAL NANOCOMPOSITE HYDROGEL AND ITS USES THEREOF
16/12/202016/12/2023Investigació en noves tècniques de microencapsulació biodegradables de fragàncies per a detergencia que evitin l’alliberament de microplàstics al medi ambientAGAUR. Agència de Gestió d'Ajuts Universitaris i de Recerca
04/12/202006/12/2020Study of nanoparticle and drug dispersion in micromolded specimens: Influence of processing parameters on morphology and crystallinity.ALBA - Consorcio para la Construcción, Equipamento y Explotación del Laboratorio de Luz de Sincrotrón
04/12/202006/12/2020Study of nanoparticle and drug dispersion in micromolded specimens: Influence of processing parameters on morphology and crystallinityALBA - Consorcio para la Construcción, Equipamento y Explotación del Laboratorio de Luz de Sincrotrón
01/12/202028/02/2021Instal·lació d’una xarxa de sensors per a tenir un control en continu dels episodis d’olor/molèstia que puguin produïr-se a l’àrea urbana d’El Morell.AJUNTAMENT DEL MORELL
24/11/202030/11/2022Xiclets funcioals per microencapsulació mitjançant mètodes fisicoquímicsAgència per la Competitivitat de l'Empresa (ACCIÓ)
23/11/202023/11/2023Recerca de nous materials compostos verds per a la valorització de subproductes del cànem VALSUCANEMAgència per la Competitivitat de l'Empresa (ACCIÓ)
18/11/202018/11/2020Composition or material, a process for its production and uses thereof
18/11/202018/11/2020Process for producing functionalized organic molecules and uses thereof.
18/11/202018/11/2020Process for producing amino acids and a use thereof
09/11/202031/08/2022Instal·lació d’una xarxa de sensors per a tenir un control en continu dels episodis d’olor/molèstia que puguin produïr-se a l’àrea urbana d’El MorellAJUNTAMENT DEL MORELL
21/10/202021/10/2020Process for producing functionalized organic molecules and uses thereof
05/09/202004/09/2021BlueEbroUniversitat Politècnica de Catalunya
01/09/202031/08/2022 Pushing forward the industrial applications of the hydroxyapatite catalyst.B. BRAUN SURGICAL, S.A.
01/09/202031/08/2023Programme européen de formation en industrie 4.0 dans le cadre de l'Université Européenne UNITE!Gobierno de Francia
15/08/202031/12/2022Xarxa R+D+I en Tecnologies de la Salut (XarTEC SALUT)AGAUR. Agència de Gestió d'Ajuts Universitaris i de Recerca
31/07/202031/07/2020ADHESIVE COMPOSITION AND METHOD FOR PREPARING AN ADHESIVE COMPOSITION
15/06/202015/08/2020Sistema de inactivación de coronavirus a partir de una tecnología desarrollada en EPITECNICA.EPITECNICA EUROPA SLU
12/06/202031/05/2023Projecte de control de la qualitat de l’aire de forma continuada al municipi de RipolletAJUNTAMENT DE RIPOLLET
02/06/202031/05/2023Estudi pel control de la qualitat de l’aire a l’àrea urbana del municipi de Ripollet.Ajuntament de Ripollet
01/06/202031/05/2023Recuperando las Tecnologías Perdidas: impacto en la Historia y en la conservación del vidrio, la cerámica vidriada y la pintura.AGENCIA ESTATAL DE INVESTIGACION
01/06/202029/02/2024Nuevos ligandos alostéricos del receptor acoplado a proteína G visual rodopsina y el mecanismo molecular de enfermedadesAGENCIA ESTATAL DE INVESTIGACION
01/06/202031/05/2023Recubrimientos de hidrogel que contienen nanoparticulas antimicrobianas para combatir infecciones asociadas al uso de catéteres porAGENCIA ESTATAL DE INVESTIGACION
01/06/202031/05/2024ECO-blends de alto valor añadido para técnicas de fabricación avanzadaMinisterio de Ciencia e Innovación
11/05/202010/05/2021Establecer el mecanismo de reconocimiento molecular entre virus y anticuerpos. Estudiar la unión del anticuerpo a las nanopartículas y examinar el efecto del “linker”. Estudiar la interacción entre laB. BRAUN SURGICAL, S.A.
06/05/202006/09/2020Identificacion de inhibidores de la proteasa Mpro del virus COVID-19 por repovisionamiento de medicamentosINSTITUTO DE SALUD CARLOS III
30/04/202031/12/2022Disseny i realització d’un programa de control en continu d’episodis a través d’una xarxa de sensors, i control químic puntual, per la determinació dels nivells d’immissió d’un ampli espectre de compostos orgànics volàtilsAJUNTAMENT DE SANTA MARGARIDA I ELS MONJOS
28/04/202028/04/2020A FOLDABLE FLUIDIC DEVICE AND METHOD FOR BIOMARKER DETECTION IN BODY FLUIDS
28/04/202028/04/2020Process for producing ethanol
21/04/202031/12/2022Caracterització de les emissions provinents de l'abocador de Can Mata, ubicat al municipi de Els Hostalets de PierolaCESPA
14/04/202014/04/2020Selective resorbable functionalized nanoparticles, a process for obtaining therof and their use in preventing and/or treating desease and/or disorder
01/04/202031/12/2022Disseny i realització d’un programa de control continu d’episodis a través d’una xarxa de sensors, i control químic puntual per la determinació dels nivells d'immissió d'un ampli espectre de contaminació.Ajuntament de Santa Margarida i els Monjos
12/03/202031/08/2020Evaluación del impacto sobre el medio ambiente atmosférico de las instalaciones industriales cercanas con posible afectación al núcleo urbano de UsurbilAYUNTAMIENTO DE USURBIL
10/02/202009/02/2021Preparación de formulaciones farmacéuticasAllinky Biopharma S.L.
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Quality

The Validation, Monitoring, Modification and Accreditation Framework (VSMA Framework) for official degrees ties the quality assurance processes (validation, monitoring, modification and accreditation) carried out over the lifetime of a course to two objectives—the goal of establishing coherent links between these processes, and that of achieving greater efficiency in their management—all with the overarching aim of improving programmes.

Validation

Monitoring

Accreditation

Modification

Registry of Universities, Centers and Degrees (RUCT)

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