Instituto de Tecnología Química (ITQ, UPV - CSIC)

The Instituto de Tecnología Química (ITQ) is a joint research centre created in 1990 by the Universitat Politècnica de València (UPV) and the Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC) located at the UPV Campus.

The ITQ is an international reference centre in the area of catalysis and new materials (specially zeolites) and also in photochemistry.

Due to its excellent fundamental and oriented research level and to its multidisciplinary character, the ITQ has the possibility to develop research in different disciplines having an extraordinary flexibility and capability to adapt itself to new research challenges.

Key Facts of ITQ

5.92
Total funding, of which 1.98 million is private, 1.66 of which of international origin.
159
Publications in year 2016, of which 127 in Q1 and 55 in D1.
8
Research collaborations and contracts initiated during year 2016.
3
Patent licences issued in year 2016. Four additional patents were filled in 2016.

The SO award has allowed ITQ to launch its own program for hiring PhD and Post-doc students as well as a new program for 'in-house' cutting-edge research projects headed by young researchers. Also, ITQ has gained in social visibility thanks to the SO award.

Fernando Rey

Fernando Rey

Director at ITQ