The Institute of Chemical Research of Catalonia (ICIQ) is already offering their scientific know-how at the digital platform Scientist.com, a marketplace used by the pharmaceutical industry to connect partners in the health sector.
With this digital tool, pharmaceutical companies now can outsource their drug discovery projects very easily and take profit of the outstanding know-how of the institution in chemistry. Moreover, the combination of new technologies, state of the art core facilities and very skilled professionals constitute a key asset to succeed in their research projects.
Scientist.com offers a global network of over 4.000 suppliers from all over the world. This is an opportunity for both companies and the ICIQ, to help new customers, including start-ups, small, medium and even the top global pharmaceutical companies. It all gives a new system to optimize the externalization of scientific research in industry with different options: technology and innovation services, contract research projects, joint units, licensing opportunities and much more.
CRO services include planning, coordination, execution and supervision of all the research processes, including custom synthesis, hit finding, lead optimization, solid state development, polymorph analysis, co-crystal screening, flow chemistry methods, impurities synthesis or high throughput optimization.
ICIQ is a leading institution in the field of chemistry committed to solve major social and economic challenges such as medical chemistry, sustainability or climate change. Ranked among the top five centers in the Mapping Scientific Excellence and recognized with two Severo Ochoa Accreditations of Excellence, the Institute is close to the most important chemical hub in Southern Europe. In this way, it fosters collaboration with industry, transferring the knowledge and technology generated at the institute to promote the generation of new patents and spin-offs.