Centres Científics i Tecnològics UB


" Welcome to the Scientific and Technological Centers of the University of Barcelona (CCiTUB). The CCiTUB are a research infrastructure facility at the University of Barcelona with the main goal to support research and innovation in the areas of chemistry, materials sciences and biosciences. In order to accomplish this goal, we provide state-of-the-art characterization technologies and specializing technological advice to both the research community and industry. An important part of our attention is devoted to methodological research in the above mentioned areas, aimed to improve both the capabilities and infrastructure of our centers. We also aim to enforce the university-industry relationship and promote innovation and technological transfer by participating in agreements and R+D+i projects with industry. Finally, we offer training courses and workshops regularly and are involved as partners in different European and International Infrastructure Networks.

We are one of the largest mid-size infrastructure facilities in Spain, with highly-qualified staff specialists, and the broadest range of characterization technologies. The latter are grouped in technological units which include microscopy and advanced characterization techniques, nuclear magnetic resonance, mass spectrometry, chemical spectroscopy, high-performance biotechnology, radiological protection, and animal facilities. Over the years we have built a solid reputation for quality and timely service, as our yearly customer satisfaction survey indicate. Our capabilities are used by well over thousand users in a typical year; these researchers originate from both university departments and public research institutes, as well as from industry. Our industrial customers represent sectors of economy that include pharmaceutical, cosmetics, chemical, environmental, health services, food, automotive and energy. "

Dr. José Ramón Seoane Trigo
Director dels CCiTUB.
Scientific and Technological Centers
Universitat de Barcelona.