ICIQ – The Institute of Chemical Research of Catalonia

The Institute of Chemical Research of Catalonia is an independent, non-profit institution created by the regional government of Catalonia in 2004. ICIQ is devoted to research in the field of molecular sciences. Research focus on two main areas: Catalysis which aims at discovering new and useful catalytic processes to tackle challenges such as sustainability, health and energy, and Renewable energies, focused on the generation of hydrogen from water through sustainable processes, the development of more efficient photovoltaic devices and the CO2 conversion into liquid fuels and feedstock for the chemical industry. Around 20% of ICIQ’s research staff is dedicated to FCH.



Avd. Paisos Catalans 16
43007 Tarragona

Contact person

Dr. Lorena Tomás Laudo ltomas@iciq.es



Website : http://www.iciq.es/

Type of organization : Research Institute

Number of professional staff active in FCH sector : 45

Participation in FCH JU Projects :


Our expertise

Energy Pillar / Energy to Hydrogen

  • 2.01 Hydrogen production
  • 2.04 Smart buildings and communities
  • 2.06 Smart grids
  • 2.10 Modelling
  • 2.12 Design and manufacturing

Energy Pillar / Fuel Cells to Energy

  • 3.08 Innovation on fuel cells and components

Cross-Cutting Research Activities

  • 4.01 Education
  • 4.04 Communication and Public Awareness

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