Agencia Estatal Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC)

The Spanish National Research Council (CSIC) is the largest public multidisciplinary research organisation in Spain. It has a staff of more than 10000 employees, among these 3202 scientists and about 3802 pre and postdoctoral researchers. The CSIC has 116 Institutes or centres distributed throughout Spain. It has considerable experience in both participating and managing R&D projects and training grants. Under the 6th Framework Programme, the CSIC has signed 418 contracts (37 coordinated by the CSIC). The CSIC is the 5th organisation in Europe in project execution and funding.

The Instituto de Tecnología Química (CSIC) is a joint research centre founded in 1990 by the CSIC and the Universidad Politécnica de Valencia (UPV) headed by Prof. Avelino Corma. The CSIC is a worldwide recognized institute that integrates catalysis and materials science through a multidisciplinary approach. It staff conforms a highly qualify multidisciplinary team of specialists in synthesis, characterization of catalysts as well as expertise in their catalytic activity determination in model reactions and reactions of industrial interest.

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