Xavi Ribas receives the “Premio a la Excelencia Investigadora 2018” award from RSEQ

The Real Sociedad Española de Química (RSEQ; Spanish Royal Society of Chemistry) recently honored Dr. Xavi Ribas co-founder of Gioxcat, for his outstanding research trajectory at the University of Girona (UdG).

Xavi Ribas was borned in Santa Coloma de Farners in 1974. He obtained his PhD in Chemistry at UdG in 2001, and carried out postdoctoral research at the Institut de Ciència de Materials de Barcelona (ICMAB; Institute of Materials Science of Barcelona)–Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC). He returned to the UdG in 2005, firstly as a research postdoctoral fellow, was subsequently became associate professor there (2006). He received an ICREA-Acadèmia Award in 2010 and 2015 and a ERC-StG project in 2011. Ribas and his group are interested in fundamental mechanistic studies on organometallic activation of C−X and C−H bonds with transition metals; the study of structural and functional models of Fe, Mn, and Cu nonheme oxygenases; and supramolecular nanocapsules for catalysis and host-guest chemistry.

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Very pleased to announce the name of the winner of our sweepstakes!

Prof. Kallol Ray from Humboldt University of Berlin. Congratulations! We hope our 10% 18O-labelled hydrogen peroxide leads you to very exiting experiments.

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Gioxcat has been awarded by the entrepreneurs program


The objective of “1 DIA 1 EMPRESA” project is to increase bussiness capacity and encourage the creation of companies.

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Gioxcat in the press!

Xavi Ribas, Miquel Costas, Cristina Garcia, Juan José Pla and Julio Lloret

A new company from the University of Girona has been created in order to work towards more sustainable chemical processes

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Gioxcat has officially started its activity!

Gioxcat wants to support the R + D + I department of small and medium-sized chemical-pharmaceutical companies in Girona in order to implement more sustainable processes for drug development.

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Gioxcat will start its activity on Spring 2018!