Bioga Tag

The Galician Bioecosystem Pavillion shows its potential and broadcasts its opportunities through the actions of the Health Knowledge Agency (ACIS), the Galician Innovation Agency (GAIN), the Life Sciences Business Technology Cluster (BIOGA), the Galician Health Cluster (CSG), the University of A Coruña (UDC), the University of Santiago de Compostela (USC) and the University of Vigo (UVigo). Galicia is ranked among the first bioenterprising regions in Spain...

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With this R&D center, the Galicia-based company expects to increase its turnover by 25% over the next two years and step up its growth and internationalisation plan.

 

GalChimia was established in 2001 as a spin-off at the University of Santiago de Compostela in a business venture run by organic chemistry PhDs Carme Pampín and Jacobo Cruces.

 

Its funding comes from its operations and all its share capital is still owned by the entrepreneurial team of Drs Pampín and Cruces, USC Organic Chemistry Department lecturers Gabriel Tojo and Ramón Estévez, and venture capital firm Unirisco Galicia.
MIDWOR-LIFE is a project cofounded by LIFE+ programme that aims to reduce the impact on the environment, human health and worker safety, of current Durable Water and Oil Repellents (DWOR) used in the textile industry and their alternatives, by analyzing their environmental impact and technical functionalities.

GalChimia came into being as a result of the entrepreneurial adventure undertaken by two doctors of organic chemistry at the University of Santiago, Professor Gabriel Tojo and Professor Ramón Estévez. They had identified a business opportunity thanks to their previous experience in research contracts within the industry providing the chance to find a professional outlet which was different to the traditional types and at...

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