The government of la Generalitat de Catalunya in Spain announced recipients of the prestigious medal Narcis Monturiol to 16 individuals and 3 institutions
These awards are made in recognition of scientific and technical merit to individuals and entities who have made significant contribution to the development of science and technology in Catalonia.
One recipient of this award is :
Doctor of chemical research UAB. From 1981-2013 he worked in various positions in Henkel where he directed various R&D groups that generated more than 50 patents each year. From 2009-2013 he was an Honorary Professor in Tongii University, Shanghai. In 2013 he started Afinitica Technologies s.l., a spin-out from Henkel, which is located in Campus UAB.