Universitat Rovira i Virgili


MEMTEC's mission is to generate knowledge and develop new products and new technologies in the fields of membranes, encapsulation, catalysis and sustainable process engineering. Beyond the scientific approach, MEMTEC has a strong motivation to provide technological service to companies and institutions in our regional, national and international environment.

The strategic areas that MEMTEC addresses are:

Green chemistry

CO2 capture, water decontamination, biomass recovery

Sustainable and renewable energy, energy efficiency

 hydrogen production, conversion of CO2 to fuels, fuel cells


drug release, innovative cancer treatments, advanced infection diagnosis

Agriculture and bio-food industries and personal consumption products

encapsulation of active ingredients, innovative formulations