Dr. Victor Puntes
Head of Group
Phone: 934894984 / ext 4984
Prof. Dr. Victor Puntes is ICREA Research Professor with joint appointments in Vall Hebron Institute de Recerca (VHIR) (2014) and at the Catalan Institute of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (ICN2) (2005). To August 2016, he has co-authored of over 164 peer-reviewed publications and book chapters, with more than 10.248 citations (>6650 in the last 5 years) and an h-index of 46.
Prof. Dr. Puntes has participated in 29 research projects funded by the by the European Union, the Spanish Government and private companies, launching numerous collaborations with national and international groups, participating in interdisciplinary panels and cooperation projects. He is co-founder of several spin offs, two of them based on licensed patents (2 of 9) of Puntes group: (2013-present) Applied Nanoparticles Co-founder and Scientific Director, spin off company of the ICN2 and UAB sponsored by Fundación Repsol. Prize Top 11 StartUp South Summit 2016.
(2009-2012) Centre for BioNanosafety and Sustainability (CNBSS), Scientific director. Dedicated to the investigation, analysis, co-development and education of nanotechnology with responsibility (following Responsible Research and Innovation –RRI- Principles). (2005-present) Endor technologies, Co-founder a company dedicated at cosmetics and nanobiomedicine. (2007-present) Nanonica, Scientific Advisor, Swiss based company dedicated to invest on nanotechnology. (2009- present) Nanotargeting, Scientific Advisor, start-up company, Spain, dedicated to the development of our patent on cisPt delivered with AuNPs.