NEWS:

June 2024

January 2024

Visit to the Tallin University of Technology (TalTech). Great to see again colleagues form the COST Action CHAOS Yevgen Karpichev and Dzmitry Kananovich and catch up with the amazing chemistry they are doing and discuss new collaborations. Many thanks for your great hospitality!

May 2024

May 2024

Attending the POLYCHAR in Madrid in the last week of May. Fantastic conference where Adrian, Asier, Christian and Valentina presented their work. Lots of new collaborations ahead!

May 2024

SOSCATCOM fantastic day out! Enjoying the landscape and the fresh air! Great views and even better people!

January 2024

Great news for the team! SUSPOL and UAH sign the licencing of our patent in bioplastics synthesis. Looking forward to see all our chemistry in action!

April 2024

April 2024

We welcome Antonio and Sara from the EPSUM school in Madrid that will be doing their internship with us until June. It is great to have you here!

April 2024

Our latest work to produce functionalized Polyhydroxyalkanoates from β-Butyrolactones Using our very active Aluminum Catalysts it is published! This work comes from a great collaboration with Sophie Guillaume from Rennes University. https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/marc.202400091

March 2024

March 2024

On the 22nd of March, Marta E. G. Mosquera participated in the Cambridge Science Festival, talking about Bioplastics for a sustainable future. It was great honour to give the Hopkins Talk this year!

March 2024

On March 8th, for «Women’s Day» our Vanessa Tabernero visited the CEIP Maestra Teodora de Marchamalo in Guadalajara to perform chemical demonstrations to primary school children, encouraging them to study a scientific career.

March 2024

We keep on with our research! Check our most recent published work on bioderived cyclic carbonates: «Exploitation of Mechanistic Product Selectivity for the Two-Step Synthesis of Optically Active Bio-Derived Cyclic Carbonates Incorporating Amino Acids», Diego Jaraba Cabrera, Lucía Álvarez-Miguel, Adrián Hernando Rodríguez, Alex Hamilton, Marta E. G. Mosquera, Christopher J. Whiteoak. Congratulations to everyone! DOI: 10.1002/ejoc.202400219

February 2024

February 2024

On February Rocio Hernandez Garcia, from the Universidad Autónoma del Estado de México (UAEM), has joined us to perform her Master thesis on Bioplastics in our lab. A very warm welcome to her!

February 2024

Again, we hosted the annual visit from Sheffield MS students! It was great to share our and their recent work on many different fields. As always, a fantastic experience. Looking forward to welcoming you again in 2025!

February 2024

David Sanchez Roa has defended his PhD thesis on Imidazolium-2-Amidinates Betaines with flying colours! Very well-done David! And many thanks to the panel for a fantastic and stimulating discussion. The best of luck to David for his academic career, now as a postdoc.

January 2024

January 2024

Great news at the beginning of the year! SUSPOL, the spin-off company from SOSCATCOM has received the award to the Best Sustainable Entrepreneurial Initiative from the Alcala Council! Congratulations Miguel, Well done!

January 2024

Fantastic start of the New Year, our ACS Catalysts paper is out! And we also got the Front Cover selected! Congratulations to all, particularly to David! N-Heterocyclic Carbene-Carbodiimide (NHC-CDI) Betaines as Organocatalysts for β-Butyrolactone Polymerization: Synthesis of Green PHB Plasticizers with Tailored Molecular Weights, David Sanchez-Roa, Valentina Sessini, Marta E. G. Mosquera, Juan Cámpora
DOI: 10.1021/acscatal.3c05357