Ernest Giralt, co-founder of Iproteos, has been awarded with the “Barcelona City” 2014 prize in the category of Experimental Sciences and Technology. The jury has recognized Prof. Giralt for his development of a technology that allows a cytotoxic peptide from the bee poison to target only tumor cells, without affecting the healthy ones, being therefore, a therapeutic approach with application in chemotherapy. The award ceremony has taken place today, 2 days before “Santa Eulàlia day” – Patron Saint of Barcelona. Ernest has received the prize from the Mayor Xavier Trias in the “Saló de Cent” of the City Council. Our most sincere congratulations Ernest!