Professor Ernest Giralt, co-founder of Iproteos and SAB president, has been awarded with The Josef Rudinger Memorial Lecture Award. This recognized award honours a candidate with outstanding contributions to peptide chemistry. Prof. Giralt extense career has been devoted, among many other scientific challenges, to the development of peptide synthesis methodologies, peptide structure study and the use of peptides as shuttles. The award will be presented at the opening ceremony of the 33rd European Peptide Symposium, celebrated in Sofia (Bulgaria), on the 31st August 2014. Our most sincere congratulations to Prof. Giralt from the Iproteos team!