Rovira, Lluís

Director of CERCA, public institution devoted to coordinate, support and facilitate the research activity of 40 R&D Institutes in the area of Barcelona.
He’s worked on research management and evaluation since 1992 at the Generalitat of Catalonia. He’s been Evaluation Director and Deputy Director in AGAUR (Catalan Agency for University and Research Grants), and Deputy Director General of Research.
He’s promoted, among other issues, the institutional evaluation and the Knowledge and Technology Transfer of CERCA institutes by coordinating some of their actions addressed to develop their own policy, patent technologies, create spin-offs, and disseminate their technological offer among investors and enterprises. Regarding this issue he created the Ginjol-CERCA Patents Fund.
He is experienced EU evaluator of HRS4R (Euraxess).

He’s PhD on Biology by the University of Barcelona, 1998 and Master in diplomacy and external action by IBEI (UPF), 2015.