Organised by the University of Barcelona, the PCB, the Bosch i Gimpera Foundation and the Scientific and Technological Centers of UB (CCTiUB), the first edition of the NID had more than 200 participants from 160 organizations.
IBEC director Josep Samitier will participate in one of the event’s two round tables, “The internationalization of research and innovation system”, contributing to the session as the coordinator of the Catalan candidature for the European InnoLIFE Knowledge and Innovation Communities (KIC) in healthy living and active ageing, Innolife.
The event will be opened by Dídac Ramirez, rector of the UB; Antoni Castellà, secretary of Universities and Research of the Department of Economy and Knowledge of the Generalitat de Catalunya; Salvador Alemany, president of the UB Board of Trustees; Inés Garriga, director of Creativity and Innovation of the Institut de Cultura de Barcelona; and Montserrat Vendrell, executive director of PCB.
Xavier Ferràs, dean of the Faculty of Business and Communications at the Universitat de Vic, will give a plenary lecture entitled ‘Innovative ecosystems, the creation of a competitive country’.
For more details and the programme, visit the website.