The Research and Innovation Committee provides support and advice to the Office of the Vice President for Strategic Planning and Research. It is responsible for establishing the strategies and actions deriving from the UOC’s research and innovation policy. The committee’s objectives and functions include:

  • promoting growth and consolidation of the most important lines of research;
  • supervising and informing on the aptness of proposals for new research, development and innovation projects, applications for infrastructure, training grants or any other application for funding from external bodies;
  • drafting the annual report on research and helping develop the proposals for improvement resulting from its evaluation;
  • guaranteeing the quality of the training programmes for early-stage researchers and proposing continuing education for faculty and researchers;
  • supervising the organization and grouping of research activities and promoting transfer of knowledge and innovation to the local, national and international socioeconomic context, and fostering exploitation of the results of the research and the spirit of enterprise.
Members
 

The members of the Research and Innovation Committee are appointed by the Office of the Vice President for Strategic Planning and Research. The members of the committee are:

  • Marta Aymerich Martnez, Vice President of Strategic Planning and Research, and chair.
  • Mireia Riera Duran, Director of the Knowledge Transfer and Research Support Office (OSRT), and secretary.
  • Llus Pastor Prez, Director of the eLearn Center.
  • David Megas Jimnez, Director of the IN3.
  • David Masip Rod, Director ot the PhD School.
  • Daniel Aranda Jurez, Faculty of Information and Communication Sciences.
  • Mikel Barreda Dez, Faculty of Law and Political Science.
  • ngels Fit Bertran, director of the Faculty of Economics and Business.
  • Guillem Garcia Brustenga, eLearn Center.
  • Pilar Garcia Lorda, director of the Faculty of Health Sciences.
  • Daniel Lpez Gmez, Faculty of Psychology and Education Sciences.
  • Ciro Llueca Fonollosa, director of the Library Department and Learning Resources.
  • Carles Prado Fonts, Faculty of Arts and Humanities.
  • Clara Riera Quintero, Director of the Research Library Services.
  • Daniel Riera Terrn, Faculty of Computer Science, Multimedia and Telecommunications.