17 octObeR

Innovation Fair

Location: Hotel Exe Campus

An event to create a benchmark space in knowledge transfer, from research to business, and promote public-private partnership and open innovation. It is a meeting place for entrepreneurs, investors, researchers, and companies, held as part of the UAB Innovation Week with the goal of bringing society closer to the technologies and innovative knowledge of the University.


9.30am Recepcion of assistants

10.00am Welcome:

  • Montserrat López Merlos, president of the Academic Commission of the Social Council.
  • Lluis Juncà, general director of Innovation and Entrepreneurship of the Generalitat de Catalunya.
  • Javier Lafuente, rector of the UAB.

10.15am Inspiring talk on innovation, trends and challenges

  • Jordi Puigneró, deputy mayor of Institutional Relations, Good Government and Digital City of Sant Cugat del Vallès City Council.  

10:30am Coffee break

11.00am Matchmaking session with research groups, startups, and companies.

13.00am Round table with biopharmaceutical companies “Company-University Collaboration, model for excellence”

  • Ignasi Belda, CEO of MiWEndo Solutions.
  • Ferran Briansó, Innovation Project Manager at Roche Diagnostics.
  • Fabiana d’Aniello, Innovation Management Director Grupo Ferrer Internacional.
  • Joaquim Mallorquí, director of R&D in the biotherapeutic area at Hipra.
  • Montse Monsalvatje, Process Development Director at Esteve.
  • Moderator: Dani Cordero, Head of economics at El País Catalunya.

14.00am Networking lunch