University of Barcelona

Professor of Management and Business Administration
Responsible of the UB Entrepreneurship Chair

Jaume Valls-Pasola was Associate Professor at the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya until 1994 when he was appointed as professor by the University of Girona. During the period 1999-2001 he worked as UdG vice-president of economic affairs and planning. At that time he was the responsible for the launching of the University of Girona Science Park. In October 2006 he joined the UB where he is currently the director of the BIE (Barcelona Institut d’Emprenedoria ). BIE is the UB unit for the general coordination of entrepreneurship promotion activities. Valls-Pasola’s main research interest is the field of innovation management and entrepreneurship. Since 2007 Valls-Pasola is the responsible of the UB Entrepreneurship Chair. The chair organizes the Barcelona week of the Summer School “Management of Creativity in an Innovation Society” and also the XEU network -a joint action of the nine regional public universities in order to promote entrepreneurship.