Graduate and Doctor of Industrial Engineering (Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya UPC), graduate in Economics and Business Administration (University of Barcelona UB).
Business Administration Emeritus professor UPC.
Director of Innova service and the Innovation and Scientific Park UPC (1998-2014); RIS3 Smart Specialization DG Regio – EU expert; member of the board Acc10, Catalonian Regional Innovation Office (2008-2014).
Member of the EU High Level for Science and Innovation Commission (2010, Spanish EU Presidency). Quebec University professor (1992).
Narcis Monturiol Science and Technology Award (Government of Catalonia), Medal of Merit of the Spanish Ministry of Industry CT. CyD Foundation vice-president.
His areas of expertise and research are: Innovation and Regional Economic Development, focused on Economics of Technological Change, Educational Systems and Entrepreneurship.