Board of Patrons

The Board of Patrons of the ICN2 Foundation is formed by the Generalitat de Catalunya (Catalan Government), the Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC) and the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB). Our Patrons are united in their efforts to build a strong centre for research in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, taking advantage of the strengths of each institution, and enhancing ICN2’s scientific potential and impact, financial resources, and competitiveness.

President: (alternately every two years with the Minister for Business and Knowledge, Government of Catalonia)

Rosa Menéndez,
President of CSIC (Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas).

Vice-president: (alternately every two years with the President of the CSIC)

Jordi Baiget,
Minister for Business and Knowledge, Government of Catalonia.

Secretary:

Francesc Subirada,
General Director for Research, Ministry of Business and Knowledge, Government of Catalonia.

Members:

  • Margarita Arboix,
    Rector of the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB)
  • Lluís Calvo,
    Institutional CSIC Coordinator in Catalonia.
  • Arcadi Navarro,
    Secretary for Universities and Research of the Ministry of Business and Knowledge, Government of Catalonia.
  • Jose Ramón Urquijo,
    Vice-Presidency for Organization and Institutional Relations, CSIC.