Parc de Recerca

Business Council Representation

Place to promote the dialogue between public research and privat businesess

The Business Council Representation is an advisory body that assists in guiding with the strategies of the UAB Research Park to promote business innovation.


  • Advise the Board of the UAB Research Park Foundation in the strategy and the activities and actions carried out.
  • Assist in the detection of sectoral needs and concrete proposals for action.
  • Participate in activities related to the objectives of park.
  • Support the organization of meetings and outreach activities.


The council is composed by representatives of innovative companies 

  • President: Pere Vallès, CEO of Scytl
  • Vice president: Núria Gil, Director of the Spain North-Est Region at Air Liquide
  • Josep Barbena, Chief Strategic Marketing & Innovation Officer at Gallina Blanca
  • Manuel Asensio Ortega, Head of R&D&I of Product at Damm Group
  • Josep Solà, R&D Director at Lucta
  • Colin Burnham, R&D Director at Pepsico
  • Montserrat Rivero, Scientific Director at Laboratorios Ordesa
  • Oriol Antúnez, CEO of Formatgeries Montbrú
  • Fouad Salhi, Head of Advanced Technology Group Barcelona at Henkel
  • Vanesa Martínez, CEO of Carinsa
  • Carles Chetrit, R&D Business Knowledge Manager at Bioibérica
  • Xavier Rocaballera, CEO of Lamirsa
  • Ramon Bacardit, CEO of Afinitica
  • Estel·la Pagans, Managing Director of Odournet
  • Carles Domenech, CEO of Ability Pharma
  • Eduard Valentí, egulatory Affairs Director & Pharmaceutical Quality Head & NME CM&C Head at Esteve
  • Ricard Miralles, Feasibility Manager at Laboratorios Ferrer
  • Sergi Audivert, CEO of AB-Biotics
  • Clara Campás, Research Director at Laboratoris Kern
  • Miguel Asensio, R&D Director at BJC Siemens
  • Jordi Soler, Applications Development Director at Zetes
  • Fernando Rayón, Director of Business Innovation at Aqualogy
  • Albert Ventura
  • Albert Sòria, President of Associació d'Amics UAB
  • Muntsa Vilalta, Deputy Director of AMEC