Ramon Maspons

Ramon Maspons

Chief Innovation Officer (CINO), Agència de Qualitat i Avaluació Sanitàries de Catalunya (AQuAS), Departament de Salut | Generalitat de Catalunya

MSc in Industrial Engineering from Polytechnical University of Catalonia (UPC), Executive Master in Public Administration. Master of Science in Environmental Management. He holds a Diploma of Advances Studies in innovation and research management. 

Chief Innovation Officer at Agency for Health Quality and Assessment of Catalonia (AquAS). Ramon has more than fifteen years’ experience in hospital and medical innovation and more than twenty years of experience in international funded research projects, mainly EU projects. He has hold positions as EIT-KIC Health Project Office Director , as Strategic Projects Unit Director of Biocat, as Strategic Planning Director of Granollers City Council for 6 years, and as Director of IALE Tecnologia, a spin-off company of Polytechnical University of Catalonia (UPC) for 10 years.

He was Assistant Lecturer of innovation and technology management at Business Administration Department, Polytechnical University of Catalonia (UPC) from 1993 to 1997 and since 1997 he is visiting researcher of technology monitoring and knowledge management at some Spanish universities. He is a guest lecturer at several educational centres, workshops and symposia.