Director for Research and Innovation of EUA
Dr. Lidia Borrell-Damián is Director for Research and Innovation (R&I) at EUA since 2014. She is responsible for the overall portfolio of EUA’s R&I activities, coordinating EU R&I policy development based on the evidence provided by EUA universities and National Rectors’ Conferences. Her areas of work include the EU Funds for R&I; the European Research Area priorities; the EU Digital Agenda; Open Science and Doctoral Education. She coordinates scientific policy input through the EUA-Energy and Environment Platform (EUA-EPUE) and manages relations with major energy EU stakeholders in the SET-Plan, such as the European Energy Research Alliance (EERA) and InnoEnergy. Lidia Borrell-Damián holds a Doctorate in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering Specialty (photovoltaics), from the University of Barcelona (1987).