Barcelona Science Plan


Establishment of a scientific advisory council to involve talented research staff in the Science Plan's implementation.

For the purposes of providing advice for the implementation of the Barcelona Science Plan and ensuring its goals are reached, a scientific advisory counsel has been set up to offer expert advice on all issues relating to science, technology and innovation. The Scientific Council will help Barcelona City Council with implementing projects and initiatives aimed at making Barcelona an attractive city for scientists and research centres and encouraging citizens to appreciate the value of science.

The Scientific Advisory Council will be made up as follows:

Ada Ferrer i Carbonell


Senior Scientist (IAE-CSIC)

Vera Sacristán Adinolfi

Vice President

Retired Professor of Applied Mathematics (UPC) and President of the Observatory of the University System.

Lluís Ferrer i Caubet


Professor of Animal Medicine and Surgery (UAB)

Manuel Serrano Marugán


Head of Cellular Plasticity and Disease Laboratory (IRB Barcelona)

Montserrat Vendrell i Rius


Member of Alta Life Sciences

Josep Peñuelas i Reixach


Global Ecology Research Lecturer at the CSIC (CREAF)

Isabelle Anguelovski


Research Lecturer (ICREA and ICTA-UAB)

Mateo Valero i Cortés


Professor of Computer Architecture (UPC) and Director (Barcelona Supercomputing Center)

Manuel Carlos Delfino Reznicek


Professor of Physics (UAB)

Mara Dierssen Sotos


Head of the Cellular and Systems Neurobiology Group (Genome Regulation Centre)

Jacint Jordana Casajuana


Professor of Political Science (UPF) and Director (IBEI)

Oriol Recasens Benito


Manager's Office for Culture, Education, Science and Community
Barcelona City Council