MSc in Industrial Engineering from Polytechnical University of Catalonia (UPC), Executive Master in Public Administration. He holds a Diploma of Advances Studies in innovation and research management. Since 2010 Chief Innovation Officer at Agency for Healthcare Quality and Evaluation of Catalonia (AquAS). Ramon has more than ten 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 Deputy Secretary of Strategy at Catalan Ministry of health from 2004 to 2009, as Scientific Director of Fundació Parc de Salut for 6 years, as Strategics Project Unit Director of Biocat for 4 years, 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.