«La Caixa» Foundation · Project participants

Ignacio López Verdeguer


Director of the Department of Science and Fellowships at “la Caixa” Foundation. Graduated in Physics (UAB) and Postgraduate studies in Management (IESE-Universidad de Navarra). 15 years of experience in Science in society issues and Research and Innovation funding. Coordinates the RRI Tools project (EC-FP7) and participates in H2020 RRI related projects. Chairperson of the ELSI Advisory Board of the EIT Health and of the Expert Advisory board of the SiS.Net project. Member of the Steering Committee of the Research Forum of the European Foundation Centre. Lecturer at the UPF and the Universidad de Granada Masters degree in Science communication.

Belén Perat Rodríguez


Responsible of European Research Projects at “la Caixa” Banking Foundation. Project Manager. BSc on Environmental Sciences and Urban Planning. 6 years in charge of the projects related to internal sustainability, monitoring and control of the ISO 14001 Environmental Management at the different museums of the foundation.