Research and Innovation Directorate

The Research and Innovation Directorate is responsible for promoting and coordinating the research and innovation activity of the Hospital and its relationship with the Universitat de Barcelona, the Fundació Clínic per a la Recerca Biomèdica and the Institut d'Investigacions Biomèdiques August Pi i Sunyer (IDIBAPS), ensuring a contnuous effort in research and innovation and enhancing the leadership of the Hospital in this area.

It guarantees the coherence and optimal use of the resources dedicated to research and innovation, establishing guidelines and ensuring their fulfillment, as well as their interrationship with the rest of the Hospital processes, being a key their coordination with the Medical Directorate and the Nuring Directorate.

In order to deploy its functions in the Hospital, the Research and Innovation Directorate counts on the Research and Innovation Coordinators of the Institutes/Centers that form its Technical Commitee.

It is coordinated with the Evaluation, Support and Prevention Unit of the Quality Department, which provides methodological support to researchers and counts on the structure of the Fundació Clínic per a la Recerca Biomèdica that runs for the economic and administrative management of research projects.