THE INSTITUTE

The IRIS-CC is a private foundation that governs, leads and manages the Institute for Research and Innovation in Life and Health Sciences in Central Catalonia. It is the result of a strategic alliance between 14 academic and health institutions in Central Catalonia and its influence’s area.

The Government of the Generalitat of Catalonia approved the constitution of the private foundation IRIS-CC on April 19, 2022. On May 6, 2022, the constituent meeting of the Board of Trustees took place.

Organization

Government bodies

Board of Trustees

Josep Eladi Baños Díez, Rector of UVIC-UCC, President

Eva Espasa Borràs, Vice-rector for Research and Knowledge Transfer of UVIC-UCC

Jordi Baiget i Cantons, General Director of FUBalmes

Antoni Llobet Mercader, General Director of FUBages

Joan Vila Marta, Councillor of Manresa City Council

Jaume Aubia Marimon, CEO of Grup Med

Josep Arimany Manso, President of FESS-Medical School of UVIC-UCC

Marina Geli i Fàbrega, General Director of FESS-Medical School of UVIC-UCC

Jordi Conejos Sancho, President of Fundació Elisava

Javier Peña Andrés, General Director of Fundació Elisava

Josep Lluis Irujo Fatuarte, Fundació Althaia. First Vice-president

Manel Jovells i Cases, General Director of Fundació Althaia

Montserrat Domenech Santasusana, Healthcare Director of Fundació Althaia

Dolors Gassó Bonvehí, Fundació Althaia

Núria Prat Gil, Manager of ICS in Central Catalonia. Second Vice-president

Francesc Iglesias Garcia, Head of the research and innovation support office of ICS

Sara Manjon del Solar, Manager of Consorci Hospitalari de Vic and Fundació Hospital de la Santa Creu de Vic. Third Vice-president

Joan Escarrabill Sanglas, Consorci Hospitalari de Vic

Joan Mir Tubau, Fundació Hospital de la Santa Creu de Vic

Jordi Roca Casas, Strategy and Innovation Director of Consorci Hospitalari de Vic and Fundació Hospital de la Santa Creu de Vic

Manel Valls Martorell, General Director of Fundació Sant Andreu Salut de Manresa

Manel Peiró Posadas, Fundació Sant Andreu Salut Manresa

Jordi Trelis Navarro, Managing Director of Fundació Hospital Sant Joan de Déu de Martorell

Josep Maria Padrosa Macias, Managing Director of Hospital d’Olot

Joan Grané Alsina, Managing Director of Hospital de Campdevànol

Marta Serrarols Soldevila, Manager-CEO Director of EBA EAP Vic-Sud

Mercè Generó, Management of Fundació Osonament

Delegated Commission

Josep Eladi Baños, Rector of UVIC-UCC. President

Jordi Baiget i Cantons, General Director of FUBalmes

Antoni Llobet Mercader, General Director of FUBages

Marina Geli i Fàbrega, General Director of FESS

Javier Peña Andrés, General Director of Fundació Elisava

Manel Jovells i Cases, General Director of Fundació Althaia

Núria Prat Gil, Manager of ICS in Central Catalonia

Sara Manjón del Solar, General Manager of CHV

Direction bodies

Direction

The Director of the IRIS-CC is Dr. José Jerónimo Navas Palacios, who assumes the competences established in the by-laws of: management, planning, organization and control of all research, innovation and general management activities, and human resources of the Institute.

The direction is responsible for raising to the board of trustees for their approval, the strategic planning and budget proposals. The direction receives from the Manager, the Steering Committee, the Internal Scientific Committee and the Territorial and Scientific Coordinations, the information to formulate the strategic, financial and scientific planning.

Management

The manager of the Institute, Mrs. Olga Bellorbí Rubio, has the competencies established in the by-laws, and organically depends on the Direction. It is accountable for the management of the financial resources, human resources and general services of the Institute.

Steering Committee

José Jerónimo Navas Palacios, Director of IRIS-CC, President

Olga Bellorbí Rubio, Manager of IRIS-CC, Secretary

Gemma Cuberas Borrós, Head of the Clinical Trials Unit

Juan Manuel Barroso Beltran, Head of the Projects Unit

Núria Roger Canals, Territorial Coordinator of Osona-Vic

Alfons Hervàs Roque, Territorial Coordinator of Bages-Manresa

Elena Medarde Barragán, Head of the Innovation Unit

María Alejo Sánchez, Head of the Biobank Unit

Irene Roman Degano, Head of the Epidemiology and Biostatistics Unit

Basic biomedical research laboratory coordination (vacant)

Advising Committees

Scientific Advisory Board

Composition pending approval by the board of trustees

Internal Scientific Committee

José Jerónimo Navas Palacios, Director of IRIS-CC, President

Olga Bellorbí Rubio, Manager of IRIS-CC, Secretary

Eva Espasa Borràs, Vice-rector for Research and Knowledge Transfer of UVIC-UCC

Roberto Elosua, Vice-dean for Research of the Medical School of the UVIC-UCC

Carlo Manzo, Research delegate of life and health sciences-related faculties of the UVIC-UCC

Marta Otero, Tissue Repair and Regeneration RA Coordinator

Jordi Villà, Bioinformatics and Bioimaging RA Coordinator

Manuel Crespo, Clinical RA Coordinator

Irene Roman, Epidemiology and Public Health RA Coordinator

Jordi Amblàs, Ageing and Chronicity RA Coordinator

Javier Jerez, Care RA Coordinator

Anna M. Puig, Transversal Programs RA Coordinator

Elena Medarde, Innovation RA Coordinator

Ignasi Puig, Scientific/territorial Coordinator of Bages-Manresa

Judit Serra, Scientific/territorial Coordinator of Osona-Vic

Josep Vidal, Scientific coordinator of ICS in Catalonia Central

Jessica Fernández, Scientific coordinator of Fundació Elisava

Coordinator of the basic biomedical research laboratory (vacant)

Organisational chart

Territorial coordination teams

The IRIS-CC is a territorially based institute with a multicentric character. There is an aggregation of centres in Manresa (Bages) and Vic (Osona). To take advantage of the pre-existing structures to maintain proximity and diligence in the management of the resources of the researchers, two territorial coordination teams have been established: one in Manresa, located at the Hospital Sant Joan de Déu (Fundació Althaia), and another in Vic, located in Can Baumann (Medical School).

Each territorial unit has a coordination team (general coordinator, scientific/territorial coordinator, and the heads of the operational units).

Territorial coordination team of Bages (Manresa)

Alfons Hervàs, General Coordinator of Bages-Manresa

Ignasi Puig, Scientific/territorial Coordinator of Bages-Manresa

Gemma Cuberas, Head of the Operational Unit of Hospital Universitari de Sant Joan de Déu – Althaia

Elena Medarde, Head of the Operational Unit of FUBages

Maria Bosch, Head of the Operational Unit of Hospital de Sant Andreu Salut

Carme Serrano, Head of the Operational Unit of Fundació Hospital Sant Joan de Déu de Martorell

Josep Vidal, Head of the Operational Unit of ICS-Bages

Territorial coordination team of Osona (Vic)

Núria Roger, General Coordinator of Osona-Vic

Judit Serra, Scientific/territorial Coordinator of Osona-Vic

Eduard Kanterewicz, Head of the Operational Unit of Hospital Universitari Consorci Hospitalari de Vic

Beth Dachs, Head of the Operational Unit of FUBalmes-FESS

Núria Molist, Head of the Operational Unit of Hospital Universitari de la Santa Creu de Vic

Carmen Álvarez, Head of the Operational Unit of EBA EAP Vic-Sud

Josep Vidal, Head of the Operational Unit of ICS-Osona

Jessica Fernández, Head of the Operational Unit of Fundació Elisava

Jaume Heredia, Head of the Operational Unit of Hospital d’Olot

Verònica Mora, Head of the Operational Unit of Hospital de Campdevànol

Contracting profile

Legal name: Fundació Institut de Recerca i Innovació en Ciències de la Vida i de la Salut de la Catalunya Central, FUNDACIÓ IRIS-CC

Address: Can Baumann, carretera de Roda, número 70, 08500 VIC, Barcelona

Telephone: (+34) 93 135 83 15

Email: tac.c1716377867c-sir1716377867i@ofn1716377867i1716377867

Webwww.iris-cc.cat

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Economic and Budgetary Management

Planning