Director for Research and Innovation, European University Association
Lidia Borrell-Damian has worked for EUA since 2006 and has served as Director for Research and Innovation (R&I) since January 2014. She is responsible for supporting the work and enhancing the role of universities as major research and innovation organisations at the European level. As part of the EUA strategy in the field of “energy as a fundamental societal challenge,” she coordinates scientific and policy input for the European Strategic Energy Technology Plan (SET-Plan) through the European Platform of Universities in Energy (EUA-EPUE). She holds a Doctorate in Chemistry (Chemical Engineering Specialty; Solar Energy) from the University of Barcelona.