Joaquim Clara Rahola
I am a Physics graduate from the University of Barcelona and I hold a PhD in Physical-Chemistry from the Swiss University of Fribourg. Also, I am a graduate in Administration and Business Management from the Open University of Catalonia (UOC).
Developed a trajectory in Science and Business mainly in Europe and the US developing Applied Research at institutions such as the Georgia Institute of Technology in connection with large firms such as Novartis or 3M.
Director and promoter of start ups such as eikhonal.com and consultant in Technology firms such as Advanced Nanotechnologies or CL Properties.
Master and MBA Tutor Professor at the Open University of Catalonia (UOC), and Professor at ESEI International Business School Barcelona in Financial Instruments, Reporting and Funding as well as in User Research and Creativity for Innovation.
Awarded Fellow of the Swiss National Foundation which has funded some of the projects that I’ve directed. Other projects where I have taken directing or managing roles are from the European Commission and private investment firms.
Special Awards Judge for the Intel Science and Engineering Fair, Expert for the Horizon 2020 program of the European Commission and I keep a non-profit activity as journal referee for the American Physical Society and the American Institute of Physics.