11-13 JUNE 2024

Montserrat Daban Marín


Director of Science Policy & Internationalisation



Scientist passionate about strategy, innovation and transformation. Connector of people and ideas with International experience and focus on life sciences and health. PhD (Molecular Biology), MSc (Science Communication) MA (Foreign Affairs). Researcher on protein structure and recombinant protein vaccine development (veterinary), working in Barcelona, Lille (France) and Cleveland (OH,USA) at hospital, academia and pharma company environments. Holding different positions at Biocat, BioRegion of Catalonia (2006-present), currently Director of Science Policy and Internationalization. Adviser of R&I policies and Internationalization, Government of Catalonia (2011-2021). President of the Council of European BioRegions (May, 2023), Expert Cluster Health Horizon Europe Programme (2021-2023), EIT Health Innostars Expert and Mentor. Interest in Health Data, Impact Assessment, EU policies, Regional policies, Smart Specialisation, System thinking, Innovative Ecosystems and Cluster Organisations