Rosa Maria Sebastián, director of the PRUAB and vice-rector of Innovation and Strategic Projects of the Autonomous Community, collected in prize emphasizing the satisfaction that supposes that an organization distinguishes a park that has like one of the main aims the transfer of technology and knowledge to the business world . The awards ceremony, in an edition that involves the recovery of the Chamber Awards after the hiatus caused by the pandemic, was chaired by the head of the Sabadell Chamber, Cerdanyola, Ramon Alberich, and the Minister of Business and Work, Roger Torrent.
In addition to the UAB research area, in this edition the firm Lípidos Santiaga has been distinguished -dedicated to the refining of vegetable oils and fats for the sectors of human and animal food, technical applications and biofuels- in the category of Business Merit and, posthumously, to the textile entrepreneur Josep Bombardó, for his personal career.
In the case of the PRUAB, the Sabadell Chamber of Commerce recognizes the mission of promoting and improving the technology and knowledge transfer activities of its members, promoting entrepreneurial activity through the creation of new companies based on research and, in generally, to facilitate the interaction between this field, the business world and society.
The UAB Research Park, a member entity of the Àmbit B30 Association, is an organization created by the Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB), the Consell Superior d’Investigacions Científiques (CSIC) and the Institut de Recerca i Tecnologia Agroalimentàries (IRTA ) with numerous research centers that carry out their activity around six main thematic axes: Biotechnology and Biomedicine, Animal Health and Food Science, Information and Communication Technologies, Materials Science and Energy, Environment and Climate Change and Social Sciences and Humanities.
The offer of technological transfer and scientific-technical services of the UAB Research Park is aimed at researchers from the UAB, CSIC and IRTA’s own centers and institutes, as well as the Research Groups of the same University. Companies located in the Park area and those that have emerged as a result of the University’s research activity, such as spin-offs or emerging companies, can also benefit.