Lluís Rovira (Girona, 1968) is a Doctor in Biology from the University of Barcelona and a specialist in the analysis and management of science and technology. His facet as a researcher has led him to be interested in the analysis of scientific activity and bibliometrics, a field in which he has directed several research projects.
As a manager, he has been secretary of the Social Council of the University of Girona and of the Science and Technology Park of the same university. He has been deputy director of the Agency for the Management of University and Research Grants (AGAUR) (2005-2009) and deputy director of Research (2009-2011).
Current director of CERCA (Research Centers of Catalonia), is the own means and technical service of the Administration of the Government of Catalonia for the monitoring, support and facilitation of the activity of the research centers of the CERCA system. Established as a public sector foundation, it was created in 2010 with the mission of defining and implementing common services for research centers; evaluate them and assess their quality; and ensure that there is a good connection between the centers and the Catalan universities.