Mª Cecilia Hernández Rodríguez Responsible of the Health Department. Bioeconomía, Clima y Recursos Naturales at CDTI
Since February 2013, she is Responsible of the Health Department. Bioeconomía, Clima y Recursos Naturales at CDTI, having been, since 2010, head of the Biotechnology, Health and Agri-Food department. Previously, between 2006 and 2010 she was head of the area covering Health, Biotechnology, Agri-Food, Nanotechnology, Materials and Production of the European Union Framework Program for R & D,
Since joining the CDTI in 1991, where she has spent most of his professional career, she has served as representative and head of delegation in management committees as well as national contact point in various programs from III to VII Framework Program EU programs related to the fields of industrial technologies and materials, nanotechnologies, and Health. He has also been part of the Spanish delegation to the European Space Agency as a representative of the scientific programs, manned flights and microgravity managed by this agency. He has also represented the CDTI in various National Technology Platforms and the Spanish administration in some of its European homonyms.
Before joining the Center for Technological and Industrial Development (CDTI), and after passing through the Institute of Science and Technology of Polymers of the Higher Council of Scientific Research, he worked in private enterprise in production and R & D.
Degree in Physical Sciences from the Autonomous University of Madrid in 1986.