Unit of Scientific Culture and Innovation (UCC+I)

The IRBLleida forms part, since June 2019 (update January 2021), of the Network of Scientific Culture and Innovation Units (UCC+I) as an accredited member.

The Units of Scientific Culture and Innovation (UCC+I) of the Spanish Foundation for Science and Technology (FECYT) act as intermediaries between the institutions that host them and citizens with the main objective of promoting scientific, technological culture and innovation, through activities of different types: scientific communication, dissemination, training, etc.

They have become one of the main agents in the dissemination and dissemination of science and innovation in Spain, and constitute a key service to improve and increase the training, culture and scientific knowledge of citizens.

The aim of the UCC+I Network is to promote the exchange of experiences and the search for synergies between entities, which improves the quality of UCC+I products and services and promotes the optimization of resources.

The objective of the registry is to establish the minimum requirements that a Scientific Culture and Innovation Unit must fulfill in order to be considered as such and, in this way, to become part of the UCC+I directory of the Spanish Foundation for Science and Technology, coordinator of the Network.

The appointment of a Scientific Culture Unit focusing on the promotion of scientific, technological and innovation culture is the result of the implementation of action 4 of the HRS4R Action Plan, which fulfils principle 09. Public engagement. Remember that you can find all the information on HR Excellence in Research HR Excellence in Research.

Action 4. Increase the visibility of IRBLleida activities through the external communication strategy:

  • Appoint a Scientific Culture Unit focused on promoting scientific, technological and innovation culture
  • Develop dissemination initiatives based on Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI)
  • Develop a Corporate Social Responsibility Policy aimed at promoting the scientific culture and participation of civil society
  • Update frequently public contents on the website with the activities developed on the mentioned aspects (Corporate Social Responsibility Report, scientific results, etc.)

Activitats realitzades destacades: