Management Areas

IMIBIC is managed by the Foundation for Biomedical Research of Cordoba (FIBICO). FIBICO is linked to the Reina Sofia University Hospital and belongs to the network of Managing Foundations of the Andalusian Public Health System (SSPA).

The different management departments are shared by FIBICO and IMIBIC, and both report directly to the Scientific Director and General Manager of IMIBIC. The financial and general management of IMIBIC are overseen by the General Manager.

The IMIBIC's R & D & I Management Area's mission is to offer a comprehensive service to research staff, both from research groups and from UCAIBs, through a single window: staff specialized in project management. Its main objective is to provide the necessary support to the professional so that there is adequate management and development of their scientific projects, as well as their corresponding justification and closure before the funding bodies. Additionally, the ideas arising from the research staff will be protected by intellectual or industrial property following the standards for innovation management established by the UNE 166002:2014 standard.

Services we provide:

  • Advice for raising both public and private financing.
  • Operational management of aid.
  • Advice and management of international projects.
  • Management of clinical trials.
  • Methodological support, statistical analysis and advice for scientific dissemination.
  • Identify intangible assets resulting from investigations carried out within its powers.
  • Provide comprehensive advice on the correct protection and transfer of research results.
  • Develop permanent and strategic contact with the business sector, to seek agreements and synergies both in attracting resources for the development of projects and for the exploitation of the knowledge generated.
  • Offer legal assistance for the correct formalization of collaboration and exploitation agreements, among others.
  • Support and promote the creation of spin-off.

The team, led by a person in charge, is made up of managers who have the different research groups distributed by clients. In addition, the area also has management personnel specialized in international projects and technical personnel who are experts in the execution / justification of projects in administrative support to the team.

Miriam Cruzado Caballero
Miriam Cruzado Caballero

Head of Unit

Luis María Fernández Formoso
Luis María Fernández Formoso

Project Manager

Manuel Aguilar Panadero
Manuel Aguilar Panadero

Project manager

José Carlos Prieto Baena
José Carlos Prieto Baena

International Project Manager

Maria Saarela
Maria Saarela

International Project Manager

Carlos Lázaro Guevara Casamayor
Carlos Lázaro Guevara Casamayor

Grants & Projects Assistant

Inmaculada González Granados
Inmaculada González Granados

Project manager

Laura Bocero Fernández
Laura Bocero Fernández

Assistant Technician for Administrative Support

From the Economic and Resource Management Area, which brings together Accounting, Billing, Finance and HR services, We try to give support and administrative support to R+D+i, optimizing to the maximum the resources that we have at our disposal.

Our activity is aligned with the mission of the Institute, therefore maintaining a strong commitment to the management of Research and Innovation in the province of Córdoba.

Among the services we offer we can highlight:

  • Financial support for R+D+i projects.
  • Maximization of financial resources.
  • Management of private agreements, contracts and donations.
  • Human resources management.
  • Billing and maintenance services for Clinical Trials and Observational Studies.
  • Budgetary control of activities.
  • Design and implementation of information flows and activities.

The team is made up of the following members:

Francisco Javier López Ruiz
Francisco Javier López Ruiz

Head of Unit

Raquel Berdud Arias
Raquel Berdud Arias

Grants & Projects Administrator

Florencio Muñoz Encinas
Florencio Muñoz Encinas

Accountant and Human Resources Specialist

Marisa Escabias Parejo
Marisa Escabias Parejo

Quality Specialist

Marta Manganaro
Marta Manganaro

Legal and Contract Specialist

Inmaculada Varo Urbano
Inmaculada Varo Urbano

Training officer

Marcos Notario Rios
Marcos Notario Rios

Grants & Projects Administrator

Silvia Miranda Castellano
Silvia Miranda Castellano

Human Resources Specialist

Maria del  Carmen García Serrano
Maria del Carmen García Serrano

Clinical Research Management

Rosa María González Soler
Rosa María González Soler

Technician for contractual management

Francisca Lobo Ávalos
Francisca Lobo Ávalos

Assistant Billing Technician

David  Luna Gómez
David Luna Gómez

Quality and Corporate development Technician

Enrique Muñoz Baena
Enrique Muñoz Baena

IT System Coordinator

Manuel Jesús Carmona Hidalgo
Manuel Jesús Carmona Hidalgo

IT System Assistant

In the Corporate Development Area, which brings together the Corporate Communication and Management Control services, we try to give support and support to both the research groups and the management of the institute.

The main services we offer are:

  • Position and enhance the image of IMIBIC as a national reference center in excellent science.
  • Give visibility to the lines of research of excellence of the research groups that make up the Institute.
  • Promote and disseminate the research results generated around the Institute.
  • Facilitate communication between the different agents that make up the Institute.
  • Promote communication as a management model for the RRI.
  • Increase revenue from patronage from the impact of communication actions.
  • Management of the institute's web portal and social networks.
  • Elaboration of corporate material.
  • Compilation and validation of the relevant information of the institute for its subsequent analysis.

The area is made up of:

Isabel De Castro Burón
Isabel De Castro Burón

Communications Officer

José Mª Rubio García-Sotoca
José Mª Rubio García-Sotoca

Communications (voluntary staff)

Estefanía Azcona Corrales
Estefanía Azcona Corrales

Management Control Technician

Marta Granados Aguirre
Marta Granados Aguirre

Administrative Assistant