On April 23, the president of Ecuador visited the PRBB accompanied by a large delegation from his government. Rafael Correa was greeted by Antoni Castellà, the Spanish Secretary for Universities and Research, and Josep Martorell, Director of Research, both from the Catalan Government; by Francesc Posas, Vicerector for Scientific Policy at Pompeu Fabra University; and Jordi Camí and Marga Sala, general director and general manager of the PRBB, respectively.
After Jordi Camí’s general presentation of the park, Antoni Castellà gave an overview of the Catalan scientific system. Rafael Correa stated that “a country can only be prepared for the future if it considers human talent and knowledge as its main resource”. After the presentations, the delegation visited some of the facilities and laboratories at the park, accompanied by the directors of the centres.