Spanish Ministry of Economy and Competiveness (MINECO), more
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Joint programming Initiative Healthy and Productive Seas and Oceans (JPI Oceans)
Lourdes Armesto (PhD in Chemistry) is Head of the Technical Environmental and Natural Resources Department of MINECO. She is in charge of coordinating the implementation and management of national programmes and calls in the fields of environmental science and technologies, biodiversity, climate change, marine science, energy and water research. She is participating in a number of ERA- NETs (CAPITA, ECOINNOVERA, BIODIVERSITY, SEASERA, etc). From 1989 to 2004 she was coordinating several projects relating to Energy and Environmental Science and Technologies. Now she is involving in different JPIs: JPI WATER (Coordination Team), JPI CLIMATE (Member of Management Board) and JPI OCEANS as member of the Management and Executive Board.