Alejandro Rivera Rojas United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO)

26 years of professional experience in the development of innovation policies and strategies; science, technology, and innovation ecosystems; industrial resources efficiency use and circular economy, development of technology parks, smart manufacturing centers and innovation clusters, including clusters in biotechnology sector and health industry centers; innovation management standards; quality infrastructure (QI), SMEs upgrading and digital transformation. Currently leading the UNIDO Health Industry Framework, an initiative aiming at promoting local production of pharmaceuticals, application of advanced technologies in the health industry, manufacturing capacities, and market opportunities for health products. Chemical Engineer degree from the Havana Technical University (CUJAE). Master’s degree with distinction in environmental engineering from International Institute for Water Education (IHE) in Delft, The Netherlands.