Biografia Malagrida is the head of the Living Lab for Health at IrsiCaixa, co-coordinator of the Barcelona CaixaResearch Living Lab and co-founder of the Barcelona Hub of the Systems Innovation Platform. She aims to contribute to improve the resolution of complex health challenges by facilitating transitions in the way research and innovation is implemented in the systems affected by the challenge. She offers consultancy and facilitates transformation networks within innovation ecosystems to promote changes in organizational models to make them more systemic, distributed, transdisciplinary, open and inclusive. With different participatory approaches, academic and non-academic stakeholders are invited to participate in strategic reflections and in the co-design and co-implementation of action plans to promote alignment and improvement of current solutions and to co-design new ones that better respond to the complexity of the challenges while taking into account the needs and expectations of stakeholders in different areas of the system.
Malagrida also carries out research on the methodologies she applies combined with training in different undergraduate and postgraduate degrees of the University of Barcelona (UB) and the Open University of Catalonia (UOC). She also offers training in other universities, research organisations and innovation agencies and has already trained more than 5,500 researchers and innovators. She has undergraduate and postgraduate degrees from the UB, ESADE, Imperial College of the University of London and VU University of Amsterdam (ongoing).