In July 2010, the European Commission granted IMDEA Water official recognition for excellence in Human Resources management in research, becoming the first Spanish institution (and the eleventh in Europe) to obtain this important official distinction, thus obtaining the right to use the “Human Resources Excellence in Research” logo. In this way, IMDEA Water became part of the group of entities accredited with this distinction, which in July 2021 already has more than 700 institutions.
Progress made since obtaining the seal of excellence in 2010
IMDEA Water continues in a continuous process of improving its human resources strategy, currently adapted to the new strengthened system, whose stages can be seen in the attached figure.
For this, self-assessments are carried out and an action plan is defined for different periods. This is how those corresponding to the years were made: