Barcelona will host BIO-Europe Spring in 2017, from 20 to 22 March. As member of the local committee, Biocat organizes different activities as part of the program.


This B·Debate will bring together participants of the Genotype Tissue Expression (GTEx) Project on April 20-21 to share outcomes of research about gene expression and regulation across multiple human tissues.

Health 2.0 Europe

This event is one of the top conferences in digital health in Europe, that offers the possibility to showcase your innovative solution LIVE on stage! Members of the BioRegion have a discount on the registration tickets.

Jobs Listing

The sector’s top place for job offers in Catalonia. The system incorporates RSS technology to get the latest updates.

BioRegion Directory

More than 700 companies and a wide network of research centers and science parks, universities, hospitals and support agencies are the cluster of life sciences in Catalonia.


Catalan biotechnology start-up Peptomyc, a spin-off of ICREA and the Vall d’Hebron Institute of Oncology (VHIO) led by Laura Soucek, won the Johnson & Johnson Innovation Start-up Slam Barcelona at BIO-Europe Spring...
The healthcare and life sciences sector in Catalonia is showing ongoing growth. This can be seen in the figures from the Directory of the BioRegion, which as of today has 871 private companies registered, up 18% from...
Global experts in artificial intelligence met on 7 and 8 March at CosmoCaixa to debate the promise, risks and reality of artificial intelligence applications. Called together by B·Debate, an initiative of Biocat and the...

Upcoming events

27.03.2017 to 28.03.2017

Silken Gran Hotel Havana · Barcelona

27.03.2017 to 28.03.2017


Zayna Khayat

One of the main issues of the Forum of the BioRegion was technology transfer in healthcare and science commercialization and what role the government should play in pooling innovation. Zayna Khayat (speaker at the Forum) shares with us her experience as director of MaRS EXCITE.