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Biodisseny Europa, observació

Healthcare is full of unmet needs. Industry and academia work to address these issues but 16 years ago, in the United States, they realized that the solutions that were making it to market just didn’t cut it. That was when a whole new methodology for innovating in healthcare was born: biodesign. Barcelona is one of the European capitals to which this concept has spread in recent years.

BDebate Artificial Intelligence

Several top international experts in artificial intelligence met for a B·Debate session, an initiative of Biocat and the “la Caixa” Foundation, to discuss the benefits and risks of AI, specifically but not exclusively online and on social media.

B·Debate Industrial Biotechnology

On 14 and 15 February 2016, researchers and businesspeople from around the world met for a B·Debate on the present and future of industrial biotechnology.


More and more, medicine strives for a greater level of precision. And it has an increasingly important ally: imaging techniques. In order to discuss some of the most recent and important advances, several of the top experts in the world came together convened by B·Debate.


Rare diseases each, by definition, affect only a handful of people. However, there are more than 7,000 different types and they affect roughly 10% of the global population. Researchers from around the world gathered at B·Debate to discuss the new advances in drug repurposing for rare diseases.

Sinopsis B·Debate: Early Life Experiences

On 25 and 26 October 2016 researchers from around the world gathered at B·Debate to discuss early stress and its relation with an increased risk of mental illness