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Call is open until March 11 for projects from the medical device, diagnostics and e/digital health sector


Publications in top journals, rounds of investment, licensing, benchmark events held in Barcelona... 2017 was a year full of good news for the BioRegion of Catalonia. Saying goodbye to the EMA and the political instability were the bittersweet counterpoint. What can we learn from these successes and failures? From research, enterprise and management, some of the main figures take stock. 

CRAASH Barcelona From lab to market

The new initiative will bring research of excellence to market with top experts from the Boston ecosystem

Anna Sala, cofundadora de Adan Medical

Anna Sala

Co-founder and CMO of Adan Medical Innovation

PhD in Medicine and specialist in Allergies at Hospital Vall d’Hebron. She combines this with work on a research project on anaphylaxis for the Karolinska Institutet in Stockholm. She is also an associate professor in Immunology at the IQS School of Engineering at Ramon Llull University. She is passionate about innovation and research and was selected to participate in the Imagine Creativity Center Silicon Valley program where, alongside doctor of internal medicine Adrià Curran, she co-founded Adan Medical Innovation, of which she is now CMO.


The start-ups from the program promoted by Biocat triumphed at a pitch competition in Stockholm


The fellows pitched their proposals at the graduation ceremony at the Mobile World Center

My-Qup en EIT Health Innovation Fellowships Showcase

Alumni from Bioinnovate Ireland and Clinical Innovation Fellowships also participated in the event, organized by the EIT Health Innovation Fellowships partners, to exchange experiences

HealthTech Startup Competition

Peptomyc has been recognized in the Johnson & Johnson Innovation Start-up Slam Barcelona and Transplant Biomedicals, Mowoot and Braingaze, in Biocat’s HealthTech Start-up Competition

Congreso Cientificos Emprendedores

The biosciences and information and communication technology sector came together on 24 and 25 February at CosmoCaixa to promote entrepreneuring scientists and encourage synergies among groups

Imagine Express 2017

The team presented its innovative solution to a need expressed by pharmaceutical company Otsuka at 4YFN and the Japanese company has committed to developing the project