We would like to invite you to this session which aims to promote international technological cooperation between companies and technology centers in Catalonia and Boston (Massachusetts, USA). During the session the map of innovation in Boston will be exposed from its entrepreneurship and innovation ecosystem –with emphasis on ICT opportunities in health sector–, its technological cooperation instruments and agents, to the most important innovation events.
During this session will also be presented the Mission in Boston which organize Biocat and ACCIÓ and that will be held in the framework of the Bio-IT World Conference & Expo during the first week of April 2016.
The event is aimed at companies, start-ups preferably with a high growth potential, and Catalan technology centers interested in the Boston-Massachusetts entrepreneurial ecosystem. The access is free.
09:15 h Participants reception
09:30 h Welcome:
Mariona Sanz, director of Innovation ACCIÓ
09:35 h The innovation ecosystem of Massachusetts. Opportunities for Catalan companies
Marc Gracia, manager of Innovation ACCIÓ in Boston
10:10 h International Innovation Program. Mission Boston Bio-IT (april 2016)
10:20 h Roundtable with industry professionals
11:00 h Round of interventions
11.30 h Costum queries (upon request)