CRAASH Barcelona is an initiative of Biocat, the organization that boost the healthcare and life sciences ecosystem in Catalonia, co-organized with CIMIT, an US organization (Boston) that has been accelerating healthcare innovation for over 20 years and has supported the development of over 250 solutions for important unmet needs. In addition, the program has a fistful of relevant partners from Catalan and European healthcare ecosystems. Get to know them.
CIMIT is a network of world-class academic and medical institutions partnering with industry and government. It includes 13 of Boston’s strongest academic entities, such as MIT, Boston University and Harvard Medical School, among others.
This programme is expanding the EIC Business Acceleration Services by addressing two of the greatest challenges for its innovators: accessing specialized sector-focused services and attracting private investors.
R+D+I is one of the strategic areas of Catalan Government’s Health Department. It supports programs like d·HEALTH Barcelona Part Time to find new approaches to unmet medical needs and improve the health system.
ACCIÓ is the agency for business competitiveness of the Department of Business and Labor of the Generalitat. It is the public reference for contributing to the transformation of Catalan companies.
The CRAASH Barcelona program has received the support of the Departament d'Empresa i Treball de la Generalitat de Catalunya.
The Life Science Accelerator Baden-Württemberg is a 12-month accelerator program for life science startups in the pre-seed or seed phase to optimize their development process.
NEXT Mannheim is an innovation and startup center located in Mannheim, Germany. It provides a supportive ecosystem for entrepreneurs and startups to develop and scale their businesses. NEXT Mannheim offers resources such as co-working spaces, mentorship programs, and access to a network of investors and industry experts to foster innovation and entrepreneurial growth.
Consortium of more than 140 leading organizations spanning key areas of healthcare, such as pharma, medtech, payers, research institutions and universities, whose goal is boosting European competitiveness.
Tech Barcelona is an independent private non-profit association that works to reinforce Barcelona as a model of the international digital and technological ecosystem.