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Biocat drives the growth of the life sciences and health innovation ecosystem in Catalonia

About Biocat
Explore the Catalonia Health Database Platform
The BioRegion of Catalonia in figures

A strategic sector for Barcelona and Catalonia


Companies and entities


of the Catalan GDP


investment secured in 2022

We support the top projects and help bring them to market

How can Biocat help you?

  • Acceleration
  • Training
  • Investment

Have a research project you want to grow? Have a startup or spinoff and want to validate your business idea? Want to internationalize? Want to get your product or service into the System? Check out all our programs based on the specific stage and needs of growing business and science/technology projects.

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Max Hardy-Werbin Fundador i CEO de Trialing

Surround yourself with people who know more than you

Max Hardy-Werbin
Max Hardy-Werbin, Trialing Founder and CEO
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CRAASH Barcelona

A three-month program to validate and bring to market innovations in medical devices, diagnostics, and digital health.
Open registration

For Catalan research bodies and startups that have projects with potential.


Startup Support Program 2024

Personalized guidance in market access by an experienced team of consultants to companies and startups.

This year, the training is aimed at companies and projects in advanced and emerging therapies.



We accompany your company on its digital transformation

For companies that need support in their digital maturity process and improving capacities.

Want to be a health entrepreneur but don’t have a business idea? Want to train to access the job market in the research and health industry?  We can help you develop your entrepreneurial talent and prepare for your future with essential knowledge for innovating in health.  Through our programs and activities, you’ll get to meet the most important stakeholders in the sector and can prepare to jump start your career in innovation, technology transfer or consulting.

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Sofia Ferreira Cofundadora de Heecap

A great idea is worthless without a business model.

Sofia Ferreira
Co-founder of Heecap
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d·HEALTH Barcelona Part Time

A program to learn how to innovate and develop a business model from unmet clinical needs.

Aimed at students, researchers and professionals who want to learn how to innovate in healthcare.


Short Program 2023: Product Development

Four sessions covering the basic aspects of coming up with and creating a new product.

For people looking to become entrepreneurs or who already have a project in the early stages.

Looking for connections or advice on finding the best startup projects to invest in? Biocat is here to help with strategic information and tools to identify the investment opportunities that fit you best.

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Invest BioRegion Portal

Find academic projects and startups from across Catalonia seeking investment, licensing, or co-development agreements.
Open registration

Aimed at investors, corporates, TTOs and startups 

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The Investment Readiness Series

Program that brings together leaders of excellent research projects and investors.

For companies and research bodies with investment ready projects.



Biocat collaborates on sector-specific (health and life sciences) editions of this disruptive innovation program from ACCIÓ (Catalonia Trade & Development Agency)
Open registration

For innovative startups and companies.

Fueling innovation adoption program

We help healthtech innovations to reach the Health System faster

We guide innovation generators and developers on their path to the market and provide a registry of all the healthcare innovations created and developed in the BioRegion of Catalonia for healthcare providers.

Through an acceleration and guidance program, Biocat connects the innovation community and System stakeholders so that innovative products, technologies and services reach patients quickly, efficiently and sustainably.



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