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Companies in the BioRegion of Catalonia get €200 off, €400 if they register by February 15

A courageous sector with a common goal

What do the biomedical sector and The Lord of the Rings have in common? Courage and a common goal are some of the traits shared by the main characters in this film saga, as well as by researchers, entrepreneurs, investors and other stakeholders who are helping make the BioRegion of Catalonia a benchmark in Europe.


President of the Government of Catalonia Quim Torra highlighted that the healthcare sector is "exceptionally strategic" at the presentation of the study


New international benchmark research centers, historical corporate operations, million-euro rounds of investment, new hires and resignations… Let's go over the biggest headlines of 2018 in the Catalan healthcare and life sciences sector.

Open Innovation Forum - Núria Martí

Companies and research stakeholders in the food, healthcare,medtech, chemistry and materials sectors can sign up


The deadline for proposals is January 3 and those selected will be mentored and get the chance to present their project to investors for guidance and/or funding


The ‘SciTech DiploHub’ initiative aims to consolidate the Catalan capital as an influential geopolitical player with support from several organizations in the sector, including Biocat


The event, organized by Banc Sabadell BStartup, Biocat and CataloniaBio & HealthTech, hosted 90 speed dates between researchers and mentors

Biospain Biocat Sevilla 2018

The BioRegion of Catalonia had its own pavilion, coordinated by Biocat, at the fair held in Seville

ERC Proof of concept, IRB, CRG, UAB

Projects from the IRB, CRG, and UAB have been chosen in the latest edition of grants from the European Research Council (ERC), each worth up to €150,000. Catalonia swept 10% of the total grants awarded to researchers from all over Europe and 5 of the 7 grants awarded to Spanish entities.