CRAASH Barcelona is a Biocat’s 3-month acceleration program that helps Catalonia-based research teams and startups launch successful device, diagnostic and digital health innovations to improve health and patient care. Teams move research to market through mentoring from experts at CIMIT (Boston), on of the most experienced health accelerators in the world.
Hybrid (online & onsite)
3 months (several sessions from September to December 2023)
Free of charge for participants linked with the Catalan ecosystem
What will teams get?
Through CRAASH Barcelona, each team will have:
of their market and business model (in other words: “Your business makes sense”)
Teams will develop their communication skills for a comprehensive pitch deck.
Each team will have the opportunity to pitch to a panel of investors.
Participants will have more than 10 hours of mentoring from experienced US experts.
Each team will receive more than 36 hours of mentoring from a European expert and a European investor.
As a CRAASH Barcelona fellow, you will have access to a wide community of founders, key opinion leaders, mentors, industry veterans and stakeholders.
This phase includes:
- Customer discovery
- Customer development
- Personalized mentorship
Teams will learn about:
- EU health ecosystem
A high impact program
projects accelerated, with 87% survival rate
products on the market
raised and 77 new jobs created
Any entrepreneur within digital health, medtech or biotech should consider applying for the CRAASH Barcelona program
CRAASH has helped us to connect with our customers strategically, improve the value proposition and validate our technology in the market.
The best acceleration program I know of.
- Flavia Wahl
- Xavier Puñet
- Daniel Duhautbout