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The 4YFN, part of Mobile World Congress Barcelona, will return from 26 to 29 February 2024 to showcase the entrepreneurial ecosystem of Barcelona and Catalonia to the world. During the 4 days of the congress, the most cutting-edge startups in strategic areas such as: connectivity, digital health, fintech, blockchain, artificial intelligence, IoT, etc.) will be unveiled. There will also be conferences, debates, panels with opinion leaders and startups and networking activities. Therefore, it is the must-attend event to connect with investors and entrepreneurs from all over the world.

Participate with a booth at 4YFN 2024

Biocat, together with TIC Salut Social and in collaboration with ACCIÓ and other relevant actors in the Catalan health system, will lead the Catalonia Health Innovation Ecosystem Pavilion in Hall 8.0. The pavilion will host up to 12 life sciences startups, which will be able to showcase their innovative solutions and services. How to participate.

How to participate

Startups interested in participating in the Catalonia Health Innovation Ecosystem pavilion at 4YFN can apply until 27 November by filling in this form

In addition to the general requirements of the call, priority in the selection of health startups will be given to those that meet the following three requirements:

  • Startups using a technology that is directly related to personalized medicine (ex: gene therapy, genomic or in vitro services/diagnostics)

  • Startups using a technology for prevention (ex: predictive analytics, telemedicine, digital screening/diagnostics)

  • Startups explicitly stating in the description that their product/service is focused on personalized or preventive medicine. 

In this document, you will find all the requirements and procedures for participating in the Catalonia Health Innovation Ecosystem Pavilion at 4YFN

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Why attend 4YFN24?

  1. Access to customers and business partners: 4YFN attracts leading technology multinationals; from verticals such as telecommunications, automotive, banking and healthcare. These companies seek out startups for high-impact collaborations.
  2. Access to new opportunities: 4YFN brings a wide international network of investors together with leading companies to evaluate future business opportunities.
  3. Networking: business events within the framework of 4YFN and MWC
  4. Cutting-edge program: focused on current and future challenges of transformation and innovation with a special focus on emerging technologies and their transformative impact on key industry sectors

4YFN 2023 in numbers


startups and exhibitors


investors and VCs from 39 different countries


startups at the BioRegion of Catalonia exhibition space

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