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27.04.2020

Montserrat Vendrell, partner in the Alta Life Sciences investment fund, explains how investors are experiencing the Covid-19 pandemic and highlights one of the few positives that may come out of this crisis: new opportunities in the healthcare sector.

27.04.2020

Lluís Pareras, founding partner of the new fund Invivo Ventures, is optimistic about the future of the life sciences sector and warns that companies need to keep working at a good pace these months so they don’t lose inertia.

23.04.2020

Biocat will provide support for the 19 research projects in the BioRegion awarded €4 million from the Catalan Ministry of Health to research the pandemic. 5 of these projects are researching new therapies using very diverse strategies. Let’s look at what they’re working on.

07.04.2020

The Catalan Ministry of Health has earmarked €4 million to fund 19 research projects at IRISCAT centers, through a joint call with AQuAS and Biocat. We’ll tell you what the chosen researchers are working on.

23.03.2020

Governments and other public and private bodies have opened emergency calls to fund projects working to help tackle the pandemic. Here is a summary of the most noteworthy.

 

20.03.2020

Information and data on Covid-19 are always changing (countries affected, spread, number of people hospitalized, in critical condition and the mortality rate, etc.) and, fortunately, so is the number of scientific advances and medical solutions to tackle this new coronavirus. Let’s have a look...

19.03.2020

Researchers around the world are working against the clock to find vaccines, therapies and other tools to help manage the international healthcare crisis caused by the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus. At Biocat, we’ve identified some of the initiatives underway in the BioRegion of Catalonia.

21.02.2020

The BioRegion of Catalonia would have had a huge turnout at the 4YFN start-up event, part of the Mobile World Congress, which ended up being canceled. Let’s look at some of the technology that you would have been able to discover at the event.

29.01.2020

We have a sneak peek at some of the companies in the BioRegion of Catalonia that we’ll be hearing a lot from this year

20.12.2019

In just a few days, we’ll say goodbye to 2019: a good time to take stock of everything that has happened over the past 12 months in the BioRegion of Catalonia, the Catalan healthcare and life sciences sector.