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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.

27.11.2019

Catalonia is among the top 10 countries in Europe in terms of participation in clinical trials and among the top 20 in the world; looking at oncology alone, it is in the European Top 5 and the global Top 10. This November, Barcelona hosted the international Clinical Trials Europe event: a great...

15 new therapies made in Catalonia
29.10.2019

The biomedical start-ups in the BioRegion of Catalonia currently have almost 20 therapies in the clinical phase. Some of these therapies may reach patients by 2025. What might the next made-in-Catalonia drugs be?

30.09.2019

September: the transfer window has closed for FC Barcelona, but it’s just opening for businesses. This month has more professional movement, in healthcare and life sciences companies too, than nearly any other. Forget about Neymar and Griezmann, the ones who will be signed these months are three...

31.07.2019

Every day, organizations waste hours looking for data and writing up reports on issues that someone else has already written about. The healthcare sector is no exception: we at Biocat are now offering a compilation of essential resources which can save you lots of time.

22.05.2019

The amount of foreign venture capital being invested in the BioRegion of Catalonia has grown steadily in recent years. It increased ten-fold between 2013 and 2018, going from 5 to 50 in just 5 years. Who is investing in start-ups in the Catalan healthcare and life sciences sector and where are...

25.04.2019

One of the ingredients of the BioRegion of Catalonia’s success is its solid ecosystem of specialized investors. They work side by side with the sector’s entrepreneurs, making a total of €600 million available for investment and are a very important lure for attracting international venture...