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22.03.2021

Barcelona, March 22, 2021. In a year made difficult by the Covid-19 pandemic, the life sciences and healthcare sector in Catalonia reached an exceptional milestone. In 2020, health startups in the BioRegion managed to raise €226 million in investment, the most ever, doubling in just two years from €112 million in 2018. 

The main source of this funding was venture capital, with a total of €140 million. There were 41 operations in total, up 58% from 2019. This data is from the final version of the “Investment in Startups” chapter of...

28.09.2020

Barcelona, September 28, 2020. With 3 months until the end of 2020, the life sciences and healthcare sector in Catalonia is flexing its muscles, in spite of expectations it would be a challenging year due to the Covid-19 pandemic. In just 9 months, startups in the BioRegion (the life sciences and healthcare ecosystem in Catalonia, the most dynamic in Spain and one of the most active in southern Europe) have managed to raise €120 million in investment, well above the previous record from 2019, which was €112 million.

This data is from BioRegion...

02.07.2020

Barcelona, 2 July 2020 Life sciences and healthcare start-ups and companies in Catalonia managed to attract €112M of investment in 2019, a figure that has remained stable for four years in a row and is 3% higher than in 2018, according to the study presented today by Biocat, CataloniaBio & HealthTech and EY.

Both investors and experts believe this investment to be a...

05.05.2020

Barcelona, May 5, 2020. A total of 11 international projects have been chosen to participate in the 3rd edition of CRAASH Barcelona, the acceleration program Biocat organizes in collaboration with CIMIT (Boston), the most experienced health accelerator in the world, and EIT Health, the leading European health consortium. The 11 projects chosen to participate in...

27.03.2020

Barcelona, 27 March 2020.- Barcelona will once again host BIO-Europe Spring (BES), the European partnering congress that specializes in biotechnology and the pharmaceutical industry, which will take place in the city from March 22 to 24, 2021.

The event is organized by EBD Group, which has chosen Barcelona again to host the fair after ...

21.01.2020

 

 

 

 

Barcelona, January 21, 2020. Biocat has opened the call for applications to the second edition of CRAASH Barcelona, a 12-week acceleration program that helps research teams from European countries successfully launch innovation to market in the healthtech arena. The deadline for applications is 16 March in www.craashbarcelona.org.

CRAASH Barcelona is organized by Biocat in collaboration with...