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26.04.2011

The third edition of the Summer School on Medicines (SSM3), organised by the Barcelona Science Park, Biocat, the University of Montreal, Montreal in Vivo, the University Paul Sabatier and the...

18.11.2010

The number of people suffering from type 1 diabetes has grown in recent years in Europe and the rest of the world, with an increase in the number of cases seen in children. A total of 285 million people around the world are affected by diabetes and this figure is expected to reach 435 million by 2030.

With the aim of finding a cure to this disease and treating it, global experts in the field are meeting today, Thursday 18, and tomorrow, Friday 19 November, at CosmoCaixa in Barcelona for the...

08.10.2010

On Thursday 7 October, Europe’s top regions in healthcare technology will launch the Health-TIES consortium that aims to accelerate innovation in healthcare. The consortium is supported by a grant from the European Commission’s Seventh Framework Programme (FP7) - Regions of Knowledge funding scheme and  is set up to strengthen the research potential of European regions through research-driven clusters of universities, research centres, enterprises and regional...

19.07.2010

Taking advantage of the fact that the best geneticists and bioinformaticians in the world are visiting Barcelona, the Center for Genomic Regulation (CRG) and the International Center for Scientific Debate (ICSD) –driven by Biocat and “la Caixa” Welfare Projects– will hold a public symposium to present the latest results of the project and pose the...

06.05.2010

With 31 companies and 16 organizations, Catalonia makes up half of Spanish pavilion.

Catalan participation comes to an end this afternoon with a round table on alliances between European and North-American clusters.

When the doors of Chicago’s McCormick Center close on this year’s BIO convention, the Catalan delegation will return to Barcelona with their bags full of possible clients and potential...

04.05.2010

Biotech fair brings together more than 17,000 delegates from around the world.

Vice-president of the Catalan Government, Josep Lluís Carod-Rovira, to visit stands of the 31 companies and 16 organizations that make up the Catalan delegation this morning.

Events prior to the official opening of the fair focus on funding as key to the sector’s development.

Difficulties in finding funding, above all venture...