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24.03.2014

Barcelona, March 24th 2014 -. Among the 1,200 unmet clinical needs Design Health Barcelona (d·HEALTH Barcelona) Fellows have identified, more than 450 offer clear business opportunities (about 150 for each hospital partner).

One of the greatest contributions of the program is that the analysis of the needs provides new products and business projects but also it improves the quality of medical care in hospitals, increases the...

30.01.2014

Barcelona, 23 January 2014 – On 29 and 30 January, B·Debate, Parc Sanitari Sant Joan de Déu and Saint John of God Private Foundation for Research are bringing together national and international experts at CosmoCaixa Barcelona to debate the main factors involved in mental health and wellbeing in the ageing population, prevention and management strategies to improve quality of life among this group and their social and economic impact.

Ageing is a natural process, defined as the series of...

27.01.2014

Barcelona, January 27th 2014-. "Empathy, creativity and rationality. This is what design thinking is about and these are the skills we need to overcome this crisis." These were the words Montserrat Vendrell, CEO of Biocat, chose to open the workshop Biocat organized last Friday, January 24th, at the Museum del Disseny de Barcelona about the most popular tool for innovation. An event...

16.09.2013

This morning Design Health Barcelona’s 2013-2014 edition has officialy been launched. The program, promoted by Biocat, will bring disruptive innovation to the Catalan health sector and puts Barcelona in the first division of cities that promote innovation in medical technologies in the world.

"Design Health Barcelona was created to detect and direct hospitals’ innovation potential...

31.07.2013

After a rigorous application process, Biocat has selected the 12 fellows who will start Design Health Barcelona program this fall. Coming from the US, Germany, Italy and Spain, these 12 students, with backgrounds in design, engineering, economics and biosciences, represent the first class in the d·HEALTH Barcelona program’s history, a select group of...