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17.04.2013

Yesterday, Design Health Barcelona was introduced at a public event with representatives from the main hospitals and universities in the city, the Administration and potential fellows. Design Health Barcelona (d·HEALTH Barcelona) is a pioneering training program to boost innovation, in which real unmet medical needs will become the basis of new technologies to improve the quality of patient care. Inspired by the prestigious ...

22.03.2013

A total of 26 companies and 9 institutions from Catalonia will attend, from 22 to 25 April this year, a BIO International Convention, the main global biotech convention, which will be held in Chicago (Illinois, USA). The Catalan delegation, consisting of biotech, biomedicine and venture capital companies, and biomedical research organizations comprises more than half (55%) of the Spanish delegation. Biocat coordinates for the seventh...

07.03.2013

On March 11 through 13, barcelona will host BIO-Europe Spring (BES) a biotechnology conference of worldwide reference. BES, to be held at the International Convention Center (CCIB), has been organized by the EBD Group, a leading partnering firm in the sector of life sciences. To bring this event to Barcelona, a Hosting Committee, headed by Biocat an the...

12.12.2012

The seventh annual BIO-Europe Spring international partnering conference will be held in Barcelona, Spain March 11–13, 2013 at the CCIB Convention Centre Barcelona. The event is expected to draw more than 2,000 C-level executives and key decision makers from over 1,200 companies. Host organizations for the 2013 event are Biocat, the biotechnology, biomedicine and medical technology regional incubator, and the...

12.11.2012

A total of 22 Catalan companies are participating today through Wednesday in the eighteenth edition of BIO-Europe 2012, the top European meeting of the biotechnology industry that was inaugurated this morning in Hamburg, Germany, organized by EBD Group. Biocat, which is a Gold Sponsor for this year’s event, has a...

21.06.2012

Despite the global crisis and difficulties in accessing funding, Catalonia continues to be one of the most dynamic European regions in the biomedicine sector. With more than 1,100 registered companies, organizations and R&D centers, this Community is the most important biocluster in Spain and a benchmark in southern Europe. One in four Spanish biotechnology companies is located in Catalonia and their combined turnover totals €15,600 millions per year, 29.4% of the national total. Moreover, the sector employs 30,000 people (22,000 in private companies and...