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18.06.2012

The 110 professionals that make up the Catalan delegation coordinated by Biocat to the top global biotechnology convention have arrived in Boston to begin their participation in BIO 2012 today. A total of 50 companies —32 of which have their own booth— and 22 research and sector-support organizations make up the delegation of the BioRegion of Catalonia to the twentieth BIO International Convention, held in the capital of Massachusetts from 18 to...

28.05.2012

A total of 49 companies –32 with their own booth– 21 organizations and more than 100 delegates will make up the delegation from the Bioregion of Catalonia at the twentieth edition of the BIO International Convention, to be held in Boston from 18 to 21 June 2012, with the slogan Connect, partner and innovate. BIO is the most important global business meeting in the biotechnology arena. This year, it will bring together more than 15,000 delegates from 65 countries, more than 900 exhibitors...

26.04.2012

Seven European regions are launching the ETTBio project, which aims to identify, exchange and transmit best practices for Effective Technology Transfer in Biotechnology in order to improve local and regional policies. This collective effort to improve transfer policies will help boost the creation of new companies, generate new jobs and lead to higher turnover, as well as increasing regional innovation and economic development.

The EU biotechnology sector is still a young industry and doesn’t have experience in technology...

26.03.2012

A total of 38 companies, 19 organizations and 100 delegates will make up the delegation from the BioRegion of Catalonia at the twentieth edition of the BIO International Convention, which will be held in Boston from 18 to 21 June 2012 under the slogan Connect, partner and innovate. Biocat, which for the sixth consecutive year is coordinating the participation of Catalan companies and research organizations at this...

23.03.2012

Montserrat Vendrell, CEO of Biocat, announced today in Amsterdam, at an event organized by the BioRegion of Catalonia with the delegation of Catalan companies and international partners at BIO-Europe Spring 2012 (BES), that Barcelona will once again host Bio-Europe Spring in 2013. Montserrat Vendrell affirmed, “hosting this European event for a second time reaffirms Catalonia’s place as a leader of European bioclusters, as well as the...

22.03.2012

Montserrat Vendrell, CEO of Biocat, was named chair of the Council of European Bioregions (CEBR) at the latest meeting held this week in Brussels. Vendrell, who was already on the Steering Committee of this European network of biotechnology support professionals, believes that this new era “will allow us to strengthen relations between BioRegions in northern and southern Europe and to...