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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...

28.10.2011

Fostering innovative public purchasing, giving Catalonia a fiscal and legal framework that drives technology transfer and R&D investment, making a decisive commitment to internationalization and maintaining investment while making the research system more efficient: these are the four demands Biocat CEO Montserrat Vendrell made today at the presentation of the 2011 Biocat Report in order to ensure “that the...

22.09.2011

Biocat has signed a collaboration agreement with the Massachusetts Biotechnology Council (MassBio), which represents more than 600 biotechnology companies and organizations in that state, in order to drive internationalization of companies from the BioRegion. Biotechnology is a global industry and a company’s success depends on establishing cooperative links with R&D groups and other partners around the world that complement their...

28.06.2011

“Increasing Catalonia’s international projection as an ideal environment for research and innovative business initiatives in the field of biosciences and helping companies achieve their goals at the convention,” are the two key objectives set by Biocat, according to CEO Montserrat Vendrell, for the BIO International Convention that opened its doors today in Washington. This is the global benchmark event in the biotechnology sector,...

19.05.2011

A total of 42 Catalan companies and 17 institutions make up the Catalan delegation that will participate in the BIO (Biotechnology Industry Organization) convention in Washington from 27 to 30 June. This is the most important convention in the world in the field of biotechnology. Catalan representation at this convention accounts for 50% of the Spanish total.

Biocat, as it has done for the past four years, is coordinating the participation of Catalan companies and organizations from the...

16.05.2011

A total of 18 organizations —Catalan centers, hospitals and companies— that carry out nanotechnology research applied to healthcare and biotechnology in Catalonia have crated the BioNanoMed Catalonia alliance. This is the first Catalan platform for bionanomedicine created to drive synergies and foster new research and business opportunities in this sector and increase international visibility of the work done by member organizations.
 
Nanobiomedicine, one of Catalonia’s research...