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05.11.2018

Biocat has launched the latest edition of the Biocat Report, the benchmark study on the healthcare and life sciences sector in Catalonia. This sector generates €31.087 billion each year and makes up 7.2% of the gross domestic product (GDP). In total, more than 223,000 people are employed in the sector, roughly 7% of all those working in Catalonia....

26.06.2018

Bio€quity Europe, the longest running, independent investor event serving the European biopharma industry, will take place in Barcelona for the first time on May 20-21, 2019. It provides a forum for the international venture capital communities to establish relationships with the management teams of hand-picked companies selected by BioCentury with promising investment prospects.

Bio€quity Europe – which is organized by BioCentury and EBD Group -- is the seminal industry event for financial dealmakers looking for investor-validated life science companies positioning themselves to...

04.06.2018

Barcelona, 4 June 2018.- A total of 38 Catalan companies and organizations will be participating in BIO Convention 2018, the top global biotechnology fair, held this year in Boston (United States) from 4 to 6 June. The Catalan delegation, coordinated by Biocat, makes up half of all of the Spanish companies participating in the fair, with 11 pharmaceutical corporations, 16 biotechnology firms, 2 service companies and 9 organizations and research entitites.

The Catalan delegation features pharmaceutical...

10.04.2018

Barcelona, April 10, 2018. – Six Catalan and two from other nodes of the EIT Health European consortium have been selected to participate in the CRAASH Barcelona acceleration program organized by Biocat in collaboration with CIMIT (Boston). CRAASH Barcelona is part of the...

22.02.2018

Barcelona, February 22, 2018. - The combination of health and mobile technology is a growing trend in Catalonia, too. This can be seen in the fact that, of the 102 Catalan companies that will have a booth at Mobile World Congress 2018 (MWC), kicking off on 26 February in Barcelona, 18% (19 companies) work in the healthcare arena.

Catalan healthtech exhibitors at MWC include: Alma Medical ImagingAteknea Solutions, ...

14.02.2018

Barcelona, February 14, 2018. - Biocat is bringing the CRAASH Barcelona acceleration program to Europe. This 12-week course will help research teams from Catalonia and other European countries successfully launch innovation to market in the medical devices, diagnostics, e-health and digital health arena.

The program will select and train eight research teams to commercialize their technology within 3 to 5 years. Participants will be guided by expert mentors from CIMIT (...