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30.04.2015

Barcelona, 29 April 2015 – Neurogastronomy, neuroeconomy, neuroethics, neurolaw and neuromarketing are just some of the disciplines on which the latest discoveries in neuroscience have had the greatest impact. “It’s a very exciting time for neuroscience,” pointed out Mavi Sánchez-Vivas, scientific leader of the latest edition of B·Debate, International Center for Scientific Debate, an initiative Biocat and the “la Caixa” Foundation...

18.03.2015

Barcelona, 18th March 2015 – Since the advent of agriculture 10,000 years ago, we’ve transformed some species of plants and animals to such an extent that they would now be unable to survive in nature. “We feed ourselves with species invented by human beings, which are the fruit of genetic modifications, like corn,” explains Josep Casacuberta, scientific leader of this B·Debate and coordinator of the plant and animal genomics program at the Center for Research in Agricultural Genomics (CRAG).

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29.12.2014

Barcelona 10 December 2014. Yesterday the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT) announced the winner of the call for a new Knowledge and Innovation Community (KIC) in health, focused on healthy living and active ageing: InnoLife. This proposal is led in Spain by the University of Barcelona (UB), based around the HUBc health campus of international excellence, and promoted by Biocat. InnoLife will have a hub in Spain, located at the Barcelona Science Park (PCB).

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04.12.2014

Barcelona, 3 December 2014. This afternoon, under the framework of the session on new trends in technology transfer, this year’s BioEmprenedorXXI awards were presented, recognizing the projects in the life sciences arena with the most potential for growth. usMIMA was the winning company, with Subtilis and Tractivus selected as first and second runners-up, respectively.

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28.11.2014

Barcelona, 24 November 2014. The second edition of Design Health Barcelona (d·HEALTH Barcelona) kicked off in September. This is the first postgraduate program in biodesign in our country, promoted by Biocat with the aim of fostering healthcare innovation, entrepreneurialism and professional development in the biomedical arena.

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10.09.2014

Barcelona, 10 September 2014.- Barcelona has become the world biodesign capital, hosting the first edition of the European Biomedical Investor Day, an event created to facilitate market access for innovative medical technology. The event, organized by Biocat...