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16.06.2014

Barcelona, 16 June 2014.- A total of 22 companies and 4 institutions make up the Catalan delegation to BIO San Diego 2014, the most important biotechnology convention in the world, which has been held for the past 20 years. This year’s edition will be in San Diego (California), from 23 to 26 June, with the slogan Connect, Partner, Innovate.

California is home to one of the three main life sciences clusters in the United States and 28% of the country’s biotechnology pipeline. Activity in this sector is...

30.05.2014

Barcelona, May 30th 2014 -. The twelve students of the first class of Design Health Barcelona (d·HEALTH Barcelona), the program to promote healthcare innovation developed by Biocat, graduated yesterday at a ceremony held at the Parc Científic de Barcelona.

Montserrat Vendrell, CEO of...

24.03.2014

Barcelona, March 24th 2014 -. Among the 1,200 unmet clinical needs Design Health Barcelona (d·HEALTH Barcelona) Fellows have identified, more than 450 offer clear business opportunities (about 150 for each hospital partner).

One of the greatest contributions of the program is that the analysis of the needs provides new products and business projects but also it improves the quality of medical care in hospitals, increases the...

30.01.2014

Barcelona, 23 January 2014 – On 29 and 30 January, B·Debate, Parc Sanitari Sant Joan de Déu and Saint John of God Private Foundation for Research are bringing together national and international experts at CosmoCaixa Barcelona to debate the main factors involved in mental health and wellbeing in the ageing population, prevention and management strategies to improve quality of life among this group and their social and economic impact.

Ageing is a natural process, defined as the series of...

27.01.2014

Barcelona, January 27th 2014-. "Empathy, creativity and rationality. This is what design thinking is about and these are the skills we need to overcome this crisis." These were the words Montserrat Vendrell, CEO of Biocat, chose to open the workshop Biocat organized last Friday, January 24th, at the Museum del Disseny de Barcelona about the most popular tool for innovation. An event...