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16.09.2013

This morning Design Health Barcelona’s 2013-2014 edition has officialy been launched. The program, promoted by Biocat, will bring disruptive innovation to the Catalan health sector and puts Barcelona in the first division of cities that promote innovation in medical technologies in the world.

"Design Health Barcelona was created to detect and direct hospitals’ innovation potential...

31.07.2013

After a rigorous application process, Biocat has selected the 12 fellows who will start Design Health Barcelona program this fall. Coming from the US, Germany, Italy and Spain, these 12 students, with backgrounds in design, engineering, economics and biosciences, represent the first class in the d·HEALTH Barcelona program’s history, a select group of...

19.04.2013

Fifty professionals make up the Catalan delegation that will attend, between 22 and 25 April, the BIO International Convention, the world’s largest biotechnology convention, which is being held in Chicago, Illinois, USA. The conference will host 16,500 officers, researchers and investors from around the world. The Catalan delegation, comprising 25 biotech, biomedical and venture capital companies and 10 research institutions and organizations, share the...

17.04.2013

Yesterday, Design Health Barcelona was introduced at a public event with representatives from the main hospitals and universities in the city, the Administration and potential fellows. Design Health Barcelona (d·HEALTH Barcelona) is a pioneering training program to boost innovation, in which real unmet medical needs will become the basis of new technologies to improve the quality of patient care. Inspired by the prestigious ...

22.03.2013

A total of 26 companies and 9 institutions from Catalonia will attend, from 22 to 25 April this year, a BIO International Convention, the main global biotech convention, which will be held in Chicago (Illinois, USA). The Catalan delegation, consisting of biotech, biomedicine and venture capital companies, and biomedical research organizations comprises more than half (55%) of the Spanish delegation. Biocat coordinates for the seventh...

07.03.2013

On March 11 through 13, barcelona will host BIO-Europe Spring (BES) a biotechnology conference of worldwide reference. BES, to be held at the International Convention Center (CCIB), has been organized by the EBD Group, a leading partnering firm in the sector of life sciences. To bring this event to Barcelona, a Hosting Committee, headed by Biocat an the...