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26.03.2012

A total of 38 companies, 19 organizations and 100 delegates will make up the delegation from the BioRegion of Catalonia at the twentieth edition of the BIO International Convention, which will be held in Boston from 18 to 21 June 2012 under the slogan Connect, partner and innovate. Biocat, which for the sixth consecutive year is coordinating the participation of Catalan companies and research organizations at this...

23.03.2012

Montserrat Vendrell, CEO of Biocat, announced today in Amsterdam, at an event organized by the BioRegion of Catalonia with the delegation of Catalan companies and international partners at BIO-Europe Spring 2012 (BES), that Barcelona will once again host Bio-Europe Spring in 2013. Montserrat Vendrell affirmed, “hosting this European event for a second time reaffirms Catalonia’s place as a leader of European bioclusters, as well as the...

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,...