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Innovate or Accelerate

The BioRegion’s growth in recent years has fueled the creation of entrepreneurial initiatives that attract capital and talent. Biocat supports the entrepreneurial and research community with training and acceleration programs, and accompanies them in the transfer process and search for funding. It also helps corporates identify business opportunities, partnerships and collaboration deals.

BioRegion startups and scaleups in figures

More companies, greater diversity


startups created in the past 10 years in the BioRegion of Catalonia



secured by  startups and  scaleups in the BioRegion in 2022


of Catalan health startups have a female founder or C-level executive

Success stories

The d·HEALTH Barcelona and CRAASH Barcelona programs have helped over 300 professionals create and accelerate their projects.

All stories
How we can help

Next steps for your project

Already have an entrepreneurial project underway? An innovative idea you’ve been dreaming of? Want to grow your startup and take it global? No matter which stage your project is in, we can help you move it forward.

European projects you may be interested in
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Innovation and acceleration programs

Learn to innovate or accelerate your innovative project

These programs will help you develop your innovative talent and bring your project to market.

Programes per aprendre a innovar
All the programs

d·HEALTH Barcelona Part Time

A program to learn how to innovate and develop a business model from unmet clinical needs.

Aimed at students, researchers and professionals who want to learn how to innovate in healthcare.


CRAASH Barcelona

A three-month program to validate and bring to market innovations in medical devices, diagnostics, and digital health.
Open registration

For Catalan research bodies and startups that have projects with potential.


Short Program 2024 - The Life Sciences: Unveiling the Future of Health

Across 7 sessions, learn about the key trends, challenges and opportunities in life sciences and healthcare.
Open registration

Aimed at entrepreneurs and professionals who want to learn about the future of life sciences and healthcare from different perspectives.


Short Program 2024 - Product Development

In 7 sessions you will learn about the key aspects of the process of designing and creating a new product.
Open registration

Designed for entrepreneurs and professionals who want to learn how to design medical devices and learn about new tools in digital health.


Short Program 2024 - Market Access

In 5 sessions you will learn the key elements of bringing a new product to market from both a European and North American perspective.
Open registration

Designed for entrepreneurs and professionals who want to learn the basics of defining a successful business model, as well as an introduction to reimbursement strategies and market access.


Patient Innovation Bootcamp

Program to accelerate healthcare solutions designed by patients and their caregivers.
Open registration

For patients, informal caregivers and collaborators.


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