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Biocat, on its own or in collaboration with other bodies, organizes programs for training, business acceleration, access to funding and investment attraction. The training activities specifically target entrepreneurs and innovation managers at companies, research centers and hospitals. Startups and research groups with transferable innovations are the main target of programs on acceleration and access to funding.


We can help you develop your entrepreneurial talent and prepare for your future as a leader of health innovation.

Programes de formació

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.


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.


Do you have an innovative product or technology being developed? These programs can help you grow your project.

Programes d'acceleració

PASS: Catalan Health System innovation Access Program

We speed up the arrival of health innovative technologies to patients.

We collaborate with all stakeholders involved in the value chain of the sector to speed up the innovation adoption process.


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.


Startup Support Program 2024

Personalized guidance in market access by an experienced team of consultants to companies and startups.

This year, the training is aimed at companies and projects in advanced and emerging therapies.



We accompany your company on its digital transformation

For companies that need support in their digital maturity process and improving capacities.

Other acceleration programs and activities

BCN Health Booster

Acceleration program promoted by the Barcelona City Council, PCB, Barcelona Activa and Biocat.

For companies in the health sector started within the past five years and registered in Catalonia.


CaixaResearch Consolidate

Program that drives biomedical projects to help them reach a stage that is attractive to investors and bring them closer to market.

For biomedical projects with TRL 4 or higher and a well defined commercialization strategy, from non-profit research centers or institutions.


Patient Innovation Bootcamp

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

For patients, informal caregivers and collaborators.


Startup-driven (EIT Health Amplifier)

You’ll be interested if you’re a startup in the biotech, medtech or digital health arenas looking to accelerate your product or service. We’ll let you know when a new call opens.

Three year funding program to accelerate SMEs in European consortia so they can carry out clinical trials and internationalize. Biocat is one of the organizations working on the program and is helping the chosen company, MJN-neuro, achieve its goals.

Investment and funding

Programs designed to attract investment and mobilize capital for innovative projects and startups.

Programes d'inversió i finançament
Investment attractionFinancing

Invest BioRegion Portal

Find academic projects and startups from across Catalonia seeking investment, licensing, or co-development agreements.
Open registration

Aimed at investors, corporates, TTOs and startups 

Investment attractionFinancing

The Investment Readiness Series

Program that brings together leaders of excellent research projects and investors.

For companies and research bodies with investment ready projects.

Other activities to attract investment and corporate landing


Biocat collaborates on sector-specific (health and life sciences) editions of this disruptive innovation program from ACCIÓ (Catalonia Trade & Development Agency)
Open registration

For innovative startups and companies.

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