Let’s take back the reins, now: keys to Preparation and Response
The document is a collective proposal geared towards units of the Government of Catalonia and innovation policymakers with constructive ideas for tackling the countrywide challenges and needs of the health innovation system exposed by the COVID-19 crisis.
How can we strengthen the system after COVID-19? And for future epidemics?
The document proposes specific measures to reactivate the sector after the crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. The report focuses on four key areas: funding, talent, innovation and regulatory issues.
It proposes increasing investment, simplifying access to funding, improving training and skills of professionals in the sector, encouraging technology transfer, simplifying administrative and regulatory processes and fostering public-private partnership. These measures are essential to making Catalonia a global benchmark in the life sciences and healthcare sector.