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Silvia Frutos

Cofounder and CTO of SpliceBio

She holds a PhD in Chemistry from the University of Barcelona (UB) and has extensive experience in chemical biology, protein chemistry and peptide synthesis. She has worked as a researcher at the Rockefeller University (New York) and at the University of Barcelona Small Biosystems Lab. In 2020, she founded SpliceBio with Miquel Vila-Perelló. 


Barcelona, February 13, 2023. In a year that looked uncertain at the start given the general drop in investment and valuations in markets worldwide, health startups and scaleups in Catalonia have once again set all-time records, securing €445 million in investment. Funding through venture capital was again the main driver of this growth, with more than €343 million in total or 77% of all capital raised.

Foreign investment also continued to hit new highs. 95% of the venture capital raised was in operations with international investors. This brought...

El Mercat del Peix forma part d'aquesta iniciativa científica, cultural i urbanística, que preveu convertir el parc de la Ciutadella i el seu entorn en una nova àrea de la ciutat centrada en el coneixement.

Catalonia gets off to a running start with new science facilities and infrastructures

2023 kicked off with a much-awaited announcement: the agreement to expand the Hospital Clinic Campus to Barcelona’s Diagonal area and create a great hub of knowledge in health. In addition to this project, many other new strategic initiatives, facilities and infrastructures kicked off in 2022 to bolster Catalonia’s strategic international positioning in health research, technology and innovation.