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Presentation of the Digital Health in Catalonia Report, a strong, growing subsector in the BioRegion

The tech report, produced by ACCIÓ in collaboration with Biocat, reviews the different areas of digital health, from a conceptual, business, international agent- and trend-related viewpoint, highlighting success stories in the BioRegion. 

Innovation in regulating digital therapeutics: a European challenge to benefit patients

The two years of the pandemic have been key to accelerating the digitalization of the healthcare sector and healthcare services, as well as fueling the growth of digital health startups. Innovation in the adoption of technology in the provision of health services and making them available to people is still a challenge ahead. In this sense, Catalonia is committed to having a notifying authority that advises and accompanies the digital therapies of the BioRegion during its process of integration into...

Digital health serving people: A challenge ahead

The pandemic has sped up the growth trend in digital health in the BioRegion that started several years ago, to such an extent that Barcelona has climbed in the ranking of the European cities with the most important digital investments in 2020, just behind London, Stockholm, Oxford and Berlin. Despite the acceleration in the digitalization of health systems, the incorporation of digital technologies in the provision of healthcare services and making them reach people are still challenges ahead for Catalonia.

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12.01.2021

Pau Rodríguez

CEO at MeThinks AI

Pau Rodríguez is the CEO of  Methinks AI, a startup founded in 2016 and based at Pier01. He is an industrial engineer and has an MBA from the SDA Bocconi School of Management. He is a member of the Spanish chapter of the Club of Rome, an organization working to find solutions to the challenges facing humanity. Pau has also been a professional rugby player: “In rugby everyone has a different profile, you work as a team and it’s important to trust your teammates...It’s similar to entrepreneurship.”

 

The digital health boom in Barcelona: a growing ecosystem

The BioRegion has seen a substantial growth of digital health companies in the last ten years, as well as a significant increase in the investment received. We give you the figures and the keys of the transformation of this sector into a vibrant ecosystem.