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A courageous sector with a common goal

What do the biomedical sector and The Lord of the Rings have in common? Courage and a common goal are some of the traits shared by the main characters in this film saga, as well as by researchers, entrepreneurs, investors and other stakeholders who are helping make the BioRegion of Catalonia a benchmark in Europe.

31.01.2019

Movement among big names in the sector, acquisitions at pharmaceutical corporations, news from start-ups and an avalanche of scientific publications this January

29.01.2019

A group of students will identify unmet needs that can become business opportunities in the Clinical Directorate of the Thoracic Department

15.01.2019

The program helps accelerate projects involving medical devices, diagnostics, e-health and digital health from Catalonia and around Europe

10.12.2018

President of the Government of Catalonia Quim Torra highlighted that the healthcare sector is "exceptionally strategic" at the presentation of the study

27.11.2018

The deadline for proposals is January 3 and those selected will be mentored and get the chance to present their project to investors for guidance and/or funding

20.11.2018

Increasing deal flow of projects ready for investment in the BioRegion: this is the main goal of the Investment Readiness Series, a new initiative from Biocat that periodically connects Catalan research projects with local and international investors. Some of the scientists participating in the first edition tell us about the projects they hope will enamor these investors.

13.11.2018

Albert Jané

Co-founder and CEO of Vytrus Biotech

Albert Jané has a degree in Biotechnology and Biochemistry from the UAB and a Master in Experimentation in Pharmaceutical Sciences. He has worked in R&D, quality control and customer service departments at several companies in the chemistry and textile sectors. In 2009, he co-founded Vytrus Biotech and is CEO of the company.

Graduation Day 2018
31.10.2018

The fifth graduating class of the biodesign program promoted by Biocat presents its solutions at the graduation ceremony

17.10.2018

The event, organized by Banc Sabadell BStartup, Biocat and CataloniaBio & HealthTech, hosted 90 speed dates between researchers and mentors