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BioRegió Desembre

New licenses, business plans, clinical studies and papers in the BioRegion this December

onco emergence forum

The next edition will be held in Barcelona in 2018, organized by Biocat


Barcelona will not host the European Medicines Agency, but the BioRegion of Catalonia is still one of the leading regions in healthcare & life sciences

ERC researchers

The competitive grants from the European Research Council (ERC) have been recognizing research of excellence in Europe since 2007. Since then, research projects based in Catalonia have obtained 261 ERC grants, 77 of them in the healthcare and life sciences arena. In terms of number of grants per million inhabitants, Catalonia is ranked second among EU countries. In the last ERC Starting Grants call, 3 projects from the BioRegion of Catalonia were awarded: we’re getting into the lab with their leaders.


The report shows entrepreneurial activity is stagnating 


Health & Bio 2017

The initiative organised by Banco Sabadell’s BStartup, Biocat and CataloniaBio brings together 160 meetings among scientists and executives


Each year in Catalonia, roughly 1,000 women die of breast cancer and 275 of ovarian cancer 


International experts from a variety of disciplines will debate this challenge at an event hosted by B·Debate, an initiative of Biocat and the “la Caixa” Foundation

La BioRegió a l'octubre

Moves of legal HQ due to political situation leave a bittersweet taste in a month full of good news for the sector

B·Debate Epigenetic Mechanisms in Health and Disease

For the fifth year running, researchers from around the world are debating the latest findings in this field at an event hosted by B·Debate