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The new crop of women entrepreneurs in the BioRegion

Thirty-one percent of the CEO's and founders of companies in the healthcare sector created in Catalonia since 2018 are women, a much higher percentage than in previous years. Let’s learn about these professionals who are contributing to reversing the trend.

23.06.2020

Covid-19 continues to be a trending topic, but research in other fields is regaining prominence

6 ‘made in Catalonia’ Covid-19 prediction and prognosis methods

Predicting and establishing the prognosis of diseases is key to controlling them. Biocat will provide support for the 19 research projects in the BioRegion awarded €4 million from the Catalan Ministry of Health to research the pandemic, 6 of which are looking into possible prediction or prognosis methods for this disease. Let’s look at how the centers are focusing their research.

3 Catalan Covid-19 vaccines

A few days ago, the 19 research projects in the BioRegion awarded €4 million from the Catalan Ministry of Health to research the pandemic, with technical support from Biocat, were announced. Of these projects, 3 are researching potential vaccines for the SARS-CoV-2 virus. Let’s look at the preventive strategies they propose.

5 existing drugs that could be used for Covid-19

Five research projects in the BioRegion of Catalonia are investigating how to take advantage of therapies already in use for other diseases to treat Covid-19. They have received funding from the Catalan Ministry of Health to study this new path towards a possible cure to the pandemic. Let’s look at what they’re working on.

05.05.2020

Barcelona, May 5, 2020. A total of 11 international projects have been chosen to participate in the 3rd edition of CRAASH Barcelona, the acceleration program Biocat organizes in collaboration with CIMIT (Boston), the most experienced health accelerator in the world, and EIT Health, the leading European health consortium. The 11 projects chosen to participate in...

28.04.2020

Advances in Covid-19 research and devices mark the news in the BioRegion in April

Will Covid-19 affect investment in the biomedical sector?

The BioRegion of Catalonia has a solid local investment fabric and the number of international investors has grown tenfold over the past 5 years. How will the pandemic affect their activity? Companies are seeing some operations postponed, but investors, for now, are optimistic: activity won’t stop, quite the opposite, this will boost interest to attract more investment.

5 Covid-19 therapies from Catalan research

Biocat will provide support for the 19 research projects in the BioRegion awarded €4 million from the Catalan Ministry of Health to research the pandemic. 5 of these projects are researching new therapies using very diverse strategies. Let’s look at what they’re working on.

24.04.2020

The acceleration program promoted by Biocat and CIMIT with EIT Health received 78 applications from 21 countries