BIOSPAIN is the largest biotech event organized by a national bioindustry association in Europe and one of the largest in the world by the number of one-to-one meetings (+3.300) and companies participating (+850). 34% of our delegates came from outside of Spain.
This year, Biocat coordinates the flag of Catalan companies in a space of 28 m2. About 90 Catalan companies will attend this event.
After the success of the previous edition, Biospain 2014, which hosted 200 exhibitors and over 1.400 delegates from 37 countries, the 2016 8th edition will integrate for the first time and at the same hall the Comercial Fair, the partnering booths and the conference rooms, providing
a better communication between the different areas of the congress.
Close to 50 Spanish & international investors and pharma in-licensing teams have been confirmed. Confirmed investors and pharmaceutical companies include: Ysios Capital Partners, Edmond de Rothschild Investment Partners, Gilde Healthcare, BioGeneration Ventures, Forbion Capital Partners, Cross Road Biotech, Lumira Capital, Seventure Partners, Lundbeckfonden Ventures, Capricon Ventures, Chugai Pharmaceutical, GlaxoSmithKline, Johnson & Johnson Innovation, Merck Ventures, Novartis Ventures Fund, Roche, Sanofi Pharmaceuticals and many more. You can browse the full list here.
During the conference, Albert Barberà, CEO of Biocat, will participate as a speaker to the talk 'Massachussetts and Spain health ecosystems learning from each other', moderated by Ernest Lara (from the Richi Foundation) on Wednesday 29th of September at 17:30pm.
Biocat will also have presence in the Biotechnology Career Fair hosting Biospain through its program Design Health Barcelona (d·Health Barcelona), the first master in biodesign taught in our country and aims to promote innovation in health, entrepreneurship and professional development in the biomedical field.
Members of the BioRegion can enjoy favorable conditions to participate in this fair. If you want to be informed about all available discounts in trade shows and events, subscribe to our mailing list to receive electronic communications from Biocat.