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Healthio 2018

Activity start date:  16.10.2018
Activity end date:  18.10.2018

Organized by: 

Fira de Barcelona




Palau de Congressos · Montjuïc Venue · Av. Reina Mª Cristina, s/n · Barcelona


Addressed to patients, doctors, nurses and professionals from companies, hospitals and health systems in general, Fira de Barcelona organizes HEALTHIO 2018, an event that is not presented as a typical conference but a unique experience to test & try out the latest advances in the healthcare industry.

Modalities of participation

  • User Visitor: Individuals and patient organizations seeking to play an active role in healthcare.
  • Profesional Visitor: Professionals of the health system with an interest in innovative solutions and products to contribute to the advancement of health.
  • Exhibiting Companies: Startups and health technology companies who want to provide the healthcare industry with attractive solutions or innovations.

Agoras and itineraries

HEALTHIO is divided into four areas so participants can discover and try out the lastest advances in the sector: the future of healthcare, medical innovations, consumer health living lab and live operations.

Open call to Education Open Space

Biocat encourages any school or university interested in showcase its life sciences or healthcare program to participate in this area. For further details please download the "Healthio 2018 Espacio Docente" presentation. If you are interested, please contact Daniel Lara, HEALTHIO ( 

Moebio at Healthio

Moebio -the Biocat initiative that brings together training programs aimed to promote entrepreneurship and innovation at the intersection of technology, biosciences, health and business management- will be present at the fair at the booth #E510 (d·HEALTH Barcelona/La Salle/ UOC Booth · Pavilion 8).

The stand will host the following activities in the course of the fair: 

CRAASH Barcelona Presentation

CRAASH Barcelona is a 12-week acceleration program that helps European research teams to successfully launch their innovations in the fields of medical devices, diagnostics, e-health and digital health.

The teams guided by expert mentors from CIMIT (Boston), the most experienced health accelerator in the world, validate their business model in Europe and the United States and seek to contribute to improving health and patient care.

> Date: October 16  (09:30 am - 11:30 am)

> Place: d·HEALTH Barcelona/La Salle/ UOC Booth (#E510)· Pavilion 8 

> Adrees to: Students, young entrepreneurs, researchers, business and marketing profiles and designers

> Price: Attendancen to the activity is free, but you need an entry ticket to HEALTHIO with this discount code 82307674  

Workshop organized by d·HEALTH Barcelona

d·HEALTH Barcelona organizes two workshops in the framework of Healthio through the methodology of Biodesign created and distributed to the University of Stanford. The activity, that will allow to undergo a complete cycle of innovation in health, will take place during 2 days:

Date: October 17 (Sold out) or October 18 (Sold out))
> Place: d·HEALTH Barcelona / La Salle / UOC Stand (#E510) · Pavilion 8
> Held for: Students, young entrepreneurs, researchers, marketing and marketing profiles and designers
> Price: Registration to the activity is free, but you need an entry ticket to HEALTHIO with this discount code 82307674. Register here.

Health & Bio Team Dating

On Wednesday, October 17, Banc Sabadell, Biocat and CataloniaBio & HeathTech are holding the fourth edition of Health & Bio Team Dating

Through 30-minute speed dating meetings, Health & Bio Team Dating brings together scientists, business developers and mentors to biuld business synergies and teams. Last year, 85% of the participants have found strategic contacts and new business and 8 teams have succeeded in reaching some kind of agreement. Also, the previous editions hosted more than 500 meetings with over 180 projects and business professionals.

Euroregions booth

We will find at the Euroregion Pirineus Mediterrània booth a proposal of the bioregions of Catalonia, the Balearic Islands and Occitania, where healthcare and life sciences startups will present its products and healthcare solutions in situ.

Check the Euroregion website for more information.

The Brokerage Event Euroregional will also be held, a meeting organized by the Secretary of Universities and Research in the form of bilateral meetings, aimed at helping the Euroregion entities and professionals to generate new contacts with other entities in this territory. The format of the meetings allows both participants to make known their entities, objectives and needs. To participate in this activity, please fill out the attached form and follow the directions indicated. Deadline for applications October 9. Check the participation bases here.


The companies and entities of the BioRegion can have a free entry for the fair with the code 82307674 in this Registration link and, once in there, they must click on Healthio 2018. Please, contact Biocat for more details at

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