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Acceleration and Innovation

Driving and fostering entrepreneurship, supporting the start up of new companies and collaborating on value-added programs that help transform projects into technology-based companies is one of Biocat’s main areas of action.

The aim of this line of work is to help encourage new start-ups in the fields of biotechnology, medical technology and digital health, as well as accelerating existing projects, through a series of incubation services, training, mentoring, networking and access to funding.

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Biocat offers mentoring to the best research projects of the BioRegion and brings them together in private meetings with investors.

Biocat is looking for early-stage research projects in the BioRegion of Catalonia working to develop therapeutics in order to accelerate their drug-discovery process.

The Open Innovation Forum is a program that allows companies to share their innovation challenges and get proposals from research groups and centers.

The event puts scientists from different research groups in touch with business people in order to form work groups and create start ups related to life sciences. 

Is the meeting place for companies with projects in biotechnology, medical devices, healthcare services and health-related information technology, and investors interested in the sector. 

For some time now, Biocat has coordinated the Catalan delegation to the main fairs in the sector, like BIO and BES.

Projects like Boost4Health, Transbio Sudoe, European Council of BioRegions, Elixir or bioXclusters are a gateway to the international sector.