Biocat promotes training and talent development actions aimed at encouraging new entrepreneurial projects in universities and hospitals, creating new companies and providing managerial training to give the system qualified professionals in the health and life sciences arena.
The “Claus per Bioemprendre” is an introductory course in bioentrepreneurship that shares the personal experiences of top bioentrepreneurs in Catalonia with students and researchers. The three three-hour sessions cover the role of entrepreneurship in biotechnology; the first steps in bioentrepreneurship, from concept to the first rounds of funding; and the phases and partners that make up the life cycle of a biotechnology company.
The Àlex Casta Awards are an elevator pitch competition for start-ups in the BioRegion of Catalonia, a joint initiative of the ecosystem in memory of Dr. Àlex Casta, a renowned professional in the Catalan healthcare and life sciences sector who left us in December 2018.
With the Àlex Casta Awards, we aim to promote talent, raise awareness and incentivize entrepreneurship in the BioRegion of Catalonia.