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The Digital Health Industry

The lecture on the Digital Health Industry will provide an overview of the current state of the industry. This includes discussing trends, challenges, and opportunities for growth. Moreover, it will focus on how digital health is transforming the way healthcare is delivered and the potential impact it can have on healthcare providers, payers, and patients helping all the stakeholders in increasing efficacy, reducing costs and improving patients outcomes.

DATE(S): 07/05/2024 (17h – 18:30h)
LECTURER: Jordina Arcal
PRICE: € 50

The MedTech Industry - with a focus for the new entrepreneur

This session explains what a medical device is, and provides key statistics regarding the sector's stakeholders: number and type of companies (in Europe, 95% of medtech companies are SMEs), investment in R&D, employment, expenditure on medical technology, number of patents filed, VC deals, etc.

DATE(S): 08/05/2024 (17h – 18:30h)
LECTURER: Robert Harju-Jeanty
PRICE: € 50

Cell and Gene Therapy from a VC Perspective

This lecture sheds light on factors that will influence the development of the life sciences sector over the coming years. Discover how groundbreaking approaches like gene therapy, cell therapy, and tissue engineering are reshaping the landscape of healthcare.

DATE(S): 09/05/2024 (17h – 18:30h)
LECTURER: Gemma Guinart
PRICE: € 50

The Pharmaceutical Industry

This lecture will provide you with a general overview of the industry and discuss the key concepts and principal agents that drive it. You'll learn about the value chain, business models, main trends, challenges, and opportunities that shape the pharma landscape.

DATE(S): 28/05/2024 (17h – 18:30h)
LECTURER: Filippo Prina
PRICE: € 50

The Business of Biomedicine

Explore the dynamic world of biomedical entrepreneurship in this engaging session. Discover how innovation, collaboration, and strategic vision drive success in the ever-evolving field of biomedicine. From breakthrough research to market implementation, gain insights into the intricate journey of transforming cutting-edge science into life-changing therapies.

DATE(S): 29/05/2024 (17h – 18:30h)
LECTURER: Luis Ruiz-Ávila
PRICE: € 50

Private healthcare insurances

The objective of this session is to give attendees a clear understanding of the insurance sector, by taking an in-depth look at the Spanish market. It includes a description of the types of insurance policies around the world and the organization of the insurance market in Spain: the main players, distribution channels, processes, value chain, etc. all supported by up-to-date market data.

DATE(S): 11/06/2024 (17h – 18:30h)
LECTURER: Luis Garcia
PRICE: € 50

Health & Disease in the Developing World

The goal of this lecture is to discuss the complex interplay of factors that contribute to poor health outcomes in these regions, including poverty, limited access to healthcare, inadequate infrastructure, and political instability. You will also explore the role of international aid and cooperation in addressing these challenges, highlighting both the successes and failures of past efforts.

DATE(S): 18/09/2024 (17h – 18:30h)
LECTURER: Rafael Vilasanjuan
PRICE: € 50

Additional information


We offer a 50% discount (for any category, but not accumulative) to students who are in their final academic year at university, or who are studying a Masters degree related to the following fields: business, engineering, life sciences or design. If interested, please send an e-mail to, with the subject "Short Programs Discount", providing your details and attaching a copy of your university registration. Promotions are limited and will be assigned on a first-come, first-served basis.

Cancellation Policy

To withdraw from a session you must send an e-mail to: If cancellation is received more than one week (7 working days) before the date of the Short Program session, you will be reimbursed for 100% of the registration fee. If cancellation is received during the week prior to the date of the lesson, you will be reimbursed for 50% of the registration fee. If no notice is given, participants will not be reimbursed even if they do not attend the session.

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