Find out about all the activities we promote at CataloniaBio & HealthTech and those organised by member companies: debate and knowledge forums, networking and partnering events, missions, fairs, and more. The aim? We explain it all here.

If you’re an entrepreneur or professional in the biomedicine and health, don’t miss out!

If you’d also like information on scientific and dissemination events, we recommend you visit Biocat, the organisation that promotes the biocluster. 

Barcelona will host the 8th edition of the course Claus per Bioemprendre promoted by Biocat with the collaboration of CataloniaBio & HealthTech, the Associació de Biotecnòlegs de Catalunya (ASBTEC) and the Dr. Antoni Esteve Foundation, on May 15, 22 and 29.

The course is geared towards graduates and undergraduate students in the life sciences (biology, pharmacy, biotechnology, medicine, biochemistry, veterinary, chemistry), masters and PhD students and young researchers.

This course shares the personal experiences of successful bioentrepreneurs who are running innovative international companies:

Luis Ruiz-Ávila, Co-Founder and CEO of Spherium BiomedLaura Soucek, Co-Founder and CEO of PeptomycMarc Ramis ...

15th Anglonordic Life Science Conference

At London

 on 24 May 2018

The Anglonordic Life Science Conference, organised by Biopartner, gives the opportunity to meet decision makers at leading drug discovery and technology companies from the United Kingdom and Nordic regions. In 2017 received 70 investment firms.

With an established format of panel discussions, parallel technology and biotech investment rooms, plus one-to-one meetings, this 1-day London conference provides exceptional value. 

It has a “by-invitation-only” policy. Investors with funds attend free-of-charge. 

Almirall and Mind the Byte, members of CataloniaBio & HealthTech, will attend at the conference.

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ACCIÓ  organises a mission within the framework of the Africa Health Exhibition, the most important networking business platform on the African continent in healthcare.

HIMSS Europe 18 & Health 2.0 Conference

At Sitges (Barcelona)

 on 27 May 2018

HIMSS Europe & Health 2.0, one of the most influential digital health events in Europe, will be held on 27-29 May in Sitges (Barcelona) in collaboration with CataloniaBio & HealthTech.

Conference topics will include digital transformation, cybersecurity and data into knowledge. The aim is to reach key audiences in the sector: from hospital CEOs to innovative SMEs and start-ups, as well as CMOs, clinicians and nurses. Is expected to gather about 2.000 professionals of a clearly expansive environment.

The 5th edition of the European Telemedicine Conference and the EC2VC Investors Forum and Pitch Competition is hosted as part ...

Under the framework of the European Association for Cancer Research Conference Series, Dr Joan Seoane is promoting a conference on leukaemia inhibitory factor, entitled LIF as we know it. From basic science to clinical trials

BizBarcelona 2018

At Barcelona

 on 30 May 2018

BizBarcelona 2018 is a fair for entrepreneurs, SMEs and investors held annually in Barcelona. The networking event provides tools, services and inspiration to address the transformation of business.

It includes a wide array of exhibiting companies in the field of digital transformation and offers an extensive program of talks and activities providing attendees with the keystones for successfully transforming: E-commerce and Logistics, Digital Business, Business & Economic Transformation, Funding, Bizexporta, among others.

The main promoters are Barcelona City Council - Barcelona Activa, the Government of Catalonia, CaixaBank, the Barcelona Provincial Council and the Barcelona Chamber of Commerce.

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BIO International Convention 2018

At Boston Convention & Exhibition Center

 on 1 June 2018

BIO International Convention 2018, the most important global event for the biotechnology industry, is being held this year in Boston (Massachusetts, United States). The previous edition welcomed more than 1,800 exhibitors and 16,000 top executives from 74 countries and hosted over 41,000 partnering meetings (up 16% from 2016) and featured 800 speakers. The convention is organised by the Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO).

The Spanish pavilion will be shared by all companies, including those from Catalonia, which must manage their participation through ICEX. See the participation options available.

Place: Boston Convention & Exhibition Center

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Trifermed Awards 2018

At Barcelona

 on 14 June 2018

The third edition of theTrifermed Awards for social impact in healthcare will be held on 14 June at CaixaForum Barcelona. These awards recognise actions in the healthcare arena that have an impact on society in three categories: foundations, impulse and initiatives. 

The winners are chosen by a panel of experts, including Clara Campàs, director of Strategy and Development at Kern Pharma; Ignasi Biosca, CEO of Reig Jofre; Montse Vendrell, partner at Alta Life Sciences and member of the board at CataloniaBio & HealthTech; Lluís Ruiz, CEO of Spherium Biomed; Joan Comella, scientific director at the Vall d'Hebron Research ...

The Healthy Future Partnering Event

At Liverpool (Regne Unit)

 on 26 June 2018

The Enterprise Europe Network (EEN) organises this partnering event and the International Business Festival in Liverpool, next 26th June, a global market place for creating connections and doing deals in biomedical and healthcare arema.

It is an efficient and effective way of making initial contact with companies, universities and research organisations from Europe (personalised meetings-agenda).

Travel grants (£ 400) will be made available to selected companies travelling from outside the UK.

Catalan participation is organised by ACCIÓ.

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2018 Nordic Life Science Days

At Stockholm (Sweden)

 on 10 September 2018

Nordic Life Science Days (NLSDays), organised by SwedenBio, is the largest Nordic partnering conference dedicated to the life science industry. Since 2013, the event attracts leading decision makers from biotech, pharma and medtech as well as finance, research, policy and regulatory authorities (60% Nordic region, 30% other European, 5% North America and 5% others).

One-on-one meetings being one of the main features of NLSDays. Additionally, the high quality of topics and presenters provide insight into the most recent trends in science and business. 

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Biospain 2018

At Sevilla (Spain)

 on 25 September 2018

From 25th to 27th September 2018 will be held the ninth edition of Biospain in Seville (Spain) for the first time. It has become one of the most important biotechnology events in Europe (34% of those who attend the congress come from outside of Spain). Biospain will feature a trade fair, partnering cabins and conference halls all in one pavilion.

The event is organised by the Spanish Bioindustry Association (Asebio) with the support of the Regional Government of Andalusia. 

Biocat website is providing the details about fees and special discounts for Catalan companies.

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8a edició de les Jornades R+D+I TIC Salut i Social

At Vic (Barcelona)

 on 27 September 2018

Les Jornades R+D+I TIC Salut i Social, que tindran lloc els dies 27 i 28 de setembre a la UVic-UCC, tenen com a objectiu potenciar la transferència de coneixement entre els agents clau del sector TIC, salut i social a Catalunya.  Aquest any, el debat se centrarà en les teràpies digitals i s'esperen més de 400 assistents.

Organitzades per la UVic-UCC (Càtedra TIC Salut i Càtedra Serveis Socials), la Fundació TIC Salut Social, el Consorci Hospitalari de Vic, l'Institut Català de la Salut, entre d'altres.

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