Alta Life Sciences, the fund led by Guy Nohra, Montserrat Vendrell, Miguel Valls and Scott Moonly and a CataloniaBio & HealthTech member, has led a €3-million round of investment in Mediktor. The round also included Dutch fund Castel Capital and French Naos Capital Partners.

Mediktor is a symptom assessment software launched as a free app in 2014. Over this time, it has done more than 2 million evaluations of symptoms in 150 countries and created a database that can recognise roughly 750 diseases, covering 90% of the cases seen in emergency and primary care. Recently, Mediktor has collaborated with Hospital ...


Minoryx Therapeutics, a company specializing in the development of new drugs for orphan diseases member of CataloniaBio & HealthTech, today announces the completion of a Series B funding round of €21.3 million, the most important in the Catalan biotechnology sector so far this year.

The funding round was led by Fund+, joined by SRIW, SFPI-FPIM and Sambrinvest, in addition to all Series A investors (Ysios Capital, Kurma Partners, Roche Venture Fund, Idinvest Partners, Chiesi Ventures, Caixa Capital Risc and HealthEquity).

“The proceeds of the round will allow the company to demonstrate the potential of MIN-102 in new indications,” ...


The company Ability Pharma, member of CataloniaBio & HealthTech, has just launched a round of investment of one million euros via the crowdfunding platform Capital Cell in order to continue development of a drug that eliminates cancerous cells.

The goal of the project is to turn cancer, the second leading cause of death in the world, into a chronic illness and thus forestall the death of cancer sufferers. The drug ABTL0812 is administered in combination with chemotherapy in order to augment the response to treatment, and afterward it is administered by itself to prevent relapses.

"We want to give small ...


Mimetis Biomaterials, a bone regeneration company member of CataloniaBio & HealthTech, has initiated an investment round of 2 million euros which will be raised in two phases. It is hoped to secure around 120,000 euros in the seed capital round through crowdfunding and the rest through a Series A round.

The materials manufactured by Mimetis, a company based in the Vallès Technology Park, facilitate the biological processes that regenerate the lost bone of the patient and can be applied in the dental, craniomaxillofacial and orthopaedic fields. Mimetis’ greatest achievement, however, has been 3D-printed custom implants.

The company previously closed ...


German multinational corporation Hartmann, a CataloniaBio  & HealthTech member, will invest €10 million between 2019 and 2021 in its two plants in Mataró and Montornès del Vallès (Barcelona), according to financial newspaper Expansión.

The Mataró factory is a global benchmark in developing and manufacturing adhesive healthcare products and is currently responsible for production of the company’s popular plasters.

In 2017, Hartmann acquired the Lindor brand from Procter & Gamble and saw revenue of €175 million in Spain, up 52% from 2016. The company is open to new acquisitions to continue growing in Spain and expects to see sales of €250 ...