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. 

IoT Solutions World Congress 2018

At Barcelona

 on 16 October 2018

From 16 to 18 October, the IoT Solutions World Congress 2018 will showcase in Barcelona the most recent advances in artificial intelligence and blockchain as applied to the Industrial Internet of Things. World experts will debate the latest trends in artificial intelligence, data analysis and cognitive computing, and present real-world examples of the convergence of this technology and the IoT to transform different industrial sectors. 14,000 visitors and 300 exhibitors are expected.

ACCIÓ organises a Brokerage Event for Catalan companies interested in pre-scheduled 30-min meetings to meet potential partners. 

The congress will also have an exhibition area and ...

Taller "Polímeros avanzados para empresas del sector biotecnológico"

At Barberà del Vallès (Barcelona)

 on 19 October 2018

Innovamed, empresa asociada a CataloniaBio & HealthTech, organiza el taller Polímeros avanzados para empresas del sector biotecnológico el día 19 de octubre en sus instalaciones de Barberà del Vallès (Barcelona).


Polímeros de última generación: características y aplicaciones - Pavel Bartovsky (Aimplas)Selección de materiales: aproximación a los suministradores - Thomas Wagnet (Kraiburg)Surface Microstructuration of Polymeric Components: A new strategy to enhance product functionalities - Iban Quintana (IK4 Tekniker)Visión global de nuevos materiales para el sector médico - Javier Peña (Materfad)

Con la colaboración de la Asociación Española de Bioempresas (Asebio), CataloniaBio & HealthTech y Biocat.

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CataloniaBio & HealthTech Hard Reg Café

At Barcelona

 on 22 October 2018

The new CataloniaBio & HealthTech Regulatory Affairs Workgroup has kicked off its first activity: the Hard Reg Café. These networking coffee meetings will be held each quarter so participants can share their concerns regarding regulatory issues, debate topics of interest or bring a prestigious guest in this strategic field for biopharmaceutical, medical technology and digital health start-ups and companies.

The first Hard Reg Café will be held on 22 October at the Barcelona Science Park, coordinated by Lidia Cánovas (Asphalion) and Lluís Chico (NEOS Surgery), both of which are board members, with support from Melqui Calzado (secretary general).

Spots limited ...

Dinar d'Emprenedors amb Joaquim Uriach

At Barcelona

 on 24 October 2018

AIJEC-Joves Empresaris de Catalunya organitza un Dinar d'Emprenedors amb Joaquim Uriach, president del Grup Uriach i cinquena generació d'una nissaga d'empresaris del sector farmacèutic iniciada el 1838 pel seu rebesavi Juan Uriach i Feliu, el dia 24 d'octubre a l'Hotel Eurostars Grand Marina de Barcelona.

La companyia compta amb 750 treballadors, ven en més de 70 països i els últims anys ha incrementat la seva aposta pel segment de consumer health i complements alimentaris, adquirint diferents empreses. 

Joaquim Uriach és llicenciat en dret per la Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, PDG per l'Iese i MBA per ESADE (escola de la ...

Launch event of the accelerator Imagine IF 2018-2019

At Barcelona

 on 24 October 2018

The 3rd edition of the Imagine IF, a global accelerator program for science ventures promoted by the Innovation Forum, will be held on 24th October in Movistar Centre Barcelona. 

Do you have an idea that could bring a solutions to patients in need? You want to become an entrepreneur but don't know where to start? During this event you will discover all the benefits it can bring to your startup or early-stage project. 

Speakers and mentors:

Joel Sabaniego, president of Innovation Forum BarcelonaÓscar Pérez, CMO at FerrerJoanna Parlinska, Customer Experience Design Lead for 3D Printing at ...

Digital health or eHealth is revolutionising the sector around the world, with a clear move towards artificial intelligence (AI), virtual reality and the Internet of Things (IoT). Catalonia has one of the most important digital health start-up ecosystems in the world, which can help strengthen the business models of more traditional biomedical companies and contribute valuable transversal solutions for healthcare. The Study on investment in the Biomedical industry compiled by CataloniaBio & HealthTech and EY shows that this is one of the challenges facing the sector over the coming years. 

What disruptions are start-ups bringing to the biomedical sector ...

BIO-Europe 2018

At Copenhaguen (Denmark)

 on 5 November 2018

BIO-Europe, Europe’s largest life sciences partnering event, will be held in Copenhagen (Denmark) from 5th to 7th November. The last edition, in 2017, welcomed 4,007 attendees, 24,199 one-to-one meetings, 2,199 companies and 61 countries represented.

The conference attracts senior executives of leading biotech companies, business development teams from pharmaceutical companies, investors and other industry experts.

BIO-Europe offers world-class workshops, conferences, active exhibitions, along with thousands of prescheduled one-to-one meetings. One of the main events is the Start up slam competition for entrepreneurs.


Almirall (Stand No 47) and Mind the Byte (Stand No 68), companies of CataloniaBio ...

Medica 2018

At Düsseldorf (Germany)

 on 12 November 2018

Medica, the leading international trade fair for the medical sector, will be held from 12th to 15th November in Düsseldorf (Germany) with over 5,000 exhibitors from 70 countries in 17 halls. 

This year, Medica will reflect the worldwide trend of digitalisation within the healthcare industry with a focus on start-ups. A total of over 50 start-ups will give presentations every day in the Medica Disrupt program held within the scope of the Medica Connected Healthcare Forum and the Medica App Competition (Hall 15). 

On the other hand, the fair offers seven forums, six conferences and three special ...

Curs "Data Integrity"

At Mataró (Barcelona)

 on 15 November 2018

CSV Experts, empresa associada a CataloniaBio & HealthTech, organitza un curs de formació sobre Data Integrity. El programa inclou:

Marc actual: les guies d'MHRA, OMS, PIC/S, EMA, WHO, ISPE i FDA sobre Data IntegrityLa nova guia de GAMP: Records and Data Integrity GuideEl nou enfocament en la gestió dels sistemes informàtics en entorns GxPEl flux de les dades. Controls tècnics que han d'incorporar els sistemes informàticsEstratègia per a la verificació del nivell de compliment de Data IntegritySistemes avaluats per CSV Experts i deficiències detectades


Tarifa general: 290 €/participantTarifa socis de CataloniaBio & HealthTech: 246 €/participant ...

Conference NanoBio & Med 2018

At Barcelona

 on 20 November 2018

The NanoBio & Med 2018 is going to present in Barcelona the most recent international developments in the field of nanobiotechnology and nanomedicine and will provide a platform for multidisciplinary communication, new cooperations and projects to participants from both science and industry.

The conference is organised by the Institute for Bioengineering of Catalonia (IBEC), the Phantoms Foundation, Nanomed Spain and the Biophysics Institute-BOKU in Vienna.

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25th Healthcare Industry Meeting of Iese

At Barcelona

 on 21 November 2018

The 25th Healthcare Industry Meeting of Iese will be held on 21st November in Barcelona with the claim Working for a healthy society. The Industry Meeting offers top executives, academics and experts a distinguished platform to share their experience and insight on the industry’s current situation and its future.With the world’s healthcare systems being transformed by resource depletion and an aging population, patients have become consumers with choices, there has been a shift from volume-based to value-based healthcare, and prevention is now on more equal footing with treatment. At the same time, disruptive innovations of new entrants are expected ...

10th Spanish Drug Discovery Network meeting

At Bilbao (Spain)

 on 22 November 2018

The 10th meeting of the Spanish Drug Discovery Network (SDDN) will take place in Bilbao from 22nd to 23rd November 2018. This international conference has turned out to be an ideal forum for the early drug discovery community, both from academia and industry.

This year, the programme will focus on two scientific areas that are continuously evolving and increasingly having an impact on attrition reduction in drug discovery: Computational Predictive Methods and New Models for Biologically Relevant Assays. It will also include a session on successful stories on entrepreneurship and financing drug discovery initiatives.

The meeting is organised by the ...

Hands-On Training Workshop

At Barcelona

 on 22 November 2018

Neuroelectrics, a digital brain health company located in Barcelona and Boston, will organise the second edition of Hands-On Training Workshop in Barcelona from 22 to 23 November 2018. This intensive two-day workshop will focus on providing comprehensive theoretical background and practical experience with extra hands-on training sessions with experts in the field.

Keynote speakers:

Professor Roi Cohen KadoshJean-Pascal Lefaucheur, MD, PhDEmiliano Santarnecchi, PhD

Arab Health 2019

At Dubai

 on 28 January 2019

The 44th edition of Arab Health will be held from the 28 to the 31 of January 2019 in the Dubai World Trade Centre. This fair is considered one of the best opportunities to connect manufacturers and health service providers with clinicians, procurement professionals, dealers and distributors from the Middle East. 

In total more than 4.000 exhibitors from 68 countries and 85.000 attendees are expected to participate in the four-day event. Accompanying the exhibition there will be business, leadership and Continuing Medical Education (CME) conferences and workshops providing the very latest updates and insights into innovative procedures ...

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