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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. 

Eurecat organitza la jornada tecnològica Proves de concepte, el dia 4 d'abril al Cibernàrium de Barcelona, per tal d'agilitzar els processos de llançament de nous dispositius mèdics, Internet de les Coses (IoT), entre d'altres. Durant la jornada també es presentaran els instruments de finançament que ofereix el CDTI i aspectes regulatoris.

La presentació anirà a càrrec de José Antonio Gago, Market Manager Product Innovation a Eurecat.

Ponents:

Irene Ràfols, responsable Unitat Innovació de Producte d'EurecatEnric Roche i Federico Grego, cofundadors de Vascular Barcelona DevicesDominique Monferrer, Scientific & Regulatory Affairs Associate Director d'AsphalionCristina Casellas, promotora Unitat ...

The Intercluster Nutrition and health: discovering new challenges, which kicked off this January in order to tackle challenges in nutrigenomics, pharmacogenomics and the use of probiotics and prebiotics in healthcare, will host its second workshop on 5 April at the Barcelona Science Park (SalaDolorsAleu) with companies and organisations from CataloniaBio&HealthTech, Mental Health Cluster of Catalonia and Food N’Nutrition Cluster.

Workshop II: Solutions

The event will feature presentations from Mariona Serra, CEO of GoodGut, and Miquel Ràmia, science analyst at Made of Genes. Afterwards, participants will continue working on the challenges identified in the first workshop in small groups to generate ...

Advanced Factories Expo & Congress 2019

At Barcelona

 on 9 April 2019

Advanced Factories Expo & Congress 2019 will be held from 9 to 11 April at the Barcelona International Convention Centre (CCIB) with the collaboration of CataloniaBio & HealthTech, among other entities.

The event hosts the Industry 4.0 Congress, the Industry Start-up Forum, the Welcome Beer Party, the Talent Marketplace and an exhibition area.

We recommend the Industry 4.0 Congress, the largest European conference dedicated to advanced and digital industry with more than 170 speakers and eight forums, including health. Submit your proposal before 15 February.

Registration:

CataloniaBioHT members: 50% discount. In order to obtain it, you must ...

9a edició Programa de Generació d’Idees en Biotecnologia Industrial i Biomedicina

At Cerdanyola del Vallès (Barcelona)

 on 11 April 2019

El Parc de Recerca UAB i la Xarxa de Referència en Biotecnologia (XRB) presentaran la novena edició del Programa de Generació d’Idees en Biotecnologia Industrial i Biomedicina el dia 11 d'abril a l'Edifici Eureka.  

El programa està dirigit a investigadors de la Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB) i centres de l'XRB, així com empreses del sector. S'estructura en tres fases: generació d'idees; formació específica amb mentors com Isabel Amat (Reig Jofre i CataloniaBio & HealthTech), Luis Ruiz-Ávila (Aquilón CyL), Josep Lluís Falcó (Genesis Biomed) o Sergi Trilla (Trifermed), i concurs de projectes. El guanyador rebrà un premi de 1 ...

24th Healthcare Investment Forum Barcelona

At Barcelona

 on 11 April 2019

The 24th Healthcare Investment Forum Barcelona, which is co-organised by the Barcelona Official Medical Association (COMB), Barcelona Activa, Esade BAN and Biocat, with the collaboration of CataloniaBio & HealthTech, will be held on 11 April at the COMB.

The presentation will be given by Lluís Pareras, Head of Innovation at COMB and director of Healthequity, Fernando Zallo, director of Esade BAN, Jaume Baró, Business Services Director at Barcelona Activa, and Jordi Naval, CEO at Biocat.

Since the Forum was set up, over 700 businesses from the fields of biotech, medical devices, healthcare services and IT have applied for financing and ...

Congrés Anual Ascri 2019

At Bilbao (Spain)

 on 26 April 2019

El Congrés Anual de l'Associació Espanyola de Capital, Creixement i Inversió (Ascri) tindrà lloc el dia 26 d'abril a Bilbao. Entre els socis, hi ha els fons catalans Inveready i Ysios Capital.

La inversió de capital privat i capital risc va assolir el màxim històric a l'Estat espanyol de 5.000 milions el 2017. Les dades de 2018 es presentaran en el proper congrés.

Actualment, el president d'Ascri és Miguel Zurita (Altamar Capital Partner).

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Are you involved in biomedical research and interested in starting your own company? Would you like to learn about the career options in healthcare beyond academia? Come to hear about the experiences of others who have already chosen this path in the 9th Introductory Course in Bioentrepreneurship Claus per Bioemprendre organised by Biocat in collaboration of the Associació de Biotecnòlegs de Catalunya, CataloniaBio & HealthTech and Dr. Antoni Esteve Foundation.

The course will take place in three sessions held on April 30, May 7 and 14, 2019 at Centre Esther Koplowitz (CEK) in Barcelona. 

Speakers:

Luis Ruiz-Ávila, CEO of ...

Are you involved in biomedical research and interested in starting your own company? Would you like to learn about the career options in healthcare beyond academia? Come to hear about the experiences of others who have already chosen this path in the 9th Introductory Course in Bioentrepreneurship Claus per Bioemprendre organised by Biocat in collaboration of the Associació de Biotecnòlegs de Catalunya, CataloniaBio & HealthTech and Dr. Antoni Esteve Foundation.

The course will take place in three sessions held on April 30, May 7 and 14, 2019 at Centre Esther Koplowitz (CEK) in Barcelona. 

Speakers:

Luis Ruiz-Ávila, CEO of ...

3r Fòrum de Talent en Enginyeria Biomèdica

At Barcelona

 on 8 May 2019

El tercer Fòrum de Talent en Enginyeria Biomèdica que organitzen la Universitat Pompeu Fabra (UPF), la Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC) i la Universitat de Barcelona (UB), en col·laboració amb la Federació Espanyola d'Empreses de Tecnologia Mèdica (Fenin) i CataloniaBio & HealthTech, es farà el dia 8 de maig al Campus de la Ciutadella de la UPF a Barcelona.

L'esdeveniment està obert a estudiants, graduats i màster en Enginyeria Biomèdica. 

Per a les empreses, s'ofereix un espai de networking i les següents modalitats de participació:

Empresa amb estand (150 €): equipat amb una taula i dues cadires i espai ...

ACCIÓ 2019 Investment Forum

At Barcelona

 on 8 May 2019

The 2019 Investment Forum organised by ACCIÓ, the Government of Catalonia Agency for Business Competitiveness, will be held on 8 May in Barcelona. Last year's event brought together 650 start-ups, entrepreneurs and investors for 400 pre-scheduled meetings and 21 pitches.

The deadline to submit start-up candidates was 17 February.

The programme will be announced soon, and registration opened to investors and audience members.

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Mental Health Cluster of Catalonia, CataloniaBio & HealthTech (through the Innovation Workgroup) and the Food'n Nutrition Cluster are hosting the Intercluster event Nutrition and health: discovering new challenges for companies and organisations in the biomedical, nutrition and mental health sectors that are interested in tackling challenges in nutrigenomics, pharmacogenomics and the use of prebiotics and probiotics in healthcare.

This intercluster event is comprised of three workshops that will be held on 24 January, 5 April and 9 May to identify real unmet needs in the sector and generate collaborative opportunities to address them.

We will share the specific programme and ...

For the Shanghai Health Industry Summit and the Hong Kong International Medical and Healthcare Fair, ACCIÓ is organising a business mission to China and Hong Kong from 11 to 18 May 2019.

The goal is to scout for the new opportunities in this Asian country, under the government’s 13thFive-Year Plan, available to foreign companies in the healthcare and life sciences, as well as learning the secrets to successfully breaking into this market.

Geared towards: companies in pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, medical technology, digital health, nutrition and more.

Call for Catalan companies: deadline 8 February 2019

Cost: €2,500 + VAT (includes registration fee ...

2a Jornada Anual de Genesis Biomed

At Barcelona

 on 13 May 2019

Genesis Biomed, empresa associada a CataloniaBio & HealthTech, celebrarà la jornada anual el dia 13 de maig al Parc Científic de Barcelona on presentarà el consell assessor científic.

La benvinguda anirà a càrrec de Josep Lluís Falcó, CEO de Genesis Biomed. A continuació es faran dues taules rodones de debat: 

Taula rodona Oncologia, cardiovascular i salut mental

Moderador: Dr. Lluís Pareras, director de Healthequity

Ponents:

Dr. Josep Tabernero, cap del Servei d'Oncologia de l'Hospital Universitari Vall d'HebronDr. Francisco Fernández-Avilés, cap del Servei de Cardiologia de l'Hospital Universitari Gregorio MarañónDr. José Luis Molinuevo, director científic de ...

Are you involved in biomedical research and interested in starting your own company? Would you like to learn about the career options in healthcare beyond academia? Come to hear about the experiences of others who have already chosen this path in the 9th Introductory Course in Bioentrepreneurship Claus per Bioemprendre organised by Biocat in collaboration of the Associació de Biotecnòlegs de Catalunya, CataloniaBio & HealthTech and Dr. Antoni Esteve Foundation.

The course will take place in three sessions held on April 30, May 7 and 14, 2019 at Centre Esther Koplowitz (CEK) in Barcelona. 

Speakers:

Luis Ruiz-Ávila, CEO of ...

Bio€quity Europe 2019

At Barcelona

 on 20 May 2019

Bio€quity, the longest investor event for the European biopharmaceutical sector, will take place in Barcelona for the first time on 20th and 21st May 2019. The Host Regional Committee is formed by Biocat, Ysios Capital, ACCIÓ and CataloniaBio & HealthTech

Organised by BioCentury and EBD Group, the last edition of Bio€quity attracted more than more than 550 delegates from 25 nations.

Special conditions for Catalan companies

Companies that sign up before 15th February get a €200 early bird discount. Plus, members of Catalonia get an additional permanent discount of €200 off the current rate with code BEE19BIOREGION200.

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The International Congress on Brain Health Innovations & Technologies (BrainHIT) taking place on 27-28 May 2019 in Vienna (Austria).

BrainHIT is an innovative and informative platform aimed at exchanging knowledge between clinicians involved in the brain arena, neuroscientists, academia and entrepreneurs, startups and high-tech life science industry involved in the brain ecosystem. 

Dr Marc Ribó, neurologist at Hospital Vall d'Hebron in Barcelona and co-Founder of Anaconda Biomed, is member of this year's Scientific Committee. He will give a talk entitled Promising novel devices and technology for acute stroke treatment on 27 May.

Call for abstracts (oral and poster presentations ...

BIO International Convention 2019

At Philadelphia

 on 3 June 2019

BIO International Convention 2019, the most important global event for the biotechnology industry, is being held this year in Philadelphia (United States) from 3rd to 6th June. The convention is organised by the Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO).

The previous edition welcomed more than 7,000 companies and 16,000 top executives from 67 countries and hosted over 46,000 partnering meetings (up 13% over 2017) and featured 1,000 speakers. 

The Spanish pavilion call organised by ICEX is open until 13th February. See the participation options available for Catalan companies.

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Course "Apps in regulated environment"

At Mataró (Barcelona)

 on 18 June 2019

CSV Experts, CataloniaBio & HealthTech member, is offering a training course on apps in regulated environment. The program includes:

Introduction and contextualizationRegulatory impactHealthcare productApps in GMP / GDP environment

It includes documents, coffee break and lunch.

Registration: €246 € (CataloniaBioHT members) / €290 (general)

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Check out the other CSV Experts 2019 training courses

CSV Experts, a CataloniaBio & HealthTech member, is offering a training course on new Regulation (EU) 2017/746 on in vitro diagnostic medical devices. The programme includes:

Introduction: concept and classification of in vitro diagnostic medical devices.Current law and new regulations going into effect. Terms for all economic agents.Most significant changes. Adapting to new IVD regulations.Getting CE marking for in vitro diagnostic medical devices.Post-commercialisation follow-up (PMS - PMCF).

It includes documents, coffee break and lunch.

Cost: €246 € (CataloniaBioHT members) / €290 (general)

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Check out the other CSV Experts 2019 training courses

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