News 2016



The University of Barcelona, the only Spanish university among the 200 best universities worldwide

The University of Barcelona is still leading the Spanish university system and holds the 122nd position in a worldwide ranking. The new edition of the ranking by the Center for World University Rankings (CWUR), which assesses, among other aspects, the quality of education received by students, research and the teaching staff level. This ranking lists more than a thousand centers from around the world among the 25.000 existing universities. Cambridge, Oxford, Columbia, Berkeley, Chicago, Princeton and Yale occupy the first positions. See more




The 2016 Forum of the BioRegion is a meeting to promote reflection and knowledge in this arena, with international experts presenting successful public-private partnership experiences; discussions of where the biopharma, medtechand digital health subsectors are heading; and opportunities for dialogue and networking. See more




TTS Colombia

In collaboration with the Regional Host Partners, the University of Antioquia and SAPIENCA, TTS Global Initiative is pleased to bring to Latin America the leading global platform in support of the early stages of biotechnology innovation.  See more




TTS Europe

TTS Global Initiative and One Nucleus are pleased to announce the TTS Europe 2016, taking place in Edinburgh next month. 

At Edinburgh’s iconic landmark The Hub, on the Royal Mile between Edinburgh Castle and Holyrood Palace, the TTS Europe venue is once again ideally suited to the high-level, interactive discussion, debate, networking, business development and licensing that takes place at Europe’s original and premiere summit of key biotech and pharma leaders and decision-makers from all key innovation stakeholder groups. See more




Presentación informe Cotec

The Cotec Report reflects every year since 1996 the situation of R + D + I in Spain. In addition to collecting the main indicators on the subject – national, autonomous and international comparisons – offers analysis and opinions of dozens of experts on the situation of the Spanish innovation system and its foreseeable future evolution.

In 2016 the Cotec Report incorporates new chapters dedicated to education, social innovation and innovation financing, while creating an exclusive Cotec Report website that offers the possibility of developing own charts based on the historical document base Of the main indicators included in the report. See more




II Encuentro TEI Bio

About seventy scientists, entrepreneurs, managers and students of the biosciences sector participated last Wednesday June 29, 2016 in the second TEI Bio Meeting in Barcelona, held in the former Damm Factory.

The event started with the conference of Luis Ruiz-Ávila, CEO of Spherium Biomed. In a didactic and fun way, full of animal analogies, he gave some keys to undertake in biomedicine, based on his long career as an entrepreneur. He emphasized the creativity, the strategic vision and the commitment to pull forward a company in the biomedical sector. He ended his talk with this interesting reflection: “In a plate of eggs with bacon the hen is only involved, while the pig is compromised.” To undertake biosciences, getting involved is not enough, but it takes people who commit to it draft. See more




I Encuentro TEI Bio

More than thirty scientists, entrepreneurs, managers and students of the biosciences sector participated last Tuesday April 26 in the first meeting TEI Bio in Barcelona.

The first TEI Bio Meeting in Barcelona was attended by representatives and executives from different institutions, companies and research centers in the Biomedicine and Biotechnology sector of Catalonia: BIOCAT, Catalonia Bio, ACCIÓ, Leitat, Vall d’Hebron Research Institute (VHIR ), Barcelona Science Park, August Pi i Sunyer Biomedical Research Institute (IDIBAPS), Institut Català de Nanociència i Nanotechnology (ICN2), Institut de Recerca Biomèdica de Barcelona (IRB), Bionure, Mind the Byte, Capital Cell, Spherium Biomed , Association of Communicators of Biotechnology and Galènia Medical Communication. See more




Biowales 2016

BioWales is the most important event for the health sciences sector in Wales, and one of the leading sector in the UK. The theme of this year’s event is Connect and Collaborate, which reflects the opportunity the conference offers attendees to develop international connections and partnership opportunities.  See more