News 2017




2 Days of support for innovatives of Slovakia


The International summit was prepared and realised to highlight innovation and technological changes in Economy, which took place from 10 to 11 May 2017 at Crowne Plaza Hotel in Bratislava. See more




Promotion of the Spanish Biotech industry in London


Last 8th May, the Spanish embassy in London held the seminar “Science in Spain 2017 – Biotech Industry” Science in Spain 2017 – Biotech Industry”, which is part of the campaign “Science in Spain” that aims to promote internationally the Spanish system for science, technology and innovation, and to increase science mobility between countries. See more




XII Business Forum

We were participating and supporting the Business Forum organized by the Faculty of Physics and the Faculty of Chemistry of the Universidad de Barcelona, with the participation of three more faculties, Mathematics and Computer Science, Earth Sciences and Biology, is a very good opportunity for students to get in contact with companies whose activity is related to their studies. See more




BioSeed Capital: New headquarters in London


The last November BioSeed Capital with headquarter in the Parc Científic of Barcelona established a new office in London to get access to UK’s market, one of the most powerful worldwide in healthcare startups, as well as in pharmaceutical firms. See more




Soft Skills for Science Workshop. Universidad Autonoma de Barcelona


Soft skills are called the set of capabilities that allow a professional to relate better to the work environment. They range from working time management to leadership and teamwork.

The objective of these activities is to work and investigate the skills of the assistants and that in this way they can successfully face the future work as scientists. see more




Career Guidance Conference, University of Barcelona


The Biotechnology Business Institute held its annual professional orientation course at the Biology Faculty of the University of Barcelona, together with the Catalan Association of Biotechnologists.

In these sessions students learn during the process of development of new molecules what are the possible paths of professional development within the biotechnology sector, the pharmaceutical industry and applied research to the discovery of new drugs and health products.

This is a meeting that brings together biotechnologists, biologists, biochemists, as well as undergraduate students in biomedical sciences, biomedical engineering and other life sciences profiles.




Biotechnology conferences


The seminars are aimed at young biotechnologists about to finish the race in order to guide them in their possible professional outings.

During the program, Jordi Fàbrega, director of business development at Biocat, will participate in the “Senior Roundtable”. See more



BIO-Europe Spring (BES), the premier springtime partnering conference which takes place in Europe and every year attracts during three days international biotech, pharma and financial professionals. See more




Biowales 2017


BioWales is the premier event for the life sciences sector in Wales, and one of the most prominent life sciences events in the UK. In its 15th year, the event returns to the Wales Millennium Center on 7 and 8 March.

The theme of this issue is Health and Wealth, where unique opportunities in Cell Therapy, Renegerative Medicene and Medical Technology will strengthen patients and professionals with better services and information on a global scale. See more




Nit de CataloniaBio 2017


Two companies have received the CataloniaBio 2017 BioSuccess Award in recognition of the milestones they have reached over the past year in the health and life sciences area in Catalonia: Mosaic Biomedicals, a spin-off of the Vall d’Hebron Institute of Oncology (VHIO) and the Vall d’Hebron Research Institute (VHIR) founded by Dr Joan Seoane, Dr Judit Anido and Dr Josep Baselga, and STAT-Diagnostica, created by engineers Jordi Carrera and Rafel Bru. See more




IV National Congress of Entrepreneurial Scientists


The IV National Congress of Entrepreneurial Scientists represents a before and after in the entrepreneurial and innovative ecosystem of our country.

It aims to boost the creation of companies with a scientific and technological base, to make the figure of the entrepreneurial scientist more visible, to create synergies between the different agents of the sector and to inspire the new generations that will build the knowledge society of the future. See more