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Biocat is the organization that champions the healthcare and life sciences ecosystem in Catalonia working to transform science and technology into regional economic growth as well as social impact. Biocat has experience in accelerating healthcare projects and developing talent since 2008. In ten years, Biocat has invested over €11 million, distributed in 300 programs attended by more than 2,300 students, and has successfully accelerated 96 life sciences projects that generated 300 new job positions.
Moebio is the initiative of Biocat for acceleration and innovation. It is ranked as one of the top accelerators in Europe according to rankings by Digitalhealth.careers, Mobile World Capital, Tech EU and HealthStartup.
CIMIT (Consortia for Improving Medicine with Innovation & Technology) is a network of world-class academic and medical institutions partnering with industry and government. It includes 13 of Boston’s strongest academic medical centers, universities and a growing network of national and international affiliates, including Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Boston University and Harvard Medical School among others. Its mission is to foster collaboration among clinicians, technologists and entrepreneurs to accelerate innovation and leverage discovery, development, and implementation of innovative healthcare technologies.
CIMIT has been accelerating healthcare innovation for over 20 years. It has supported the development of over 250 solutions to important unmet needs, including over 1,000 peer-reviewed and facilitated collaborative projects. 78 of the innovative solutions supported by CIMIT have made a "commercial exit" and reached a point that a commercial partner is advancing these solutions into use.
EIT Health is a consortium of more than 140 leading organizations spanning key areas of healthcare, such as pharma, medtech, payers, research institutions and universities. The goal of EIT Health is to contribute to increasing the competitiveness of European industry, improving the quality of life of Europe’s citizens and the sustainability of its healthcare systems. EIT Health was co-organizer and co-sponsor for the first 3 editions of the CRAASH program between 2018-2020.
TU Delft is the oldest and largest technical university in the Netherlands. Their 8 faculties offer 16 bachelor's and more than 30 master's programmes. Their more than 25,000 students and 6,000 employees share a fascination for science, design, and technology and a common mission: impact for a better society.
Institut Català de la Salut (ICS)
The Institut Catalàde la Salut (ICS) was created in 1983 to provide excellent care to the population, also developing teaching and research in the field of healthcare in Catalonia. ICS aims to be the leading organization and leader in the Catalan healthcare system, in terms of care, teaching, and research.
The Movistar Centre is a joint public private initiative created by Mobile World Capital Barcelona and Telefónica. Located in the heart of Barcelona, the Movistar Centre is an open space where citizens are able to understand and experience how mobile tecnologies are improving our lives.
Mobile World Capital Barcelona is an initiative driving the mobile and digital transformation of society while helping improve people’s lives globally. With support of the public and private sector throughout Barcelona, Catalonia and Spain, MWCapital focuses on three areas: the empowerment of new generations, professionals and citizens in the use of digital technologies; the digital transformation of industries; and the acceleration of innovation through digital-based entrepreneurship. Collectively, our programmes are positively transforming Education, Industry and the Economy.
Tech Barcelona is an association open to all those based in Barcelona working in digital and tech business. The global aim of Tech Barcelona is to consolidate and stimulate an emerging sector with a turnover of 6,7 billion euros and 15,000 workers, contributing to showcase Barcelona as a reference, mainly in and from South Europe, in the international tech scene.