Departament d'Empresa i Treball (Generalitat de Catalunya)
The CRAASH Barcelona program has received the support of the Departament d'Empresa i Treball de la Generalitat de Catalunya.
EIC Ecosystem Partnerships and Co-Investment Support programme
This programme is expanding the EIC Business Acceleration Services by addressing two of the greatest challenges for its innovators: accessing specialized sector-focused services and attracting private investors.
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Biocat is the institution that promotes the life sciences and healthcare ecosystem in Catalonia and works to maximize its economic and social impact. Biocat’s strategy focuses on positioning the BioRegion of Catalonia as one of the leading European hubs, offering researchers and professionals innovative capacity with programs to improve talent and entrepreneurship, accelerating technology transfer and business growth by supporting TTOs and startups, and helping attract investors and investment to the ecosystem. Biocat has experience in accelerating healthcare projects and developing talent since 2008.
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.
Departament de Salut (Generalitat de Catalunya)
The Department of Health is the main administrative body of the Generalitat de Catalunya, in making health decisions. In matters of health and public health, it has exclusive competence over the organization, internal functioning, evaluation, inspection and control of health centers and services in Catalonia. Besides, it participates in national planning and coordination in this matter. It also has the executive power of state legislation on pharmaceutical products and regulation.
ACCIÓ is the agency for business competitiveness of the Department of Business and Labor of the Generalitat. It is the public reference for contributing to the transformation of Catalan companies.
Life Science Accelerator Baden-Württemberg
The Life Science Accelerator Baden-Württemberg is a 12-month accelerator program for life science startups in the pre-seed or seed phase to optimize their development process.
NEXT Mannheim is an innovation and startup center located in Mannheim, Germany. It provides a supportive ecosystem for entrepreneurs and startups to develop and scale their businesses. NEXT Mannheim offers resources such as co-working spaces, mentorship programs, and access to a network of investors and industry experts to foster innovation and entrepreneurial growth.
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.
Tech Barcelona is an independent private non-profit association that works to reinforce Barcelona as a model of the international digital and technological ecosystem. We are the gateway and the platform for an active participation in the ecosystem. We create connections and make startups visible. We catalyze innovation within corporations. We promote entrepreneurship. We attract investment. We promote talent. We focus and empower the ecosystem.