Bellvitge University Hospital
Bellvitge University Hospital was founded in 1976, promotes technological and healthcare innovation and the most complex medical and surgical activity. It is a teaching center linked to the Universitat de Barcelona and studies in Medicine, Nursing, Dentistry, and Podiatry. Besides, it is the community reference hospital for 343,172 inhabitants of Hospitalet and El Prat de Llobregat as well as a reference in processes that require high technology.
Vall d'Hebron University Hospital
Vall d'Hebron University Hospital is the largest hospital complex in Catalonia and one of the most important in Spain. It is the sum of three hospitals: the General Hospital, the Maternity and Children’s Hospital and the Traumatology, Rehabilitation and Burns Hospital. It is a reference centre for the healthcare area of Barcelona Nord, which includes five districts of the City of Barcelona and a population of over 430,000 people. It also works together with primary care centres in Barcelona and offer specialised services.
Germans Trias i Pujol University Hospital
The Germans Trias i Pujol University Hospital is a public centre that provides high complexity healthcare to approximately 800.000 people of Barcelona’s northern area and of the Maresme, as well as to people of other Catalan territories with certain pathologies. The hospital is located on the Can Ruti biomedical campus, the Badalona’s health and research park, a biomedical area where other facilities, such as the Institute for Health Science Research Germans Trias i Pujol (IGTP) or the Institut Guttmann, are also placed.
Hospital Clinic was founded in 1906 and include almost all medical and surgical specialties, and are active in the areas of Patient Care, Research and Education, directly or through related companies. The hospital serves as a community hospital, and is the main public provider within its district in Barcelona, with a population of 540,000 inhabitants. It also serves as a high-complexity tertiary hospital, developing lines of actions for patients, not only in Catalonia but also in Spain and worldwide.
Sant Joan de Déu Barcelona Children’s Hospital
SJD Barcelona Children's Hospital is a private, non-profit institution that is dedicated to public service. Since 1867, the hospital has been dedicated to comprehensive care for women, children and adolescents, and has become one of the most important specialised paediatric centres in Europe. It has partnerships with paediatric hospitals around the world to cooperate on issues of care, training and research.
The Institut Guttmann is a specialized hospital in the medical and surgical treatment and comprehensive rehabilitation of people with spinal cord injury, acquired brain injury or other neurological disabilities. Its main objective is to provide specialised, comprehensive, continuous and personalized care, incorporating the highest levels of science, technology and compassion. It is one of the world’s leading hospitals in its field today.
Innovation fellowship of
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 aims to create 70 start-ups per year and support another 150 by 2018.
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.
The Barcelona Institute of Science and Technology (BIST)
The Barcelona Institute of Science and Technology is a leading institution of multidisciplinary research encompassing seven Catalan research centres of excellence. By fostering collaboration among members of its diverse scientific community, BIST plays a leading role in pushing the frontiers of science while becoming a global reference for training outstanding research talent.
Kaospilot is a hybrid business and design school, a multi-sided education in leadership and entrepreneurship. They centre on students’ potential to develop and to achieve – tapping into their creativity, giving it a direction, creating a setting that will get them there and navigate the uncertainties that will follow. Kaospilot provide space and a place where creatives and potential change-makers can develop the knowledge, skills, attitudes and competencies they need to fulfil their values and visions.
IN4IMPACT aim is to boost its customers' talent strategies and align their organizational culture to support sustainable growth.
Exponential Medicine by Singularity University
Exponential Medicine is a unique and intensive four-day experience that gathers world-class faculty, innovators and organizations from across the biomedical and technology spectrum to explore and leverage the convergence of fast moving technologies in the reinvention of health and medicine.
Stanford Byers Center for Biodesign
Stanford Biodesign is multidisciplinary and dynamic, bringing together faculty, students, and fellows from across Stanford University to create innovations with the power to change healthcare. Their focus on helping the most promising health technology innovators to realize their full potential for the greatest impact in a rapidly changing healthare field.
Ferrer is an international privately-held pharmaceutical company, with headquarters in Barcelona and presence in more than 110 countries. Their mission is to advance the wellbeing of society through the pharmaceutical, health, fine chemicals and food sectors.
The company bases its business strategy on enhancing human values and technological advances that guarantee innovation in all areas of the company to provide value. Faithful to this philosophy, the company dedicates a high percentage of sales to research every year in order to develop new drugs to solve unresolved therapeutic problems and improve the quality of life of patients.