4D Health, un centre d'innovació i simulació en salut associat a CataloniaBio & HealthTech, ha llançat el nou web 4dhealth.com per donar a conèixer els serveis personalitzats que ofereix a empreses i hospitals.

El web està estructurat en tres apartats: què fa el centre, formació per a professionals basada en la simulació per augmentar la seguretat a l'hora de tractar amb pacients, i serveis per a empreses relacionats amb projectes formatius de professionals clínics i equips de vendes, així com d'innovació en el procés de desenvolupament i testeig de producte.

"Som un agent facilitador i d'enllaç per al ...


The CataloniaBio & HealthTech Regulatory Affairs Workgroup (WG) held its second Hard Reg Café event on 4 February at ACCIÓ. The event was coordinated by Lidia Cánovas (Asphalion) and Lluís Chico (NEOS Surgery) and aimed to nail down the topics of interest identified at the first Hard Reg Café session and discuss the best way to tackle them. 

These themes are implementing the new European medical device regulations and raising awareness and encouraging practical use of the Expedited Pathways.

After a two-hour debate, the companies agreed that, first, notified bodies must be more available and, secondly, the clinical ...


Fertypharm, a CataloniaBio & HealthTech member, is one of the thirty business and social initiatives recognised in the Icon Group’s Go Health Awards 2019

These awards aim to promote talent, innovation and entrepreneurship through the value chain (research, manufacturing, distribution, patient care, etc.), in the public and private sectors.

Fertypharm has won second prize in the Retail / OTC Laboratory category as a new business project. Founded by Roberto Costillas and José Ángel Delpueyo, the Esplugues de Llobregat-based company develops innovative fertility and pregnancy products.

The panel of judges was comprised of top executives from the sector, including Jesús Acebillo ...


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The Mental Health Cluster of Catalonia, CataloniaBio & HealthTech and the Food Nutrition Cluster, with collaboration from ACCIÓ, have pooled more than 50 companies for an intercluster event on the new challenges in nutrition and health.

Palau Marianao in Sant Boi de Llobregat hosted the first of three workshops in this programme on 24 January. The session began with a presentation from each of the cluster managers: Marta Sánchez Bret, Melqui Calzado and Eva Olivera.

The aim of this intercluster is to find solutions to the needs identified previously by three complementary sectors: biomedicine, mental health and nutrition ...


Stimulo, a CataloniaBio & HealthTech member, and a midwife at the Vall d'Hebron University Hospital in Barcelona, Vanessa Bueno, have designed a postural cushion for pregnant women that corrects the malposition of the fetal head during labor. 

At the time of delivery, the fetus needs to face head down. But, in about 40% of women, the fetus is facing up. If this incorrect position is not corrected, it is necessary to perform a caesarean section or use forceps. 

The origin of this idea is found in a clinical trial carried out by Vanessa Bueno on how to facilitate ...