Find out about all the activities we promote at CataloniaBio & HealthTech and those organised by member companies: debate and knowledge forums, networking and partnering events, missions, fairs, and more. The aim? We explain it all here.

If you’re an entrepreneur or professional in the biomedicine and health, don’t miss out!

If you’d also like information on scientific and dissemination events, we recommend you visit Biocat, the organisation that promotes the biocluster. 

BioComunica 2018

At Seville (Spain)

 on 24 September 2018

The Biotechnology Communicators Association (Comunica Biotec) organises the IV BioComunica Congress on September 24, 2018, within the framework of the BioSpain 2018 fair in Seville, aimed at all communicators in biotechnology and health industries.

The event will be presented by Roi Villar, chairman at Comunica Biotec; Lucía Cecilia, in charge of communications at the Spanish Association of Biocompanies (Asebio) and BioSpain 2018, and Juan Carlos Esteban, Secretary at Comunica Biotec.

This year’s programme offers debates and round tables on science, biotechnology and fake news; biotechnology training initiatives; how to handle patients’ expectations when it comes to precision medicine; communication and ...

Biospain 2018

At Sevilla (Spain)

 on 25 September 2018

The 9th edition of Biospain, one of the leading biotech events in Europe, will be held from 25th to 27th September in Seville. The latest edition, in 2016, 800 companies, 750 licensing opportunities, 1,750 attendees and 3,000 one-to-one meetings. 34% of those who attend the congress come from outside of Spain.

The event is organised by the Spanish Bioindustry Association (Asebio) with the support of the Regional Government of Andalusia.

47 companies and entities of CataloniaBio & HealthTech will be at Biospain 2018:

Ability Pharma (Exhibitor)Aelix TherapeuticsAlmirallAlta Life SciencesAnaconda BiomedAnapharmAnaxomics (Exhibitor ...

8a edició de les Jornades R+D+I TIC Salut i Social

At Vic (Barcelona)

 on 27 September 2018

Les Jornades R+D+I TIC Salut i Social, que tindran lloc els dies 27 i 28 de setembre a la UVic-UCC, tenen com a objectiu potenciar la transferència de coneixement entre els agents clau del sector TIC, salut i social a Catalunya.  Aquest any, el debat se centrarà en les teràpies digitals i s'esperen més de 400 assistents.

Organitzades per la UVic-UCC (Càtedra TIC Salut i Càtedra Serveis Socials), la Fundació TIC Salut Social, el Consorci Hospitalari de Vic, l'Institut Català de la Salut, entre d'altres.

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Investment Forum of Capital Cell

At Barcelona

 on 2 October 2018

Capital Cell, a crowdfunding platform specialized in biomedicine, organizes an Investment Forum on October 2 at the Pier01 in Barcelona where you can meet first-person new projects in the sector:

AbilityPharmaRheoDXDerma InnovateWear TechnologiesBeonchip

If you are interested in investing in one of the most profitable sectors in recent years in Spain, diversifying your money or increasing your investment portfolio, we recommend this meeting.

We highlight the Ability Pharma project, member of CataloniaBio & HealthTech, that has just launched a round of investment of one million euros to continue development of a drug that eliminates cancerous cells.

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CPhI Worldwide 2018

At Madrid (Spain)

 on 9 October 2018

CPhI Worldwide, the largest pharmaceutical trade fair in the world,  will be held from 9th to 11th October in Madrid. The latest edition, in 2017, attended over 2,500 businesses and 43,000 professionals from this industry, coming from 150 countries to find out the latest industry trends.

There will be five simultaneous events specialize each in a specific area of the pharmaceutical business: CPhI Worldwide caters to the raw material suppliers, ICSE connects the pharmaceutical community with outsourcing solution providers, P-MEC centres in pharma tech and machinery providers, InnoPack in packaging, and Finished Dosage Formulation (FDF) works with every ...

BioJapan 2018

At Yokohama (Japan)

 on 10 October 2018

BioJapan will be held from 10th to 12th October in Yokohama (Japan). Yokohama is the second largest city in Japan and has its most prominent international port.

Already in its 20th edition, BioJapan is considered Asia’s premier partnering event for the global biotechnology industry. In total, the organization expects more than 900 companies and research institutes from around 30 countries. Its attendees will be top business development, licensing, and alliance management professionals that will participate in the over 9,000 business meetings.

BioJapan organizing committee are Japan Bioindustry Association, Japan Health Sciences Foundation, Japan Association of Bioindustries Executives, Japan Pharmaceutical ...

MVA Annual Meeting 2018

At Copenhagen (Dinamarca)

 on 11 October 2018

Medicon Valley Alliance (MVA) organises its annual meeting entitled Time to grow together: From start-up to scale-up and beyond next 11 October in Copenhagen (Denmark).

For the last 20 years, life science in Medicon Valley has been the most innovative, fastest growing and most job creating sector in the Greater Copenhagen region. To sustain and develop the region’s momentum, they need to remove barriers to the scale-up of their innovative companies, strengthen collaboration, and brand the region internationally.

To discuss how to get from start-up to scale-up and beyond, MVA has invited a list of inspirational regional, national and international ...

IoT Solutions World Congress 2018

At Barcelona

 on 16 October 2018

From 16 to 18 October, the IoT Solutions World Congress 2018 will showcase in Barcelona the most recent advances in artificial intelligence and blockchain as applied to the Industrial Internet of Things. World experts will debate the latest trends in artificial intelligence, data analysis and cognitive computing, and present real-world examples of the convergence of this technology and the IoT to transform different industrial sectors. 14,000 visitors and 300 exhibitors are expected.

ACCIÓ organises a Brokerage Event for Catalan companies interested in pre-scheduled 30-min meetings to meet potential partners. 

The congress will also have an exhibition area and ...

Health & Bio Team Dating 2018

At Barcelona

 on 17 October 2018

BStartup of Banc Sabadell, Biocat and CataloniaBio & HealthTech are holding the fourth edition of Health & Bio Team Dating, a pioneering event in Catalonia to build successful teams for life sciences start-ups.

This year, the event will take place as part of Healthio organised by Fira Barcelona.

Through 30-minute speed dating meetings, Health & Bio Team Dating brings together scientists and entrepreneurs/business developers/mentors who can create new business synergies and set up teams to run successful projects and companies in MedTech, therapeutics, diagnostics, drugs, medical devices, digital health and agrifood.

The previous editions hosted more than 500 ...

Curs "Data Integrity"

At Mataró (Barcelona)

 on 15 November 2018

CSV Experts, empresa associada a CataloniaBio & HealthTech, organitza un curs de formació sobre Data Integrity. El programa inclou:

Marc actual: les guies d'MHRA, OMS, PIC/S, EMA, WHO, ISPE i FDA sobre Data IntegrityLa nova guia de GAMP: Records and Data Integrity GuideEl nou enfocament en la gestió dels sistemes informàtics en entorns GxPEl flux de les dades. Controls tècnics que han d'incorporar els sistemes informàticsEstratègia per a la verificació del nivell de compliment de Data IntegritySistemes avaluats per CSV Experts i deficiències detectades


Tarifa general: 290 €/participantTarifa socis de CataloniaBio & HealthTech: 246 €/participant ...

Conference NanoBio & Med 2018

At Barcelona

 on 20 November 2018

The NanoBio & Med 2018 is going to present in Barcelona the most recent international developments in the field of nanobiotechnology and nanomedicine and will provide a platform for multidisciplinary communication, new cooperations and projects to participants from both science and industry.

The conference is organised by the Institute for Bioengineering of Catalonia (IBEC), the Phantoms Foundation, Nanomed Spain and the Biophysics Institute-BOKU in Vienna.

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10th Spanish Drug Discovery Network meeting

At Bilbao (Spain)

 on 22 November 2018

The 10th meeting of the Spanish Drug Discovery Network (SDDN) will take place in Bilbao from 22nd to 23rd November 2018. This international conference has turned out to be an ideal forum for the early drug discovery community, both from academia and industry.

This year, the programme will focus on two scientific areas that are continuously evolving and increasingly having an impact on attrition reduction in drug discovery: Computational Predictive Methods and New Models for Biologically Relevant Assays. It will also include a session on successful stories on entrepreneurship and financing drug discovery initiatives.

The meeting is organised by the ...

Hands-On Training Workshop

At Barcelona

 on 22 November 2018

Neuroelectrics, a digital brain health company located in Barcelona and Boston, will organise the second edition of Hands-On Training Workshop in Barcelona from 22 to 23 November 2018. This intensive two-day workshop will focus on providing comprehensive theoretical background and practical experience with extra hands-on training sessions with experts in the field.

Keynote speakers:

Professor Roi Cohen KadoshJean-Pascal Lefaucheur, MD, PhDEmiliano Santarnecchi, PhD

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