This work has been developed in the context of AdvanceCat with the support of ACCIÓ (Catalonia Trade & Investment; Generalitat de Catalunya) under the Catalonian ERDF operational program (European Regional Development Fund) 2014-2020.

MEMBERS

COORDINATORS

Universitat de Barcelona (UB)

 

Universitat de Barcelona is the principal public university in Catalonia, it boasts the biggest number of students and the largest and most complete curriculum offer. UB is the biggest research entity of Spain and one of the most important in Europe, being at the forefront of scientific excellence.  

Ferrer Internacional S.A. (Ferrer)

 

Ferrer is an international pharma company offering high quality products that benefit from the constant advances made in the field of medicine and pharmacology. Ferrer is committed to adapt to the demands of health professionals, patients and general public. 

CONSORTIUM

Banc de Sang i Teixits (BST)

 

Banc de Sang i Teixits thrives to obtain, process and supply blood components, tissues, umbilical cords and milk to health centers. BST is also specialized in immunology, molecular analysis, cell therapy and regenerative medicine.

Barcelona Macula Foundation (BMF)

 

Barcelona Macula Foundation (BMF) performs and supports research on retinal diseases that cause blindness and that unfortunately do not have any effective treatment. The motivation of BMF is to generate treatments both to prevent loss of vision and to recover it.

Bioibérica S.A.

Bioibérica is a biotechnology company specialized in the research, development, production and commercialization of biomolecules that help to improve the health of people, animals and plants. Bioibérica is firmly commited to expand knowledge and technology in the field of glycosaminoglycans, among which can be emphasized heparin, condroitin sulfate, hyaluronic acid and glucosamine. Bioiberica is a leader in the conduction and osteoarthritis market in Spain and its purpose is the manufacture of active ingredients for the pharmaceutical industry. 

Butler Scientifics S.L.​

 

Butler Scientifics is a bioinformatics startup that develops and commercializes AutoDiscovery, an intelligent exploratory data analysis software that helps biomedical and pharma research teams unveiling complex relationships hidden in the data files of scientific experiments and clinical trials.

Center for Regenerative Medicine of Barcelona (CMRB)

 

CMRB performs scientific research in biomedicine as well as health and life sciences, in particular in the fields of developmental biology and regenerative medicine. CMRB promotes scientific research, development and technological innovation with a special emphasis on methodological quality, bioethical principles as well as good scientific practices. CMRB organizes scientific and technical training programs either directly or in collaboration with other entities.

Fundació Bosch i Gimpera (FBiG)

Fundació Bosch i Gimpera is the technology center of the University of Barcelona and aims to promote, disseminate and transfer the knowledge generated by the University. Also, FBiG promotes and manages scientific, technical and artistic activities carried out by people and units of the University of Barcelona.

FCBarcelona Foundation - Muscletech Network (FCB)

FCBarcelona Foundation is constituted as the instrument through which the Club develops research projects and proposes divulgation programs to transmit positive values to children and teenagers. 

Fundació Hospital Universitari Vall d’Hebron-Institut de Recerca (VHIR)

VHIR has as a social purpose to promote research, scientific and technological knowledge, teaching and training at the Vall d'Hebron University Hospital and in its areas of influence and at the Autonomous University of Barcelona.

Bioengineering Institute of Catalonia Foundation (IBEC)

VHIR has as a social purpose to promote research, scientific and technological knowledge, teaching and training at the Vall d'Hebron University Hospital and in its areas of influence and at the Autonomous University of Barcelona.

Fundación Instituto de Investigaciones en Ciencias de la Salud Germans Trias i Pujol (IGTP)

 

IGTP has for purposes to promote, develop, transfer, manage and disseminate research, scientific and technological knowledge, teaching and training in the field of life sciences and health, in particular in the environment of the Germans Trias i Pujol Hospital.

Fundación Instituto de Investigación del Hospital de la Santa Cruz y San Pablo (FIR-HSCSP) 

 

FIR-HSCSP promotes and develops biomedical research. The Sant Pau Biomedical Research Institute (IIB Sant Pau) is a center for research in basic, clinical, epidemiological and health services, where the efforts of 10 entities to carry out high level research converge, aimed at developing new techniques and processes that help improve the quality of life of the citizens.

Fundació Leitat – Muscletech Network (FLeitat)

 

FLeitat promotes research, development and technological innovation within the different economic sectors. The activities carried out by the Leitat Foundation aim at promoting the culture of innovation and improving competitiveness of biomedical research.

August Pi i Sunyer Biomedical Research Institute (IDIBAPS)

IDIBAPS is a professional research organization whose main objective is to integrate excellent clinical research with high-quality basic investigation.

Instituto de Investigaciones Biomédicas de Bellvitge (IDIBELL)

IDIBELL aims to promote and facilitate translational research of proven scientific excellence, which integrates innovation and technological transfer in biomedicine, generating value for the 

Qrem Regenerative Technology (Qrem)

Qrem drives standardization and scalability of autologous regenerative therapies making available Lab-in-a-box devices to clinicians to carry out the therapies at their offices in an easy and cost-effective way to address the unmet needs of patients around the world.

Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB)

UAB is a public university, rooted in the Catalan territory with an international vocation that, through quality teaching closely linked to the research activity, transfers scientific, technological, cultural and educational knowledge to society. UAB promotes the potentials of its human capital and manages the resources available in a responsible manner.