Judit Cubedo, CEO of GlyCardial, finalist for the EU Prize for Women Innovators 2020 Blog Post

Judit Cubedo, co-founder and CEO of GlyCardial Diagnostics, is one of the twenty-one women selected as finalists for the EU Prize for Women Innovators 2020, an award given annually to the most talented and inspiring entrepreneurs in Europe. The company led by Judit, which is based in the Barcelona Science Park, is conducting a clinical trial to validate the performance of Apo J-Glyc as a novel biomarker for the early detection of Myocardial Ischaemia. The award winners will be announced at the European Research and Innovation Days taking place on 22-24 September 2020.


A global team involving ICUB-Tech researchers detects a type of unidentified astronomical object Blog Post

Researchers from the international collaborations LIGO and Virgo, in which the Institute of Cosmos Sciences of the UB (ICCUB) takes part under the coordination of Jordi Portell –co-director of the ICCUB Technology Unit, based in the Barcelona Science Park– have announced the discovery of an object of 2.6 solar masses, placing it firmly into so-called mass gap. That is an interval between the mass of the heaviest neutron star and the lightest blackhole, from which there were no observations yet.


IBEC researcher Pere Roca-Cusachs joins the European elite club in biology Blog Post

Pere Roca-Cusachs –group leader at the Institute for Bioengineering of Catalonia (IBEC) in the Barcelona Science Park and associate professor at the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Barcelona (UB)– has been chosen to join the European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO), a prestigious network that brings together some of the most brilliant researchers in the world.


Investment in companies in the field of life sciences and healthcare in Catalonia grew to €112M in 2019 Blog Post

Life sciences and healthcare start-ups and companies in Catalonia managed to attract €112M of investment in 2019, a figure that has remained stable for four years in a row and is 3% higher than in 2018, according to the study presented today by CataloniaBio & HealthTech and Biocat –based in the Barcelona Science Park– jointly with and EY. Investors and experts predict that in 2020 this will reach a record figure, boosted by an interest in the sector after Covid-19.


Promoting scientific careers in times of COVID-19 Blog Post

Against the backdrop of the major challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, which has underscored the crucial role science and technology play in our society, the Barcelona Science Park is stepping up its commitment to persuading young people to choose scientific careers by holding a new edition of Batx2Lab, a pioneering programme which has inspired the STEM talent of more than 700 young people.


Vice-president Pere Aragonès meets with stakeholders, companies and investors in the healthcare and life sciences sector Blog Post

Vice-president of the Government of Catalonia Pere Aragonès and Director General for Research and Innovation in Health Robert Fabregat visited the Barcelona Science Park (PCB) yesterday, where they met with Biocat, CataloniaBio & HealthTech, start-ups and investors to learn about the healthcare and life sciences sector’s potential as a driving force for Catalan innovation and competitiveness after the Covid-19 pandemic.


Genesis Biomed launches the startup Everai Medical Technologies Blog Post

Genesis Biomed, based in the Barcelona Science Park, has just founded Everai Medical Technologies, a startup that focused its activity on developing software that will make it possible to share patient data between the ambulance doctor and the hospital’s emergency personnel. The company was born as a project supported by EIT Digital and the involvement of the Belgian hub Interuniversity Microelectronics Center (IMEC) and the Dutch company Pipple.


Oncoheroes Biosciences and the Super Sam Foundation walking together for the pediatric cancer Blog Post

Oncoheroes Biosciences announces the receipt of funding from Super Sam Foundation, a pediatric cancer nonprofit organization. Oncoheroes is a Boston based biotech with its European headquarters at the Barcelona Science Park. The startup was co-founded in 2017 by Ricardo Garcia, a serial entrepreneur from Barcelona, and the Italian scientist Cesare Spadoni, two parents touched by childhood cancer and determined to change the outlook for these young patients.