The University of Barcelona bestows an accolade on Esteve Blog Post

In an event held in the Great Hall of the Historic Building of the University of Barcelona, Esteve Pharmaceuticals received an accolade for its long history of collaboration in research, development and innovation. The pharmaceutical group –which has its Drug Discovery and Preclinical Development Center at the Barcelona Science Park– sees recognized his commitment to collaborative innovation to provide solutions to medical needs of high social impact.


Nostrum Biodiscovery wins the 2019 of Senén Vilaró Prize for best innovative company Blog Post

Nostrum Biodiscovery (NBD), located at the Barcelona Science Park, has won the “2019 Senén Vilaró Prize for best innovative company”, one of the four awards conferred by the Board of Trustees of the University of Barcelona (UB) and the Bosch i Gimpera Foundation (FBG). The ceremony for the awards was held yesterday at the Aula Magna of the Historical Building of the UB.


A research team develop biotransistors able to hear small beats of live Blog Post

Researchers at the Institute for Bioengineering of Catalonia (IBEC) in the Barcelona Science Park, in collaboration with the Institute of Materials Science of Barcelona (ICMAB-CSIC), develop a flexible, cheap and biocompatible transistor platform able to record an electrocardiogram of cells and micro-tissues during long periods of time.The platform, based on organic transistor technology (EGOFET), can also measure the effect of drugs on beating cells, as cardiomyocytes, opening the door to several applications such as implantable devices for health.


Aerie Pharmaceuticals announces agreement to acquire Avizorex Pharma for $10 Million Blog Post

La farmacèutica Aerie Pharmaceuticals, que cotitza al Nasqad, ha annunciat l’adquisició d’Avizorex Pharma (AVX Pharma), amb seu al Parc Científic de Barcelona, per un import de 10 millones de dòlares. La companyia, fundada l’any 2013 com a spin-off de la Universitat Miguel Hernandez de Elche (UMH) per l’emprenedor Patrick Tresserras i el professor Carlos Belmonte de l’Institut de Neurociencias (UMH -CSIC), està especialitzada en el desenvolupament de teràpies innovadores per a la síndrome d’ull sec.


Salvador Aznar Benitah receives the “Premio Fundación Carmen y Severo Ochoa 2019” Blog Post

Salvador Aznar Benitah, ICREA at the Institute for Research in Biomedicine (IRB Barcelona) in the Barcelona Science Park, as received the “Premio Carmen y Severo Ochoa de Investigación en Biología Molecular” in acknowledgement of his work on adult stem cells and the relation of these with circadian rhythms and metastasis, and also in recognition of his recent entrepreneurial activity as co-founder of Ona Therapeutics.


TMB Foundation colaborates with Aromics to combat the effects of health arising from asbestos Blog Post

TMB Foundation developed over the coming weeks various activities to raise awareness of the harmful effects of asbestos exposure to human health, in collaboration with the biotech company Aromics Biotech –based in the Barcelona Science Park– and other specialized organizations. This has been the cause of social chosen by company employees, who every year are the protagonists, with their proposals and its vote of solidarity program Choose your cause.


IRB Barcelona researcher Roger Gomis receives a grant from Fundación Fero Blog Post

The Fundación Fero, an organisation devoted to furthering cancer research, with the collaboration of Mango, has awarded Roger Gomis, ICREA researcher at the Institute for Research in Biomedicine (IRB Barcelona) in the Barcelona Science Park, funding for his project addresses the development of breast cancer metastasis. The grants were presented last night in one of two yearly charity events organised by the foundation in Madrid and, once again.


IBEC presents its capabilities in 3D bioprinting at the 4th edition of INDUSTRY Blog Post

The Institute for Bioengineering of Catalonia (IBEC), based in the Barcelona Science Park, participated in the fourth edition of INDUSTRY From Needs to Solutions, which took place from 29th to 31st October at Fira Barcelona´s Gran Via venue. The event brought together more than 150 companies in its exhibition area and 150 speakers within the framework of Barcelona Industry Week, that brought together seven major events related to digital transformation at Fira Barcelona. IoT Solutions World Congress, Blockchain Solutions World and AI & Cognitive Systems Forum were other events that added to this great summit where the achievements and innovations of disruptive technologies in the field of health became evident.


Researchers from CNAG, IBEC and IRB Barcelona receive funding from La Marató 2018 Blog Post

Yesterday, the Fundació La Marató de TV3 announced the research teams of excellence that will receive funding thanks to 15 million euros, a record amount, collected in the last edition of the program, for cancer research. Collaborative projects involving researchers from three centres located in the Barcelona Science Park (PCB) are among the winners, namely the Centro Nacional de Análisis Genómico (CNAG-CRG), the Institute for Bioengineering of Catalonia (IBEC) and the Institute for Research in Biomedicine (IRB Barcelona).