CaixaImpulse Validate

Next call opens in 2020

Call for proposals now closed

CaixaImpulse is aimed at researchers from:



Non-Governmental Organisations

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Our Mentors

All the projects selected for the programme will be assigned a mentor, a person responsible for advising on drawing up the Valorisation and Business Plans and throughout the course of the programme in order to actively monitor the project and guide its evolution.

Meet our mentors

Specialised Training

Four weeks to improve your project and valorisation plan

Immersion week

Identify what you know, what you don’t, and what you need to know; Present and contrast your original plans and receive feedback; Acquire Project Manager Role; First contact with Programme Mentors and expert groups.

Tech Transfer & Valorisation week

Tools to improve the corresponding valorisation plan; product development (technical assessment), intellectual property legislation (IP assessment), industrial development and pitch day.

Go to Market: Licensing & Start-up week

Basic knowledge on finance; Basic tools and practical knowledge to negotiate in the Health &Life Sciences sector; The pros and cons of licensing a product; Define your market access strategy

Financing week

The value of an early stage project; Investment process: from negotiating, to closing a deal; Meet relevant investors in the health and life sciences sector and obtain their feedback; Pitch day

Expert Advice

Access to an extensive directory of national and international specialists

12 hours of consultancy in various areas:
  • Drug development
  • Medical device development
  • Diagnosis development
  • Drug discovery
  • Preclinical development
  • Medicinal and compounding chemistry
  • Drug marketing
  • Medical device marketing
  • Diagnosis marketing
  • Computer-assisted tools
  • Formulation and administration
  • Prototyping and design
  • Funding
  • IP, licensing and legal issues
  • Transfer and evaluation
  • Regulatory aspects
  • Market research
  • Entrepreneurs