The impulse you need to create value from your biomedical innovations
The "la Caixa" Foundation, one of the most important funders of health research in southern Europe, launched CaixaImpulse in 2015 to propel the transfer of research to society. CaixaImpulse has been receiving the support of EIT Health since 2017.Discover our programmes
Test and validate your innovation
CaixaImpulse Validate is an acceleration programme that provides support to early stage biomedical research projects to help them validate their asset and define their valorisation plan.
- TRL 1-4
- Protected or protectable asset
- Valorisation plan
- Commercialisation feasibility
NEXT CALL OPENS IN 2021
Bring your innovation to the market
CaixaImpulse Consolidate supports highly innovative solutions to achieve investment readiness and move closer to commercialisation stages.
- TRL 4+
- Protected assets
- Business/Implementation Plan
- Investor attraction and market access
DATES FOR THE NEXT CALL WILL BE ANNOUNCED SOON
Driving the transformation of scientific knowledge into value for society
CaixaImpulse Support Scheme
Check the stage of your project and identify the programme that best suits your asset
Discover CaixaImpulse projects
''For us, CaixaImpulse was really key to enter a new ecosystem that helps us transfer science and technology to the market.''
''CaixaImpulse has helped us to take a step further, to make the jump from the lab to the clinical possibility of this treatment.''
Solid tumor therapy
''CaixaImpulse provides specific training in the transfer of technology that is very useful for people like me who come from an academic and research background.''
''What I’d like to highlight the most about CaixaImpulse would be the support the project receives so that it can be transferred to society.''
News and events
23 July 2020
23 projects led by research centres across Spain and Portugal have been selected in this year’s two calls: 20 in the Validate programme (early stage projects) and 3 in Consolidate (more mature projects).
22 July 2020
We spoke to three scientists who are investigating new therapeutic approaches that could potentially treat and even prevent this devastating disease in the future.
05 June 2020
In honour of World Transplant Day, we spoke to the innovators behind two CaixaImpulse projects that will enable safer transplants.
19 May 2020
Six projects have been selected to receive a total of €1.8 million in the CaixaImpulse COVID-19 Express Call to fast-track their progress towards the market and society.