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
CALL PERMANENTLY OPEN, NEXT CUT-OFF FOR APPLICATIONS: MARCH 2021
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
10 November 2020
In a recent interview, CaixaImpulse project leader Marc Güell tells us some of the secrets behind his project Uni-large.
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.
17 April 2020
EIT Health, which supports CaixaImpulse, offers a number of online tools to bring its network together to respond to the pandemic.