We help your bio-health project succeed

by providing you with high-value resources:


Up to 70.000 € to develop your scientific project and work on the valorization plan


Mentors to monitor and support your future project or spin-off


Networking and expert advice to generate business opportunities


Training in key areas to ensure quality improvement of your project

An entire community at your service

Mentors, experts, entrepreneurs and investors by your side

Project leader. Assistant Professor

Jordi Martorell

IQS School of Engineering

Project leader

Mateu Pla

Institut de Bioenginyeria de Catalunya

Project Leader. Principal Investigator

Laura García Bermejo

Instituto Ramón y Cajal de Investigación Sanitaria

CaixaImpulse Programme in numbers

58 projects

€5.5 million invested

+7,000 hours of training

News & Events

Programme Highlights

September 21, 2017

CaixaImpulse projects address issues related to Alzheimer’s disease

On 21 September organisations around the world raise awareness about Alzheimer’s disease (AD). Several CaixaImpulse projects address certain issues related to AD, such as early diagnosis, with innovative solutions.

Programme Highlights

September 20, 2017

“It’s important for research to make the most of its results”

Ignasi López Verdeguer is director of the Department of Science at “la Caixa” Foundation and in this brief interview reflects on bringing research to the market and Spain’s innovation figures.

Other News

September 19, 2017

The Beijing Genomics Institute visits Barcelona

In early September a delegation from the Beijing Genomics Institute (BGI) visited Barcelona in search of possible partners within the Catalonia BioRegion. BGI was interested in sports medicine and active aging.