• Date: September 12, 2018

On 6 September, CaixaForum Barcelona hosted a Pitch Day for the projects that took part in the CaixaImpulse 2017. The event offers an opportunity for participants to present their projects, in the fields of therapeutic innovation, diagnostics and medical devices, to experts from the pharmaceutical and entrepreneurship in biomedicine sectors, and receive feedback.

More specifically, the experts on hand to assess the proposals were Oliver Chao, Head of Emerging Biomedical Sciences at Sanofi; Antonio Gómez, Scientific Liaison for J&J Innovation Centers at Johnson & Johnson; Sanne de Jongh, Senior Associate at Gilde Healthcare; Erez Chimovits, Managing Director at Orbimed; Xavier Ruiz, Region Marketing Director Iberia at GE Healthcare; Yolanda Casas, Enterprise Sales Manager at Abbott, and Jon Askaa, Non-Executive Director at Inbiomotion and CMO of Medical Prognosis.

More programme highlights

September 07, 2018

CaixaImpulse guides 20 biomedical projects to take the step from the laboratory to the market

A diagnostic kit for septicaemia and a medical device to reduce hospital-acquired infections are some examples of the projects featured in the 2018 programme.

August 30, 2018

CaixaImpulse 2018 kicks off with the Immersion Week

From 3-7 September, CaixaImpulse will host the first of four weeks of training available to this year’s participants.

August 28, 2018

Four CaixaImpulse projects to receive EIT Health Headstart funding

EIT Health Spain announced the successful projects that will receive Headstart Funding in Spain. The grant recipients include four spin-offs that have taken part in CaixaImpulse.