- Date: January 08, 2019
CoverGel, one of the projects selected in CaixaImpulse 2018, has been awarded best project in the IDEA2 Global programme, a mentoring initiative developed by Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). The programme recognises and supports highly innovative biomedical technologies, in order to help propel them into the market, and is sponsored by the Fundación para la Innovación y la Prospectiva en Salud en España (FIPSE), Cantabria Labs and Boston Landing.
Led at the Germans Trias I Pujol Research Institute, CoverGel proposes an innovative topical hydrogel for endoscopic therapeutic interventions that prevents complications such as perforations and bleeding. As part of the IDEA2 Global programme, 15 projects were selected to receive six months of specialised business mentoring.
More programme highlights
January 17, 2019
Now that the 20 projects selected in CaixaImpulse 2018 have completed their training, they are currently in the process of implementing their valorisation plans.
December 13, 2018
The Financing Week marks the end of the training sessions for leaders of the projects chosen for this year's CaixaImpulse programme.
October 31, 2018
From 6 to 9 November, the leaders of the projects selected to take part in CaixaImpulse 2018 have a date with the third week of training sessions offered under the programme.