Biocat is the organization that champions the healthcare and life sciences ecosystem in Catalonia working to transform science and technology into regional economic growth as well as social impact.
Biocat focuses its strategy on different key points:
1) Raising awareness and promoting the ecosystem, creating tools and strategies for improving the knowledge of the Catalan healthcare sector and increasing its projection both national and internationally, with the aim of positioning the BioRegion as an worldwide reference.
2) Providing innovative training and developing talent, by designing and executing programs and initiatives to improve talent and entrepreneurship considered essential factors for the growth of the sector.
3) Accelerating technology transfer and business growth by supporting and carrying out activities for increasing the value of the sector, putting special emphasis on the added value of research, knowledge and technology transfer, internationalization and access to capital.
Set up in 2006 as a public/private foundation, Biocat - along with the Government - also drives strategic wide-range policies and projects aimed towards contributing the competiveness of the sector.