News

1 April 2016

"Mind the Gap" 2016 - New call for projects now open

The Botín Foundation, with the "Mind the Gap" technology transfer investment programme, promotes the launch of business initiatives based on the results of scientific and technological research.

Projects may be submitted from 1 April to 28 April 2016

Contact the TBDO for more information and to request the application package.

10 March 2016

EiR Ion Arocena appointed new Managing Director of ASEBIO

Ion Arocena, one of our collaborators in the Entrepreneurs in Residence Programme, has been appointed new managing director of ASEBIO, the Spanish Bioindustry Association.

We wish him success in his new role!

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11 February 2016

'From Science to Business' course, the first BIST joint initiative

The Barcelona Institute of Science and Technology (BIST) -an initiative of six top research centres in Catalonia including the CRG- and the...

5 February 2016

Pia Cosma, awarded the 'Ciutat de Barcelona' Prize 2015

The Barcelona City Council through the Institut de Cultura de Barcelona have announced the 2015 “Premi Ciutat...

5 February 2016

Pia Cosma, awarded the 'Ciutat de Barcelona' Prize 2015

The Barcelona City Council through the Institut de Cultura de Barcelona have announced the 2015 “Premi Ciutat...

4 February 2016

From Science to Business - BIST/ESADE Business School

Today’s global economy and business are facing a tremendous challenge: how to transform research, the money invested and the resources provided to laboratories and scientific parks into new innovations to create new products and services that can lead to the improvement of the life of individuals and society as a whole. One of the main barriers encountered is the “distance” between researchers and the business world. This distance is not usually physical, it is simply a lack of knowledge on both sides. Minimizing this distance would, without a doubt, improve the returns to society on the money invested in R&D. The participation of the scientist behind the invention and/or the researchers who decide to pursue a professional career in developing new businesses will significantly increase the odds of a successful new company.

This program is aimed at CRG researchers, senior researchers, postdoctoral fellows and last year doctoral students as well. It is also addressed to...

4 February 2016

From Science to Business - BIST/ESADE Business School

Today’s global economy and business are facing a tremendous challenge: how to transform research, the money invested and the resources provided to laboratories and scientific parks into new innovations to create new products and services that can lead to the improvement of the life of individuals and society as a whole. One of the main barriers encountered is the “distance” between researchers and the business world. This distance is not usually physical, it is simply a lack of knowledge on both sides. Minimizing this distance would, without a doubt, improve the returns to society on the money invested in R&D. The participation of the scientist behind the invention and/or the researchers who decide to pursue a professional career in developing new businesses will significantly increase the odds of a successful new company.

This program is aimed at CRG researchers, senior researchers, postdoctoral fellows and last year doctoral students as well. It is also addressed to...

1 February 2016

Xavier Bosch joins the Entrepreneur-In-Residence Program

Xavier will collaborate with the TBDO department to enhance his proprietary technology, developed in conjunction with Xavier Gallego and Nereida Rodriguez: a next generation video tracking system able to automatically detect complex animal behaviors under any environmental condition.

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1 February 2016

Nereida Rodriguez joins the Entrepreneur-In-Residence Program

Nereida will collaborate with the TBDO department to enhance her proprietary technology, developed in conjunction with Xavier Gallego and Xavier Bosch: a next generation video tracking system able to automatically detect complex animal behaviors under any environmental condition.

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31 January 2016

TRANSFIERE 2016

On 10-11 February 2016, CRG will participate in Transfiere, the 5th European Forum for Science, Technology and Innovation, that will take place in the Palacio de Ferias y Congresos of Málaga.

Transfiere is the biggest professional and multisector forum of Spanish Innovation, in which participants can:

  • Establish B2B contacts 
  • Transfer scientific knowledge and lines of technological research 
  • Show their innovative products and services
  • Get to know the technological needs of Public Administration

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