Who we are

Research at IRB Barcelona

Predoctoral and postdoctoral programmes

Predoctoral and postdoctoral programmes

Technology transfer

The IRB Barcelona Innovation Department focuses on the protection, development and commercialization of the discoveries and inventions of our scientists

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Public engagement activities

We engage school kids at all levels of their education in our outreach activities to help foster their interest in and passion for science, and help them on the road to choosing a career in science and technology.

IRB Barcelona organises regular science training workshops for high school teachers,, bringing them together with our scientists to investigate some of the current questions in molecular medicine and to get a hands-on look at the methodologies used. Scientists and teachers work together to develop and refine materials and resources to take back to the classroom

IRB Barcelona strongly believes that scientific institutes have an obligation to inform the public of our work and to encourage an open dialogue about an area of science that is likely to have a huge impact on people’ s lives.


21 May 2015

Observing the movement of cells inside an organism, following the development of an embryo in vivo over two days, or seeing how synapses form between neurons are the challenges faced by  m

15 May 2015

The jury of the 11th “Premio Ciencias de la Salud” awarded by the  Fundación Caja Rural de Granada has unanimously voted to present the re

14 May 2015

The charity organisation “Vi per Vida”, headed by the Catalan  sommelier Xavier Ayala, is preparing its 4th wine-ta

Upcoming events

28 May

Speaker: Prof. Rodolfo Lavilla, University of Barcelona (UB)


09 Jun

Technology transfer: turning academic results into business opportunities by Marc Ramis Castelltort, CEO at Tech & Business Innovation (TBI)


11 Jun


  • Raül Insa, CEO, SOM Biotech
  • Rosina Malagrida, Head of Public Engagement on Health Research, Institut de Recerca de la Sida IrsiCaixa
  • Goretti Mallorquí, Scientific Officer, Research and Academic Administration Department, IRB Barcelona
  • Dominique Monferrer, Regulatory Affairs Manager at Asphalion
  • Marusela Oliveras, Junior Business Development Manager, Erasmus MC
  • Jordi Quintana, Head of Business Development, Director of Drug Discovery Platform, PCB
  • Markus Wilhelms, PhD, CEO and Co-Founder of usMIMA