IRB Barcelona News - Institutional
23 April 2013
Where is medicine headed?
IRB Barcelona participates for the ninth time in the “Live Research” Fair, an event held in La Pedrera in Barcelona that seeks to bring science closer to the general public.
22 April 2013
Doing business in Chicago
IRB Barcelona participates in the BIO International Convention, the main international meeting for biotechnology
17 April 2013
Xavier Salvatella receives an award from the Spanish Biophysics Society
12 April 2013
Presentation of CancerTec, a programme to boost the added value of cancer research
Thanks to the support from "Generalitat de Catalunya" and "Obra Social la Caixa", the Institute launches CancerTec, an initiative to identify and develop in a continuous and dynamic manner cancer projects identified as having potential economic impact.
Through its first call, CancerTec is funding four IRB Barcelona projects with possibilities of their results being transferred to industry in the form of new diagnostic tools and more efficient and innovative cancer treatments.
11 April 2013
IRB Barcelona students to explain to secondary school students the use of radiotherapy in cancer treatment
The Genomic Instability and Cancer Laboratory participates in the 3rd Knowledge Fair of Berga, an event promoted by the UPC and the UB and supported by the Berga Town Council and the Ministry of Education.
19 March 2013
Spend the summer among scientists
14 March 2013
Cancer, ciliopathies, Alzheimerís and Parkinsonís are some of the many diseases associated with defective cell transport
150 international researchers specialized in organelles associated with cell transport and mobility and related diseases are brought together in Barcelona by IRB Barcelona and the BBVA Foundation.
5 March 2013
The BotŪn Foundation announces support for two IRB Barcelona business projects
- The “Mind the Gap” programme selects Eduard Batlle and Elena Sancho to develop a diagnostic kit for patients at risk for metastasis, and Modesto Orozco to create a drug design platform.
- The IRB Barcelona projects, two of the three chosen by the Foundation, will receive one million euros of funding as well as management, coordination and consulting support for two years.
- An international committee of experts in investment strategies for biotechnology and biomedicine praise the high potential for innovation and viability of the projects.
28 February 2013
IRB Barcelona, part of the European research flagship ďthe Human Brain ProjectĒ
This morning the EU has announced the two winning projects of the call “Future and Emerging Technologies- Flagship”. Europe will invest 500 million euros in each of these projects over 10 years.
The objective of the Human Brain Project is to apply supercomputation to simulate the complexity of the human brain.
8 February 2013
Nurturing scientific vocation in Spain
IRB Barcelona to offer information and orientation on scientific research, development and innovation in “Aula 2013”, the most important gathering in the education sector in Spain.