Media mentions

17 Jul 2006 -

Diario Médico has published  in its front page the research developed by the Jordi Casanova and Veronique Brodu, principal investigator and postdoctoral researcher respectively at "Development and morphogenesis in Drosophila" group. The research has been featured in Genes & Development, one of the most important magazines in Developmental Biology.

4 Jun 2006 -

La Vanguardia newspaper reports the imminent start-up of research activities in Prof. Massagué's lab at IRB Barcelona

1 Jun 2006 -

Catalunya Recerca magazine devotes an article about the Institute for Research in Biomedicine and the work performed by the 25 researchs groups.

25 May 2006 -

Professor and IRB Barcelona director, Joan Guinovart, points out in an article the crucial role of science parks to link basic research to the business sector. The article, called Benefitis of the science park model, highlights the main characteristics of these research and technology transfer structures. In particular, Guinovart describes the Barcelona Science Park (Parc Científic de Barcelona), which hosts IRB Barcelona labs and headquarters.

20 May 2006 -

Dossier Econòmic de Catalunya devotes a full page article to IRB Barcelona

16 May 2006 -

In an article published in La Vanguardia newspaper, the IRB Barcelona director , Joan J. Guinovart, examines  the main characteristics that have made Barça European Champion and advocates application of the same criteria to ensure the success of the BioRegion of Catalonia. Guinovart identifies the following criteria: a team with the finest international players; competitive salaries; training of talented local players; social support; and motivation to become the leader.

19 Feb 2006 -

IRB Barcelona director, Joan Guinovart has written an article about the revolution that has to be done to foster science in Spain.

5 Feb 2006 -

This month, La Vanguardia newspaper has published a series of articles devoted to the analysis of the current science system in Spain, its advances and its handicaps. The jounalists have given voice to several actors involved in the development of the Catalan and Spanish system: leading scientists, politicians, Pharmaceutical Industries, University representatives... There is a general feeling of improvement but the system still shows a number of deficiencies.

The articles are:Ciencia y declive Ciencia y empresa hablan lenguas distintas Y sin embargo se mueve Un oasis en el desierto