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Inbiomotion, a great example of tech transfer by Roger Gomis

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14 Feb 17

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The Science Blog “Eduscopi” publishes an interview with ICREA researcher Roger Gomis, leader of the Growth Control and Cancer Metastasis Lab at IRB Barcelona and founder of Inbiomotion, a spin-off of IRB Barcelona and ICREA, launched in 2011.

Roger Gomis set up Inbiomotion with the aim to develop biomarkers to predict bone metastases from biopsies of primary tumors. During the interview, he explains what creating a spin-off is all about, laying special emphasis on social return on investment.

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