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IBEC researchers are part of the European ATTRACT Project to develop a diagnostic device to improve embryo selection for in vitro fertilization procedures

HYLIGHT Project, coordinated by Samuel Ojosnegros from IBEC, was selected by the ATTRACT Phase 2, an initiative of the European Union to boost the transfer of deep technology with great potential to transfer from the laboratories to the society. The project was financed with around 2M euros for 26 months and aims to develop a diagnostic device to select embryos based on their metabolic profiles and increase the success rates of in vitro fertilization techniques.

El IBEC recibe cerca de un millón de euros para estudiar las enfermedades respiratorias graves causadas por virus

El projecto REACT, liderado por el Statens Serum Institut de Dinamarca, cuenta con la participación del Instituto de Bioingeniería de Cataluña (IBEC) que, con un presupuesto cercano al millón de euros de un total de siete, generará organoides epiteliales nasales humanos específicos como plataformas de validación y modelos preclínicos para investigar la interacción huésped-patógeno .

The Complementary Plan for Biotechnology applied to Health launches the call for applications for grants for Collaborative Projects in Catalonia

The call for applications for grants for Collaborative Projects in Catalonia opens today and will remain open until September 15. These grants aim to promote scientific and technical research activities focused on personalized medicine that contribute to the achievement of the objectives of the Complementary Plan for Biotechnology in Catalonia.

IBEC joins EBRAINS: an international platform to support brain research

IBEC is the newest associate member from EBRAINS, an International not-for-profit association born at Human Brain Project (HBP), with, by, and for researchers. Its purpose is to create and coordinate an international infrastructure to promote brain research, providing digital tools and services as software, hardware, consultancy, and facilities to support researchers to face challenges in brain research and brain-inspired technology development.

“Lessons and challenges after two years of pandemic” a FECYT report with IBEC collaboration

Yesterday, the report “Lessons and challenges after two years of pandemic” was presented at the Carlos III Health Institute in Madrid, the first in a series of studies on trends in Spanish research that the Spanish Foundation for Science and Technology (FECYT) will carry out each year and which will analyze current scientific issues.

IBEC’s “Bioengineering at the Rural School” project makes the leap to Europe

The “Bioengineering at the Rural School” project, led by the Strategic Initiatives unit of the Institute for Bioengineering of Catalonia (IBEC), is being projected to different European countries in an event organized by the European Network eTwinning, the European online platform for school education, where primary and secondary school teachers from all over Europe have connected to learn, first hand, about different strategies to follow to connect schools in rural environments with cutting-edge education in different fields.

Microfabspace & Microscopy Characterization Facilities, part of NANBIOSIS, renews as a Singular Scientific and Technical Infrastructure 

NANBIOSIS, the Singular Scientific and Technical Infrastructures from the Spanish Ministry of Science and Innovation that counts with the Microfabspace & Microscopy Characterization Facilities from IBEC, recently renewed its permanence in the Council for Scientific, Technological and Innovation Policy, the ICTS 2021-2024, in an event chaired by the Minister of Science and Innovation, Diana Morant.