Joan Montero from IBEC participated last February 3rd in a conference organized by the European Commission, addressing replacement of animals for scientific purposes. Montero presented during the “Cutting edge science sessions” his work at IBEC on precision medicine for cancer.
February 11th is the International Day of Women and Girls in Science and, for the third year in a row, IBEC participates in the “100tífiques” event, an initiative that aims to bring science closer to schools and claim the female scientific talent.
Oxolife, the biotechnological startup focused on the development of drugs to improve female fertility, and the Bioengineering for Reproductive Health laboratory of the Institute for Bioengineering of Catalonia (IBEC), will combine two pioneering technologies for the study and treatment of infertility.
The Wall Lab program decorates one of the exterior walls of the Hèlix building, at the Barcelona Science Park , with a work on the “nano universe”, inspired by the research carried out at IBEC.
New year, new program! This is the new course of the “Crazy about Bioengineering” that this year welcomes 24 high school students from different schools throughout Catalonia, with the aim of promoting and consolidating the scientific vocation among young students.
The Barcelona Institute of Science and Technology (BIST) and the Universitat International de Catalunya (UIC Barcelona) have recruited six researchers through the FBA Fellows programme, backed by the Bosch Aymerich Foundation, which aimed at promoting outstanding scientific teaching and research in the fields of health and environment.
A project led by Elisabeth Engel aimed to fabricate and test a dressing prototype for wound healing, and another project led by Javier Ramón with the goal of developing an artificial liver, have been granted by the Knowledge Industry Programme of the Catalan Government.
The event “Bioengineering and MedTech against Cancer” organized by IBEC and Medicen Paris Region brought together more than 400 participants, Medtech and Biotech players fighting against cancer.