This Sant Jordi comes with the first IBBI comic, the superheroine of Bioengineering

Coinciding with International Book Day and Sant Jordi, the Institute for Bioengineering of Catalonia (IBEC) launches the first IBBI comic strip, the first Bioengineering superhero. In this first adventure, IBBI will use its superpowers to generate kidney organoids. This character aims to bring closer bioengineering to the non-scientific public, in an understandable and fun way, one of the disciplines that will mark the medicine of the future.

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We want to be like you: scientists!

On the International Women’s Day, the Primary School “CEIP San Rafael” in Cádiz organized a series of activities with the aim of making the role of women in science more visible. Focusing on the figure of Nuria Montserrat, researcher ICREA at IBEC, and under the motto: “Nuria Montserrat: a woman of the future… and of the present,” the students honoured this scientist and recognized the work that, like her, is done by many researchers in our country.

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The new “la Caixa” Foundation – BIST Chemical Biology Programme launches a hub in Barcelona for the design of new drugs

The “la Caixa” Foundation and BIST are creating a chemical biology programme to promote two new cutting-edge research groups at IBEC and IRB (both centres are members of BIST). The initiative aims to attract talent from the field of chemical biology, and to create an ecosystem that fosters research excellence in improving health.

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IBBI is born: the first bioingeneering superhero

On the International Day of Women and Girls in Science, the Institute for Bioengineering of Catalonia (IBEC) presents this February the 11th a female superhero figure which aims to reach out to the general public, in a popular way, one of the disciplines that are called to impact the medicine of the future: bioengineering.

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