Boost your bio-entrepreneurial spirit with the course ‘Keys to Bio-Entrepreneurship’

The latest report of the Spanish Association of Bio-companies (ASEBIO) states that Catalonia is the leading Spanish region in the creation of biotechnology companies. This boom in the creation of new companies based on a business opportunity in biotech...



Martina Pavlek (UB) among the distinguished scientists by the UE

Martina Pavlek, a young researcher with a Marie Sklodowska-Curie Action at the University of Barcelona, is part of the group of the thirteen scientists distinguished by the European Union in the commemoration of the 20th anniversary of this c...



Verònica Violant: «We have to imbue hospitals with humaneness»

The research group on Hospital Pedagogy in Neonatology and Pediatrics at the University of Barcelona was created in 2014 and will hopefully be recognized as a consolidate research group  this year. Led by Dr. Verònica Violant, the group col...



Innovation creates job positions and increases competitiveness

Companies that innovate create more employment and more qualified job positions. In particular, after analyzing the behavior of 10.000 Spanish companies during 2014-2013, it is seen that companies which make more innovations in products have increased ...



Agriculture 2.0: Drones and Data Analysis

Agriculture, one of the most essential and ancient economic, social, and environmental activities of human beings, has already joined the number of sectors that benefit from big data and data analysis. In this context, the research group on Ecophysiolo...



New Genome Manipulation Technique for Diseases with Genetic Component

The University of Barcelona (UB) has collaborated with the state agency High Council for Scientific Research (CSIC), the University of the Basque Country (UPV / EHU), BioPraxis Research AIE (BioPraxis), and the Ramon Llull Foundation for Health Researc...