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Rare Disease Day 2019

Today, February 28th, is Rare Disease Day, and SOM Biotech is one with Eurordis in raising awareness of rare diseases through the #ShowYourRare campaign. SOM Biotech Team Rare Disease Day is the international awareness-raising campaign for rare diseases and is celebrated on the last day of February each year. Since Rare Disease Day started in 2008, thousands of …

Drug Repurposing for Rare Diseases Conference 2019

Findacure‘s Drug Repurposing for Rare Diseases Conference is returning for its sixth consecutive year on February 27, 2019 at the Royal College of Nursing, London. The conference discusses the role that drug repurposing can play in lowering the cost and accelerating the development of rare disease treatments. SOM Biotech is a proud sponsor of the event in …

SOM Biotech renews collaboration with Biotechnology Business Institute

With the opening of the Postgraduate programs of Biotechnology Business Institute for the school year 2019, SOM Biotech renews its teaching collaboration with the institute that offers specialized Master’s and Postgraduate degrees in International Business Management designed for Life Science degree holders. Biotechnology Business Institute, in educational agreement with the University of Barcelona, is a business school based in …

SOM Biotech at Biotech Showcase/J.P. Morgan 2019

Starting the year seizing business opportunities, SOM Biotech attended the Biotech Showcase/J.P. Morgan Conference held on January 7-9, 2019 in San Francisco, California. Biotech Showcase is an investor and networking conference devoted to providing private and small- and mid-cap biotechnology companies an opportunity to present to and meet with investors and biopharmaceutical executives during the course …

Season’s greetings from SOM

Each year, the SOM Biotech team celebrates Christmas by dining out and doing some fun activities to foster camaraderie. For this year’s activity, the team decided to do a “psychiatry” escape room challenge wherein motivation, leadership and teamwork were tried. It was a great team-building activity that promoted unity among the team members, and a fun way to …

Early Stage Value Creation Panel Discussion

Farmantra, a Barcelona-based corporate finance advisory for life sciences companies specializing in early stage valuations, interim CFO support and fund raising, hosted a panel discussion on early stage value creation at Cal Tip Barcelona on the 29th of November. The discussion was focused on topics such as fund-raising management, early dilution through equity-raising, early licensing of assets, …