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SOM Biotech at Trifermed Awards 2018

The third edition of Trifermed Awards for Social Impact in Healthcare was held on 14th June 2018 at the CaixaForum in Barcelona, Spain.  The Trifermed Awards is a ceremony that recognizes motivated individuals and organizations that aim to improve the quality of healthcare in the society, with the common goal of developing a better world. According to Prof. Dr. Sergi …

1st National Congress on Muscular Dystrophy of Duchenne & Becker 2018

Parent Project España organized the 1st Congreso Nacional Duchenne which was held last 25th-27th May 2018 in Madrid. It aimed to help families and those affected gain access to the exchange of information and experiences in order to encourage mutual support and learn about the different aspects of Muscular Dystrophy of Duchenne and Becker. The congress mainly analyzed the …

SOM Biotech at Outsourcing in Clinical Trials Europe 2018

The 8th Annual Outsourcing in Clinical Trials Europe 2018 was held last 15th-16th May 2018 in Barcelona, Spain. It is the leading clinical trial outsourcing conference in Europe which aims to promote better collaboration between trial sponsors and solution providers, and provide attendees with practical take-aways that can be applied to their own operations. SOM Biotech Clinical Operations …

SOM Biotech at Genesis Drug Discovery 2018

The 2nd Annual Genesis Drug Discovery Conference was held last 10th-11th May 2018 in Barcelona, Spain. SOM Biotech CEO, Dr. Raúl Insa, gave an interesting talk on the “Systematic Drug Repurposing Discovery” wherein he discussed about drug repurposing and its advantages, and SOM Biotech’s technology, programs and business model. Dr. Raúl Insa during his session @ Genesis Drug Discovery …

Genesis Drug Discovery: Transforming the Future of Drug Discovery

The 2nd Annual Genesis Drug Discovery: “Transforming the Future of Drug Discovery” brings the most innovative event that aims to provide an open and stimulating scientific and cultural exchange that will give all the participants the opportunity to share their experiences, foster collaborations across industry and academia and evaluate emerging technologies across the globe. It will …

Sant Jordi Festival 2018

Each year, La Diada de Sant Jordi (St. George’s Day) is celebrated on the 23rd of April. Being Catalunya’s patron saint, Sant Jordi and his tale is well-known throughout the region. From his legend, the tradition of men giving roses to women was born. Book-giving during Sant Jordi became customary as well because World Book Day is …

Undiagnosed Children’s Day 2018

Undiagnosed Children’s Day is a nationwide event in the UK that occurs on the last Friday of April each year. It aims to increase awareness of undiagnosed genetic conditions and raise funds to support SWAN UK (syndromes without a name). This year, Undiagnosed Children’s Day took place on the 27th of April 2018. SWAN UK is the …

MedTeX: Acceleradora Tecnologies Mèdiques

MedTeX is a specialized acceleration program created by Parc Científic de Barcelona and Universitat de Barcelona aimed at newly created companies in the field of medical technology. It offers the opportunity to work with industry leaders to promote business and achieve business goals through training, mentoring and networking in the privileged environment of the Barcelona …

Bio International Seminar II: European Insights in Life Sciences Innovation

SOM Biotech CEO, Dr. Raúl Insa, graced the 2nd Bio International Seminar as one of the keynote speakers of the conference. The event was organized by the Biotechnology Business Institute (IEB) and was held at the Biblioteca Nacional de Catalunya in Barcelona on the 22nd of February 2018.  From L to R: Patrick O’Brien (Investment Manager at Capital …