• Date: December 13, 2018

The Financing Week marks the end of the training sessions for leaders of the projects chosen for this year's CaixaImpulse programme. The final sessions will take place from 17 to 21 September at Palau Macaya in Barcelona.

Over the course of the week participants will look at topics such as venture capital funds, business angels for life sciences, public funding options and the legal considerations of starting a spin-off. Participants will also receive training on building and managing teams, evaluating early-stage projects, and the importance of Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI). One-on-one meetings will also be held with mentors, who will offer participants advice on their valorisation plans.

In addition, project leaders will also be given the chance to find out more about the opportunities offered by EIT Health for promoting and encouraging healthcare innovation, as an expert from the Spanish branch of the European consortium will be in attendance. Thanks to the collaboration between EIT Health and CaixaImpulse, the final week of training sessions will also be attended by students from Delft University of Technology (Netherlands).

More programme highlights

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ABLE Human Motion: connecting research and innovation with real world needs

Josep Maria Font is the co-founder of ABLE Human Motion, a former CaixaImpulse project. We spoke to him to find out about the company’s progress and how this innovation will improve patients’ quality of life.

April 11, 2019

“If you ever dreamed that your idea could have a real application, CaixaImpulse can teach you how to make it happen.”

We spoke to two CaixaImpulse 2018 project leaders, who shared their experiences and tips for the next cohort.

March 28, 2019

The projects of CaixaImpulse 2015: where are they now?

11 of the 15 projects from CaixaImpulse 2015 have moved forward and are now at various stages in their development.