Programme & Call
We help your bio-health project succeed
by providing you with high-value resources:
1Financial support to develop a valorisation plan that includes operations, commercialisation and business implementation.
CaixaImpulse offers up to €70,000 for creating and implementing a valorisation and commercialisation plan aimed at making use of protected or protectable assets resulting from research.
2Mentors to monitor and support your project.
Industry experts, consultants and entrepreneurs to help you define the best valorisation and commercialisation plans, whilst providing constant feedback for the project.
3Contact with companies, entrepreneurs, and investors to validate plans and generate business opportunities.
CaixaImpulse offers the chance to meet key partners and associates to create opportunities for collaborations and business.
4Training in key areas: project management, tech transfer, assessment, finance and commercialisation tools, negotiations.
CaixaImpulse training provides participants with the tools they need to improve valorisation and commercialisation plans.
Call for proposals CaixaImpulse 2016 is closed
Aimed at researchers from:
How does the selection process work?
Which programme can you enter?
Find the precise call requirements here.
Discover our projects
''For us, CaixaResearch Validate was really key to enter a new ecosystem that helps us transfer science and technology to the market.''
''CaixaResearch Validate has helped us to take a step further, to make the jump from the lab to the clinical possibility of this treatment.''
Solid tumor therapy
''CaixaResearch Validate provides specific training in the transfer of technology that is very useful for people like me who come from an academic and research background.''
''What I’d like to highlight the most about CaixaResearch Validate would be the support the project receives so that it can be transferred to society.''
All the projects selected for the programme will be assigned a mentor, a person responsible for advising on drawing up the Valorization and Business Plans and throughout the course of the programme in order to actively monitor the project and guide its evolution.
Meet our mentors
Meet our mentors
Four weeks to improve your projecte and valorisation plan
Project Management week
From 12 to 16 December 2016 (dates to be confirmed).
Improve the planning and monitoring of the valorisation and commercialisation plans, implement efficiency.
Tech Transfer & Valorization week
From 9 to 13 January 2017 (dates to be confirmed).
Tools to improve the corresponding valorisation plan; product development (technical assessment), intellectual property legislation (IP assessment), industrial development and pitch day.
From 6 to 10 February 2017 (dates to be confirmed).
Provide participants with the tools needed to improve their commercialisation plan; financial planning, finance, regulatory advice, licensing, marketing and sales strategy, etc.
From 6 to 10 March 2017 (dates to be confirmed).
Basic tools and practical knowledge to hold negotiations in the Health & Life Sciences sector. Diverse financing opportunities and venture capital strategy
Access to an extensive directory of national and international specialists
12 hours of consultancy in various areas:
- Drug development
- Medical device development
- Diagnosis development
- Drug discovery
- Preclinical development
- Medicinal and compounding chemistry
- Drug marketing
- Medical device marketing
- Diagnosis marketing
- Computer-assisted tools
- Formulation and administration
- Prototyping and design
- IP, licensing and legal issues
- Transfer and evaluation
- Regulatory aspects
- Market research