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 is closed
CaixaImpulse is aimed at researchers from:
How does the selection process work?
Which programme can you enter?
Find the precise call requirements here.
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''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
From July 2017
Identify what you know, what you don’t, and what you need to know; Present and contrast your original plans and receive feedback; Acquire Project Manager Role; First contact with Programme Mentors and expert groups.
Tech Transfer & Valorization week
From September 2017
Tools to improve the corresponding valorisation plan; product development (technical assessment), intellectual property legislation (IP assessment), industrial development and pitch day.
Go to Market: Licensing & Start-up week
From October 2017
Basic knowledge on finance; Basic tools and practical knowledge to negotiate in the Health &Life Sciences sector; The pros and cons of licensing a product; Define your market access strategy
From November 2017
The value of an early stage project; Investment process: from negotiating, to closing a deal; Meet relevant investors in the health and life sciences sector and obtain their feedback; Pitch day
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