Programme & Call
We help your bio-health project progress by providing you with high-value resources
1Financial support to develop a valorisation plan and a roadmap for your innovative asset
CaixaImpulse offers up to €100,000 to create and implement 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 your plans and boost your project
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.
Aimed at researchers from:
How does the selection process work?
The 2021 call is now closed. We are
currently processing applications.
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 Valorisation and business Plans and throughout the course of the programme in order to actively montitor the projects and guide its evolution
Four weeks to improve your project and valorisation plan
From July 2021
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 & Valorisation week
From September 2021
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 & Startup week
From October 2021
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 2021
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
16 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