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Crete Pcb Bioincubator

Crete Pcb Bioincubator






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    • The Barcelona Science Park Bioincubator CEBR Incubation Special Interest Group meeting Crete, September the 14th 2007
    • The Barcelona Science Park Bioincubator
      • Established in 2002
      • 5 companies graduated
      • 10 companies at present
      • Type of companies
        • First generation: 2002-2006 - Biotech
        • Second Generation: 2007-2010 – Drug Discovery, Diagnostics, Microbiology, Medical Devices, Cosmetics, Agri-food…
    • The Barcelona Science Park Bioincubator: our Philosophy
      • Located at the heart of the Barcelona Science Park : 1500 people, 3 academic research institutes, 45 companies
      • In collaboration with the Technology Transfer Office of the University of Barcelona
      • Goal: offering high quality space for the creation and development of technology-based companies arising mainly from an academic environment, with support technological infrastructure , and business management and financial advise
      • Deal-flow:
        • the companies enter the Bioincubator when they are legally constituted, with less than two years of activity
        • In most of the cases, via the TTO and the own PCB contacts
    • The Barcelona Science Park Bioincubator: what do we offer
        • Fully equipped laboratories for research in biotechnology at heavily discounted rates
        • 600m2. Labs of 45-90 m2
        • 3 years maximum stay – extended to 4
        • Science Park environment: academic research groups, technology platforms, companies…
        • Free access to the PCB scientific support services
        • Internationalization and Networking support
        • Business Management and Financial Consultancy services
    • The Barcelona Science Park Bioincubator: Funding
      • Partially funded by the own Barcelona Science Park
      • In the First Generation (2002-2006) we had the financial support of the Catalan Government .
      • For the Second Generation (2007-2010), we count with the support of the Banco de Santander
      • Most of the projects have seed funds from national or regional governments; several of them count with business angels or VCs
      • The Bioincubator also offers the companies assistance in the fund raising process
    • The Barcelona Science Park Bioincubator: our Team
      • Two complementary Institutions: the Barcelona Science Park and the Bosch i Gimpera Foundation, the TTO of the University of Barcelona
      • Barcelona Science Park expertise
        • Scientific and Technological Advise
        • In-house, national and international Networking
        • Communication and marketing support
      • Bosch i Gimpera Foundation expertise
        • Business Development and Financial advise
        • Marketing
    • The Barcelona Science Park Bioincubator: weakness and strentghs
      • Weakness: As a public incubator, not participating directly in the companies, we have little control about the development of the companies regarding progression of their scientific project, business strategy….
      • Strengths:
        • Two complementary institutions working together, offering the companies support and advise about a wide range of aspects, from scientific to management issues.
        • Very dynamic science park environment
    • www.pcb.ub.es