Gipuzkoa promotes the Circular Economy as a differentiating factor for companies in the bio-health sector

Aclima Basque Environment Cluster and Basque Health Cluster have defined a new bio-health value chain based on the circular economy for the production and supply of essential health products, after the Coronavirus crisis revealed the external dependence on supplies. Experts and companies from the region provided keys and examples for incorporating sustainability into the health…

Eduardo Anitua, scientific director of Biotechnology Institute wins the National Innovation Award 2021

Eduardo Anitua, founder, president and scientific director of the company BTI Biotechnology Institute, wins the National Innovation Award 2021 in the “Innovative Trajectory” category. The winners of this year’s National Innovation and Design Awards were announced on 1 October. Organised by the Ministry of Science and Innovation, this year Eduardo Anitua has been awarded in…

OSASUNBERRI, a collaborative initiative for innovation and investment in the Km 0 health industry and in a cutting-edge healthcare system

A total of 25 companies from the Basque Country and Navarre, together with the Basque Health Cluster and ASEBIO, are collaborating in this project with the aim of joining forces and strengthening the Km 0 health industry, as well as the health care system, and thus achieving effective, comprehensive and sustainable management of the current…

The scientist Elena García Armada wins the Ada Byron “Female Technologist” Award at the University of Deusto

Elena García Armada has achieved pioneering international results in the development of paediatric walking assistance exoskeletons. The winner of the Ada Byron Youth Prize was Jordina Torrents Barrena, who holds a PhD in the field of artificial intelligence, deep learning and medical imaging, as well as a degree in computer engineering. The jury evaluated 137…

On the occasion of the World Alzheimer’s Day accexible has opened their mental health check tool to the public

One out of three cases of Alzheimer’s could be prevented, Accexible allows the early detection of Alzheimer’s through speech A 60-second test detects cognitive impairment with a sensitivity of 91%   On the occasion of World Alzheimer’s Day, on September 21st , the startup accexible has launched the campaign “Check your mental health!” for the…