AcceXible, winner of Expansión “Start up” Award, sets up crowdfunding campaign with Crowdcube

The e-Health firm AcceXible, a member of the Basque Health Cluster, has won the Expansión newspaper award in the Health and Biotechnology category sponsored by Novartis-Sandoz. AcceXible has developed a clinically-proven platform that enables the detection and monitoring of mild cognitive deterioration and dementia though speech analysis. The technology of this start-up from Biscay and…

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Histocell successfully completes phase I of clinical trial for the treatment of respiratory distress caused by COVID-19

Osakidetza and the Basque bio-pharmaceutical company, Histocell (member of the Basque Health Cluster) have successfully completed the first phase of the clinical trial for the drug HC016 for the treatment of respiratory distress caused by COVID-19. The trial is for the cell therapy drug HC016, developed by Histocell, taking place in collaboration with the Biocruces…

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Basque Health Cluster’s 10th Anniversary: Founders’ vision

In 2000, the Basque Government advocated a decisive boost to the Basque economy in order to adapt to an increasingly changing and competitive world, making a strategic commitment to new strategic sectors based on knowledge and innovation. As a result of this reflection, the first strategy specifically designed for the development of biosciences in Spain…

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Toyama Pharmaceutical Association – Basque Health Cluster Mission

On 25 November the Toyama Pharmaceutical Association – Basque Health Cluster Mission was launched with a seminar presenting the Basque and Japanese associations, as well as a selection of 4 partner organisations. The mission, with the support of JETRO and ICEX for organisation purposes and co-funded by SPRI, is aimed at building bridges for members…

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Tecnalia receives European innovation award for its cerebro-muscular control system

The development of the ISMORE system has been acknowledged under the “Impact Expected” category of the EARTO Awards. The technological centre and Basque Health Cluster member Tecnalia has received a European Award for the development of an innovative system that reconnects the brain, muscles and movements in patients with paralysis: it hacks the nervous system…

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Regional Councillor Arantxa Tapia meets with Basque Health Cluster

On 8 October the Basque Health Cluster was invited to a meeting in Lakua with the Regional Councillor for Economic Development, Sustainability and Environment, Arantxa Tapia, the Deputy Councillor for Technology, Innovation and Competitiveness, Estíbaliz Hernáez, and the Director for Industrial Development, Mikel Amundarain. The representatives for the Health Cluster were Chairman Mikel Alvarez, Deputy…

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Accelerating economic recovery through job creation, undertaking digital, ecological and social and healthcare transformations

THESE ARE THE PRIORITY GOALS TO BE BACKED BY THE BASQUE GOVERNMENT. UNEMPLOYMENT UNDER 10%, GDP OVER 40% IN ADVANCED INDUSTRY AND SERVICES, AND R&D IN LINE WITH THE EU AVERAGE. Accelerating economic recovery through job creation, undertaking digital, ecological and socio-sanitary transformations as an opportunity to improve the competitiveness of the production structure and…

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