Biocat & CIMIT

CRAASH Barcelona

Objeto del programa

CRAASH Barcelona is a 3-month program that helps Catalan research teams launch successful device, diagnostic and e/digital health innovations to improve health and patient care.

Teams move research to market through mentoring from experts at CIMIT1 (Boston), the most experienced health accelerator in the world. In 20 years,

Beneficiarios de la ayuda

CRAASH Barcelona is looking for top-notch technology in healthtech (diagnostics, devices, and digital health) emerging from research centers, research institutes, universities or "garages" in the BioRegion of Catalonia ecosystem.


CRAASH Barcelona consists of three different phases:

  • PHASE 1 – Validation: In this phase, teams validate their problem-solution and solution-market fit, specifically for the healthtech market. Teams receive feedback, helping balance the competing risks they face in making decisions
  • PHASE 2 – European Immersion: During the European immersion teams will dive into the Catalan, Spanish and Dutch healthcare systems. These landing events consists ofsessions to validate the teams’ clinical needs and learn about the regulatory and reimbursement systems in two European countries.
  • PHASE 3 – US Immersion: CRAASH Barcelona gives participants networking and market validation opportunities with experts and institutions from the top healthcare and life sciences ecosystem in the world: Boston.
CRAASH Barcelona is free of charge for the participants, and the promoters do not take equity either. In return, in case a project or startup achieves a successful event, a scheme of profit sharing has been designed

Plazo de solicitud

26 June, 2022.

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