The Institute for Bioengineering of Catalonia (IBEC) organized from the 27th to the 28th October its . The event, that this year took place for the first time online, was focused on Bioengineering for Future & Precision Medicine. With more than 400 registered attendees, 18 flash presentations and 106 posters, the event also counted with contributions from top international speakers
This year, the symposium focused on one of three main research areas at IBEC: "Bioengineering for Future & Precision Medicine". More than 400 attendees registered to enjoy the talks of international speakers –such as Robert Langer from the MIT, Ada Cavalcanti of the University of Heidelberg or Raquel Yotti, Director of the Carlos III Health Institute, among others– the18 flash presentations and 106 posters, which contributed to a unique event that is already becoming an international benchmark in bioengineering.
The opening ceremony was conducted by Josep Samitier, Director of IBEC, by Robert Fabregat, General Director of Research and Innovation in Health of the Ministry of Health at Generalitat of Catalunya; by Alfredo González Gómez, Secretary General of Digital Health, Information and Innovation from the Spanish Ministry of Health and by Professor Francesc Torres, rector of the UPC. All of them pointed out the importance of research in the bioengineering field for its application to the present and future of health.
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