The Collider’s success in numbers
The Collider 2017 - 2018
Team work in tech projects
universities & rd centres
Involved in the tech scouting
4 deep tech startups
Engaged in validations
+50 industry experts
“The programme was a great opportunity to develop new skills in both the scientific and business fields and I got the chance to meet and work with a lot of interesting people. I really think that it has been a great experience that accelerated my pathway to entrepreneurship.”
Anna Nicolau, R+D and Project Manager at Icaria Medical
is a spin-off from the Centre Recerca Matemàtica (CRM) that has developed a precise and portable in-vitro device that immediately diagnoses haematological diseases with a single blood drop.
is a spin-off from the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya that has developed a device that monitors heart rate and blood velocity by only touching your fingertips.
“The best part is really to start a new venture, to see the whole process being able to create a product that can make the world a better place. The company is a bit like your baby, it starts as an embryo and you prepare it to be ready to launch it to the market. There is a lot of hard work and perseverance but like being a father, you learn a lot every day from your baby and it’s very fulfilling.”
Olivre Balcells, CEO, RheoDx