Optogenerapy presented at workshop on the use of advanced materials for health applications
Barcelona, 6th April, 2018 – Project partner Eurecat delivered a talk on Optogenerapy concept and expected impacts during the 1st Exploration Workshop organized by Connecting CataloniaBio&Health Tech and Advanced Materials Cluster on April 6th at ACCIO facilities.
During the presentation, titled as “Biomaterials for the development of a bioelectronic device for the treatment of Multiple Sclerosis”, speaker Esther Hurtos focused on explaining the development of a bioelectronic medical device to improve the quality of life of patients with Multiple Sclerosis and highlighted Eurecat’s experience on in mould electronics in micro implantable devices.
The specific objectives of the workshop, which counted with 25 attendants, were to know the challenges of the medical sector in materials, identify trends in medical materials and do networking with complementary organizations in order to find joint challenges.
CataloniaBio & HealthTech is the association of companies in the biomedicine and health arena in Catalonia. The association currently has 150 member companies and collaborating agents, including hospitals, research centres and universities that are leaders in biomedical R&D&i.
The Advanced Materials Cluster of Catalonia, counting with 43 members, mainly SMEs, is a non-profit association whose main objective is to promote and contribute to the competitiveness of companies and entities in the value chain of the advanced materials sector in Catalonia.