Cinfa, the largest pharmaceutical laboratory present in homes in Spain, has signed a collaboration agreement with Barcelona Health Hub (BHH), a non-profit association that promotes and transfers innovation in digital health to the sector, to identify trends and improve and promote innovative projects. in the field of health.
Through this union, accomplished through Cinfa’s Open Innovation Platform, CinfaNext, both entities seek to promote innovative start-up initiatives applicable to current and future challenges facing the health sector.
Specifically, the Barcelona Health Hub will make its extensive entrepreneurial ecosystem available to Cinfa so that the pharmaceutical company can identify startups whose solutions fall within its six innovation focuses: longevity, chronicity, health self-management, natural solutions with evidence scientific, health personalization and sustainability.
“The challenges of responding to the health needs of patients and health professionals are increasing and, at Cinfa, we want to join the innovative ecosystem to promote new projects in this regard,” explains Julio Sánchez Mariñas, Manager Innovation Laboratory. “We strongly believe in the value of collaborative work and, for that reason, together with entities such as the Barcelona Health Center, we hope to be able to rely on the perspective and expertise of different start-ups for joint projects to promote. “
“At the Barcelona Health Center, we know that collaboration is essential and we are proud that Cinfa, through its Open Innovation Platform, trusts us to find innovative solutions in the field of health”, he says, in turn, Cristian Pascual, president of the Council. Barcelona Health Hub. “The incorporation of CinfaNext as a strategic partner of the Barcelona Health Hub is synonymous with opportunities, for our innovative ecosystem and for the health sector and society in general,” he concludes.
Cinfa is the largest laboratory present in homes in our country. 100% of Spanish capital and with 54 years of experience, it has more than 2,200 professionals whose mission is to provide citizens with accessible high quality health treatments and solutions, by advising health professionals. All this, with an approach focused not only on the disease, but also on prevention and improving the quality of life.
About the Barcelona Health Center
Barcelona Health Hub is a non-profit association founded in 2018 that aims to accelerate the transformation in digital health, promoting interaction between start-ups, corporations, healthcare institutions, universities and investors. The association is already one of the international hubs of reference in digital health, attracting innovation and talent. BHH has more than 350 members and is located in the Art Nouveau Site of Sant Pau.