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Career Day 2021

november, 2021

18nov15:00Career Day 2021L'Hospitalet de Llobregat, Spain


Event Details

Cancer General Interest Neuroscience Regenerative Medicine Translational Medicine


Career Day 2021

18 – 19 November 2021, L’Hospitalet de Llobregat


Join us for a two half-day event full of professional development in the Bellvitge campus. Learn from experts and professionals about career options in biomedical science.






Panel I: Careers in R&I


Panel II: How to make an academic spin-off successful



Marta Barrachina
Researcher, IDIBELL | CEO, ADmit Therapeutics


Manel Cascalló
CEO, VCN Biosciences


Katharine D’Amico
Communication Strategy for Corporate Presentations | Investor Pitch Deck Management, ESADE
PhD candidate in Neurolinguistics


Mario de la Cuesta
Project Manager, Innovation Portfolio Unit, IDIBELL
Molecular biologist by training with experience in research project portfolio management, intellectual property, and business development in life sciences.


Francisco Miguel Torres
Program Manager, CaixaImpulse Program at “la Caixa” Foundation



Keynote: [Tentative] How to sell your idea to your prospects – persuasion and impact

Katharine D’Amico
Communication Strategy for Corporate Presentations | Investor Pitch Deck Management, ESADE
PhD candidate in Neurolinguistics


Workshop: Business canvas

Marco Straccia
Marco Straccia is the founder and CEO of FRESCI and SCIENCE&STRATEGY SL. He is a former Associate Professor and researcher in stem cell technology and regenerative medicine at the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences at the University of Barcelona. He holds a Ph.D. in Neuroscience (Autonomous University of Barcelona, Spain; 2012), an M.B.A. (Polytechnic University of Catalonia; 2018); an MS in International Health and Tropical Medicine (Autonomous University of Barcelona, Spain; 2008) and a B.S. in Biology (Università degli Studi di Roma “La Sapienza”; 2005). Dr. Straccia has eight years of international project management experience in projects of different sizes. He has been a researcher for the last 18 years in the field of basic and applied biomedicine in many institutions in Europe working on different experimental paradigms (in vivo and in vitro), with a FELASA certification since 2008. He has deep experience in stem cell biology and has developed advanced in vitro models for high-throughput drug discovery, safety testing, and disease modeling.


Sessions are free to attend for IDIBELL members only, but must register in advance.


Sponsorship and Supporting Organizations


ADmit Therapeutics

RemAb Therapeutics


Aptadel Therapeutics

Supporting Organizations


Catalan Institute of Oncology



University of Barcelona


Bellvitge University Hospital 


Hospital de Viladecans



L’Hospitalet de Llobregat, Spain


Bellvitge Biomedical Research Institute


Contact Information

Areté Team
Bellvitge Biomedical Research Institute
Hospital Duran i Reynals
Avinguda de la Gran Via 199
08908 L’Hospitalet de Llobregat, Spain



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