Asphalion joins Barcelona Health Hub to boost technological and digital innovation in the healthcare sector
“New technologies are a key element of digital transformation in the healthcare sector", Ricard Sagués, Business Development & Marketing Director at Asphalion
Asphalion has signed an agreement to be part of Barcelona Health Hub (BHH), the international digital health institution aiming to promote innovation in digital health and its transfer to the sector, linking start-ups, health organizations, companies and investors.
In the words of Ricard Sagués, Business Development & Marketing Director at Asphalion: “New technologies are a key element of digital transformation in the healthcare sector. Joining Barcelona Health Hub will allow us to bring our knowledge in the regulatory field to any project and, as a result, make it possible for innovative solutions to reach patients sooner and better”.
Dominique Monferrer, Medical Device Director at Asphalion, says: “Medical Technology will generate much of the future innovation in healthcare and must be integrated into an increasingly demanding regulatory environment with major changes. New software, new materials, new drug delivery systems and new biomarkers are some of the areas with the greatest development potential”.
Asphalion is an international Scientific and Regulatory Affairs consultancy company with offices in Barcelona, Madrid, Munich, Amsterdam and London. Founded in 2000, it has consistently grown, and now employs more than 100 team members from 12 different nationalities with backgrounds in Pharmacy, Chemistry, Biology, Biochemistry, Biotechnology and Medicine. Asphalion collaborates with Pharmaceutical, Biotechnological and Medical Technology organizations facilitating product development and regulatory affairs solutions for their projects.
About Barcelona Health Hub
Barcelona Health Hub (BHH) is a non-profit association that was founded in 2018, the purpose of which is to accelerate the transformation in digital health, fostering the interaction between startups, corporations, health institutions, universities and investors. The organization’s goal is to become an international reference center in digital medicine, attracting innovation and talent.
Since its creation less than two years ago, the association has more than 200 associate members (startups, corporates, hospitals, universities, health institutions and investors), both national and international, who enjoy and participate regularly in digital health events and networking activities.
The entity is located in the impressive architectural complex devised by the Lluís Domenech i Montaner, which was the Sant Creu and Sant Pau Hospital for almost 100 years. It occupies more than 2000 square meters of the Sant Manel pavilion, combining Art Nouveau with the latest technology in coworking and showroom spaces.