The Barcelona Institute of Science and Technology (BIST), founded in January 2015, is an alliance of various public and private agents and six excellent research centers: the Center for Genomic Regulation (CRG), the Institute for Photonic Sciences (ICFO), the Catalan Institute for Chemical Research (ICIQ), the Catalan Institute for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (ICN2), the Institute for High-Energy Physics (IFAE), and the Institute for Biomedical Research (IRB). FemCAT is a founding partner of BIST and, since June 2015, FemCAT’s representative to its Board has been Mr. David Nogareda.
The Barcelona Institute of Science and Technology aims to:
- contribute to the improvement of conditions for carrying out high-quality research and increasing its international visibility
- generate postgraduate offerings with an international impact, creating a critical mass that will multiply the research centers’ capacity in areas such as technology transfer, attracting talent, and cooperation with other organizations, individuals, and the business world.