The Consorci Institut D’Investigacions Biomediques August Pi i Sunyer (IDIBAPS) is a public research centre dedicated to translational research in the field of biomedicine. Its mission is to integrate state of the art basic research and quality clinical research.
Founded in 1996, IDIBAPS is formed by the Government of Catalonia, the University of Barcelona’s Faculty of Medicine (UB), the Hospital Clínic de Barcelona (HCB)and the Institut d’Investigacions Biomèdiques de Barcelona of the Spanish Council for Scientific Research
The institution is very active in scientific research. The facts and figures of IDIBAPS guarantee its excellence. Moreover, IDIBAPS ranks first in scientific productivity and quality among the Certified Health Research Institutes of Spain. Likewise, IDIBAPS has a strong track record working in European projects and has a dedicated European Projects Office (OPE) and the Knowledge and Technology Transfer Office (KTT). The OPE managed projects in FP5 (1 as coordinators), 55 projects in FP6 (11 as coordinators), 130 projects in FP7 (29 as coordinators) and is currently managing over sixty projects in H2020 (10 as coordinators).