MOEBIO SP 2019: Medical Devices I: Product Development

hosted by Biocat

Parc Científic de Barcelona (PCB)

Start: Friday, 03 May 2019 15:00

End: Thursday, 27 Jun 2019 12:00

    3. Medical Devices I: Product Development

    This pack of lectures covers key aspects in the process of the conceptualization and creation of medtech product. Students will learn about biomedical engineering and how to design medical devices, as well as about the new materials used in the design. Special emphasis will be given to design and prototyping: why it is important when designing a product. 


    Number of sessions: 7

    Starting date: 2nd of April 2019

    Whole Package Price:  630 euros

    Buy one or more sessions: Price varies depending on the session

    Venue: PCB - Barcelona Science Park, C/ Baldiri Reixac 4-8, 08028 Barcelona.


    3.1 Challenges in Medical Robotics

    Lecturer: Alicia Canals
    Date: 2nd of April 2019
    Time: 14:30 – 16:30 h
    Price: 120 euros

    Course outline:  This lecture explains what robotics is and the different types of medical robotics available. The lecturer will also discuss different trends, what is happening in the field of medical robotics, especially in terms of robotic surgery and AI (Artificial Intelligence), the challenges we will face in the future and which companies are currently working in the field.


    3.2 Biomedical Engineering

    Lecturer: Pedro Gomis
    Date:  29th of May 2019
    Time: 14:00 16:00 h 

    Price: 120 euros

    Course outline: This session is an introduction to biomedical engineering, providing information about what it is and its various applications in these areas, giving real examples: biosensors, signal and image processing, bioinformatics, m-health, rehabilitation, cardiopulmonary systems, medical devices and wearable and implantable technologies, among others.


    3.3 Product Design and Development

    Lecturer: Antonio Flores
    Date: 19th of June 2019
    Time: 9:30 - 11:30 h

    Price120 euros

    Course outline: This session covers the main process involved in conceptualizing and developing a product, with a special focus on medtech products, and explains the phases of the product development cycle, which include defining requirements, research, design, implementation, and manufacturing, among others.


    3.4 Life Sciences Patents

    Lecturer: Albert Roma
    Date: 29th of May 2019
    Time: 10:00 – 13:00 h

    Price: 150 euros

    Course outline: All you need to know about patenting is provided in this session. It will focus on life science patents, touching on product, know-how and software topics. You will learn what patents are, their structure, their main characteristics and applications, current legislation ecosystem, how they work financially and the key ideas to consider when making a patent application.  Case studies and several examples will be provided.


    3.5 New Materials

    Lecturer: Román Pérez
    Date: 6th of June 2019 
    Time: 13:00 – 15:00 h
    Price: 120 euros

    Course outline: The lecturer, an expert in biomaterials and biomechanics, will outline the main contributions, uses and potentialities of biomaterials in certain fields of medicine based on his knowledge and experience and in orthopaedic, dental and cardiovascular fields.


    3.6 Prototyping

    Lecturer: Sofia Majan
    Date: 4th of  July 2019 
    Time: 10:00 – 13:00 h
    Price: 150 euros

    Course outline: This lecture covers the basic issues to take into account when prototyping a product and explains why this is important It also includes a description of existing tools and resources for prototyping.


    3.7 Biomedical sensorts

    Lecturer: Daniel Prades
    Date: 7th of June 2019
    Time: 12:30 – 14:30pm
    Price: 120 euros

    Course outline: This lecture covers the basic principles about sensing technologies and the different types and mechanisms reliying behind the diversity of wide spread and newly adopted sensors in the field of healthcare.



    We offer a 50% discount (for any category, but not accumulative) to students who are in their final academic year at university, or who are studying a Masters degree related to the following fields: business, engineering, life sciences or design. If interested, please send an e-mail to, with the subject "Short Programs Discount", providing your details and attaching a copy of your university registration. Promotions are limited and will be assigned on a first-come, first-served  basis.


    Companies participants in Boost4Health Project coordinated by Biocat at the Bioregion of Catalonia will have free of charge registration training from Moebio Short Programs. The eligible SMEs will need to register to and select their interest in receiving coaching. Then Biocat will provide the procedure to access the training and a registration code that will be valid until 3 business days prior to the starting of the activity. Those registrations made with the code without participating into B4H program will not be able to access the room.



    To withdraw from a session you must send an e-mail to: If cancellation is received more than one week (7 working days) before the date of the Short Program session, you will be reimbursed for 100% of the registration fee. If cancellation is received during the week prior to the date of the lesson, you will be reimbursed for 50% of the registration fee. If no notice is given, participants will not be reimbursed even if they do not attend the session.

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