BCN Innova

BcnInnova


Mission

BcnInnova includes two business units. The mission of each one of them is:

  • To take advantage of artificial vision technology to revolutionize the sector of ophtalmology; developing, manufacturing and commercializing new devices to support diagnosis.
  • To take advantage of accumulated knowledge for the creation and development of technological solutions based on artificial vision. The projects look to fulfil real needs in any discipline within the medical field that require the use of images for diagnosis purposes.

Vision

The vision for each business unit can be summarized as:

  • To turn our devices into a standard for diagnosis and measurement, either for strabismus or for future applications that we might develop.
  • To become a highly specialized company in vision technology and a market leader in the detection of needs and customized project development within the medical sector.

Values

BcnInnova has its own soul. A common soul shared by all those people who are part of the company. Our values are:

  • Customer satisfaction
  • Service orientation
  • Teamwork
  • Transparency
  • Seriousness
  • Commitment
  • To cover real needs

History

As the person responsible for the Ophthalmology Department at the Pediatric Hospital Sant Joan de Déu in Barcelona (one of the largest of its kind in Europe), Dr. Joan Prat is perfectly aware of the limitations of the technology available for ophthalmologists.

For this reason, in 2006, he started a project to develop a new measurement system for strabismus.

The project underwent numerous problems and difficulties, but thanks to the impetus and determination of those working on the project, it was possible to set up the company BcnInnova.

Under this company name the GazeLab system was created, as well as other new projects have been nurturing with the accumulated experience and know-how.

 

2011

  • 17-01-2011
    First
     GazeLab in production in the Hospital of Sant Joan de Déu.

2010

  • 04-03-2010
    BcnInnova appears in the newspaper
     Expansión as an innovative project.
  • 19-05-2010
    BcnInnova is selected to participate in the EOI-APTE project from the Ministry of Science and Innovation.
  • 24-06-2010
    Interview broadcast on the TV3 lunchtime news program about Digmo project, actually known as
     GazeLab.
  • 01-11-2010
    BcnInnova increases its capital with the introduction of an investment partner.

2009

  • 15-04-2009
    BcnInnova is selected by the program BioEmprendedor XXI.
  • 19-09-2009
    Digmo appears in the newspaper
     El Periodico de Catalunya.
  • 19-09-2009
    BcnInnova obtains the support of ACC10 (Autonomous Government of Catalonia) to be selected for the program “New tecnological company” obtaining an important loan to launch its activities.

2008

  • 27-02-2008
    BcnInnova is created.
  • 12-04-2008
    The project appears in
     La Vanguardia newspaper.
  • 03-04-2008
    BcnInnova obtains finance from the ACC10 GENESI program (Autonomous Government of Catalonia).

 

Dr. Joan Prat

 

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