CaixaResearch Institute, a new health and life sciences research and innovation centre
International excellence, strong support for innovation and transfer and bringing science closer to society. CaixaResearch Institute symbolises the commitment of the ”la Caixa” Foundation to supporting biomedical research.
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Tools and resources for safeguarding ethics and improving integrity in scientific research
One of the great current challenges in research is process integrity and the reliability of results. What reforms are taking place in this area?
The Challenge-Driven Innovation programme
Challenge-Driven Innovation is a research funding programme that is pioneering in Europe due to its multidisciplinary, intersectoral and challenge-oriented focus.
The Patient Innovation platform
Successful experiences such as the Patient Innovation Platform confirm that the future of innovation in health involves connecting patients, carers and other agents from the care sector.
Changes in scientific assessment systems
How should science be evaluated? Does the possibility exist of using other criteria beyond bibliometric impacts, which value different facets of the social impact of research?
The use of public engagement for technological innovation
What is society’s opinion regarding the possible impacts of science and technology? Establishing citizen participation mechanisms is necessary to generate confidence and detect points for improvement.
The CaixaProinfancia programme
The CaixaProinfancia programme’s effectiveness is demonstrated by such data as the early school leaving rate during compulsory secondary education (ESO) being reduced to 6.3% among participating pupils.