Translating ISGlobal's leading research results into innovative solutions for global public health challenges

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Innovation at ISGlobal translates leading research results into solutions for global public health challenges (Knowledge & Technology Transfer, KTT), in the framework of the UN Sustainable Development Goals. Through the collaboration with citizens, patients, caregivers, and healthcare professionals, it integrates their needs, preferences and expectations into the solutions created.

By embracing the Open Innovation approach, the main purpose of ISGlobal innovation is on generating IMPACT by developing and transferring innovative sustainable tools that citizens, caregivers, clinicians and public health systems can benefit from, contributing to wellness and prosperity.

What ISGlobal innovation products can be transferred to the market?

In terms of patient involvement, the ISGlobal Innovation Department collaborates with the Patient Experience Observatory, located at the Hospital Clínic of Barcelona. This partnership enables to deeply understand the experience of individuals seeking medical care, gathering firsthand knowledge about their challenges, the gaps in current healthcare practices, and the potential for improvement.


ISGlobal Innovation projects are related to the following areas:

Some examples of innovative biomedical products and point-of-care devices we are working on:

  • Antimicrobial resistance
  • Malaria
  • Infectious diseases

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Some examples of innovative digital tools under development:

  • Injury prevention
  • Migrant health
  • Cancer prevention and aging
  • Endometriosis

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