Barcelonas new high tech Parc de Recerca Biomdica (PRBB) on the seafront near Port Olimpic is finally a reality. The opening in mid-May was attended by the mayor of Barcelona, Joan Clos, the minister for education and science, Mercedes Cabrera, and the president of the Catalonian government, Pasqual Maragall. Pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies will be based at the research park, which took 20 years to complete. Research will focus on genetic and molecular life science and will be directly linked to activities at the nearby Hospital del Mar.

Wanted in Europe
Wanted in Europe
Wanted in Europe, part of the Wanted Worldwide network, is a website in English for expatriates in Europe established in 2006. We cover Europe's news stories that may be of interest to English speaking residents along with tourists as well. Our publication also offers classifieds, photos, information on events, museums, churches, galleries, exhibits, fashion, food, and local travel.
Previous article New out-of-hours healthcare for Paris
Next article Good neighbour day.