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UC3M signs an agreement with Fenin for training, R+D+i and the transfer of healthcare technologies


The Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (UC3M) has signed a general action protocol with the Spanish Federation of Healthcare Technology Companies, Fenin, for the joint development of technologies for the health sector. The collaboration between the University and Fenin will allow the implementation of joint projects in the health field, with special attention to joint activities in Neuroscience.

The agreement was signed on the 8th of March in Madrid by Juan Romo, UC3M president, and Margarita Alfonsel, general secretary of Fenin. Sergio Muñoz, director of Innovation, Digital Health and Emerging Technologies at Fenin, was also present at the event.

With this collaboration agreement, UC3M and Fenin will launch projects in the field of Biosciences and Health Technologies, focusing on Neuroscience and other medical areas. In addition, UC3M’s market approach and the transfer of healthcare technologies and medical devices will be promoted. On the other hand, there are plans to carry out prospective reports, both in the field of employment and vocations and in the scientific-technical field, and to facilitate the employment of University students.

This agreement will facilitate the organisation of training and knowledge dissemination programmes. It will also encourage participation in joint projects, both nationally and internationally, and mutual advice on issues related to the activity of both entities.

About UC3M

UC3M is a Spanish public university that excels in research, teaching and innovation. It is among the top 35 universities in the world in the QS Top 50 Under 50 ranking and is among the best universities in the world for employability, according to the THE Global University Employability Ranking. It has numerous accreditations and quality awards, such as the EUR-ACE seal in the field of engineering or the AACSB accreditation in business and finance programmes, among others. UC3M is a member of international European networks of excellence such as YERUN (Young European Research Universities) or YUFE (Young Universities for the Future of Europe). 


The Spanish Federation of Healthcare Technology Companies represents over 500 manufacturing, distribution and import companies established in Spain, which make up over 80% of the total turnover of healthcare technology. Founded in 1977, the Federation is at the service of a strategic business sector which is essential for our healthcare system and for the population’s health. A sector that provides professionals and patients with technologies, products and services involved in the prevention, diagnosis, treatment, control and monitoring of diseases, and which contributes to the continuous improvement of people’s quality of life, normalising the patient’s life.