The President of the Generalitat, Carles Puigdemont, inaugurates CREBA
"Lleida wants to contribute to national development by generating knowledge and innovate," said the director of the IRBLleida, Elvira Fernandez
Lleida, September 1, 2016 The President of the Generalitat of Catalonia, Carles Puigdemont, inaugurated the center Experimental Biomedical Science and Applied Research (CREBA) of Torrelameu accompanied by the Minister for Business and Enterprise, Jordi Baiget; the chairman of the council of Lleida, Joan Reñé, and Director of the Biomedical Research Institute of Lleida Foundation Dr. Pifarré (IRBLleida), Elvira Fernandez. "Lleida to contribute to national development by generating knowledge and innovate," said the director of the IRBLleida in the words of greeting to those attending the event. "Our cutting-edge facilities offer the advantage of having swine annex center studies providing necessary care to observe the results of experiments in the long term. In addition, it is building a reality a veterinary clinic in an area very close. this is a complex and unique leader in Europe, "he added Fernandez. "We Remain hard but We need critical mass, we can obtain competitive resources and consequently can not increase production and scientific innovation if we are not investigators. This is the third message: No researchers have no future." With these words the director of the IRBLleida requested the involvement of governments in future research. Also the chairman of the council said that Lleida "should be the engine of biomedical research. The President of the Government said that the CREBA" is born as a center of reference in the Catalan, but also Europe. " CREBA, funded by the Province with an investment of more than three million, and provides theoretical and practical courses to test, test and create new medical devices and surgical techniques in non-human models to test its effectiveness before they are used in patients . Also include research focused mainly on nutrition, aging and its associated diseases. Photos: Genaro Massot.