FUNDACION ESPAÑOLA PARA LA CIENCIA Y LA TECNOLOGIA
Contact
Diego Velasco Escribano
Address: Pedro Teixeira 8, 2ª Planta Edificio Iberia Mart I
City: 28020 Madrid
Province: Madrid
Phone: 34 91 425 09 09
Fax: 34 91 571 21 72
diego.velasco@fecyt.es
http://www.fecyt.es
Mission and Objectives
The Spanish Foundation for Science and Technology (FECYT) is a public foundation supported by the Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness. Based on the principles of rationalization, transparency and efficiency, the aims of FECYT are to develop tools for social participation for science, to foster science dissemination and to contribute to improve scientific culture, to function as a communication channel for Spanish scientists abroad and to be a reference for Spanish research and innovation indicators. FECYT also supports scientific information and resource management, especially in the field of licenses to access to international databases of scientific references.
Products/Services, Areas of interest for future collaborations/Alliances
FECYT has a portfolio of biotech patents from public research institutions in order to facilitate technology transfer.
These patents are included in a development program that covers proof of concept, scale-up, preclinical development, and marketing plans of different inventions.
Specifically, FECYT has seven projects to out-license:
Human Health
• Cysteine protease inhibitors for the treatment of tropical diseases
• Calcineurin Inhibitor Peptides (main indications atherosclerosis & RA)
• Antibiotics against Helicobacter pylori
• New vaccine against malaria
• p38 inhibitors useful against neuropathic pain.
• p300. New target for cancer treatment
Animal health
• FMD Vaccine
FECYT also has a portfolio of 9 spin-off. These companies have been funded by the Foundation to carry out development plans. FECYT has a call option of 15 to 20 percent of equity, and is looking for investors interested in them.
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