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We regret to inform you that the Xplore Health website is no longer available!

At the moment we are transferring the contents to the EduCaixa website (, where you will be able to access the different resources from now on.

Temporarily and while the transfer of resources is ongoing, the discussion games, the experimental protocols, the teaching guides and the student worksheets can be found at:

We apologize for the inconvenience and we hope you can continue enjoying our content to bring health research closer to young people.

Living Lab for Health at IrsiCaixa

Lamentamos informarle que la web de Xplore Health ya no está disponible!

En estos momentos estamos trasladando los contenidos ala web de EduCaixa (, desde donde se podrá acceder a partir de ahora a los diferentes recursos.

Temporalmente y mientras se termina de hacer el traslado de recursos, los juegos de diálogo, los protocolos de experimento, las guías didácticas y los documentos de trabajo del alumnado se pueden encontrar en:

Lamentamos las molestias y esperamos que pueda seguir disfrutando de nuestros contenidos para acercar la investigación en salud a los jóvenes.

Living Lab de Salud de IrsiCaixa

Lamentem informar-vos que el web d’Xplore Health ja no està disponible!

En aquests moments estem traslladant els continguts al web d’EduCaixa (, des d’on podreu accedir a partir d’ara als diferents recursos.

Temporalment i mentre s’acaba de fer el trasllat de recursos, els jocs de diàleg, els protocols d'experiment, les guies didàctiques i els documents de treball de l'alumnat els podreu trobar a:

Lamentem les molèsties i esperem que pugueu continuar gaudint dels nostres continguts per apropar la recerca en salut als joves!

Living Lab de Salut d’IrsiCaixa

Registration opens for the Xplore Health's new online course on the biotechnology revolution

by: Living Lab for Health - Category: The biotechnology revolution - June 28, 2017

Registration opens for the Xplore Health's new online course on the biotechnology revolution

Free registration for the Xplore Health’s new online course "Approaching the biotechnological revolution in the classroom" opens today. The course will be taught in Spanish and it is aimed at high school and vocational training teachers from all over Spain. The Ministry of Education recognizes this course, which consist on 60 hours and starts on October 9, 2017.

This training activity includes a scientific update, with sessions led by researchers and entrepreneurs doing research in this field, a wide variety of multimedia tools and discussion games on ethical aspects of biotechnologies, and educational materials to bring the latest research advances in the classroom, through competence learning and didactic innovation. The course is organized jointly by the promoters of Xplore Health, IrsiCaixa and the "La Caixa" Foundation, with the collaboration of the Consejo General de CDL.


During the course, participants will work on topics such as the applications of biotechnologies in the biomedical industry, the related ethical, legal and social aspects, and the principles of Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI), which provides new co-creation methodologies. They will also be invited to apply didactic innovation in their proposals for activities for the classroom, enriching activities with project based learning, inquiry, group dynamics and formative evaluation.

In total, 30 teachers are expected to participate in this course. It will include presentations by Luis Ruiz, President of Spherium Biomed; Josep Santaló, Professor of Cell Biology at the Autonomous University of Barcelona and member of the Bioethics and Law Observatory at the University of Barcelona. Alex Lopez Duran, secondary school teacher and pedagogical coordinator at the Escola Garbí Pere Vergés d’Esplugues will facilitate the online platform.

More information and inscriptions at:   

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