Pere del Campo and Sigfrid Borrás co-founded CORNEA_ project

11 November, 2015

Pere del Campo and Sigfrid Borrás founded CORNEA_project in Barcelona. The mission of the company is to innovate in diagnostic devices for the prevention of eye diseases. Especially cornea diseases.  

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CORNEA_ project obtains 50,000 euros from ACCIÓ to finance PIMES for the development and exploitation of a patent

9 March, 2016

CORNEA_project obtains its first public financing from ACCIÓ (Generalitat de Catalunya). The help obtained was used to obtain the license of the first patent dedicated to the prevention and diagnosis of corneal pathology: keratoconus. The company presented the project at the Entrepreneur Forum, organized by ACCIÓ, where it was chosen as one of the 10 most promising startups in Catalonia.

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CORNEA_ project signs with the University of Santiago de Compostela and the Gallego de Saúde Service (Sergas) a licence agreement for the exclusive exploitation of the patent application “Biomarkers for diagnosis and prognosis of corneal ectasia”. Application number: EP 15382060

21 April, 2016

CORNEA_project signs with the University of Santiago de Compostela and SERGAS, the exclusive exploitation license of the patent that protects the markers directly associated with the pathology of keratoconus with the aim of developing a diagnostic kit for the detection of pathology and its prevention after Lasik refractive surgery.

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CORNEA_ project obtains an SME instrument Phase 1 with Kerastop Project. 50K

1 June, 2017

The company has been awarded the very competitive PHASE 1 of the SME Instrument belonging to the Horizon 2020 of the European Union. Only the most innovative companies with the greatest social impact obtain this prestigious financing.

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John Frantzis enters CORNEA_ project as a partner

4 October, 2017

John Frantzis, until now a CORNEA_project consultant, becomes a partner of the company with the objective of managing and leading the development processes of the company in the United States. John has a long experience in the field of ophthalmology and very specifically in refractive surgery and keratoconus. In addition, he has a high knowledge of fundrising in North America.

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CORNEA_ project realizes a capital increase of 270K euros and AJL S.A is incorporated as a technology partner

19 January, 2018

The company successfully completed its first capital increase of 270K with AJL S.A. a Spanish company manufacturer and international distributor of ophthalmology products and one of the leading companies in the treatment of keratoconus with Ferrara rings. AJL is the ideal technology partner to continue with all the product development as well as a perfect partner thanks to its market knowledge.

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CORNEA project has received € 171,516 for the KERASTOP project (SNEO-20171209). This project has been subsidized by the CDTI through the 2017 call of the NEOTEC Program.

8 May, 2018

Beatriz Salvador, Ph.D. joins CORNEA_ project as CSO

1 November, 2018

Dr. Beatriz Salvador joins CORNEA_project as CSO November 2018

6 November, 2018

Beatriz Salvador, has a Ph.D. in Molecular Biology and is an expert in immunology. Along with her extensive research experience, she has a strong background in business development, strategy, operations, project management, finance, marketing, human resources, entrepreneurship, technology transfer, IP protection, project valuation and legal matters.

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October 2019 obtention of the European patent

16 October, 2019

Obtains the pending patent “Biomarkers for diagnosis and prognosis of corneal ectasia”and registration number EP 15382060

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