The first Generation of Ideas programme:
- 52 researchers from 13 research centres and department of the UAB took part.
- They developed 16 projects based on biology. The themes were very diverse ranging from support software for endoscopic procedures, a sensor for detecting viral infections and a treatment for industrial organic waste.
- The winning project was My Stone, a kidney stone classifier developed by researchers Francisco Blanco, Montserrat López-Mesas, Manuel Valiente, Joan Serrat and Felipe Lumbreras.
- Second prize was awarded to Celifast, a biosensor for diagnosing coeliac disease and third prize went to a meat inspection consultancy called Servei de Suport a Escorxadors (SECS) (Abattoire Support Service).