About the foundation

We are an organisatin within the Generalitat de Catalunya that works to promote the digital transformation of healthcare services through ICT.

We enhance networking realted to healthcare and socialcare.

We are an observatory of new trends, innovation and emerging initiatives.

We offer product standardization and certification services.

  • Mission

    To enable the transformation of care services model through technology

  • Vision

    To become leaders on innovation and technology as a transformation tool for health and social care services

  • Values

    • Sharing
    • Transparency
    • Collaboration
    • Sustainability
    • Innovation
    • Equity

The implementation of ICT in our sector is already unstoppable and is seen as one of the most transformative and integrating elements of the health and social welfare of the future. The fact that health in Catalonia includes 100% of the population within a framework of universal and public coverage, together with the involvement of a great diversity of agents, supplier organizations and subsidiary industries – puts the health and healthcare sectors social welfare in an excellent situation to act as innovators and economic dynamizers in the sector of new technologies.

The challenge for the coming years is to work together for the development of inclusive and continuous policies with our sectors.

TIC Salut Social structures its activity though 4 stakeholder’s activity:

  • Citizens

    • Providing no presential care services
    • Promoting people’s autonomy
    • Improving user experience
  • System

    • Improving problem-solving skills
    • Contributing to the system’s sustainability and equity
  • Information

    • More available information
    • Extracting more value from data
    • Sharing healthcare and socialcare information
  • ICT

    • Improving innovation’s feedback


Based on a proposal from the Department of Health, in the session of September 19, 2006, the Government authorized the creation of the ICT and Health Center Foundation. It was set up in Mataró on 9 October as part of the TecnoCampus Mataró-Maresme technology park. On November 25, the Foundation moved its headquarters to the Salvany Building on Carrer Roc Boronat, 81 – 95, Barcelona, with the aim of working more efficiently and sustainably with the different agents and entities in its ecosystem.

Currently, Fundación TIC Salut Social is made up of various public administrations involved in the fields of health, social welfare and information and communication technologies, as well as groups of hospitals and health centers.

Lines of action

  • 01.

    Setting reference models for digital transformation

  • 02.

    Applying AI in healthcare and socialcare

  • 03.

    Releasing research reports

  • 04.

    Training professionals for skills improvement

  • 05.

    Collaborating in ICTs strategies' deployment

  • 06.

    Ensuring the system’s interoperability

  • 07.

    Ensuring healthcare's RGPD compliance

  • 08.

    To boost clustering activities

Work Areas

  • Map of Trends

  • Non Face-to-Face Assitance

  • Social care

  • Health DPO

  • Artificial Intelligence

  • mHealth

  • Standards and Interoperability

  • Professional Skills

National Networks

The TIC Salut Social Foundation has established collaboration agreements with several Catalan universities and promotes networking with official health and technology associations and organizations:

International networks and public programmes funding

As a result of the implementation of projects financed through competitive funding, we generate synergies and create networks with entities from different member states of the European Union.

We have positioned the Catalan Health System as a benchmark in technological innovation and digital transformation applied to social welfare and the provision of health services.

For any queries related to this area of action, you can contact the Head of Public Programmes (calvarez@ticsalutsocial.cat).



Board of Trustees

  • Josep Maria Argimon Pallàs


    Head of the department of the Generalitat responsible for Health

  • Laura Seijo Elvira


    Council of Mataró

  • Violant Cervera i Gòdia

    Second Vicepresident

    Department of Social Rights

  • Ester Manzano


    Department of the Vice Presidency

  • Jose Augusto García i Navarro


    Consortium of Health and Social Care of Catalonia

  • David Ferrer i Canosa


    Department of Digital Policies and Public Administration

  • Miguel Arrufat Vila


    Catalan Institute of Health

  • Meritxell Masó i Carbó


    Healthcare Ministry

  • Pol Pérez Sust


    Healthcare Ministry

  • Carles Gómara


    ACCIO Business Innovation Manager and Mobility Strategy Coordinator

  • Daniel Marco


    Department of Digital Policies and Public Administration

  • Maria Dolors Rusinés


    Department of Social Rights

  • Anna Zarzosa Güell


    Agrupació Catalana d'Establiments Sanitaris (ACES)

  • Josep Fusté Sugranyés


    La Unió

  • Elisenda Serra


    Servei Català de la Salut (CatSalut)