Bellvitge Biomedical Research Institute (IDIBELL) is a research centre focused on cellular medicine, where the high level basic research focuses and works on relevant clinical matters and the economic development. IDIBELL is a foundation created in 2004 from the fusion of several research entities. The centre manages the research of the Bellvitge University Hospital, the Institut Català dOncologia (Catalan Institute of Oncology), the University of Barcelona and the Institute of Image Diagnosis. The Institute is integrated in the health park of LHospitalet, known as BiopolH. The main scientific partners of the foundation are the University of Barcelona, the Institut Català dOncologia (Catalan Institute of Oncology), and the ICS (Catalan Institute of the Health) represented by the Bellvitge University Hospital.