A 3D game-based platform for virtual training in surgical techniques, new software that aids the mechanical ventilation of patients and a certification for artificial intelligence systems in health are the three proposals of the CREB UPC that have been selected in the “la Caixa” Foundation’s 2021 CaixaResearch Validate call. This programme was launced in 2015 in collaboration with Caixa Capital Risc and the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT Health), it will support 17 of the 97 projects presented in the call, aimed at early-stage innovation proposals. Projects will each receive up to 100,000 euros to validate their technologies and design a roadmap for their valorisation process.