• Algorithms

    Presentation of the Global Observatory of Urban Artificial Intelligence  



  • Facade of an apartment building

    New urban challenge to regenerate housing blocks with innovative and sustainable systems


    Until October 7, 2022
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    Barcelona ranks seventh among cities receiving the most tech investment

    The Barcelona Observatory shows the strength of the Catalan capital’s brand in the overall context of the economic crisis caused by the pandemic



  • Illustration on digital rights

    We are publishing a repository of 46 initiatives from city residents in defence of digital rights.

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This July, Barcelona saw the official launch of the Global Observatory of Urban Artificial Intelligence (GOUAI), at a ceremony during which the Observatory’s first project, the Atlas of Urban Artificial Intelligence, was discussed, and a seminar entitled “Algorithmic democracy or democratise the algorithm” given.  

Promotional image of the challenge

Barcelona is promoting a new innovation challenge to improve the liveability and energy performance of housing in Barcelona, through new materials and/or new uses of existing materials, new technology and new designs. 

A moment from the City Leadership Forum held in Barcelona.

The City Leadership Forum is being held at Ca l’Alier on 8 and 9 June, offering a meeting of experts in digitisation and urban innovation from different cities to discuss digitisation as a tool for improving people’s quality of life. The meeting includes round tables, activities on innovation and technology, digital rights and cybersecurity.


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