Blog

El robot d’assistència i vigilància Misty II.
Share

Misty II, un robot d’assistència i vigilància, i una plataforma per cobrir necessitats bàsiques i assistencials de la gent gran, han guanyat el repte “Com millorar la qualitat de vida de les persones grans mitjançant la tecnologia”, convocat per l’Ajuntament i la Mobile World Capital Barcelona, a través de la iniciativa 5G Barcelona. Els guanyadors rebran 100.000€ per finançar una prova pilot per testejar les seves solucions a la ciutat de Barcelona que començarà el pròxim mes de març.

 

Meeting of the members of the Cities Coalition for Digital Rights in Barcelona in November 2019.
Share

On the 19th of November, the second Members took of the Cities Coalition for Digital Rights took place in Barcelona, with a total of 15 cities present. We took the opportunity to reflect on the past  year, as well as to look forward to the next and to finalize the Coalition’s Strategy 2020.

 

Open doors at the Fab Lab in Nou Barris.
Share

Here we present the projects that received subsidies through the Impulsem el que fas (We boost what you do) 2018 programme in the digital social innovation (DSI) category, which has just come to an end, and those that have been selected for the 2019 programme, to be developed over the coming year.

Sant Antoni's Superblock.
Share

At a time when societies are tending towards an increasingly steady dehumanisation, cities have become the key to putting people at the centre of urban initiatives.

Meeting "How to protect the commons of data extractivism" from the DSIPLAY cycle.
Share

DSIPLAY, the series of Digital Social Innovation experiences, has closed with the session How to protect the commons from data extractivism. Open networks and open knowledge , which took place in the Hangar on 26 November. Various projects concerning digital business, the conservation of digitally generated knowledge and crowdfunding explained the problems they were facing.

Exhibition “Humanising technology for BARCELONA” in Ca l'Alier.
Share

The “Humanising technology for BARCELONA” exhibition shares with city residents the smart city policies and projects presented at this year's Smart City Expo World Congress and promoted by Barcelona City Council. You can visit the exhibition free of charge throughout December, at Ca l’Alier.

Share

The i.lab, the Barcelona laboratory for accelerating sustainable and social urban innovation, presented the results of its first year of activity at the Smart City Expo World Congress (SCEWC). It also announced its continued collaboration with the DataCity programme, which promotes the use of data to tackle the city's challenges.

Un moment del tercer Dia i.lab, celebrat a Ca l'Alier.
Share

Representatives from Barcelona's i.lab and the urban labs in Amsterdam, Aarhus and Dublin reaffirm the importance of urban innovation laboratories for the continent's major cities.

 Exhibition "Towards the human city" in Ca l'Alier.
Share

On Tuesday, 3 of December, we host a closure event of the exhibition "Towards the human city: how would you improve your city?" in Ca l'Alier, with a round table discussion on how technology and social innovation are helping build more inclusive and sustainable cities.

Project #Cuéntalo.
Share

What data do we generate? How are they used? What do we know as citizens about all this? Using data raises numerous questions and Barcelona’s DSIPLAY cycle of digital social innovation experiences has dedicated a session to projects that stand out for their ethical management and use of data, such as Raval Data Commons and Wikidata.

The newsletter The newsletter

Subscribe to our newsletter to keep up to date with Barcelona Digital City's new developments