Digital Economy

 Call for the second session of the DSIPLAY cycle.
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It isn't always easy to secure funding for projects with a social objective and a technological profile. The DSIPLAY cycle of talks is organising an exchange session where various innovative social projects (start-ups) that are already set up and are in the operational phase, will explain the business model they have developed and what obstacles they have encountered along the way.

 The municipal stand at the Smart City Expo 2018.
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Do you have a technological initiative that can help Barcelona become a fairer, more egalitarian, more compassionate city? Then now you can share it on the City Council’s stand at the Smart City Expo (from 19 to 21 November). The call is open to all innovative third sector entities, associations, startups and SME's.

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Do you believe that technology can help make society more sustainable? Do you fancy taking an acoustic levitation test? Are you interested in knowing how artificial photosynthesis can generate fuels? You’ll be able to discover all this and plenty more at the new DSIPlay cycle and on the tour through new forms of manufacturing and education that will take place on 5 October at the Maker Faire. Digital social innovation is just around the corner. Come along and take part!

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Sónar+D was the setting for the presentation of the new Collide International Barcelona Award, with the Dutch artist Rosa Menkman the winner of this first edition. Within the framework of the congress, which finishes on 20 July, Barcelona City Council gives support to people who work in the digital and creative industries sector, in the areas of entrepreneurship and employment.

Ca l'Alier, headquarters of the urban innovation laboratory i.lab.
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We present an account of municipal innovation entitled “Barcelona, innovation laboratory” corresponding to the 2015-2019 term of office, which shows the main results achieved in innovation matters through digital innovation strategies and policies.

 Panoramic night of Warsaw.
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Join DSI4EU in Warsaw on 25 June to help shape new urban visions and explore how city governments and the DSI community can work together to improve people’s lives.

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The third call for “Impulsem el que fas” (We Boost What You Do) programme subsidies is under way. Projects in the digital social innovation category may be submitted until 29 May.

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The first session of experiences from the ‘Impulsem el que fas’ initiative was held on 2 April, bringing together all the organisations that implemented projects within the framework of the 2017 and 2018 calls.

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Four videos, eight experiences and a common goal: to achieve a digital city for the people. “The digital revolution must serve the many and not just the few.” Francesca Bria, the Barcelona City Council Commissioner for Digital Technology and Innovation. 

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“Barcelona has a strong community of digital innovators focused on social impact and the maker movement is part of it.” – Tomás Díez, Fab Lab Barcelona Director.

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In 2017, “We're promoting what you do” subsidised ten projects with a €350,000 budget. The projects funded provided a solution for high social-impact needs, such as recycling, training and digital inclusion, reducing the digital gap and fighting against energy poverty.

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The aim of the two consultations, which come from the municipal areas of Social Rights and Ecology, Urban Planning and Mobility, is to find innovative solutions that meet the challenges of the ageing population and the city’s changing energy model.

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