Digital Economy

Un home treballant amb dos ordinadors.
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El confinament ens ha submergit de cop en el teletreball. L’excepcionalitat provocada per la Covid-19 ha posat de manifest que la transformació digital és necessària i que cal reinventar-nos com a professionals i reciclar el mercat laboral. En parlem al quart i últim diàleg virtual del cicle “I si...? Cicle de converses i reflexions #desdecasa”, que té com a convidats Genís Roca, expert internacional en l’àmbit de la transformació digital i de la societat de la informació, i Mar Galtés, periodista i autora del llibre Barcelona Startup.

 

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Barcelona City Council, through the Fundació BIT Habitat, is looking for SMEs and start-ups with ready-made solutions about to be rolled out which respond to one or several of the many challenges posed by the current health crisis.

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Barcelona City Council is bringing to the Smart City Expo World Congress (19 - 21 November) its Espai Fòrum, a forum for presenting the city’s municipal projects and initiatives from third-sector organisations, associations, emerging enterprises and SMEs.

Woman working with a computer at TransfoLAB BCN.
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The collaborative economy was the central theme of the “How to launch a collaborative social project” meeting held on 23 October at InnoBA as part of the DSIPLAY cycle of digital social innovation experiences. Those attending the event discovered several ways of launching a collaborative project and were able to exchange queries and opinions with entrepreneurs from the sector.

Visitors experimenting at the stands of the Maker Faire Barcelona 2019.
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The latest edition of the Maker Faire Barcelona, which was held on 5 and 6 October at Nau Bostik, was attended by a total of 10,000 people. The fair attracted 500 participants in all, between exhibitors, speakers and workshop facilitators.

 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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