Bringing the innovation ecosystem to life

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Boosting the urban innovation system.

Barcelona has established itself as an international digital hub with a powerful ecosystem of innovation and entrepreneurial spirit in the city and with renowned events, such as the Mobile World Congress or the Smart City Expo World Congress. The City Council incentivise relationships between all these public and private stakeholders and offers them support, with the aim of stimulating the digital economy, helping local talent to flourish and attracting new talent to the city.

The Mobile World Capital, Barcelona Tech City, Barcelona SuperComputing Center, i2Cat and BigDataCoE are clear examples of this public and private collaboration and have become points of attraction for foreign investment, talent and new jobs.


The Barcelona area is already home to some one hundred technology hubs

Mon, 20/03/2023 - 12:19

These technology centres are generating a 1.4-billion euro impact on the city and providing employment to over 15,000 professionals, 38% of whom are foreign nationals.

Barcelona closed 2022 with several economic records

Fri, 03/03/2023 - 09:43

The city achieved historic results in figures for Social Security registration, technology-sector jobs and exports.

The future of scale-ups and Latin American tech start-ups will be discussed at the Mobile World Congress

Wed, 15/02/2023 - 13:56

The Europe-Latin America Tech Champions Event is being held at the Mobile World Capital stand to take a close look at the European Tech Champions fund for scale-ups and opportunities in the Latin American entrepreneurial market.

Over 395 million euros of foreign investment in the city

Thu, 29/12/2022 - 11:47

Business. The city has succeeded in attracting and supporting 28 projects, a third of them in the technological sphere.


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