Bringing the innovation ecosystem to life

Description / Objectives

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.


“Speed dating” to attract digital talent in the field of cybersecurity

Thu, 31/10/2019 - 10:42

Smart City. Over twenty companies have taken part in the Barcelona Digital Talent speed dating event to bring digital talent into contact with technology companies in the cybersecurity sector.

 Saló IOT Solutions World Congress 2019, tecnologia, innovació, Ciutat Digital

Emerging IoT companies at Barcelona Industry Week

Tue, 29/10/2019 - 14:09

Internet of Things. Twenty companies from the city have been selected to display solutions in areas such as mobility, security and medicine, applied using the Internet of Things.

Maker Faire Barcelona devotes its programme to the circular economy

Thu, 03/10/2019 - 12:12

Technology. Hundreds of local and international makers will be sharing their Society 4.0 projects at the Maker Faire on 5 and 6 October. This year's event is being held at Nau Bostik in Sant Andreu.

Barcelona, digital talent capital

Wed, 18/09/2019 - 10:35

International Community. 30% of the digital talent of Barcelona is from other countries and helps position the city as one of the main European destinations to work in the ICT sector.


Smart City Expo World Congress 2019

From 19/11/2019 to 21/11/2019
Fira Barcelona - Recinte Gran Via
Av Joan Carles I 64 (Hospitalet llobregat)
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