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Plató de l'Smart City Live

What will the world and cities be like after the Covid-19 pandemic? What are the permanent, essential changes going to be for the future? International experts, leading companies in the area of urban innovation, and government representatives from all over the world discussed how to increase cities’ resilience at Smart City Live (SCL), the online edition of the Smart City Expo World Congress (SCEWC).

Anàlisi amb dades amb un ordinador.

The Call for Projects for the third edition of the World Data Viz Challenge 2020 Barcelona-Kobe, is now open. The dataviz competition is organised by the City Councils of Barcelona and Kobe (Japan) who have been twinned cities for more than 25 years. Participation will be accredited by the deadline of 26th of October. 

Cartell que anuncia el repte Barcelona-Kobe 2020.

Barcelona and the Japanese city of Kobe convene the third edition of the World Data Viz Challenge, a data visualization competition to identify the challenges of smart cities. The call for projects starts on the 14th of September.



Mesura de govern d’innovació social

Social innovation to improve people’s well-being in Barcelona

Mon, 22/02/2021 - 15:04

Social Services. A budget of 13.5 million will be allocated to social innovation projects over the next three years.

Barcelona Health Hub boosts innovation in digital health

Wed, 17/02/2021 - 16:23

From its headquarters in Sant Pau Art Nouveau Site, Barcelona Health Hub connects start-ups, professionals, institutions, investors and big corporations to accelerate the digital transformation of the health sector.

Pla Barcelona Ciència

Participatory process to adapt the Barcelona Science Plan to the pandemic

Mon, 08/02/2021 - 11:33

Participation. Members of the public and the city’s scientific and research communities will be able to put forward amendments and new input through a participatory process.

The start-up IMPACT-E wins the DataCityLab challenge

Tue, 22/12/2020 - 09:35

Smart City. The challenge focuses on meeting the goals of the 2030 Agenda in reducing energy poverty and increasing the generation of solar power.

Barcelona Art, Science and Technology Hub starts life

Mon, 21/12/2020 - 14:15

City Council. The Artech Hub has been set up by nine institutions and promotes the relationship between the spheres of art, science and technology.

UOC campus to be consolidated in 22@

Fri, 04/12/2020 - 14:21

Universities. Agreement to grant the use of new spaces at the Can Jaumandreu complex.

A study on people’s level of education in Barcelona wins the World Data Viz Challenge 2020 Barcelona-Kobe

Thu, 03/12/2020 - 17:24

Smart City. The winning project by Marina Rosell Murillo and Raúl Higueras Serrano studies the relationship between people’s level of education, gender and socio-economic situation.

Seven local initiatives for a proactive city

Sat, 31/10/2020 - 10:18

Smart City. The winning projects in the urban innovation grant call will get 500,000 euros.

Cities cannot be the same after Covid-19

Wed, 09/09/2020 - 15:22

COVID-19. The agreement with the CIDOB has been renewed and will focus its analysis on how post-Covid city models should be more sustainable and more digital.

The call for the World Data Viz Challenge 2020 Barcelona-Kobe is published

Mon, 22/06/2020 - 11:52

The World Data Viz Challenge 2020 Barcelona-Kobe is a contest with two successful previous editions organized by the city councils of Barcelona and Kobe.

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