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Acte de clausura del programa Habitants a Ca l'Alier.

HaBITants, el programa educatiu de la Fundació BIT Habitat per què els infants i joves coneguin, usin i visquin de forma conscient en el seu entorn urbà, ha finalitzat la prova pilot amb un acte de clausura per donar a conèixer els projectes pilots del programa, desenvolupats per estudiants de l’Escola Fluvià i de l’Institut Quatre Cantons.

Shop in Ciutat Vella (Barcelona)

Proactive City 2020 has left us six projects where innovation and the joint action of city residents are working together to offer solutions that improve our quality of life. Solutions for cultivating food in urban environments, for technology to help to strengthen small shops and their digitisation or for elderly people to have a healthy diet with community support. Discover them on the videos we offer you below.

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).


A ‘proactive city’ for urban innovation

Fri, 04/06/2021 - 10:42

Innovation. Second edition of the subsidy call for innovative projects to help tackle the crisis caused by Covid-19.

The City and Science Biennial is back to debate the limits of the planet, society and science

Wed, 19/05/2021 - 14:00

Culture and free time. The second edition is on from 8 to 13 June, offering over 250 activities and involving more than 300 speakers.

Barcelona as a city of science and knowledge

Wed, 12/05/2021 - 12:46

Culture and free time. Presentation of the document developing the Barcelona Science Plan 2020-2023, devoted to the international projection of the city’s science model.

Hack the Hospital, Barcelona, Boston, repte, tecnologia, salut

Innovative proposals to improve hospital stays for teenagers

Mon, 10/05/2021 - 14:30

Smart City. Hack the Hospital is an international hackathon which will bring together teams of professionals and patients from Barcelona and Boston.

Barcelona Science Plan 2020-2023 extended, with action geared towards the post-pandemic recovery

Wed, 05/05/2021 - 12:10

Science. Recent months have seen the City Council promote a process of debate, participation and proposals, resulting in 25 measures to adapt the plan to the current context.

The City Council and BIST renew their commitment to turning science into a key element of the city’s development

Wed, 28/04/2021 - 14:30

Science. ayor Ada Colau and Deputy Mayor Joan Subirats met yesterday with the top representatives of the Barcelona Institute of Science and Technology and its seven research centres.

Solar paving to generate electricity in Plaça de les Glòries

Wed, 28/04/2021 - 11:24

Environment and sustainability. The pilot project will see an area of 50 square metres get solar energy generating paving to produce 7,560 kWh a year, equivalent to the consumption of three homes.

A city project to drive innovation

Thu, 15/04/2021 - 15:29

Innovation. Barcelona Innovation Coast will diversify the city’s economy and generate quality jobs.

Launch of the Barcelona Sports Tech Hub

Thu, 15/04/2021 - 12:39

Sports. The goal is to improve the economic competitiveness of businesses, organisations and institutions in this sector.

New research and innovation hub on the site of the former fish market

Thu, 18/03/2021 - 16:21

Urban planning. The site has an area of 46,000 square metres and will help boost the area around the Ciutadella as a leading hub for knowledge in Europe.

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