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El robot d’assistència i vigilància Misty II.

Misty II —un robot d’assistència i vigilància— i una plataforma per cobrir necessitats bàsiques i assistencials de la gent gran han guanyat el repte “Com millorar la qualitat de vida de les persones grans mitjançant la tecnologia”, convocat per l’Ajuntament i la Mobile World Capital Barcelona, a través de la iniciativa 5G Barcelona. Els guanyadors rebran 100.000 € per finançar una prova pilot per verificar les seves solucions a la ciutat de Barcelona que començarà el pròxim mes de març.


Open doors at the Fab Lab in Nou Barris.

Here we present the projects that received subsidies through the Impulsem el que fas (We boost what you do) 2018 programme in the digital social innovation (DSI) category, which has just come to an end, and those that have been selected for the 2019 programme, to be developed over the coming year.

Sant Antoni's Superblock.

At a time when societies are tending towards an increasingly steady dehumanisation, cities have become the key to putting people at the centre of urban initiatives.



Technology projects to improve quality of life for the elderly

Wed, 15/01/2020 - 13:45

Technology. A personal robot and an electronic device for external interaction win the 5G award.

Indústries creatives, nou motor econòmic

Creative industries generate jobs and attract talent to Barcelona

Mon, 13/01/2020 - 17:17

Business. The sector has created 43,000 jobs in six years, accounting for 13% of employment in the city.

The second Hypatia European Science Prize begins

Thu, 02/01/2020 - 16:51

Science. The prize includes €30,000 in funding, which this year will go to researchers in the field of life and health sciences.

Com la innovació urbana lluita contra la crisi climàtica i afronta els reptes socials i econòmics per assolir l’Agenda 2030. GrowSmarter

GrowSmarter as an example of urban innovation for meeting the Agenda 2030 challenges at COP25

Fri, 13/12/2019 - 12:41

The Third Deputy Mayor, Laia Bonet, has taken part in the session organised by GrowSmarter, entitled “How urban innovation is combating the climate crisis and confronting the social and economic challenges to achieve Agenda 2030”

Smart City Week grows by 25% in its second edition

Thu, 05/12/2019 - 10:29

Smart City. Close to 2,500 people -a 26% increase on the first edition- took part in the 67 activities scheduled for the second Smart City Week, which ended on 17 November.

The City Council organises a conference to bring public procurement to SMEs

Mon, 02/12/2019 - 10:36

Public procurement. The event featured a presentation of the results of the agreement between Barcelona City Council and PIMEC

The World Bank and Barcelona promote urban innovation

Fri, 22/11/2019 - 17:42

Smart City. Barcelona City Council and the World Bank have signed a collaboration agreement to share knowledge and emerging good practices on urban innovation, smart cities and the use of technology.

5G immersive tourism pilot project in Passeig de Gràcia

Thu, 21/11/2019 - 09:32

Smart City. Passeig de Gràcia in Barcelona was the scene of the first immersive tourism pilot project using 5G technology, launched as part of the Smart City Expo World Congress.

L'alcaldessa Ada Colau en la posada en marxa de l'EIT Urban Mobility

EIT Urban Mobility launched in Barcelona to spearhead European innovation in mobility

Wed, 20/11/2019 - 13:25

EIT Urban Mobility aims to help guarantee a safer, more ecological, inclusive and smarter urban mobility system.

Smart City Expo World Congress

Municipal innovation at the Smart City Expo World Congress

Sat, 16/11/2019 - 10:26

Smart City. The congress is on from 19 to 21 November and includes a municipal stand centring on innovation.

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