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We are a private, independent and non-profit association made up of 146 of the city’s leading companies, research centers, entrepreneurs, business schools, universities and cultural institutions, and more than 800 professionals aiming to make Barcelona one of the world’s best cities for talent and economic activity.
The association also has a network of 70 members living and working outside of Spain, and a 20% of international members that have chosen Barcelona as a city to live and work in.
Barcelona Global promotes and leads projects to attract talent and business, is committed to initiatives driven by its members and support their success, and mobilizes its members to identify challenges and projects for the city in the areas of Entrepreneurship and Competitiveness, Research and Knowledge, Culture, Tourism and Social Impact.Read more Close
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Almirall strengthens its portfolio in the world's largest dermatological market after concluding the agreement with the U.S firm Allergan Medical Dermatology The Financial Times highlights Barcelona’s foreign investment attraction strategy and claims Catalonia as the best region to invest in Southern Europe Barcelona will host in 2020 the Europe’s higher education conference: the European Association for International Education (EAIE) The Barcelona Institute of Science and Technology (BIST) is the institution that obtains the most financed projects. The Barcelona Global project 'Barcelona Engineering and Economic Studies' recieves an admission mark of 12,102 in this year's Selectividad. The North American technology company Oracle will install offices in Torre Glòries. Barcelona will host the world’s leading audiovisual fair, Integrated Systems Europe (ISE), in 2020. PortAventura, chosen as the best theme park in the world by the Spanish National Geographic website. Barcelona consolidates itself as a technological and innovation hub with the arrival of a dozen global firms in the last 4 months. Universitat Pompeu Fabra is the 5th best university in Europe, and is the university with the highest performance in Spain for 6th year in a row.Receive the Barcelona Global UpdateRegister now