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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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This initiative aims to promote Barcelona's rich variety of music on the world map, as one of the global cities where classical music matters.A program to support the job placement for partners of researchers that want to work in Barcelona.
This initiative aims to promote Barcelona's rich variety of music on the world map, as one of the global cities where classical music matters.
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Japanese brand Asics creates its own innovation center in Barcelona to accelerate sports startups. Barcelona is classified by the real estate consultancy JLL as one of the seven most influential cities worldwide. Ten university degrees in Barcelona are among the 50 best in their area. 5 areas of Barcelona will be testing grounds for 5G technology: the 22@, the UPC, Fira Gran Via, Passeig de Gràcia and the CTTC. Cancer researcher Joan Massagué and cardiologist Valentín Fuster are the most cited Spanish scientists by other scientists. Around 170,000 people visited the art installations and spaces at the LlumBCN Festival between February 16th and 18th, which was held for the first time in Poblenou. L’Hospitalet is being boosted with the construction of two new hotels and a large private cultural center: Village Underground. Vodafone and Huawei make the first 5G mobile call from Castelldefels (Barcelona) to Madrid, using the specifications of the NSA commercial standard. L’Hospital Clínic de Barcelona launches a reliable health information website, available to users, patients, and practitioners. The current edition of the Mobile World Congress plans to generate an economic impact of 471 million euros and create 13,000 new temporary workplaces.Receive the Barcelona Global UpdateRegister now