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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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Pompeu Fabra University, Autonomous University of Barcelona and University of Barcelona among the 250 best universities in the world, according to THE magazine. Minoryx Therapeutics closed the most important fundraising round (21,3 million euros) until now in the biomedical sector in Spain. Holaluz is the first one in Spain to apply flat rates on electricity consumption, with fixed and customized prices for their clients. Researchers at the Vall d'Hebron Institute of Oncology (VHIO) have developed an antibody that identifies breast cancer cells allowing the immune system to destroy them without affecting healthy cells. Fundació La Caixa invests three million euros in the new Pediatric Cancer Center of Sant Joan de Déu to fight childhood cancer UAB researchers find molecule that halts, reverts neurodegeneration caused by Parkinson's disease 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.Receive the Barcelona Global UpdateRegister now