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We are a private, independent and non-profit association made up of 191 of the city’s leading companies, research centers, entrepreneurs, business schools, universities and cultural institutions, and more than 700 professionals aiming to make Barcelona one of the world’s best cities for talent and economic activity.
The association also has a network of 89 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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IrsiCaixa collaborates in the investigation of the second patient without a trace of HIV, after a transplant of stem cells. Seat introduces its first 100% electric car called 'El-born', in honor of the idyllic quarter of Barcelona. The Arrhythmia Unit of Hospital Sant Joan de Déu successfully conducted a heart operation to the youngest premature baby. Mobile Worl Congress finishes its 2019 edition with a new record level of 109,000 participants. Poblenou superblocks will be the testing ground for the research and development of the 5G industry in the city. Fira de Barcelona will invest €380 million for an expansion plan: revamping of the Montjuic historical trade show and a new pavilion. The Moblie World Congress promotes the 5G technology and artificial intelligence as tools to change society. The Burés House reopens its doors after three years of refurbishment with its 26 original modernist apartments. Barcelona startups raised a 92% more in 2018, i.e. €871 milion extra, according to the Startup Ecosystem Overview 2019. Norwegian Airlines will operate four weekly nonstop flights from Barcelona to Chicago as of this summer.Receive the Barcelona Global UpdateRegister now