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We are a private, independent and non-profit association made up of 221 of the city's leading companies, research centers, entrepreneurs, business schools, universities and cultural institutions, and more than 780 professionals aiming to make Barcelona one of the world's best cities for talent and economic activity.
The association also has a network of 137 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
- Barcelona Global ProjectsNew Instagram account in which we explain Barcelona through the talent that has been born or has decided to live in it, taking into account that the projects that are carried out in the city are the ones that can best explain the authentic Barcelona.Analyze how the collaboration between the public sector and the private sector can affect the future of the city.New Instagram account in which we explain Barcelona through the talent that has been born or has decided to live in it, taking into account that the projects that are carried out in the city are the ones that can best explain the authentic Barcelona.Analyze how the collaboration between the public sector and the private sector can affect the future of the city.
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The VHIR will have another building of 16,757 m2 dedicated to the latest technology in gene therapy, and a cyclotron to develop nuclear medicine. The researcher Joan Massagué discovers the origin of metastases and open the way to new strategies to prevent and cure cancer. FC Barcelona is the football club with the highest income in the world, increasing its turnover by 21.7%, according to Deloitte. The Barcelona-El Prat Airport beats its passenger record in 2019 with 52.6 million registered visitors, a 5% increase over the previous year. Vall d'Hebron, European leader in transplants, performs a triple heart, kidney and liver transplant for the first time in Spain. Barcelona consolidates its startup ecosystem and leads the main financing rounds of 2019 with Glovo, TravelPerk and Holaluz. Hospital Clinic, first hospital in the world to perform a 3D endoscopic surgery. Lagarto, the open source hardware chip created by the BSC and entirely designed in Barcelona. The delivery company Glovo, first barcelonian start-up to be considered an unicorn. Barcelona's tech hub attracts start-ups due to the access to software developers, local tech talent and international connections.Receive the Barcelona Global UpdateRegister now