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We are a private, independent and non-profit association made up of 130 of the city’s leading companies, research centers, entrepreneurs, business schools, universities and cultural institutions, and more than 750 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
- Barcelona Global Projects
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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Article in Expansión about the need of improving the tax regime to atract talent, based in the Barcelona Global Benchmark fiscal. The New Barcelona is an online magazine, centered on the world of business, culture, and lifestyle of the Catalan capital, launched by Foment del Treball. Telefónica joins Barcelona’s candidature to attract European Commission funding to develop 5G technology in the city. The company STAT-Dx, specialised in developing advanced molecular diagnosis systems, owned by Ysios Capital, agrees to a takeover by QIAGEN for 191 million dollars. The Barcelona firm Miura Private Equity closes its third fund, Miura Fund III, at 330 million euros hard cap. Barcelona is the 13th safest city in the world, according to ‘The safe cities index 2017’ by The Economist Intelligence Unit. Barcelona will strengthen its international reputation at the MWC. The Hutchinson Ports BEST terminal becomes the best equipped in the Mediterranean by increasing the height of its cranes. Barcelona stands out in the fields of scientific academia, entrepreneurship and global competitiveness. Barcelona ranks as a top destination for international students who want to study on masters courses in Business AdministrationReceive the Barcelona Global UpdateRegister now