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We are a private, independent and non-profit association made up of 216 of the city's leading companies, research centers, entrepreneurs, business schools, universities and cultural institutions, and more than 760 professionals aiming to make Barcelona one of the world's best cities for talent and economic activity.
The association also has a network of 133 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.Learn how Barcelona Global wants to rethink about the future of the metropolitan BarcelonaAnalyze how the collaboration between the public sector and the private sector can affect the future of the city.Proposals for a required solutionNew 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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Hospital Sant Joan de Déu opens a surgical block with eight new operating rooms, which include real-time resonances for brain tumors. BSC-CNS opens the European Laboratory for Open Computer Architecture in Barcelona, to design and develop chips based on open source hardware Dr. Josep Baselga discovers a new cancer progression mechanism to improve the treatment of breast and uterine tumors. CaixaBank opens its largest office of Europe in Barcelona with 3,000 m2, 3 floors, an auditorium, cafeteria and ATMs with facial recognition. Jardins Pedralbes Festival, best medium format festival of the Fest Awards, chosen among the 827 festivals. Esade and IE Business school in the top 20 worldwide with their master's degree in management, according to Financial Times. Adevinta, the company that integrates portals such as Fotocasa, Habitaclia or Infojobs opens its world headquarters at the 22@ district. Manel Esteller, ICREA researcher, one of the most influential researchers in the world, according to Stanford University. King, the video game developer, opens its new offices in the 22@, and establishes its 2nd largest development center in Europe. UPF first spanish univeristy among the top 150 in the world in the ranking of Engineering and Technology of Times Higher Education.Receive the Barcelona Global UpdateRegister now