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Catalonia in Business
Catalonia Trade & Investment
Issue 71 | February 24th, 2022
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Return of the Mobile World Congress
The Mobile World Congress, the world’s largest and most influential connectivity event, returns to Barcelona for 2022. Hosted at the Fira Gran Via from 28 February to 3 March, this post-pandemic edition comes back with a full show, including more than 1000 speakers, 1500+ exhibitors, 37 country pavilions, and all the startup innovation gathered at 4YFN (Four Years From Now).
Catalonia and Barcelona have Europe’s best foreign investment attraction strategy
Within Europe, Catalonia and Barcelona are both the region and the city with the best foreign investment attraction strategy according to fDI Magazine, part of the Financial Times group.
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“Barcelona has all the ingredients to become one of the world’s digital health capitals”
The investments in digital health companies in Catalonia doubled in 2021. The president of the Barcelona Health Hub cluster, Cristian Pascual, highlights why Barcelona is a leading location in digital health.
Read the interview!
Top startup investments in 2018
Are you thinking about expanding or relocating in Europe?
Come to Barcelona & Catalonia,
Southern Europe’s hub for business and life.
Barcelona hits 1,900 startups in 2021, 11% more than the previous year
Barcelona and Catalonia keep building their startup ecosystem and have earned the title of Southern Europe’s leading hub. According to the Analysis of the Barcelona & Catalonia Startup Hub’s 2021 figures, the region is today home to 1,900 startups, 26.4% more than 2019, before the pandemic.
The textile company Mango invests 88 million in its Barcelona logistics plant
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The Port of Barcelona closes 2021 with a turnover of 151 million euros, a 9% increase over 2020
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Veepee to open its new innovation centre in Barcelona
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Catalan exports grow 21.5% in 2021 and reach the highest figure on record
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Catalonia ranks third in Europe as the region with the most companies and institutions receiving Green Deal funds
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Barcelona-based biotech SpliceBio raises €50M in a Series A financing
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The Financial Times ranks Barcelona IESE’s MBA in world’s top 10, 3rd in Europe
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Barcelona-Catalonia presents at MIPIM 2022 its main projects to attract foreign investment
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Mobile World Congress
February 28 - March 3, 2022
4 Years From Now
February 28 - March 3 2022
MWC Open Innovation
Challenge 2022
March 1-8 2022
Barcelona & online
April 4-7, 2022
E-SHOW Barcelona
May 4-5, 2022
IOT Solutions World Congress
May 10-12, 2022
Integrated Systems Europe
May 10-13, 2022
EU-Startups Summit
May 12-13, 2022
May 24-27, 2022
SIL Barcelona
May 31 - June 2, 2022
fDi Catalonia
Catalonia Trade & Investment is the public agency of the Catalan Government that works to attract foreign investment to Barcelona and Catalonia, promoting the area as an attractive, innovative and competitive business location.
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