Catalonia is today home to 2,022 startups, the highest figure on record and a 6.3% increase over the previous year.

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Issue 81 | January 27th, 2023
Startups love Barcelona
Catalonia is today home to 2,022 startups, the highest figure on record and a 6.3% increase over the previous year. Barcelona is the 5th startup hub in the EU and the second preferred city for founders to create a startup. Discover why startups love Barcelona in the Barcelona & Catalonia Startup Hub report for 2022.
“We want Barcelona to be Cisco’s major chip design center within the European Union”
American multinational Cisco recently announced the opening of a semiconductor design center in Barcelona. We talked to Xavier Azemar, Head of Cisco Barcelona’s Innovation Center.
Read the interview!
Barcelona prepares to host ISE 2023, the world’s leading audiovisual expo
Integrated Systems Europe is set to start in Barcelona next week, showcasing the most cutting edge visual and aural products and solutions. Check out the Catalan participation at the congress.
See more!
Come to Barcelona & Catalonia, Southern Europe’s hub for business and life.
Are you thinking about expanding or relocating in Europe?
Come to Barcelona & Catalonia,
Southern Europe’s hub for business and life.
Did you know?
How the new Startups Law will boost talent and investment attraction in Spain
The new Startups Law was approved in December 2022, its aim being to attract talent and investment by creating ecosystems favorable to the establishment of entrepreneurs and remote workers, to the creation and growth of innovative companies, and to attracting investors.
Swiss company Galderma opens a global capability center in Barcelona and creates 50 jobs
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Swiss video game company FunPlus to create 120 new jobs in its Barcelona studio
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Barcelona-based company Wallapop raises €81 million to consolidate its expansion in Southern Europe
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NTT Data inaugurates headquarters in Barcelona and plans to create 1,000 new jobs
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Barcelona will invest €104M to build a new R&D and innovation complex
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Celebrating 30 years of cluster policy in Catalonia
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Angry Birds video game developer chooses Barcelona to open its first studio in Southern Europe
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Silver economy, a growing sector in Catalonia
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Integrated Systems Europe
January 31 - February 3, 2023
Mobile World Congress Barcelona
February 27 - March 2, 2023
ISE Open Innovation Challenge
January 31 - February 8, 2023
IOT Solutions World Congress
January 31 - February 2, 2023
IoT Solutions World Congress Brokerage Event
January 31 - February 9, 2023
European Blockchain Convention
February 15 - 17, 2023
February 27 - March 2, 2023
e-Show Barcelona
March 7 - 8, 2023
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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