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Barcelona aspires to become a European 5G Open Lab

The Regional Government of Catalonia, Barcelona City Hall, Mobile World Capital Barcelona, the i2CAT Foundation, the CTTC, Atos and the UPC launch the 5GBarcelona initiative to make Catalonia a European 5G hub Catalonia-based entities and research centres currently participate in 22 of the 37 projects in the 5G PPP programme being financed by the European […]

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A record-breaking number of 2,000 startups apply to the last open call of IMPACT Growth

The IMPACT Growth accelerator will select 14 startups from amongst the 2,000 participants The programme, which offers 3.6 million euros equity-free funding, has received entries from 60 countries. Among IMPACT Growth’s four verticals, Smart Content and Smart Cities accounted for 71% of the applications These selected startups will join the 14 companies that were selected […]

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Mobile Week Barcelona seeks artists to reflect on the future of today

The Mobile World Capital Barcelona Foundation is launching the second Mobile Week Barcelona, an initiative that covers the challenges, limits and opportunities of digital transformation in our society Artists have until 4 December to present their proposals One of the works will be selected for exhibition at the Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya once Mobile […]

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MWCapital promotes technology transfer with The Collider

The Collider aims to create highly innovative deep-tech startups in a 10-month incubation period MWCapital will grant projects an initial investment up to €150k in the form of seed capital and provide them with workspace at Pier 01 ( Palau de Mar, Barcelona) The Collision Weekend will take place on 18-19 November to allow scientists […]

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4YFN boosts visibility of entrepreneurial talent at the Smart City Expo

  The 4YFN Smart City Village, an exhibition space within the SCEWC, is showcasing 40 national and international startup projects that centre around the sustainable development of smart cities The startups participating in the event have their own exhibition space, business areas and a programme of activities to promote their projects and boost connections with […]

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Carlos Grau named new CEO of Mobile World Capital Barcelona

Grau’s appointment, which will become effective in the next few days, was confirmed today during the meeting held by the Foundation’s Board of Trustees Holder of a degree in industrial engineering from the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya and having completed a Management Training Programme (PDD) at IESE, Grau has enjoyed a long career in the […]

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MWCapital, Foundation Barça, Save The Children and FAPMI-ECPAT join forces to fight cyberbullying

d-LAB, the MWCapital digital transformation programme, launches its third challenge which aims to fight cyberbullying through mobile technology This new Call for Proposals seeks solutions to reduce and prevent online bullying and will be open for submission until 23 November According to a report published by the Cyberbullying Research Center (USA), 19% of Spanish children […]

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IMPACT Connected Car Launches its first open call with €2.1 million equity-free funding for SMEs and startups

IMPACT Connected Car sets out to support, connect and fund companies that offer to disrupt the emerging market of the connected car, expected to reach €141 Billion globally by 2020 Wireless electric charging, hacker-protected cars, smart driving and zero-emission transport are some of the innovative concepts brought forward by pioneering companies who have been preselected […]

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