Technology Matters
Driving the digital transformation of society to help improve people’s lives globally
INNOVATION
Connecting the entrepreneurial community
We promote the entrepreneurial ecosystem by connecting startups, investors, corporations and research centers to build strong relations fostering growth and scalability
The Collider
The Collider is an innovation programme that connects scientific and entrepreneurial talent to create disruptive technology-based startups that address society’s and industry’s challenges. The programme focuses on the identification and business development of highly disruptive technologies. The Collider encourages the participation of prestigious research centres and universities to build new tech transfer mechanisms and supports the creation of digital startups.
Innovation Hub
A business platform that enables startups, corporations and public institutions to discover, create and launch new ventures together. The programme opens up sectorial challenges to the innovation community in order to set up real solutions and gain understanding on how technology impacts business. Throughout the year, the Innovation Hub offers unique initiatives including events, networking activities, workshops and open innovation programmes.
TECHNOLOGY
Introducing change through digital solutions
We help driving the digital transformation of society and the business community, exposing services and productive sectors to the latest digital solutions
5G Barcelona
5G Barcelona is a public-private initiative transforming the metropolitan area of Barcelona into an open and neutral urban laboratory for the validation and adoption of 5G technologies and applications in a real city environment. 5G Barcelona is an innovative project promoted by the Generalitat de Catalunya, Barcelona City Hall, Mobile World Capital Barcelona, i2CAT, CTTC, Atos and the UPC.
ON5G
El Observatorio Nacional de 5G define estudios e iniciativas de análisis, evaluación y seguimiento de los proyectos y programas que se desarrollen en España sobre 5G. Impulso de ecosistemas de emprendimiento para facilitar la creación y crecimiento de empresas de carácter tecnológico que utilicen 5G para el desarrollo de aplicaciones y servicios.
TALENT
Promoting digital skills and competitiviness
We foster the empowerment of new generations and citizens to assure that the digital transformation process doesn’t leave anyone behind
Barcelona Digital Talent
Barcelona Digital Talent is an alliance between key players of the digital ecosystem in Barcelona that coordinates current initiatives under a common strategy and promotes new projects to foster talent. The programme ensures the alignment between the needs of companies and digital talent initiatives, helps citizens to develop new digital skills and positions Barcelona as a global digital talent capital.
mSchools
mSchools is a multi-faceted mEducation programme empowering students and teachers to integrate mobile technologies into the classroom, opening up new ways of teaching and learning that improve achievement and employability. mSchools helps students build important new digital skills and prepares them for today’s world by building an open environment for mEducation.
SOCIETY
Sharing spaces for reflection on the impact of technology on society
We drive social progress in the digital economy by shaping the impact of technology on society through citizen empowerment
Digital Future Society
Digital Future Society (DFS) is a global programme of Mobile World Capital Barcelona that seeks to build an inclusive, equitable and sustainable future in the digital era. To this end, DFS engages technology and social science experts to explore, experiment and exchange knowledge in four key areas: public innovation, digital trust and security, Inclusion and citizen empowerment and equitable growth.
Mobile Week
Mobile Week Barcelona is an open space for reflection around digital transformation through art, science and technology in order to come up with the challenges, limits and opportunities of the digital mindset immersed in our culture. Mobile Week Barcelona brings together artists, scientists, philosophers, engineers, entrepreneurs and industry professionals into an open initiative for all citizens.
Events
Mobile World Capital Barcelona broadens the impact of MWC Barcelona on the territory and the economy with initiatives and events taking place throughout the year