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Jun 28, 2021 - Jul 1, 2021
09:00H - 17:00H
4YFN, founded by MWCapital, is one of the most influential startup platforms in the world and places Barcelona at the center of the digital entrepreneurship and development map.

This event, managed by GSMA, allows startups, investors, companies and public institutions to discover, create and launch new joint projects through various initiatives throughout the year at an international level.

The information that we will develop in the 4YFN between June 28 and July 1, 2021 is detailed below.
Programme
Day 1 Day 2 Day 3 Day 4
Session language: Spanish/English
Session language: English
Dr Monique Calisti (CEO Martel Innovate / Director NGI Outreach Office) Discover EC funding opportunities for innovative SMEs and Startups to develop human-centric Next Generation Internet technologies and solutions.
Session language: Spanish
At the 4YFN21 Barcelona edition, Barcelona Digital Talent will organize a Hackathon to find the best junior digital talent in the Frontend, Backend and Data Scientist areas. Partner companies such as Bayer, Suez, Wolters Kluwer, Fundació i2CAT and Accenture will test the skills of the candidates during the event and hire the best professionals.
Stage
Session language: Spanish
On the first day (June 28), we will organize the candidates in different work teams. These will be grouped by professional category (Backend, Frontend and Data Scientist). They will be challenged to find solutions to problems presented to them.
Networking
Meeting of corporate innovation directors for engagement and networking, where they will be able to discuss their innovative ambitions and current challenges, as well as the latest advances in technologies that potentially can respond these challenges, specially focused in Deep Tech.
The session is organized in collaboration with Area 101, the Spanish innovation directors community.
(invitation-only activity)

Session language: Spanish
Stand MWCapital at 4YFN Hall 2
Session language: Spanish
On the second day (June 29), they will keep working on solving the challenge and they will have advice of mentors from the companies such as Nespresso, Bosonit, Suez, CaixaBank, etc.
Networking
Session language: English
Three leading companies in their sector present how they are facing the digital transformation, what innovative projects they are promoting as well as reflections on the future.

Then, during a round table, the representatives of Suez, Bayer and CaixaBank will discuss the need for talent transformation to be able to support these projects and the plans for the future. We will analyze terms such as digital skills, reskilling and upskilling and how they are being used to achieve company goals.

You will have the opportunity of hearing to Francesc Mayné Llobet (Organization and People Director of Suez for South Europe and Latam), Massimiliano Di Renzo (Head of Cross-Functional Applications and Analytics at Bayer) and Joan Antoni Cabrer (Digital Transformation Director at CaixaBank).
Banco Sabadell Stage
Session language: Spanish
At the end of the second day, the teams will present their solution in the auditorium of the 4YFN stand to the mentors and the jury of the talent recruitment companies, who will evaluate the proposals presented and select the winning team.
Stage
The Entrepreneurial Scientific Community seeks a space for collaboration and connection between researchers, scientific institutions, companies and entrepreneurs working in science, technology and the market. ​We are creating a community to generate an entrepreneurial culture that will foster collaboration with industries and productive sectors to bring technology and innovation to the market.​ During this event innovation players from Catalonia will exchange updates and share the experience of each region. We will also announce the upcoming activities: OnCampus, metaportal, etc.

Moderator: David Domingo, The Collider
Speakers:
Xavier Gironès, Umanresa (Catalunya Central)
Nacho Compans, Inno4Agro (Lleida)
Marisa Benitez, Globalleida (Lleida)
Marc Arza, StartSud (Tarragona)

Session language: Catalan
Stand MWCapital at 4YFN Hall 2
During this event we will bring together innovation and scientific actors from all around Catalonia and Spain to share their experience building spinoffs and expressing their views toward the future of science-based innovation in Europe.

Moderator: Manu Palacín, The Collider
Speakers :
Jose Antonio Gago, Eurecat
Isabel, CSIC
Sergio Bandinelli, Tecnalia Ventures
Xavier Testar, UB

Session language: Spanish
Stand MWCapital at 4YFN Hall 2
Session language: English
An event that will grant the last 7 winners of the past two Scale-up Hub editions the opportunity to pitch their project and increase their visibility in the technology ecosystem
4YFN - Hall 2
Session language: Spanish
Barcelona Digital Talent organizes at 4YFN Barcelona 2021 a speed dating to connect recruiters from the main technology companies and startups in Barcelona such as Sage, Inetum, Wolters Kluwer, Accenture or Freshly Cosmetics with junior digital talent looking for new opportunities in the market.

During the two days of the event, the candidates will be able to talk with the recruiters for 15 minutes and start a selection process to join the company. It's a great opportunity to be in contact with the market and with professionals in this sector! Recruiters will interview different digital junior profiles, for example, web developers, big data specialists, among many others.
Networking
Session language: Spanish
In the second day of the speed dating organized by Barcelona Digital Talent every 15 minutes candidates will meet with recruiters and learn about a wide range of job opportunities. Throughout the day, companies will interview a large number of candidates in order to increase the chances of hiring new profiles.
Networking