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Catalonia becomes the first European 5G open laboratory

It is a result of the collaboration agreement between Orange and 5G Barcelona whereby the operator will make the 5G electromagnetic spectrum available to the initiative for the validation of pilot projects The laboratory will be an open environment for experimentation that is available to any local or international institution that needs to validate its […]

Mobile World Capital Barcelona holds the first meeting of the Board of Trustees since CaixaBank joined the Foundation

Today, Mobile World Capital Barcelona (MWCapital) has held a meeting of its Board of Trustees at which it formalised CaixaBank’s membership of this body. MWCapital’s top governing body will henceforth include Jordi Gual, Chairman of CaixaBank, who will be accompanied by new representatives from the Regional Government of Catalonia –Meritxell Budó, Minister of the Presidency […]

CaixaBank joins the board of trustees of Mobile World Capital Barcelona

Barcelona, 12 July 2019. CaixaBank is to join the board of trustees of Mobile World Capital Barcelona (MWCapital). Jordi Gual, Chairman of CaixaBank, and Carlos Grau, CEO of Mobile World Capital Barcelona, today signed an agreement to be ratified at the board meeting of 18 July, whereby the financial institution will become a full trustee […]

30% of the R+D projects involving The Collider become companies

The Collider, MWCapital’s tech transfer programme, is closing the 2018-2019 edition with the creation of three disruptive companies based on computing, artificial intelligence and Big Data Mobile World Capital Barcelona and the Ministry of Business and Knowledge of the Regional Government of Catalonia have reached an agreement to boost technology transfer and The Collider’s impact […]

Twenty startups travel to Shanghai with Mobile World Capital Barcelona

The selected companies will take part in 4 Years From Now (4YFN), the business and networking platform for entrepreneurs, investors and multinationals that is held on a parallel basis to each MWC The delegation is organised by Mobile World Capital Barcelona with of the Ministry of Economy and Business, through, by the Regional […]

Cruïlla becomes Europe’s first 5G festival

Festival Cruïlla will test 5G technology applied to virtual reality through a 360° immersive experience in which spectators can see and experience live concerts as if they were on stage with the group The project is being promoted by Cruïlla and Mobile World Capital Barcelona, on behalf of 5G Barcelona, and has been developed technologically […]

Twenty schools win the mSchools Student Awards 2019 with their digital projects

The winners included apps for recycling better and for organising sports events, plus interactive maps of La Seu Vella cathedral in Lleida and of the historic centre of La Selva del Camp (Tarragona) 750 primary, secondary, higher secondary and vocational training students competed in 3 categories (App Education, Mobile History Map and Scratch Challenge) The […]

Fifty-three 5G projects rise to Barcelona’s technological challenge to increase the elderly’s independence at home

The “Improving quality of life for elderly (at home) through Technology” challenge was open to 5G proposals addressed to increasing the elderly’s independence at home and their living conditions as they age It will demonstrate new uses of 5G technology and all of its possible applications, particularly in the Internet of things Through the 5GBarcelona […]

Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya and 5G Barcelona join forces to promote 5G technology in the mobility, sport and entertainment sectors

The site is to become a real environment for testing applied 5G technology, among other things, at mass events such as the Spanish F1 Grand Prix The Circuit intends to develop a neutral technology platform upon which to test 5G technologies and applications in different sectors Barcelona, 8 May 2019.- Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya and 5G […]

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