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Cristina Colom, new director of Digital Future Society of Mobile World Capital Barcelona

Barcelona, 9 March 2020.- Digital Future Society, which is promoted by the Third Vice-Presidency of the Government –  Ministry of Economic Affairs and Digital Transformation and Mobile World Capital Barcelona (MWCapital), has appointed Cristina Colom as the programme’s new director. Digital Future Society is a global initiative that was established to evaluate the impact of […]

Family Day closes Mobile Week Barcelona

During Mobile Week Barcelona 150 activities have been held in the city’s 10 districts Barcelona, 1 March 2020.-  The closing act of Mobile Week Barcelona 2020, Family Day, was held today at the former Estrella Damm beer factory. The day involved activities designed to bring young and old alike into contact with technology in a […]

Mobile World Capital Barcelona brings the digital and entrepreneurial ecosystem together at the Mobile Networking Lunch

Barcelona, 23 February 2020 – Nearly 300 representatives of the digital and entrepreneurial ecosystem met today in La Boqueria market at the Mobile Networking Lunch, organised by Mobile World Capital Barcelona. The President of the Regional Government of Catalonia, Quim Torra; the First Deputy Mayor of Barcelona for Economy, Employment, Competitiveness and Taxation, Jaume Collboni; […]

Tech Spirit Barcelona, entrepreneurs’ conferences for entrepreneurs

Organized by Barcelona Tech City and the City of Barcelona, the Autonomous Government of Catalonia, the Mobile World Capital Barcelona, the Consorci de la Zona Franca, the Chamber of Commerce, the Government of Spain and other institutions in the ecosystem. Ferran Adrià, Spanish unicorn Startups, investment funds, deeptech trends, conversations with Jerome S. Engel and, […]

Statement from Mobile World Capital Barcelona

All of us at Mobile World Capital Barcelona are deeply saddened by the cancellation of MWC Barcelona 2020. Our commitment to the city of Barcelona, its citizens, our ecosystem and the digital industry remains strong. We will continue to work throughout the year to consolidate Barcelona as the mobile world capital and position the city […]

Barcelona is to have one of the world’s first 5G railway laboratories

España-Europa Fira is becoming one of the first stretches of indoor railway in the world to be equipped with commercial 5G technology The infrastructure will remain permanently installed so that FGC and other companies may test new 5G applications in a real environment FGC, together with MWCapital, the Regional Government of Catalonia and Vodafone, are […]

A personal robot and a solution for encouraging outside interaction for older persons who live alone have been awarded the 5G Prize

The challenge posed by the City Hall and Mobile World Capital Barcelona, through the 5G Barcelona initiative, received 53 entries with projects focused on enhancing the independence of older persons The winners will receive €100,000 to finance a pilot project to test their solutions in the city of Barcelona that will start next March Barcelona, […]

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