MWCapital and the European Innovation Council outline the challenges that Europe must address to boost technological transfer
Head of Unit at the European Innovation Council (EIC), Viorel Peca, and the CEO of Mobile World Capital Barcelona, Francesc Fajula, discuss the challenges and opportunities of technology transfer at 4YFN. Fostering the entrepreneurial mindset of researchers, harmonising regulations, or attracting investment in Deep Tech are some of the challenges…
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MWCapital and BSC showcase a prototype of a 'digital twin' to research and test personalized treatments
The prototype allows gamified presentation of the potential of supercomputing applied to medicine. The activity is part of ‘Remember the future’, MWCapital’s proposal at MWC Barcelona, which this year addresses reindustrialisation to demonstrate how technology and innovation are shaping the future of key industries. …
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A new edition of BEAT BARCELONA kicks off as the official afterwork space of MWC
February 26, 2024 For the third consecutive year, Barcelona City Council, GSMA and Mobile World Capital Barcelona are promoting BEAT BARCELONA, a space located in a 1,600 m2 open-air area in the interior gardens of Hall 8 that combines a range of content, gastronomy,…
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MWCapital presents 'Remember the Future', a journey to the Barcelona of the future
Visitors will be able to experience the creation of a prototype of a ‘digital twin’ of their heart, design personalised garments using Artificial Intelligence, make popcorn with the battery of an electric car or pilot the first simulator of a hypercar. The space will host debates with experts on the…
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MWCapital brings the best startups resulting from technology transfer to 4YFN for the first time
The space of Mobile World Capital Barcelona within 4YFN will host nine Spanish startups and 12 spin-offs from European universities resulting from the work carried out under the European Innovation Council’s (EIC) Tech to Market programme. The startups in this edition will present the technological innovations they are developing in…
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Mobile World Capital Barcelona gathered the digital ecosystem at Mobile Lunch 2024
February 25, 2024 Nearly 400 representatives from institutions, corporations, and the city’s entrepreneurial ecosystem gathered today at Mobile Lunch 2024, organized by Mobile World Capital Barcelona. Ahead of MWC Barcelona, Mobile Lunch is an annual event that aims to provide a networking space for…
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Catalonia reaches a record number of 140 international technology hubs
The technology centres located in Catalonia generate 26,407 jobs and an economic impact of 2,500 million euros per year, according to the Tech Hubs Overview report promoted by Mobile World Capital Barcelona. The number of hubs has quadrupled in the last seven years and the forecast is to exceed 36,000…
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CaixaBank and MWCapital commit to maximize the social impact of technology
José Ignacio Goirigolzarri, Chairman of CaixaBank, and Francesc Fajula, CEO of Mobile World Capital Barcelona, have signed the renewal of the collaboration between the two institutions for the period 2024-2027. The financial entity has been part of the MWCapital board since 2019, demonstrating its commitment to talent, innovation, and digital…
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Mobile World Capital Barcelona participates in Festival de la Infància to bring technology closer to children
Facial recognition, virtual and augmented reality, the metaverse and immersive music will be some of the experiences that families will be able to try. The activity is part of the “Feel the Technology” project, which kicked off at MWC Barcelona 2023 and has visited Shanghai, Las Vegas and Frankfurt, among…
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Shops in Lleida offer an immersive experience with augmented reality this Christmas thanks to 5G technology
The pilot project, which is part of the Ponent 5G Area, is promoted by the Generalitat of Catalonia, Mobile World Capital Barcelona and the i2Cat Foundation, and has the Chamber of Commerce of Lleida, the Provincial Council of Lleida, the Paeria de Lleida and Invelon as local promoters.  The test,…
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Mobile World Capital Barcelona launches international awards to recognise the best sustainable digitalisation projects
The initiative was announced today during the presentation of the new 2023-2027 Strategic Plan, coinciding with the meeting of the Foundation’s Board of Trustees at Barcelona City Hall. MWCapital’s new lines of action incorporate sustainability as the basis of all activity, place people at the centre, use technology as a…
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Jump2Digital’s third edition breaks participation record with more than 7,000 attendees
The initiative, aimed at connecting new digital professionals and those who want to reinvent themselves with companies in the digital world, has almost tripled the 2,500 participants who attended last year’s edition. A Speed Dating, a Hackathon, personalized mentoring or experiences with artificial intelligence, among other initiatives, are some of…
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