Mobile World Capital Barcelona and Puig recreate an olfactory journey across Barcelona through the metaverse
Based on six aromas designed by one of Puig’s master perfumers, users will virtually approach some of Barcelona’s most emblematic sites such as the Spotify Camp Nou or Park Güell with smell as a common thread. The activity is part of Feel The Technology, an immersive experience which encourages reflection…
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MWC Barcelona 23, venue for the presentation of the agreement between Mobile World Capital Barcelona and COIT to promote STEM vocations
March 1, 2023 Mobile World Capital Barcelona, through the 5G National Observatory initiative developed with the collaboration of the Secretary of State for Telecommunications and Digital Infrastructures, presented this morning the collaboration agreement with the Plan for the Promotion of Telecommunications Studies (PPET),…
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Giga connects 2.1 million students and 5,700 schools to the Internet
The initiative promoted by the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) aims to digitally connect all schools by 2030. The results of the project and its scope so far have been presented at an event organised by Mobile World Capital Barcelona as part of MWC…
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The first edition of the Hack-the-Data-thon with focus on facial recognition held at MWC23 by the Digital Future Society culminates in success
“Hack-the-Data-thon” is an innovative exercise that fulfils the objective of showing how biometric facial recognition applications are designed with the updated European privacy regulations in mind. The Secretary of State for Digitalisation and Artificial Intelligence, Carme Artigas, celebrated the fact that Spain is a country that leads the way in…
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Mobile World Capital Barcelona gathers the digital ecosystem at Mobile Lunch 2023
From left to right: Constantí Serrallonga, General Manager of Fira Barcelona, Laia Bonet, Deputy Mayor and Head of Economy and Employment of Barcelona City Council, Pere Aragonés, President of the Catalan Government, Carme Artigas, Secretary of State for Digitalisation and Artificial Intelligence, and Francesc Fajula, CEO of Mobile World Capital…
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Hoffman and Fajula highlight MWC’s arrival in the city through Mobile World Capital Barcelona
John Hoffman and Francesc Fajula highlight the value of the successful alliance and emphasise the importance of public-private collaboration in fostering innovation and bringing all the initiatives of MWC Barcelona to its citizens. Hoffman and Fajula underline that Barcelona has all the ingredients to become a world-class technology hub and…
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BEAT BARCELONA, with a proposal for music, art and technology, is consolidated as the MWC networking space
For the second year, Barcelona hosts its own 2,765 m² open-air space within the MWC, that recreates the city coastline inspired by the urban innovation map included in the Green Deal 2030 with a sustainable design created by the Institute of Advanced Architecture of Catalonia (IAAC). The entire space has…
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Catalonia’s technology hubs generate more than 15,000 jobs
According to the Tech Hubs Overview report by Mobile World Capital Barcelona, the turnover of these technology companies exceeds 1.4 billion euros per year. The city of Barcelona is home to 78% of the hubs in Catalonia. In the last 5 years, the number of technology hubs in Barcelona and…
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Mobile Week arrives in the Canary Islands to promote digital inclusion and empowerment
Mobile Week is a meeting point for innovation and citizens where the latter discover how technology can improve their lives and learn how to use it in their everyday lives. The event will take place from December 13 to 16 in Gran Canaria (Las Palmas de Gran Canaria and San…
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A pilot combining 5G technology and social innovation to improve water efficiency starts in Móra la Nova
60 water meters in Móra la Nova will be upgraded with 5G remote sensing units that allow real-time data consumption reading, leak detection, water service breakdown or interruption as well as emergency situations detection. The pilot is part of the Terres de l’Ebre 5G Area, a project that assesses the…
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Exheus successfully completes 900,000 euros capital increase and prepares for international market entry
Exheus, a spin-off of Sant Pau Hospital Research Institute – IIB Sant Pau, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya – BarcelonaTech (UPC), Summit SL and Mobile World Capital Barcelona’s The Collider innovation program, received a private capital injection of 650,000 euros. The AI based RNA analysis company obtained an additional 250,000 euros…
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Barcelona’s largest digital talent event Jump2Digital brings together content creators, companies and young people
The event featured metaverse immersive experiences, an AI generated artwork contest, personalised mentoring, Speed ​​Dating sessions, a Hackathon with technology companies, as well as training workshops and other activities. ​​November 25, 2022 The second edition of Jump2Digital brought together more than 2,000 participants, resulting…
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