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Last modified: 29/11/2016

The European Comission recognizes Barcelona Activa's good practices in promoting and supporting international entrepreneurship

Barcelona’s Local Development Agency has been identified as one of the 20 best practices by the European Commission to be included in its Evaluation and Analysis of Good Practices in Promoting and Supporting Migrant Entrepreneurship guide.

Last modified: 24/11/2016

Korean Air connects with a direct flight Barcelona and Seoul

Barcelona will also launch direct flight routes to Shanghai, the US and Latin America.

Last modified: 18/11/2016

Barcelona, world capital of sustainable development

From November 15 to 17, the Catalan capital hosted four international trade shows related to sustainable development: Smart City Expo World Congress, Iwater, Circular Economy and European Utility Week.

Last modified: 26/10/2016

Barcelona to attract China and UK's foreign investment

In November, local city promotion representatives will attend several international trade shows in countries like the UK and China in order to attract investment projects and foster sound economic ties.

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The Catalan manufacturer of timing systems for athletics and swimming competitions has announced the opening of a new subsidiary in Mexico, adding to those already set up in Argentina, Chile, UK and Australia.
Source: ACCIÓ


The company incubated at Almogàvers Business Factory, participated, along with 200 companies, at Techcrunch's 2016 Disrupt Event in San Francisco.br/>Source: Barcelona Activa

Oryzon Genomics

The biopharmaceutical company has closed a second tranche of Debt Funding round of 5.3 Million Euros. Oryzon has raised more than 32 Million Euros since July 2015.
Source: Oryzon