Last modified: 27/10/2016

Barcelona City Council and Barcelona Activa, at the Smart City Expo World Congress

For the second consecutive year, Barcelona City Council and the Local Development Agency will be present at the largest Smart Cities event in the world, which will take place at Fira de Barcelona's Gran Via Venue from November 15th to 17th.

Barcelona City Council will show its strategic bet on a concept of city where citizens play the central role. In this sense, the local government will introduce the four areas in which is currently working: city in common, circular city, creative city and democratic city. 

Barcelona Activa's stand will also host several local companies related to the Smart Cities sector in order to promote their products and projects: ArkenovaAticserBGEO open GisCapmarConnecthingsCtrl4 EnviroEGM EnerHubEixverdEnerkia GlobalEnergyMass factoryNanoair Solutions – PuretiNearby SensorsOpentrendsOpticitsPentadomSensing & ControlSotaviaTinkerersVadecityWebdom Labs

SynergyS, a new business opportunities platform

The SCEWC will host a new edition of SynergyS, the networking activities promoted by Barcelona Activa. This events feature a series of challenges presented by leading companies in the sector with a view to finding the most innovative solutions from SME's and startups. This way, real business opportunities are generated.

Job Marketplace: companies seek professionals

On November 17th, from 3PM to 6PM, Barcelona Activa will streamline a networking and recruiting activity. In this “Job Markeplace”, Smart Cities sector companies get to meet potential candidates for their open positions. Prior to the event, companies send their requirements in and Barcelona Activa goes through all possible candidates and comes up with a shortlist. At the end of October, 6 companies have already posted their open positions. For further info on this activity, please e-mail with the subject “job markeplace”.

In parallel, other companies from Barcelona and Catalonia related to the Smart Cities sector will be present at the Catalan Government and the 4YFN stands.

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