Strategic sectors

The economic and production activity of Barcelona is diversified in strategic sectors of activity, both emerging and consolidated, all of which are knowledge-intensive, innovative and dynamic; they are sectors that bring a new approach to the use of the environment and act as true motors of development.

Furthermore, Barcelona is positioning its wide range of strategic activities with new initiatives that generate international collaboration and leadership. In this regard, the city acts as a laboratory that provides energy within its area of influence, with a global and forward-looking vision, to businesses and public bodies, as well as scientific and technological facilities and centres. Barcelona works with all of them and designs clusters to make the most of resources and synergies. Of note are information and communication technology (ICT), media, biotechnology and life sciences, energy, design, sustainable mobility and aeronautics, agrofood, etc.

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