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The Spanish city Barcelona plans to create 100 science and technology companies


Barcelona City Council has marked a union with five colleges in Catalonia – UB, UAB, UPC, UPF and UOC–to advance a program for the formation of science and innovation based new businesses.

The principal representative civic chairman, Jaume Collboni, reported yesterday that the program will be called Deep Tech Node and will have a financial plan of 840,000 euros. Of this aggregate, 470,000 euros will go to the City Council, 300,000 euros from colleges and 70,000 from various advertisers.

The drive will be verbalized through Barcelona Activa, the neighborhood advancement organization of the City Council, which intends to make 100 new companies somewhere in the range of 2021 and 2023.

“We need to advance the exchange of science from colleges to the market. We are presently living in a critical snapshot of financial recuperation and advanced speed increase. There is a holding up rundown of public and private foundations keen on taking part, “said Collboni.


The program will be focused on profoundly innovative and troublesome tasks. In particular, it needs to advance sensors and the web of things, biotechnology, man-made consciousness, blockchain, mechanical technology, progressed materials, nanotechnology and quantum processing. The center will be coordinated to various areas like wellbeing, energy or business administrations.

The overseer of start-up programs at Barcelona Activa, Itziar Blasco, clarified that the program will be founded on four columns: financing, ability, market tests and contact organizations. As to, the program intends to put as much as 50,000 euros in each undertaking. What’s more, it will work with venture gatherings to draw in private assets. Indeed, last month the primary release of Seed Deep Tech Barcelona was dispatched, advanced through the Esade Ban organization. Similarly, a quest and handling administration for public guide will be initiated.

Concerning, the program will dispatch a tutoring administration that will go with business people for quite some time. Contact networks with speed dating projects will likewise be worked with (the principal will occur in the Biz Barcelona room). Also, on special perspectives, the association intends to make the Deep Tech Community, a gathering that will unite science and innovation new businesses.

In the previous show function, the ministers of the five colleges likewise took an interest, saluting themselves on the spearheading drive and underscoring the significance of advancing innovation move.

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