Ferran Adrià and Jerome S. Engel will participate in Tech Spirit Barcelona

  • The official agenda is available and constantly updated on the website techspirit.barcelona
  • Tech Spirit Barcelona has received more than 4,000 attendees’ registrations in two days

February 21st, 2020-. Tech Spirit Barcelona, ​​the initiative that emerged spontaneously after the cancellation of 4YFN and the Mobile World Congress (MWC), exceeds 4,000 registered and will have key participants as the chef Ferran Adrià, Tatxo Benet  from Mediapro and Jerome S. Engel, professor at the Berkeley University; among more than 60 national and international speakers and more than 100 venture capital investors that participate in the different events that will be celebrated in Casa Llotja de Mar from La Cambra de Comerç de Barcelona and in other locations around the city.

On the web techspirit.barcelona the agenda of activities and conferences is constantly updated. Bellow you will find the most prominent ones:

Sunday 23
  • Mobile Networking Lunch, organized by Mobile World Capital Barcelona.
Monday 24
  • Welcome reception (private) for authorities in the All In One area of ​​CaixaBank.
Tuesday 25
  • Ferran Adrià (The Bulli Foundation) – “How to innovate so that new entrepreneurs understand the importance of management?”
  • Esteban Granero (professional footballer) – “From biology to AI: The OLOCIP case”
  • Tatxo Benet (Mediapro) – “The next step in the content industry”
  • Delivery of XXI Entrepreneurs Awards to the most innovative company in Catalunya de Caixa Bank
Wednesday 26
  • Jerome S. Engel (Berkeley University) – “American Case: How to become a global leader transforming research into market value”
  • Mar González (Microsoft Research) and Carlos Herrera (Cabify) – “Research in tech: Why, how and myths”
  • Uber – “Good Governance in Tech Companies”
Thursday 27
  • Catalonia as a Hub for Industrial Entrepreneurship
  • Space Intersects Internet: Into the Low Earth Orbit (LEO) Constellations Era
  • Barcelona Blockchain Spirit
Encounters with entrepreneurs:

On 25 and 26 ACCIÓ organizes Tech Spirit Brokerage Event and Corporates & Startups Open Innovation Challenge.

ACCREDITATION:

To access the conference, the media have to access the Evenbrite portal: and in the “company” space, MEDIA must be included

It is recommended to be there on time since there is just one access point.

A press room has been enabled on the website so you can contact us to manage information and interviews.

Also, from Tuesday to Thursday, we will attend you in the press room of the Casa Llotja de Mar.

SPECIFIC ACTIVITIES FOR PRESS:

Visit to 3D Factory Incubator, the factory of opportunities of the 21st century. 3D Factory Incubator, the first European high-tech incubator in 3D printing. It is an initiative led by the Consortium of the Free Zone of Barcelona (CZFB) and the Leitat Foundation and which has the financial support of Feder funds through the Incyde de les Cambres de Comerç Foundation.

Visit to Pier01 of Barcelona Tech City. The Association launched the Pier01 project in 2016 with the aim of becoming a reference technological space in Europe. Located in Palau de Mar (La Barceloneta), in its almost 11,000 square meters groups 100 companies and startups with more than 1,000 professionals. Forbes magazine points it as one of the six most innovative hubs in the world.

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About Tech Spirit Barcelona

Tech Spirit Barcelona is an initiative that emerged spontaneously as an answer after 4YFN and Mobile World Congress were cancelled. The event, free of charge, will be held from February 23rd until 27th and will feature 45 activities of the Llotja de Mar de la Cambra de Comerç Barcelona, 108 events throughtout the city, about 60 national and international speakers and more than 100 venture capital investors.

Tech Spirit is an inclusive, transversal movement that intends to put all the energy that bursts in the city during a whole week dedicated for the digital and technological entrepreneurial ecosystem. With this objective, a completely new proposal has been articulated with a central program of activities that have as a scenario the Llotja de Mar building, and that also incorporates proposals created by other organizations, in the spaces of Pier01 or Pier03 and in others spaces that will be given visibility through the agenda on Tech Spirit Barcelona website: https://techspirit.barcelona/

Among 60 international and national speakers will be part of it, they are: Chef Ferran Adrià, representatives of Glovo, Holaluz, eDreams and TravelPerk, ImaginBank of La Caixa, Airbnb, Uber, Seat, Telefónica and InnoCells from Banco Sabadell.

The organization is coordinated by Barcelona Tech City together with the Barcelona City Council, the Generalitat de Catalunya, Government of Spain, Mobile World Capital Barcelona, ​​Consorci de la Zona Franca, Cambra de Comerç de Barcelona, ​​and other institutions related to the sector.

The initiative, which will happen only this year, is led by Barcelona Tech City and has the support of Telefónica, CaixaBank, Banco Sabadell, Acciona, Sorigé, DWF-RCD, Social Point, Meetmaps, Watchity as well as Llorente y Cuenca (LLYC ), Mortensen, McCann and El Palauet.

About Barcelona Tech City 

Barcelona Tech City is a private non-profit association created by entrepreneurs who represent more than 1,000 companies in the digital and technological sector of Barcelona. The project collaborates with startups, companies, universities, business schools, investors and public administrations, with the aim of consolidating Barcelona as an international technological hub promoting innovation.

The Association is creating a Technological Urban Campus that includes different spaces: Pier01, a technological hub of reference in Europe, Pier 03, a hub specialized in blockchain and Palauet Tech, a social meeting space for the ecosystem, as well as Canòdrom de Peninsula, focused on video games.

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