Barcelona has proved it is capable of embracing the latest technological revolution and has established itself as an engine for new economic activity linked to strategic sectors such as ICTs, biotechnology, sustainable mobility, aeronautics and the environment. The Barcelona Business works to promote synergies between private companies, public bodies and technology and science centres to optimise resources and excel in the city’s and metropolitan area’s economic development
ICTs represent 7% of the city’s economy.
The media sector
The media sector brings together a wide range of industries.
Barcelona is a leader in biotechnology.
Barcelona amasses a high level of knowledge about the energy sector.
Barcelona is one of the world’s design capitals.
Barcelona is a European centre for the car industry.
Barcelona is a first-class university city.
This sector employs 42,500 people in Barcelona.
The Catalan agrifood sector is leading the way in Spain.
Barcelona stands out for quality, large-scale logistics.
Tourism is one of the pillars of the city economy.
Medicine and health
Barcelona is a model city when it comes to medicine.