Barcelona

The mission

INCUBATING A NEW INNOVATION DISTRICT IN BARCELONA:  
THE RECOVERY OF THE LITTORAL FRONT BETWEEN  BADALONA PORT AND THE BESÒS RIVER 

We are very proud to announce that our challenge is provided by Daria Tataj, one of the first members of the EIT Governing Board and advisor to EU Commissioner Moedas. Her company TATAJ Innovation helps mid-size cities build innovation districts. She wants your support in thinking how to reinvent Barcelona's Littoral Front.

The PRIZE for the WINNER is a 24h Innovation Retreat in TATAJ Innovation Studio, opening soon at the Badalona Beach, Barcelona. Read more here.

Let’s imagine that the littoral front between Badalona Port and The Besòs River becomes over the next 15 years a new innovation hotspot on the Barcelona metropolitan map.... This would surely create great entrepreneurial opportunities!

Your mission:
Inquire: what else is moving in the area and what's new?
Think: who are investors interested in the area?
Strategize: what are the needs and challenges and how could you provide solutions? Who could become a client, industry partner, investor and sponsors for your entrepreneurial project?

Read the full challenge here

Find out more context here

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The Venue - Apocapoc

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Apocapoc have a 200m2 multi-functional space where each element performs multiple function. including; desks and chairs, workshop space, kitchens, an outdoor heaven with fruit trees, a roof garden with a giant sunflower. All in an eco-friendly style, done with trash, love and laughter.

The perfect space to create drops of genius and innovate in harmony. Apocapoc BCN take the time to put meaning into their creative space, aiming to inspire all those who come there. See it as a productive playground, a cosy cocoon, a safe place to try, fail, share and make things happen.

Schedule 
Saturday 10/03

 

 

START

09:00 - 09:30 /  Registration

09:30 - 10:30 / Challenge presentation

10:30 - 10:45 / Brainstorming and co-creation

10:45 - 11:15 / Team Building

 

 

CREATE

11:15 - 12:15 / Session starts - Problem Toolbox

12:15 - 13:00 / practice pitch with mentors

13:00 - 14:00/ Lunch

14:00 - 17:00 / Session starts - Solution Toolbox

 

 

DELIVER

17:00 - 19:00 / Pitch Training

19:00 - 20:00 / Finish line and pitches

20:00 - 20:30 / Dinner

20:30 / Winner announcement

 

Partners

We are very pleased to have the support of the following partners joining us in Barcelona: 

Dr. Daria Tataj
CEO of Tataj Innovation and advisor to EU Commissioner Moedas

Dr. Josep Piqué
President of the International Association of Science Parks AISP, and CEO of Technova

 

Location