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Damià Calvet: "With the Port of Barcelona's Innovation Plan, the city's innovation will look out to sea"
The Port of Barcelona has launched its Innovation Plan to coordinate the advancement, under the same umbrella, of the various projects that are transforming the way the Port is offering its services, as they place it at the forefront of economic and social growth. The Innovation Plan was unveiled today by Damià Calvet, President of the Port of Barcelona, and Emma Cobos, Director of Innovation and Business Strategy. For the Port, innovation means turning new ideas into value for the Port Community, its customers and society at large.
Barcelona to host WOC headquarters, 2022 Sustainable Ocean Summit and the first Blue Finance Summit

The World Ocean Council, City of Barcelona and Port of Barcelona are partnering to develop the leading global hub for the Blue Economy – and this will now include the HQ for World Ocean Council. WOC's presence, events and activities will strengthen and complement the Barcelona city and port Blue Economy leadership commitment and efforts. To celebrate this new partnership, Barcelona will host the WOC the Sustainable Ocean Summit October 17-18 and the inaugural global Blue Finance Summit October 19.

Barcelona, selected as the host venue for the 37th America's Cup

The Generalitat de Catalunya, Barcelona City Council, Port of Barcelona, and Barcelona & Partners, the Barcelona Global's investment agency, congratulate themselves for having secured the right to host this World sporting event with a high economic impact. The public private collaboration stated in the bid, the quality of the Port's infrastructure and the commitment of the Generalitat and the City Council who have helped to win the hosting opportunity in favour of Barcelona. Emirates Team New Zealand is the winning team of the last edition of the America's Cup.