Since the start of the pandemic, Barcelona City Council has doubled the overall amount of resources available to further policies for promoting and reactivating the city. Subsidies, advice, training and direct funding are just some examples of the measures employed to revitalise the economy and help create jobs.
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Assessment of the aid for economic reactivation 2021
Summary of the main indicators and results of the Economic Recovery Plan
Aplication period open until 30 September or until the exhaustion of the budget available.
Subsidies for the digital transformation of local shops and restaurants
To improve the presence of establishments in the digital environment
Barcelona 2030 Agenda Awards
Submit yours innovations projects for consideration for the Agenda 2030 BCN Awards
06/05/2022 - 16:23 h Smart City The proactive city is looking for high-impact social and environmental projects
Projects have up to 27 May to be entered for the new urban-innovation call for grant applications.
05/05/2022 - 15:17 h City Council All the measures for reactivating the economy in a single guide
The guide details the 82 measures adopted, such as grants, subsidies and other resources.
04/05/2022 - 15:38 h Employment and jobs The ISE, the world’s top audio-visual fair, comes to Barcelona
The city is being represented at the event to promote its local sector, with a stand and specific programme.
04/05/2022 - 12:09 h Participatory process towards the Barcelona Sustainable Food Strategy 2030
A participatory process is being held from 4 May to 12 June to help draft the Barcelona Sustainable Food Strategy 2030.
Reactivating the economy
Financial aid, employment and business advice, training, regulations and so on. Select your profile and explore all the tools and resources that we have been implementing to tackle the COVID-19 economic crisis. Barcelona never stops!
LET’S ENJOY THE CITY
NEIGHBOURHOOD COMMERCE MAKES THE CITY
When the shutters are raised, the city’s streets fill with life
Barcelona has a local commercial fabric that listens to you and takes care of you. The baker who serves you every day, the shopkeeper you bought your favourite T-shirt from, the hardware shop assistant who sorts everything out for you and so on. More than 61,000 shops and 43 markets are keen to see you.
Restaurants are now back on the menu
The city’s bars and restaurants await you
That waiter who knows how you like your coffee, the head waiter who always finds you the best table, the cook who prepares your favourite dish, the ice-cream man who cools you down during the summers... Barcelona has a large range of quality food offers. It’s now time to enjoy them again.
Social and solidarity economy, now more than ever!
Discover the social and solidarity economy’s services, products and activities that there are in Barcelona!
Did you know that another way of building the economy and society is not only possible but already present in our everyday life?
Barcelona has a whole host of production, service, activity, consumption and funding initiatives in operation which have been making proposals that are more democratic, solidary and friendly to people and the territories and enabling us to reverse the climate emergency. And you too, as a city resident, can join in all these initiatives!
We are what we eat: choose local food!
Discover local food alternatives in Barcelona.
Our city offers a wide range of alternatives for conscious consumption, which enable city residents to fill their baskets with fresh, ecological, seasonal and local food, thereby reducing the distance between producers and consumers.
Rediscovering our city
Go for a walk and enjoy parts of the city that you didn’t know
It's time to reconnect with the city, time to discover all the interesting places near our homes. Here you will find a few proposals to make the most out of Barcelona.
Barcelona supports its cultural sector and fabric
Barcelona City Council strengthens grass-roots culture, keeps or expands existing programmes and offers financial aid for physically adapting cultural venues to the post-COVID-19 scenario and creating innovative projects.
We are re-launching international economic promotion
Barcelona’s got power!
Barcelona is a city open to the world, with a combination of features that make it so unique and attractive as a city, not just for its ideas but also for the way it is and does things.
Barcelona Activa covid-19
Financial help and resources from various institutions to deal with the effects of the health crisis
Economy, Employment, Competitiveness and Tax
Municipal website with information on the city’s Economic Development policies
Full information on the measures for the Covid-19 in Barcelona
Barcelona economic reports
Repository on the economy, the labour market, business and strategic sectors for Barcelona
Monitoring Covid-19 in Barcelona
Municipal website with real-time data on the health, economic and social impact of the Covid-19 crisis in Barcelona