28 FEB 2014

Founder: Seven of the first organizations to settle in the 22 @ district : UPF , Indra , T -Systems , GTD , Institut Català de Tecnologia, UOC and Alfons Cornella .
Year established: 2004
Service: Services for professionals and associates
Location: CINC Barcelona

Brief Description : A company committed to the revitalization of 22 @ innovation district business association. Facilitating the integration of the organizations and their professionals to the dynamics of 22@ . Encouraging interaction and networking . Deepening the relationship with the Poblenou to work for a common benefit.

1. What is the mission of the association 22@Network

Briefly, the mission of the Association is to energize the 22@ district. So we worked on three pillars: the relationship of the business and the urban fabric that receives; the relationship with the different administrations; the relationship between the companies that have been established in the district and its professionals.

2 . Do you have any programs to encourage and assist entrepreneurs ? What is? What are the benefits?

The Entrepreneurship Program we developed with support from the Department of Business and Employment, the Ministry of Employment and the European Social Fund, aims to cover the entire cycle of entrepreneurship, providing advice from the initial stages of the idea to the company growth, internationalization and consolidation of the team and the business model.

The program includes information sessions, advice to the creation, access to finance and business support. We also have the collaboration of International Business Centre of Catalonia and their advice, CINC Advice.

3 . What is the training facility of 22 @ Network

It is a service that covers technology training and also in generic skills for professionals in associated companies and on highly concessional terms . We have several suppliers to meet open and updated demand.

4 . What services do you offer to partners

We first provide the most tangible services: a communication service that offers support in the drafting and dissemination of press releases ; organizing events in the district with advantageous conditions; dissemination of calls , offers and news through our newsletters ; participation as speakers in well established acts , such as the 22 @ Update Breakfast , held monthly since 2004.

There is more relational aspect later. The working committees of the Association are qualified relationship forums that have enabled companies to establish strategic relationships to increase business or consolidate their market position.

We currently have nine working committees in operation , all addresses cross-cutting themes : RH, Innovation, Internationalisation, Services , Environment, Entrepreneurship, Institutional Relations, Large Business , and universities and technology centers .

To summarize I would say that associated with 22@Network is a way to fully integrate into a district where much is happening and thus able to take advantage of the opportunities presented .

5 . What are the benefits of locating in the 22 @ district of Barcelona?

As I said in the previous question , unlike other areas of the city much more mature , 22 @ is a growing territory , with all the dynamics and expectations that this entails.

There is a lot of movement and growth potential , both companies and infrastructure, proximity Sagrera, for example, will further competitiveness throughout the district. Also, the prices are still reasonable compared to other areas of the city.

6. Finally, what do you have for value in International Business Center of Catalonia

The quality of spaces and services . The competence of all staff and their treatment. We are here two years ago and we felt very comfortable.


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