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Issue 6 Thursday 6th February 2014

The research and innovation strategy for the smart specialisation of Catalonia.


The Catalan Government approves the research and innovation strategy for the smart specialisation of Catalonia (RIS3CAT), the basis for industrial policy for the coming years aimed at favouring economic growth and job creation.


Aiming to increase the presence of Catalan firms on the African continent, ACCIÓ, in collaboration with different sector representatives, has put Plan Africa into effect.


The recent publication of the UN Global Compact-Accenture CEO Study on Sustainability offers an opportunity to examine the current perception from business leaders on the issue of Environment, while grasping, at the same time, the sectors or segments with the most potential for short to medium term growth.

Business case, worldwide leader in cross-platform, casual games anywhere, anytime, through any platform and device, and famous for notable industry success stories such as Candy Crush and Bubble Witch Saga, has experienced spectacular growth in recent years. Just to give an example, every month 30 billion King games are played globally.

Airport passengers

At the close of 2013 the figures on use of Catalan infrastructures were published and they show some positive results.