/ Success Cases​

Since its creation in 2021, Barcelona & Partners has helped fast growing companies expand their operations to Barcelona.

They agency has also contributed in attracting impactful strategic projects.

/ Companies

Some of the companies we supported:  

/ Global Development Hub​

Global Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology giant which develops and produces medicines and vaccines to combat diseases across areas such as oncology, cardiovascular and respiratory. They will hire 2,000 staff to cover post-research development, digital innovation, commercial, and medical areas.

/ European Digital Hub​

Bigo is a global tech company, headquartered in Singapore, that owns Bigo Live, a social video streaming app that permits users to broadcast videos anytime and anywhere. The company had raised nearly $300m and was acquired by Chinese company YY.com for $2.13 billion.

They set up their first office in the European Union in Barcelona, where they will consolidate the staff they currently have across the EU and start with a focus on Spain and Portugal.

/ Headquarters

Delfos is a Brazilian AI-powered, real-time advanced analytics  platform helping improve the performance and reliability of renewable energy power plants, such as solar, wind, hydro and currently expanding into battery storage.

Delfos has stablished its new Global HQ in Barcelona.

/ Procurement Hub

Through the Gobal Shared Services based in Barcelona, this pharma company has created their Procurement Unit. This department will support EMEA.

/ Iberian HQ

HelloFresh is a global provider of fresh food at home via its subscription business model. Every week, users can choose recipes from an ever-changing weekly menu, and the company will deliver all of the seasonal, pre-measured, locally sourced ingredients needed to prepare them.

/ European Headquarters

Veriff is an AI-driven global tech company that develops a visionary verification platform. Veriff’s technology makes sure that a person is who they claim to be. 

Veriff analyses thousands of technological and behavioural variables in seconds, verifying people from 190+ countries.

/ Global Development Hub

Accenture, as one of the most active companies supporting Barcelona & Partners, asked us to participate in a workshop for its Global Leadership Team in order to highlight Barcelona’s tech and digital. Barcelona & Partners contributed to confirm Accenture Barcelona as one of the reference centers for certain global strategic capacities: Innovation Services, Data & Analytics and Consulting focused on Supply Chain, Talent and CFO Agenda.

/ Global Commercial ​Excellence Aftermarket​

ZF Friedrichshafen is an automotive supplier that makes automatic and ​manual transmissions for commercial vehicles, cars, aircraft, and  marine ​vessels. They opened a new Excellence Center.

/ Headquarters

Heetch, a French ride-sharing app, focusing on night-time and early-morning riders, provides safe, reliable transportation with a unique twist. By fostering a friendly community of drivers and passengers, the app has quickly gained popularity for dependable late-night travel. 

Heetch’s innovative approach and commitment to quality service have made it a standout success in Barcelona’s competitive ride-sharing market.

/ Global Development Hub

ElringKlinger drives innovation in automotive technology. Leveraging the city’s vibrant tech ecosystem and skilled talent, the hub focuses on advanced engineering, lightweight solutions, and e-mobility components.

This strategic location enhances ElringKlinger’s global competitiveness and commitment to sustainable mobility. The Barcelona hub plays a key role in developing forward-thinking automotive solutions and advancing the future of transportation.

/ Southern European Studio

Plarium’s Studio, specializes in AAA console and PC game development, as well as SKUs mobile games and art production. With studios in multiple countries, Plarium is expanding its teams in Romania, Poland, Serbia, and Spain. 

The Barcelona studio focuses on game production, leveraging the region’s rich talent pool to drive innovation and excellence in gaming. This expansion supports Plarium’s commitment to delivering high-quality gaming experiences globally.

/ Strategic projects
/ Major Sporting Event

Barcelona & Partners led the candidacy to host the 37th edition of the America’s Cup. Barcelona & Partners, by uniting the forces of local administrations, Port de Barcelona and a consortium of private investors, tilted the balance in favour of Barcelona’s candidacy. The America’s Cup is the 3rd largest sporting event globally, as well as the oldest trophy in international sports arena.

/ Innofab project

Barcelona & Partners was instrumental in the development of a research and development (R&D) facility for the prototyping of chips with advanced materials, a step that is seen as crucial for the future of the EU semiconductor industry.