GoHub, the Global Omnium Open Innovation Hub, opens its third headquarters in Barcelona and joins as Global Partner of Barcelona Tech City. This was agreed today after signing a collaboration agreement Eugenio Calabuig, president of Global Omnium, and Miquel Martí CEO of this association of technology companies.
The open innovation hub of Global Omnium has opened its third headquarters in Spain in Barcelona. This headquarters (in addition to those of Valencia and Seville), has had the agreement as a Global Partner of Barcelona Tech City. With the arrival of GoHub in Barcelona Global Omnium strengthens its position in Catalonia where it already has headquarters as Aigües de Catalunya. Through GoHub new opportunities are opened for startups of disruptive technologies in deep tech and water tech that can be applied to their Open Innovation and Acceleration Programs.
"The landing of GoHub to Barcelona confirms our national expansion. Our experience in digital transformation through disruptive technologies is our differential value and therefore we want support startups in their technological development and scalability "has assured Patricia Pastor Ceo de GoHub.
GoHub is Global Omnium's commitment to innovation, the leading company in the water sector, with more than 7 million customers worldwide and thanks to the digital transformation initiated ten years ago, it is consolidating its technological positioning at the international, becoming a benchmark of efficient management for the different governments and institutions that aspire to implement solutions that improve the optimization of water and energy resources.
"We are especially pleased with this new partner since GoHub is focused especially on deep tech applied to the water sector, incorporating startups in their process of creating value proposals for their clients," says Miquel Martí, CEO of Barcelona Tech City . "It is a great opportunity for the startups of our ecosystem to take advantage of the advantages of an acceleration and innovation program as disruptive as the one proposed by this project", adds Martí.
The headquarters opened in Barcelona has been developed together with Barcelona Tech City at Pier 01. Barcelona Tech City It is a private non-profit association which represents more than 850 companies in the digital and technology sectors based in Barcelona. Barcelona Tech City launched the Pier01 building in 2016 with the aim of becoming a reference technological space in Europe. Located in Palau de Mar, in its more than 11,000 square meters, it brings together 100 companies and startups with more than 1,000 professionals.
In addition, recently the association has inaugurated the Pier03 focused mainly on startups of blockchain technology and it has also announced the opening of a social meeting space for entrepreneurs located in the modernist El Palauet site starting in September.