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The Barcelona Science Park participates in Hit Barcelona

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The Barcelona Science Park participates in Hit Barcelona

com ara la Fundació Bosch i Gimpera, Advancell, Bioglane, The companies Biocontrol Technologies, Catalonia Bio, Diopma, Endor NanoTechnologies, Fundació GAEM, NQ Abogados, Neurotech Pharma, Omnia Molecular, Palobiofarma, Som Biotech, Transmural Biotech, an important representative part of the Barcelona Science Park, will participate in the 2nd Annual Hothouse for Innovation and Technology, HiT Barcelona'10, which will be held on June 16 and 17 at the premises of the Fira de Barcelona, in Montjuic, within the framework of the Innovation and Entrepreneurship Week, bizbarcelona, where over 10,000 attendees are expected. It is the only world summit that brings together innovation gurus, entrepreneurs and investors with the aim of promoting strategic business projects in the three key sectors with the highest growth potential: Telecommunications, Cleantech (alternative, clean and renewable energies) and Healthcare (Health Sciences and Biotechnology).

HiT is the result of an initiative promoted by the Ministry of Industry, Tourism and Trade, the Generalitat de Catalunya, the Barcelona City Council and the Chamber of Commerce of Barcelona, and is organized by the Strategic Metropolitan Plan of Barcelona and the Fira de Barcelona. The idea of making Barcelona the permanent site for an event dedicated to innovation emerged from the Strategic Metropolitan Plan of Barcelona. Since this first action, different entities began to join the project, until the support of the main public institutions was obtained.

This year the summit also includes 4th Symposium on Urban Parks and Cluster, which will take place on June 16 at the Palau de Congressos of the Fira de Barcelona, and where companies, institutions and R+D+I policy managers will be able to discuss models for urban clusters and technological parks in knowledge economy. Richard Florida, director of Martin Prosperity Institute, will be in charge of conducting the opening conference. The vice-president of the International Association of Science Parks, and the deputy rector of the Barcelona Science Park, Joan Bellavista; the president of the Competitiveness Institute, Alberto Pezzi; and the president of the European Cluster Policy Group and former minister of Economy of Slovenia, Tea Petrin, will also participate in the symposium.