Invest in Catalonia
Invest in Catalonia promotes Catalonia as a strategic destination for investment in Spain and Europe, detecting investment opportunities in high-impact sectors and reinforcing foreign promotion actions in new markets.
Over 3,300 foreign companies operate in Catalonia, which have chosen it as the location for their supra-regional headquarters, R+D centres, logistics platforms, commercial offices and production plants.
The Montreal office offers Invest in Catalonia’s specialised services to Canadian businesses thinking of investing in Europe. We make initial contacts with businesses and act as an interlocutor between them and Invest’s office in Barcelona, when necessary. The help we provide to companies interested in investing in Catalonia is personalised and always custom designed and adapted to the needs of each company or group of companies.
Invest in Catalonia offers advice to investor companies at every stage of their project, from planning through to development and implementation. It acts as a one-stop window for the Administration and has specialist services in terms of investment incentives and business location.
Invest in Catalonia provides an answer to the initial information needs posed by the foreign investor company when evaluating the best location for its investment project:
- Introduction to Catalonia: society, economy, culture, talent.
- Knowledge of the entrepreneurial context: basic information on the socio-economic environment and legal framework.
- Economic analysis: industry reports, statistics, new investment opportunities.
- Organisation of meetings with foreign companies operating in Catalonia.
- Contacts with institutions and official agencies.
- Promotion of collaboration between businesses (joint-venture, partnering).
With a strategic geographical situation, a dynamic economy, a diversified productive fabric and an excellent quality of life, Catalonia is an optimum location in Southern Europe for investment in various sectors. It has ten competitive hubs with exceptional advantages for business investment such as universities, research and technology transfer centres; unique science infrastructures; available economic space; top-grade connections with the major road, airport, rail and public transport networks; innovative new business incubation and start-up services, etc.