Barcelona's economic and production activity diversifies its offering through strategic activity industries; both emerging and consolidated industries, all of which are knowledge-intensive and dynamic, and act as genuine engines of the economy and innovation by creating employment and establishing Barcelona as an international benchmark.

Barcelona has taken advantage of the opportunity afforded by the latest technological revolution and successfully promoted emerging high value-added industries while continuing to strengthen consolidated economic sectors in the city and its metropolitan area by fostering public-private partnerships and business clusters and using leading industry events to leverage growth and promotion.