22 November, 2021
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Vilanova i la Geltrú will be endowed with the first strategic plan of local innovation that will mark the future strategy to be a benchmark of the digital economy in the territory. The commitment to innovation in the city was the theme of the event ‘VNG Innova: the municipality’s commitment to innovation’, within the activities of the November Fair.
The Minister of Business and Labor, Roger Torrent , visited Neàpolis on Friday 12 November to learn about the projects that are committed to innovation in Vilanova i la Geltrú, a step prior to the official opening of the 30th November Fair .d
This year VNG is strongly committed to innovation at the Fira de Novembre 2021, turning Plaça de la Vila into a showcase for the experiences and innovative projects of local companies and organizations in the fields of health, creativity and sustainability.
It will be held on November 20, and will host different types of events and dissemination sessions on virtual reality and its uses.
The VRDay Spain edition will be held in Spain – regional chapter of the world event -, organized by different associations and working groups from 4 venues: Barcelona, Madrid, Pamplona and Zaragoza.
A maker community was formed last March to deal with the coronavirus pandemic. His voluntary work has helped to create more than 8,000 personal protective equipment, using the 3D printing technique, aimed at the staff of the essential services most exposed to infection.
4 November, 2021
The declaration of the state of alarm decreed by the central government in relation to the health crisis of the Covid-19 caused the almost absolute closure of the Neàpolis building in mid-March. Only the space of the municipal television Canal Blau TV, declared as an essential service, remained operational.
None of us would have thought that we would ever experience a situation like the one caused by COVID-19. In a matter of days, the global health system has been subjected to a stress test of global magnitude, which has had consequences on the global system economically and socially. Little by little, we begin to realize the impact the pandemic has left on us. The health system has been able to weather the storm even though it has come to glimpse its limits.
Last weekend, from Friday 6 to Sunday 8 November, the Select Talent Weekend was held, an entrepreneurial talent selection event organized by Neàpolis and Tandenn, attended by 20 people, previously selected from 56 candidates. It was three intensive days of creativity, learning, collaboration, innovation and involvement to solve health and wellness challenges.
Neapolis and Tandenn are looking for entrepreneurs who want to create their own business project in the field of health and well-being at the Select Weekend Talent to be held in Vilanova i la Geltrú on 6, 7 and 8 November.