The UPC and administrations are promoting Diagonal Besòs Campus-Barcelona KEY in order to convert the Besòs into a new civic, cultural and educational axis, creating an area of excellence in renowned research in the energy, sustainable mobility, materials technology and biomedical engineering sectors. The Diagonal-Besòs Campus is located in a privileged setting with good connections to the rest of the city. It is in a rapidly developing area with modern and innovative infrastructures such as the Barcelona International Convention Centre, the Museum of Natural Sciences and the premier shopping centre the Diagonal Mar. The Diagonal-Besòs Campus will have additional a residential building for students, the Catalan Institute for Energy Research (IREC) and the Barcelona KEY project, aiming at attracting top level research, business and teaching projects.
Barcelona KEY is located in the Diagonal-Besòs Campus in the Fòrum district and easily accessible by public transport. Owned by local authorities, offers the possibility to invest in 52,000 m2 of built space in a privileged spot along Barcelona’s seafront. Barcelona KEY is searching for projects related to the Diagonal-Besòs Campus and its talent in green engineering to reinforce the role of the Besòs, Barcelona and Catalonia as a centre of business and knowledge on an international scale by attracting research-based investment projects, business activity with added value and first-rate international academic investments.