Economic development - SMART CITY ALCOI

Economic development

One of the objectives of an intelligent city is to promote the economic development favoring employment, training, creation of new companies, growth of current companies, facilitating and developing technological pilots …

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ÀGORA is an open space for promotion, integration and interrelation between entities and people in order to design a new economic model in the Shire and position Alcoy and the region as a benchmark for entrepreneurship, innovation at national and international level through advice, information and any methodology that generates new economic and / or business values ​​and encourages the innovation of people. A small sample of what has been done in Àgora during the last years is:

Support, encourage and stimulate technology-based social entrepreneurship

For example with initiatives such as Alcoi iNMpuls in recent years.


Acting as facilitators between companies and job seekers; PortalEMP; PortalEMP.

Coloborate and cooperate with business / organizations and companies in the environment

Training and awareness

For example adapting the environment to the current demands of Services and Industry 4.0


Digilal Cities Challenge 

Alcoy has been selected in the European program called ‘Digital Cities Challenge’. Program that will advise 15 European cities to implement digital policies that positively impact citizenship. Our city will be one of the three selected Spanish cities, together with Algeciras and Granada, and 12 more municipalities from different countries of the European continent. 92 cities were presented. With this initiative, Alcoy will receive during a period of 14 to 18 months and free advice from high-performance experts in digital transformation strategies of companies in the environment.

Last May, our first work seminar took place in Brussels.

In June we received the first visit of the European expert assigned to the project, where meetings were held with multiple local agents from different sectors.

We are working on new projects that we will shortly present.

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