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Andorra presents the country´s Digital Transformation Program in order to face mid and long-term challenges

2021-08-26T13:07:51+01:00

The Head of Government, Xavier Espot, stated that digital transformation for both administrative procedures and private projects is one of the Government´s most important actions in the Government´s roadmap, named H23. The Head of Government, along with the State Secretary for Digital Transformation and Strategic Projects, Cesar Marquina, presented on Tuesday the Digital Transformation Project to the economic and social sectors. Espot highlighted that this is “a priority project so as to face Andorra´s large challenges in the mid and long-term”. Espot stated that Andorra´s digital transformation project contains strategic lines that are to guide both the public and private [...]

Andorra presents the country´s Digital Transformation Program in order to face mid and long-term challenges2021-08-26T13:07:51+01:00

Andorra Business opens the application period for companies wanting to take part in the sixth Edition of the Project Tandem FP

2021-08-26T13:05:05+01:00

Next September will see the start of a new Edition of the project Tandem and during the month of July, Andorra Business will proceed to select the participating companies and the challenges to be faced by the students of the Vocational Training Center in Aixovall. Companies that are interested in taking part in this sixth edition should send an e-mail to gemma.arribas@andorrabusiness.com. The basis for company selection can be consulted at the following link and the period for receiving applications will end on July 23rd. The project Tandem is a joint initiative between the Andorran Education Ministry and Andorra Business. [...]

Andorra Business opens the application period for companies wanting to take part in the sixth Edition of the Project Tandem FP2021-08-26T13:05:05+01:00

Foreign investment in Andorra doubles that of 2019

2021-08-26T12:56:26+01:00

The Minister for Presidency, Economy and Enterprise, Jordi Gallardo, presented the balance of the data on foreign investment and its evolution from 2019 to date. The comparison of the three years was made with the data from both authorized direct investment and real estate investments, in the first semester of each year. The Minister highlighted that the numbers reflected as foreign investment estimated for 2020, that weren´t requested or authorized due to the context of the pandemic, were delayed in time and were finally authorized in 2021. Minister Gallardo referred to the rising trend over the last few years in [...]

Foreign investment in Andorra doubles that of 20192021-08-26T12:56:26+01:00

Procedures in Andorra are now easier

2021-08-26T12:52:54+01:00

The Minister for Presidency, Economy and Enterprise, Jordi Gallardo, along with the Minister of Finance and Government spokesperson, Eric Jover, presented on Tuesday the Government´s plan to simplify the procedures of account deposits, taxation and generating statistical data. Jover pointed out that it is a change with a double objective: “maximize efficiency within the administration and, also, reduce economic and time costs for the tax payers”. Therefore, he continued, we will pass from the current system consisting in presenting three different procedures –account deposits, tax declaration and the survey on economic activity– in to one single one. In addition, Minister [...]

Procedures in Andorra are now easier2021-08-26T12:52:54+01:00

Andorra Business and 8 of the country´s companies, present at the Mobile World Congress

2021-08-26T12:49:49+01:00

Andorra Business participates in the 4 Years From Now (4YFN) exhibition, which is the event for startups taking part within the biggest expo in the world for the Mobile industry, the Mobile World Congress. The congress will be celebrated until Thursday in the Gran Via de Fira de Barcelona venue. At Andorra´s stand, located in Hall 2 F3, Andorra Business also aided in the participation of a representation of 8 of the country´s companies (Bit24, Niu by Andorra Telecom, Freemindtronic, Keepser Group, PurpleDye, ADHOC.tech, Iniced and Selfaudit). In this edition a total of 430 startups are taking part in the [...]

Andorra Business and 8 of the country´s companies, present at the Mobile World Congress2021-08-26T12:49:49+01:00

Betting on digitalization and innovation, the key to post-Covid commerce according to INNTEC 2021

2021-08-19T11:55:07+01:00

Five presentations, two round tables and two case studies, all taking place at the Congress Center in Andorra la Vella and also live streaming on YouTube, explained the new paths opening to commerce. Key ideas: one must combine physical and virtual strategies and learn how to interpret data offered to us by the internet. The fifth Edition of INNTEC, titled “Phygital commerce: the paths to omnipresence”, had over 100 attendees, split almost equally at fifty percent between in person and online. The event started with a talk given by Albert Moles, president of ACTINN, the Andorran cluster of new technologies [...]

Betting on digitalization and innovation, the key to post-Covid commerce according to INNTEC 20212021-08-19T11:55:07+01:00

The first Edition of the Andorra Business Market gathers over 100 participants among business people, investors and entrepreneurs

2021-08-19T11:32:00+01:00

The first Edition of the Andorra Business Market is being celebrated this Friday in Andorra la Vella with a number of participants exceeding all expectations. Over 130 people, business owners, investors and entrepreneurs are taking part in various meetings, in an event organized by Andorra Business. The inauguration was given by the Minister for Presidency, Economy and Enterprise for Andorra and president of Andorra Business, Jordi Gallardo, who presented the business opportunities in Andorra. Gallardo highlighted that “the goal of the event is to connect Andorra´s business ecosystem with investor networks, Business Angels, and national and international Venture capital, and [...]

The first Edition of the Andorra Business Market gathers over 100 participants among business people, investors and entrepreneurs2021-08-19T11:32:00+01:00

Andorra Business reaches an agreement with Global Esports Summit to show Andorra´s potential in eSports to Europe´s most important congress

2021-08-19T11:19:04+01:00

Global Esports Summit and Andorra Business have signed an Institutional Partner agreement for the GES 21, Europe´s largest eSports congress, which will take place on the 27th and 28th of October this year, at Kinépolis in Madrid. The Minister for Presidency, Economy and Enterprise for Andorra and president of Andorra Business, Jordi Gallardo; the Secretary of State for Economic Diversification and Innovation, Marc Galabert; and the general director of Global Esports Summit, Antonio Lacasa; signed the agreement during an act that took place in the Government building at Prat del Rull. Through this formalization, both entities pledge to focus on [...]

Andorra Business reaches an agreement with Global Esports Summit to show Andorra´s potential in eSports to Europe´s most important congress2021-08-19T11:19:04+01:00

The digital transformation of commerce, topic of the INNTEC 2021 seminar

2021-06-21T13:51:42+01:00

Omnichannelling and data-driven culture will be at the center of the fifth Edition of the INNTEC seminar, that will take place on the 22nd of June both in-person and online. Commerce, restaurants and hotels are the sectors which have transformed fastest over the last year, in part due to the capacity restrictions in place caused by Covid-19. However, they are not the only ones: the financial sector and the public administration must also face an ever more demanding consumer, expecting the same level of remote service from all companies as the service offered by the digital ones. That is why [...]

The digital transformation of commerce, topic of the INNTEC 2021 seminar2021-06-21T13:51:42+01:00

The launching of Andorra Business, Andorra Research and Innovation, and Andorra Digital

2021-06-23T13:43:12+01:00

The Minister for Presidency, Economy and Enterprise, Jordi Gallardo and the Minister of Education and Higher Studies, Ester Vilarrubla, presented on Tuesday June 8th the launching of three new brands: Andorra Business, Andorra Research and Innovation, and Andorra Digital. In this sense, Gallardo explained that “today we are presenting brands which are stronger internationally, in the same line as other countries, that are born with the aim of strengthening Andorra´s positioning in in three key pillars that are the country´s economic model and its business sector, knowledge and digitalization, and all under a resource optimization strategy, improvement of synergies and [...]

The launching of Andorra Business, Andorra Research and Innovation, and Andorra Digital2021-06-23T13:43:12+01:00

The term in which to present applications for the Actua Business 2021 subventions is opened

2021-06-21T13:55:11+01:00

Actua Business presented on Monday, 31st of May, the fourth edition of the subventions program for small and mid-size Andorran businesses, aimed at providing support to their transformation process towards more innovative and competitive businesses. This year, Actua has allotted a total amount of 180.000 euros and the maximum given to each beneficiary can be 5.000 euros. The presentation was given by the Minister for Presidency, Economy and Enterprise, and president of Actua, Jordi Gallardo, and the director of Actua Business, Judit Hidalgo. Gallardo highlighted that “the aid provided by Actua Business is aimed at contracting a determined type of [...]

The term in which to present applications for the Actua Business 2021 subventions is opened2021-06-21T13:55:11+01:00

The Andorra Innovation Hub and the Centre for Genomic Regulation (CRG) are organizing a joint online introductory course on Omics technologies

2021-05-17T09:34:22+01:00

The Andorra Innovation Hub and the Centre for Genomic Regulation (CRG) are organizing a joint online introductory course on Omics technologies (with a focus on genomics and proteomics) and Bioinformatics for research and relevant applications, with a strong focus on applications in the clinic. This course is addressed to medical and health professionals and researchers from different areas (life sciences, biodiversity, and others) who want to learn about the fundamentals and the potential of omics technologies and bioinformatics for their areas of activity. Multiple educational lectures from experts in genomics, proteomics and computational analysis will provide an overview on these [...]

The Andorra Innovation Hub and the Centre for Genomic Regulation (CRG) are organizing a joint online introductory course on Omics technologies2021-05-17T09:34:22+01:00

Actua Business launches the Andorra Business Market connecting business people and entrepreneurs with large investors on the 18th of June

2021-06-21T13:59:46+01:00

The Andorra Business Market is an open and dynamic participative forum, organized by Actua Business, in collaboration with the Business Market network, on June 18th at the Park Hotel in Andorra la Vella, where companies, entrepreneurs and investors will interact. The aim is to connect the Andorran business ecosystem with a network of investors, Business Angels, and Venture capital both national and international. The program will host round tables, conferences, investment rounds and networking sessions. All of which, open to investment models in embryonic, developmental or consolidated stages, as well as asset acquisition and business investments. The director of Actua [...]

Actua Business launches the Andorra Business Market connecting business people and entrepreneurs with large investors on the 18th of June2021-06-21T13:59:46+01:00

Andorra becomes the first country in the world to approve a Strategic Plan for Electronic Sports

2021-06-21T14:14:04+01:00

The Government of Andorra and Actua Business, with the support of Auren, have developed a strategic plan to place Andorra as an International reference in the sector of electronic sports (eSports). In this way, the Principality becomes the second European country and fifth in the world in passing a law to regulate this sector, and the first in approving the development of a strategic plan. In this sense the Minister for Presidency, Economy and Enterprise, Jordi Gallardo, and President of Actua, Jordi Gallardo, in the presentation that took place on Tuesday afternoon in the Congress Center in Andorra la Vella, [...]

Andorra becomes the first country in the world to approve a Strategic Plan for Electronic Sports2021-06-21T14:14:04+01:00

Gallardo explains to the business people of the Círculo Ecuestre of Barcelona why Andorra is of such interest in diverse international economic sectors

2021-06-21T14:07:33+01:00

The arrival of Grifols in Andorra, the Ibero American Summit recently celebrated in the country, the managing of the Covid-19 crisis, the innovative projects and business opportunities in the Principality, were the center of the intervention given on Monday afternoon by the Minister for Presidency, Economy and Enterprise, Jordi Gallardo, to the Círculo Ecuestre of Barcelona. In attendance were the delegate of the Spanish Government in Catalunya, Teresa Cunillera, the president and the vice-president of the Círculo Ecuestre, Antonio Delgado and Enrique Lacalle, as well as over 40 business people from the Catalan capital, who also showed interest in the [...]

Gallardo explains to the business people of the Círculo Ecuestre of Barcelona why Andorra is of such interest in diverse international economic sectors2021-06-21T14:07:33+01:00

Grífols arrives in Andorra with the support of Actua Empresa and the Government, and will open an Immunology Research Center

2021-05-07T13:38:48+01:00

The Government and the multinational pharmaceutical company Grífols have agreed to jointly wok on establishing a center in Andorra, dedicated to research in immunology. The memorandum of understanding allows the launching of this public/private initiative with the participation of Actua Business that aims to position the Principality in the front lines of international scientific research. The construction of the headquarters for the Immunology Research Center of the Pyrenees is planned to take place on the Casa Rossell lands in Ordino, currently owned by the government. The Head of Government, Xavier Espot, celebrated the agreement formalized today during the Board of [...]

Grífols arrives in Andorra with the support of Actua Empresa and the Government, and will open an Immunology Research Center2021-05-07T13:38:48+01:00
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