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Trail 100 Andorra has been confirmed as one of the UTMB® World Series events

2021-11-04T15:48:41+01:00

UTMB® World Series today confirmed the newest seven world-class events in Hong Kong, Andorra, Mexico, Italy, France, and the USA that will join the inaugural circuit in 2022, including a mix of established and brand-new races. The announcement is the first of many over the coming months that will see around 30 of the world’s leading international trail running events confirmed for the ultimate trail running series. Trail 100 Andorra becomes part of this selection of premium events meaning an opportunity for runners to immerse in the UTMB® experience in Andorra. The UTMB® World Series is the world’s leading trail [...]

Trail 100 Andorra has been confirmed as one of the UTMB® World Series events2021-11-04T15:48:41+01:00

Not an empty seat at The Andorra Sports Innovation Summit to listen to the sector´s experts

2021-10-21T16:37:06+01:00

The Andorra Sports Innovation Summit, organized by per Andorra Business, Andorra Research + Innovation and the Global Sports Innovation Center powered by Microsoft (GSIC), with the support of SPSG Consulting, was at full capacity at the auditorium in Ordino for the event centered around experts in sport and innovation. The conference, within the framework of the global agreement between GSIC and Andorra to position the country as an international reference in the industry of sport and innovation, hosted representatives from some of the sector´s international entities such as Microsoft, the International Ski Federation, the Vuelta, the Tour de France, mountain [...]

Not an empty seat at The Andorra Sports Innovation Summit to listen to the sector´s experts2021-10-21T16:37:06+01:00

Andorra will once again host the world winter triathlon championship on the 5th and 6th of February in Naturland

2021-10-21T16:43:48+01:00

Andorra, more specifically the Naturland resort, will host for the World Triathlon Winter Championshipsfor the second straight year, a championship of winter triathlons that will be held on the 5th and 6th of February in Sant Julià de Lòria recently announced by the World Triathlon. The Andorran candidacy was selected for the second consecutive year from an ample list of proposals which included China, Rumania or Italy among others. The race will be held within the framework of the Andorra Multisport Festival organized by the Ironman group. The world´s top athletes in this discipline will once again be taking part [...]

Andorra will once again host the world winter triathlon championship on the 5th and 6th of February in Naturland2021-10-21T16:43:48+01:00

Andorra Research + Innovation and Andorra Business, alongside various of the country´s experts, are finalizing the national strategy for innovation and entrepreneurship

2021-10-21T16:47:04+01:00

Andorra Research + Innovation (ARI)andAndorra Business (AB)organized a workshop to finalize the elaboration of the national strategy for innovation and entrepreneurship presented last July in the economy commission in Parliament. In Monday´s session, 11th of October, the Minister for Presidency, Economy and Enterprise, Jordi Gallardo, the Secretary of State for Economic Diversification and Innovation, Marc Galabert, and the directors of ARI and AB, Marc Pons and Judit Hidalgo, worked alongside actors from various entities and sectors such as the Chamber of Commerce, the CEA, the Andorran Family Businesses, the Ministry of Education, NIU by Andorra Telecom, FEDA, the Andorran Banks [...]

Andorra Research + Innovation and Andorra Business, alongside various of the country´s experts, are finalizing the national strategy for innovation and entrepreneurship2021-10-21T16:47:04+01:00

More students than ever will take on the challenges of the Tandem Project by Andorra Business brought forth by Abast Global, Daguisa Hotels and FEDA

2021-10-25T11:55:38+01:00

The sixth Edition of the Tandem project by Andorra Business, whose objective is to implicate the Vocational Training (FP) educational community of Andorra in innovative projects developed within companies and enhance students´ talent, was presented on Monday October 4th. This year 91 students will take part, the highest number ever, and 12 teachers from the center in Aixovall who will work on the challenges presented by Abast Global (how to attract, return and retain talent in Andorra?), Daguisa Hotels (how to eliminate all plastics in hotel management?) and FEDA (how to foment healthy habits within the entity´s workforce?). The Minister [...]

More students than ever will take on the challenges of the Tandem Project by Andorra Business brought forth by Abast Global, Daguisa Hotels and FEDA2021-10-25T11:55:38+01:00

Andorra is hosting an event to position the country as an International reference in innovation in the sports industry

2021-10-12T09:11:25+01:00

Andorra Business, Andorra Research + Innovation and the Global Sports Innovation Center powered by Microsoft (GSIC), with the support of SPSG Consulting, present the Andorra Sports Innovation Summit, an event on sport an innovation taking place on October 18th at the National Auditorium in Ordino. The event, held within the framework of the global agreement between GSIC and Andorra to position the country as an International reference in innovation in the sports industry. There will be representatives from International entities in the sector such as Microsoft, the International Ski federation, the Vuelta, the Tour de France, mountain equipment companies, and [...]

Andorra is hosting an event to position the country as an International reference in innovation in the sports industry2021-10-12T09:11:25+01:00

Andorra´s sustainability model and the country´s quality of life corners attention at Design Week Marbella

2021-10-12T09:19:03+01:00

Andorra is the guest country at Design Week Marbella, taking place until the 3rd of October in Marbella with the participation of over 350 companies. In this international fair specialized in design, decoration and luxury interior architecture, the organization invited the participation of the Principality to discover its initiatives in the fields of sustainability, innovation and respect for the environment which serve as a model for other regions. At Andorra´s stand one can see projects such as the Principality´s candidacy to be recognized by UNESCO as the first country to be entirely considered as a Biosphere Reserve, business opportunities in [...]

Andorra´s sustainability model and the country´s quality of life corners attention at Design Week Marbella2021-10-12T09:19:03+01:00

Andorra Business and the Chamber of Commerce organize a business mission to Dubai

2021-10-19T10:02:50+01:00

Andorra Business and the Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Services of Andorra, with the collaboration and participation of the Andorran Business Confederation (CEA) and the Andorran Family Businesses (EFA), are organizing a business mission to Dubai from January 25th to the 29th, coinciding with Andorra´s participation in the Universal Expo 2020 taking place in Dubai. These dates also mark the Expo´s celebration of Andorra´s national day which will be on the 28th of January when an institutional representation form the Principality will be present and Andorran acts will take place during the event. It is focused on providing participants with [...]

Andorra Business and the Chamber of Commerce organize a business mission to Dubai2021-10-19T10:02:50+01:00

Andorra will be present in its own pavilion at the Expo Dubai 2020

2021-10-19T10:06:05+01:00

The Minister for Presidency, Economy and Enterprise, Jordi Gallardo, and the Secretary of State for Economic Diversification and Innovation, Marc Galabert, presented Andorra´s participation in the Expo Dubai 2020, this afternoon. This international expo will open its doors from the 1st of October to the 30th of March, after having had to be postponed due to the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic. As indicated by Minister Gallardo, Andorra will be one of the 191 countries taking part in the Expo and unlike previous editions, every country will have its own pavilion. For the minister, participating in international events of this magnitude serve to [...]

Andorra will be present in its own pavilion at the Expo Dubai 20202021-10-19T10:06:05+01:00

Flights between the Andorra-la Seu d’Urgell airport and the one in Madrid, starting in December

2021-10-19T10:13:23+01:00

The Council of Ministers approved on Wednesday, September 9th 2021, by proposal of the Minister for Presidency, Economy and Enterprise, Jordi Gallardo, the Public tender criteria offering new flights form the Andorra–La Seu d’Urgell airport to the Adolfo Suárez Madrid–Barajas airport during 2022. The aim being to strengthen and improve the Principality´s connections and – once the Andorra–La Seu d’Urgell airport has received all authorizations allowing it to guarantee commercial operations– this is why the Government is looking to establish regular flights allowing to connect the country with European airports, whilst also being ones that ensure a wider connection with [...]

Flights between the Andorra-la Seu d’Urgell airport and the one in Madrid, starting in December2021-10-19T10:13:23+01:00

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
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