I got the final press release from HiT Barcelona to sum up the event. According to the press folks, the goal of turning Barcelona into one of the world capitals in innovation has been reached.
During the three days, the event gathered gurus, investors and entrepreneurs to learn the latest trends in innovation and its role as the way out of the global economic crisis. Moreover, HiT Barcelona yet again demonstrated how it works to bring together all parties involved in a single room.
As part of the event, the Global Entrepreneurship Competition was held, gathering 28 projects from 21 countries. The winners of the 90,000 EUR awards are:
- Bmat, Spain (1st)
- The Broccoli Project, South Africa (2nd)
- Polyskin, India (3rd)
- Echopixel Techonologies, Mexico (Best Presentation)
- The Broccoli Project (Best Social Value).
About 2,000 people attended Hit Barcelona, of which 35% were international…