Sant Cugat offers companies the best location in southern Europe for developing their projects. In addition, it draws from a powerful knowledge network in the territory with the Alba Synchrotron, the Leitat technology center, the Autonomous University of Barcelona’s Research Park, ESADE, Eurecat, or the Sant Cugat Sport High Performance Center (CAR).
The town has also put in place an open, transparent, quality regulatory and administrative environment, where we make it easy to create new businesses.
Research infrastructures at the service of business
Alba SynchrotronALBA Synchrotron is a third-generation Synchrotron Light facility located in Cerdanyola del Vallès, just 2 kilometers from Sant Cugat. It is one of southern Europe’s leading research facilities, housing a complex of electron accelerators that produces synchrotron light, enabling researchers to view the atomic structure of matter and study its properties. Find more information at: https://www.cells.es
Sant Cugat Sport High Performance Center (CAR)The Sant Cugat Sport High Performance Center (CAR) is a benchmark facility in southern Europe that offers comprehensive academic and sports training to sports practitioners. It has all the necessary amenities to cover its users’ needs, from equipment and facilities to a residence hall or educational center with highly qualified teachers, enabling practitioners to continue training while meeting their day-to-day academic commitments. Find more information at: https://www.car.edu
Industries that drive economic growth
Sant Cugat offers a varied range of business opportunities. Of particular note is its specialization in health, biotechnology and pharmaceuticals, technology, insurance and banking. These industries are currently showing strong growth and are highly attractive for international investment capital. Companies such as HP, Boehringer, Grifols, Europastry, Naturgy, Ferrer, Banc Sabadell, Epson, Roche, GFT, Bureau Veritas, Endress & Hauser, Gutmar, JJuan i Ricoh, among others brings more than 65,000 jobs