ACC1Ó is the agency set up by the Catalan Government to make Catalan enterprise more competitive throughout the world. Its key aims are to drive innovation, internationalisation and attract inward investment.
ACC1Ó is enterprise-centred, working on the needs of each individual business and to work hand in hand to look for opportunities and achieve that all important competitive edge. At ACC1Ó we believe this edge can come about with work on three vital areas of competitive dynamics:
attraction of investment
ACC1Ó is a proactive agency, with a simple, clear and efficient modus operandi, above all dedicated to working in close quarters with enterprise.
ACC1Ó is based in Barcelona with an international network of a further 34 Business Promotion Centres covering some 70 markets worldwide. It provides advice and practical help for businesses with a vocation to expand worldwide. It focuses on attracting inward investment into Catalonia and also works on synergies between R+D+i areas and business.
ACC1Ó's mission is to position Catalonia amongst the world's leading economies by facilitating the competitive differentiation of its companies.
ACC1Ó is an enterprise-centred agency with the target of becoming an international reference for economic development policies.
ACC1Ó’s key values are cooperation, driving change and talent.
ACC1Ó bases its methodology on cooperation: between different areas and project types: among businesses, between business and educational institutions and public and private sectors.
ACC1Ó works to have its hand on the pulse of the changing climate business operates in, adapting its structure and action plans to meet advances in a rapidly changing world economy. A key asset of our team is their understanding of the need to adapt, be flexible and alert to those changes.
ACC1Ó is committed to talent. Our team of over 200 professionals is dynamic, committed and motivated with more than 20 years' experience in providing support to enterprise.
Increase the number of Catalan companies present in international markets and promote the value of their products and services.
Promote new investment, reinvestment and expansion of companies in Catalonia, while fostering development of new business activities aimed at converting Catalonia into a major pole of attraction for high added-value investment.
Increase enterprise productivity and competitiveness with special emphasis on innovation, technology and talent.
Provide all necessary assistance in setting up new Catalan ventures, enabling strategic investment agreements among businesses.