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Bizkaia Talent has been recognised as one of the 50 most innovative companies in 2022 by CEO Views


The US publication has recognised the work carried out by the Basque association to connect global talent with the Basque Country. CEO Views, a North American publication devoted to the business sector, has included Bizkaia Talent in its list of 50 innovative companies to watch in 2022 for [...]

CIC energiGUNE is the most important research foundation in the Spanish state and Ibero-America according to SCImago


The Basque center is the first foundation at a Spanish and Ibero-American level (the 7th most relevant in the world) and consolidates itself within the top 500 at a global level among all the research institutions, public and private. CIC energiGUNE, the Basque research center of reference in [...]

The Basque Country is 13th in the world happiness ranking


It ranks behind countries such as Finland, Iceland, Denmark, Switzerland and the Netherlands. 71% of the Basque population are hopeful about the future. Basque citizens show a high degree of happiness and say they are very or fairly satisfied with their own lives (nine out of ten people), [...]

The international community carries out a visit to San Mamés Stadium in Bilbao


A group of twenty postgraduates and highly qualified professionals enjoyed a visit to the “cathedral” of football in order to learn about the special nature of Athletic Club’s philosophy. With a view to fostering interpersonal and professional relationships, and thus assist and promote [...]

Bizkaia Talent participates in the biannual EURAXESS conference in Nantes


Bizkaia Talent delivers a session about the resources and services of the EURAXESS network for the intersectoral mobility of research workers. On the 23rd, 24th and 25th March the city of Nantes hosted the EURAXESS Conference 2022, at which members of the EURAXESS network were able to see the [...]

Bizkaia’s university talent discovers the silver economy sector and its potential at the Nagusi Intelligence Center


The conference provided an insight into the major social and economic transformations expected. The Nagusi Intelligence Center (NIC) has recently opened at the Torre Urduliz building, with the aim of becoming the driving force behind Bizkaia’s strategy for the silver economy by anticipating [...]

The Financial Times places Bilbao as the 8th best medium-sized European city for foreign investment


The city has been so awarded in recognition of its economic strengths, its industrial network and its financing capacities. Bilbao has been selected as the 8th best medium-sized European city (population between 200,000 and 500,000 inhabitants) for direct foreign investment by the fDi [...]

The second edition of the Be Basque Talent Program up and running to attract highly qualified profiles to the Basque Country


71 professionals resident in 17 countries will participate in this second edition of the program with a view to continuing their professional careers in the Basque Country within a year. Basque companies are facing the most difficult market for years in terms of finding qualified talent. [...]

Bizkaia launches the talent attraction programme to promote the hiring of professionals who are working outside the Basque Country


The programme envisages financial support of up to 40% of the annual gross salary for the person contracted to a maximum of 30,000 euros per contract. The Provincial Council of Bizkaia assigns 800,000 euros to this initiative whose aim is to facilitate the return of professional workers. The [...]

Bizkaia Talent plants over 100 trees to offset CO2 emissions and recover the native forest


The Basque association has planted five species of trees in the Urdaibai Biosphere Reserve with the aid of international professionals from the Relocation & Be Basque Dual Career Centre service and postgraduate students from the Be Basque Ambassadors programme. On February 19, as in [...]

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