#49 Alicante Investment Agency: Empowering Innovation and Urban Sustainability
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In the fifth episode of our Greencities S-Moving series, we discussed with María José, the Head of Operations at ALIA - Alicante Investment Agency in Spain. She told us about the agency's mission and its significant role in attracting tech companies and sustainable startups to the city.

Discover how Alicante's unique blend of quality of life and work opportunities is enticing companies worldwide, and how ALIA is working collaboratively with the public and private sectors to build a sustainable future.


Overview of the episode:

[00:01:26] Teaser: If Alicante were a type of food, what type of food would it be?

[00:01:48] Introduction of the guest, María José, Head of Operations at Alicante Investment Agency

[00:03:01] The mission and role of the Alicante Investment Agency

[00:06:31] Public-private collaboration and support

[00:10:50] Attracting companies based on quality of life

[00:17:31] Aligning with the European Green Deal for sustainability 

[00:19:17] Roll with the Punches: Our guest answers "this or that" questions quickly and with her first instincts

[00:21:29] Ending Question: To you, what is a Smart City?


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