Etopia Center for Art and Technology was created by Zaragoza City Council to foster innovation, creativity, and entrepreneurship. Opened in 2013, the center aims to promote the most innovative projects in the field of art, technology and entrepreneurship.
Through its programmes, the center acts as a meeting point for artists interested in sharing its knowledge and interests with other stakeholders of the creative scene, and promote an innovation culture that boosts the creation of new organisations and jobs in the sector of digital economy and society.
To achieve these goals, Etopia is equipped with digital fabrication and audiovisual labs, exhibition halls, an interdisciplinary residence, media façade, learning center, coworking spaces and a business accelerator spaces.
Already acting as a school for innovation and entrepreneurship, digital culture factory, new ideas academy, and lab for innovation and design for the open source city, Etopia fosters encounters between artists, technicians, entrepreneurs and citizens. The vision of its team is to tear down barriers between different disciplines and fields and to foster synergies between different teams.
Another strategic objective is to enhance technological skills of creators and facilitate the active empowerment of citizens in digital culture with education programs for all ages, as well as contribute to the Smart City design.