BarCola – Node about Collaborative Economy and Commons Based Peer Production in Barcelona


  1. To analyze and evaluate the situation of the commons-oriented model within the collaborative economy in the context of Barcelona.
  2. To map the collaborative economy cases and commons-oriented models within the context of Barcelona.
  3. To elaborate recommendations towards the planning of public policies in that field.
  4. To enhance the dialogue between the social and solidarity economy and commons oriented production.


  • Create a team of experts.
  • Open map methodology and production of tools addressed to the sector (directory). Collective generation of the map.
  • Co-creation methodologies for the elaboration of public policies in order to finalize the analysis and define the Barcelona public policy recommendations.
  • Workshops and seminars.
  • Materials with open source license and available online.

Institutional frame:

Social and solidarian economy and proximity Commission (Barcelona City Council) – Jordi Via

Department of other economies and proximity  Barcelona Activa – Alvaro Porro

Coordination of BarCola – Mayo Fuster Morell

BarCola participants

Mara BallestriniFab Lab BCN
Albert Cau00f1igueralOuiShare
Javier CreusIdeas for Change
Xavier DengraAmical Wikimedia
Gemma DomenechTelecomunicacions i Societat de la Informaciu00f3 (Generalitat de Catalunya)
Mayo FusterIN3 u00b7 IGOPnet u00b7 P2PValue
David FranquesaeReuse u00b7 Reutilitza.cat
David Gu00f3mezAmical Wikimedia
Lucu00eda Hernu00e1ndezOuiShare
Mercu00e8 MorenoGoteo
Leandro NavarroeReuse u00b7 Pangea u00b7 Reutilitza.cat
Jordi Reynu00e9sAteneus de Fabricaciu00f3
Ramon RocaGuifi.net
Mercu00e8 RuaHolon
Enric SenabreDimmons
Joan SubiratsIGOP
Wouter TebbensFree Knowledge Institute u00b7 Digital DIY project
Guillaume TeyssieFabacademy