Catalonia, a country of inventions and innovation

30 universal scientific and technological contributions

Until 30 June 2019

Catalonia is the birthplace of countless contributions in the fields of science and technology worldwide. These have been provided by the Catalan creators, inventors and scientists whose inventiveness has revolutionised fields such as navigation, the textile industry or medicine.

Scientific and technological contributions presented in the exhibition include inventions such as the astrolabe by Sunifred Llobet, the submarine by Narcís Monturiol, the electric telegraph by Francesc Salvà, and the pulse jet engine by Ramon Casanova, as well as the discoveries of scientists including doctor Josep Salvany, chemist Josep Roura, mathematician Ferran Sunyer or biochemist Joan Oró.