El Consorci per a la Normalització Lingüística i la Fundació puntCAT impulsen mesures per estendre l’ús del català a l’empresa i al comerç local

Joint awareness-raising sessions are the main focus of the collaboration agreement

25 July 2019

The president of the Consortium for Linguistic Normalisation (CPNL), Ester Franquesa, and the president of Fundació puntCAT, Carles Salvadó, have signed a collaboration agreement designed to encourage the use of Catalan in digital environments in local businesses and enterprises.

The objective of the agreement is to increase the presence of Catalan in business websites  by means of joint awareness-raising sessions of an informative as well as executive nature, with a particular focus on online linguistic resources.

08 July 2019
Desprotegides, malgrat tot | Fundació puntCAT

In this first six months of the year, 3 women have died in Catalonia in situations of violence against women. It is calculated that one out of every 16 women have been involved in a serious situation in the past year (201,210 in total).

28 June 2019
subscripció gratuïta EL TEMPS | Fundació puntCAT

EL TEMPS magazine turns 35 and wants to celebrate its anniversary with followers and users of the .cat domain. Thus, it offers a free six-month digital subscription.

26 June 2017
Entrevista filmincat

In 2007, at the distribution company Cameo we were sure that, one day, films would be distributed on the Internet, and we had to be ready. This is how Filmin, the first digital platform for films in the whole of Spain, was born. The same year saw the creation of Filmotech, EGEDA’s digital platform. And one year later came Youtube.

12 June 2017

We want to get to know companies, people and organisations who are committed to the .cat domain when making themselves known in the digital world. In this article, we interview Valentina Planas from La Incorrecta, a young company that views the role of language editors in a very personal way. The company is composed of a Catalan philologist, a graphic designer and a translator or, in other words, the sisters Valentina and Júlia Planas and Roser Bauza.

07 June 2017
L’Hospitalet de l’Infant i Vandellòs s'adhereixen al programa Comerçlocal.cat

The L’Hospitalet de l’Infant and La Vall de Llors Shopkeepers’ Association and the Vall de Llors Restaurant and Hotel Association have signed an agreement with Fundació puntCAT to enable the establishments in the municipality to join the Comerçlocal.cat scheme from 7 to 23 June.

30 May 2017
guanyadors webs al punt cat 2017

Friday 26 May was the day of the award ceremony for the 7th edition of the Webs al punt (Websites on .cat) competition, a project that fosters digital creation among secondary school and vocational training students.

17 May 2017

Coinciding with International Internet Day, Fundació puntCAT presents the puntCAT Observatory, an analysis of the evolution of the .cat domain shown in graph form. This publication, which will be presented on 17th May each year, aims to increase and expand on the information it provides, including the results of the new studies being conducted by Fundació puntCAT on the demand for Catalan on the Internet.

08 May 2017
54 comerços sallent web catala

During these four weeks, 54 shops in the area have requested their own website in Catalan with basic information about their business thanks to the comerçlocal.cat scheme. The scheme has been very well received among Sallent’s traders and shopkeepers – to the point that it has been extended for one more week in order to respond to all requests.

03 May 2017
Fundació puntcat amb el pacte nacional pel referèndum

Fundació puntCAT has announced its accession to the National Pact for the Referendum in accordance with the resolution passed on 26 April at the first meeting of the Foundation’s Board of Trustees following the appointment of Manel Sanromà as new chairman of the organisation.

This is the first action undertaken by Fundació puntCAT under the new management team to take a stance with Catalan society and the process being carried out at its heart, with the aim of “placing Fundació puntCAT at the service of Catalonia at such an important time”.

26 April 2017
trobada cens enitats foment llengua catalana

Carles Salvadó, representing Fundació puntCAT, also took part in the event, explaining the work carried out by the organisation for the promotion of the Catalan language in the field of technology.

06 April 2017

In order to publicise and promote the .barcelona Internet domain among the citizens of Barcelona, ​​we carried out a survey among them to find out whether our city is our domain.

The results debunked some of the stereotypes most deeply rooted among the people, such as that no locals ever visit the inside of the Sagrada Família (7 out of 10 have done so) or that they are completely focused on money: half of the people of Barcelona would never leave the city, not even if you doubled their salary.

04 April 2017

The vote of Fundació puntCAT's Board of Trustees to choose their new president was held in the afternoon of 4 April after the outgoing president Ricard Huguet, representing FemCAT, resigned due to FemCAT’s wish to make changes within institutions.

Ricard Huguet has been president of Fundació puntCAT since December 2011, when he replaced Salvador Alegret, who represented the Institute of Catalan Studies (Institut d’Estudis Catalans).