Esades’s business & knowledge park

Esade Creapolis is the first and only innovation park created by a business school with great international prestige. It was born to connect talent, knowledge and organizations of a very varied nature facilitating their access to the scientific and academic activity of Esade.


We connect talent though innovation

Esade Creapolis provides a creative and innovative space for companies and entrepreneurs to help them identify opportunities and add capabilities.
The goal is to generate ideas and develop solutions because of their added value as an innovation ecosystem. It is home to several organizations and is nurtured by the talent and knowledge of the Esade Business School.


Ideas are the raw material of innovation


Faithfulness in value propositions and projects


We create new methodologies and value


Open innovation is essential at Esade Creapolis


Key for attracting and retaining talent


There is a diversity within the team and clients


More than a decade connecting the academic world with business

Esade Creapolis was born more that 10 years ago to provide spaces and services for innovation that drive business development with a social impact and the progress of society.

50 Resident companies and entities

450 Professionals working in our offices

1569 Jobs generated through the Esade Creapolis activity

+230 Organizations connected to our innovative ecosystem

145 Startups accelerated by our programs

48 Collaboration agreements between companies located in our building and Esade or other universities

12 Current agreements with universities, research centers and other innovation agencies

27 Collaboration agreements between companies and resident entities


Creators of the innovative ecosystem

Meet the Esade Creapolis team who make progress possible in our mission: to connect people and organizations through innovation with a social and business impact.


Irem Erkin

Retail Forum Manager

Toni Garcia

Helpdesk and Systems Technician

Clara Ortiz

Entrepreneurship Manager

Oriol Alcoba

General Director

Jorge Mascaray

Asset & Facility Manager

Manel Gazo

Sustainability Manager

Àngels Baqué

Institutional Relations Manager

Andrea Arenas

Marketing & Communications Manager

Marc Milian

Director of Corporate Acceleration Services (Colaborator)

Marta Asensio

Finance Manager

Marta Carrió

Director of Innovation & Entrepreneurship

Urs Rothmayr

Corporate Acceleration Services (Colaborator)

Albert Rivero

Corporate Acceleration Services


These are our governing bodies

These are the governing bodies of Esade Creapolis project.

General Meeting of Shareholders

The Esade Creapolis hub has a General Shareholders’ Meeting made up of the following parties:

  • Esade Foundation
  • Empresa de Promoción y Localización Industrial de Catalunya, S.A.U. (“AVANÇA”)
  • Ajuntament de Sant Cugat
  • Sant Cugat Empresarial

Board of Directors

The Esade Creapolis hub gas a General Shareholders’ Meeting made up of the following parties:

  • Koldo Echebarría Aiznabarreta
    General Manager of Esade
  • Josep Franch Bullich
    Dean of Esade Business School
  • Antonio Delgado Planas
    Secretary general of Legal Services at Esade


Get to know our community

Esade Creapolis has an innovative and talented community made up of a variety of organizations (large corporations, SMEs, and startups) belonging to various types of sectors. Meet our residents, collaborators, and partners!