Research into strengths and weaknesses of the candidate cities to host the EMA headquarters, exposes bias in Spanish government’s treatment of Catalonia

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Research and scientific environment, university standards, as well as quality of life, are the main strengths of Barcelona. Weaknesses attributed to Barcelona bid are all within the remit of the Spanish government include number of European flights, % of Spanish economy dedicated to R&D, and Spain’s ranking in transparency and anti-corruption.