Neiker-Tecnalia develops new greenhouse soils using sludge and metallurgical waste
The Basque Institute for Agricultural Research and Development, Neiker-Tecnalia, has developed new types of artificial soils to be used as greenhouse substrates.
The green home that generates more energy than it uses
Spanish company Egoin is developing a home that is up to ten times more energy efficient than conventional homes and, in addition, generates twice as much energy as is consumed inside it.
A Spanish company designs an unmanned spy plane
Aerovisión has developed ‘Fulmar’, an unmanned aerial vehicle that can take pictures from an altitude of 3,400 meters and which makes it the perfect spy plane.
Ikusi leads an innovative technology for traffic management
The Eagle Traffic Data system developed by this Spanish company distinguishes heavy vehicles from passenger cars, identifies license places, foresees traffic jams and quantifies traffic density.
Spanish renewable energy infrastructure triumphs around the world
Spanish companies have installed capacity of 9,200 MW outside of Spain, more than 40% of which is in the United States.
Virtual walls allow dissecting a brain in 3D
A group from the Universidad Politècnica de Catalunya has created a virtual wall that allows displaying and interacting with the motor of a car or parts of the body in three dimensions.
Jeanologia saves 15 million liters of water daily in garment finishing, thanks to G2 technology
Spanish company Jeanologia, specialized in garment finishing, saves 15 million liters of water daily thanks to its G2 technology. Used in 150 of its machines around the world, this savings is equal to the consumption of around 75,000 people.
Tecnova uses ultraviolet light to disinfect vegetables
The Foundation for Auxiliary Technologies for Agriculture (Tecnova) in Almería (the south of Spain) has been able to reduce crop damage in vegetables such as zucchini and eggplant by 20% to 50% using ultraviolet radiation.
Iberdrola takes its plan for smart grids to the USA
The Spanish electric utility has installed 550,000 smart meters in the state of Maine, to serve 600,000 customers.
CAF also looks toward Mecca and manufactures trains for Saudi Arabia
Spanish rolling stock manufacturer CAF will design five trains for SAR (Saudi Railway Company) and four for the Saudi Railways Organization (SRO), the same entity which awarded the huge Mecca-Medina railway contract.