Two Spanish companies discover keys for the new agriculture
Gogarsa and New Growing Systems, companies from Almería, join their technologies in order to revolutionize the construction of greenhouses and farming systems.
Incita promotes a new model for banking management
The Scientific Institute of Innovation and Applied Technologies (Incita) is developing the first international core banking research project, centralized and managed through cloud computing.
PAL develops the most advanced humanoid robot designed for public service
REEM has a touchscreen, a face recognition system, an autonomous navigation system and is capable of speaking. With all this, it can serve as a guide in trade shows, hotels, hospitals, museums and airports.
Iberdrola develops the world’s first underwater turbine
It will be installed in Scotland at depths of between 60 and 200 meters, to take advantage of the power from sea currents.
Spain will be home to a center for the European navigation system Galileo
It will begin operating in 2014 in Madrid, joining those already in place in Italy and Germany.
The first images of Japan after the tsunami come from a Spanish satellite
Deimos-1, orbiting at an altitude of 670 kilometers, captured photographs between three and four hours after the catastrophe.
NASA commissions Spain to recreate Mars on Earth
The advanced optical applications of ITMA have caught the eye of the US space agency.
ICMA develops an oven with laser technology for ceramics that are used in construction
The Aragon Institute of Materials Science (ICMA) has developed a new method for manufacturing structural ceramics, applying laser technology in the firing phase. In this way energy consumption and the emission of greenhouse gases are reduced.
Arteixo Telecom leads a pioneering project in ICT applications for transport
The new technology enables simultaneous transmission by more than one means, improving communications during trips.
Spain’s Vaxtor brings the third dimension to mobile phones
It’s already possible to record video with any mobile phone camera, as long as it’s high definition. The Spanish company Vaxtor has developed an application, called VaxRecon3D, which allows recording video on a mobile in 3D.