A Spanish test detects equine DNA
The Institute of Genomic Medicine (Imegen) is a Spanish biomedical company that has come up with the first test—the RapidFinder Equine ID Kit—which detects and quantifies equine DNA in foods. This Kit will be of great use in the current food crisis.
Spain participates in 64% of the world’s thermosolar projects
Spanish companies are maintaining their leadership position in the thermosolar sector, where they are involved in the development or construction of 2,037 MW of capacity outside of Spain; this represents 64% of the projects currently underway in the world
Técnicas Reunidas to upgrade a Russian refinery
The Spanish company will build a vacuum gasoil (VGO) deep conversion complex at a refinery located near the Russian city of Volgograd. This will enable producing diesel fuel with lower sulfur content.
Isofotón to supply more than 40 MW of photovoltaic capacity in Japan
The Spanish manufacturer will be a supplier and contributor to several projects in Japan, through the company’s local affiliate.
Spain participates in making the world’s most powerful electric car prototype
Spanish company Applus+ IDIADA has presented the prototype for the world’s most powerful electric car, possessing 1,000 HP and capable of speeds surpassing 300 km/h (186 miles/h).
A sensor that warns drivers before they fall asleep at the wheel
The company Ficosa, together with the Catalonia Bioengineering Institute and the Polytechnic University of Catalonia, have developed a mobile application that detects when a driver becomes sleepy at the wheel through inertial sensors and GPS data.
Acciona, Abengoa and Aqualia are nominated for Global Water Awards thanks to their contribution in the water sector
Acciona Agua has been nominated for the GWI (Global Water Intelligence) Global Water Awards 2013 together with Spanish companies Abengoa and Aqualia. This is a result of their contribution to the water sector’s international development during 2012.
A pioneering test for mobile payment systems in Spain
Telefónica, CaixaBank, and card manufacturer Gemalto have designed an application for making payments from mobile phones which was tested at the Mobile World Congress held in Barcelona, Spain. The test itself was pioneering due to its scope.
Spanish company InQBarna is revolutionizing parking systems
This firm has designed a pioneering platform for the city of Nice on the French Riviera, which incorporates new technologies into urban mobility. Its success has brought inquiries from other cities such as Moscow and Paris.
Iberdrola completes one of the most complex projects ever undertaken at a nuclear plant in Mexico
Iberdrola Ingeniería has finished work on one of the most ambitious projects ever undertaken in this field: the modernization of the Laguna Verde nuclear plant, located in the State of Veracruz.