Andalusian scientific research on vitamin D and COVID-19, among the 100 most downloaded in 2021

Andalusian scientific research on vitamin D and COVID-19, among the 100 most downloaded in 2021

A scientific publication by Andalusian researchers, specifically from the Clinical Bioinformatics Area of the Progreso y Salud Foundation, is among the 100 most downloaded publications of 2021 out of a total of more than 24,500 scientific articles, according to the journal Scientific Reports, from the Nature publishing group.

 Andalusia sends a consignment of 83,320 units of medicines to Ukraine

Andalusia sends a consignment of 83,320 units of medicines to Ukraine

This month, the Regional Ministry of Health and Families sent a shipment of 83,320 units and 7,200 kilos of medicines to Ukraine. The total amount of this donation is estimated at 218,035.37 euros. This consignment of medicines will be sent through the Ministry of Health of the Spanish Government to meet the health needs of this war zone.

 The Government of Andalusia protects the traditional art of falconry as an Asset of Cultural Interest (BIC)

The Government of Andalusia protects the traditional art of falconry as an Asset of Cultural Interest (BIC)

The Regional Ministry of Culture and Historical Heritage of the Government of Andalusia, through the Directorate General of Historical and Documentary Heritage, has initiated the procedure to register falconry in Andalusia as an Asset of Cultural Interest (BIC, Bien de Interés Cultural), with the typology of Activity of Ethnological Interest, as it has specific and specific values in this region, both historical, ethnological, artistic, social and for the protection of the natural environment.

 Researchers at the University of Seville lead the development of an optical technology for the rapid detection of COVID-19

Researchers at the University of Seville lead the development of an optical technology for the rapid detection of COVID-19

February 21, 2022

A team of Spanish researchers, coordinated by the University of Seville, has published the first results of detecting the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 using new optical technology. This tool could potentially be used as a rapid and easy-to-implement mass screening method. This new technology, whose first results are reported in the journal Scientific Reports, from […]

 Andalusia achieved record exports in 2021: €34,552 million and a growth of 24.2%

Andalusia achieved record exports in 2021: €34,552 million and a growth of 24.2%

February 19, 2022

Andalusia closed 2021 with the best export record since comparable data has been available (1995), 34,552 million euros, which represents a year-on-year growth of 24.2%, up to 3 points above the national average increase, which stood at 21.2%. Imports amounted to 33.194 billion euros, up 34.5%, resulting in a surplus of 1.358 billion euros in […]

 Industrial turnover in Andalusia rises 31.2% year-on-year in September

Industrial turnover in Andalusia rises 31.2% year-on-year in September

November 28, 2021

The Industrial Turnover Index (ITI) in Andalusia increased by 31.2% year-on-year in September, 1.1 points more than in the previous month and more than double that at the national level (12.5%), making a total of seven consecutive months of increase. This is the result of the ‘Weekly Economic Observatory of the Andalusian Regional Government’ presented […]

 R&D expenditure in Andalusia exceeds 1,627 million in 2020, an increase of 5.8%

R&D expenditure in Andalusia exceeds 1,627 million in 2020, an increase of 5.8%

November 28, 2021

R&D expenditure in Andalusia reached 1,627.2 million euros in 2020, which is 5.8% more than the previous year, the highest increase in the last decade. This figure places the region in third place nationally behind only Madrid (4,253 million euros) and Catalonia (3,619 million euros). This increase is the highest of all Spanish regions, followed […]

 The Andalusian town of Sanlúcar de Barrameda is chosen as Spanish Capital of Gastronomy

The Andalusian town of Sanlúcar de Barrameda is chosen as Spanish Capital of Gastronomy

November 20, 2021

Sanlúcar de Barrameda has been elected Spanish Capital of Gastronomy 2022. The Andalusian town will hold the title of the largest gastronomic promotion platform in the country. The award is part of the programme of commemorative actions for the 5th Centenary of the First Round the World Voyage by Magellan and Elcano. The public support, […]

 This is the 100% Andalusian drone that fights COVID-19

This is the 100% Andalusian drone that fights COVID-19

November 14, 2021

The Advanced Centre for Aerospace Technologies (CATEC) and the Sevillian company Airvant have developed the PrevenZAL project, which consists of the design of a drone to disinfect critical spaces in the logistics sector in a short time and an automated manner. This drone, which will be used by Correos at its logistics centre in Malaga, has represented a technological breakthrough as it is an effective solution for future outbreaks of COVID-19 that may arise.

 Andalusia reaches 245,197 registered companies and now exceeds pre-pandemic figures

Andalusia reaches 245,197 registered companies and now exceeds pre-pandemic figures

November 14, 2021

In October of this year, Andalusia has exceeded the number of companies registered with the Social Security corresponding to the pre-pandemic period by adding 245,197 entities, compared to the 241,130 registered in the same month of 2019. These data have been provided by the latest data from the IECA (Institute of Statistics and Cartography of […]