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 […]

 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 attends World Travel Market confident of achieving full recovery by 2022

Andalusia attends World Travel Market confident of achieving full recovery by 2022

November 5, 2021

The President of the Government of Andalusia, Juanma Moreno, and the Vice President and Regional Minister of Tourism, Regeneration, Justice and Local Administration, Juan Marín, have pointed out this week, during the inauguration of the Andalusia pavilion at the World Travel Market in London, that this community is ready and fashionable to attract foreign investment, continue to attract tourists and achieve full economic recovery in the field of tourism in 2022 to generate greater possibilities in the field of progress, employment and welfare.

 The Andalusian ICT sector records 9.8% growth in the first half of the year

The Andalusian ICT sector records 9.8% growth in the first half of the year

October 14, 2021

The Minister for Economic Transformation, Industry, Knowledge and Universities of the Government of Andalusia, Rogelio Velasco, recently highlighted the growing trend in ICT activities in Andalusia, with an increase of 9.8% and a 7.6% growth in the number of companies registered with the Social Security in the first half of this year.

 Andalusia shows its innovative potential at Smart Agrifood Summit

Andalusia shows its innovative potential at Smart Agrifood Summit

Extenda-Andalucía Exports and Foreign Investment organised the participation of a dozen Andalusian firms in the Smart Agrifood Summit, the leading meeting in the industry for the creation of innovation ecosystems in the European agri-food sector, which was held between 30 September and 1 October at the Trade Fairs and Congress Centre in Malaga. This is a new area of innovative business linked to the agri-food complex in which Andalusia has exported 147 million euros between January and July 2021, with a growth of 16.2%, its second-best figure in history.

 Andalusia will produce 1,050,300 tonnes of olive oil in the 2021-2022 season

Andalusia will produce 1,050,300 tonnes of olive oil in the 2021-2022 season

September 23, 2021

Olive grove production next season will exceed one million tonnes of olive oil (1,050,300 tonnes) and 5.25 million tonnes of olives for milling in 2021-2022. In the case of oil, this quantity represents a reduction of 5.5% compared to 2020-2021 and a decrease of 4.5% compared to the average of the last five seasons. This was announced by the Minister of Agriculture, Livestock, Fisheries, and Sustainable Development of the Government of Andalusia, Carmen Crespo in Expoliva.

 These are the 31 Andalusian companies shortlisted for the Alas Awards for internationalisation

These are the 31 Andalusian companies shortlisted for the Alas Awards for internationalisation

September 16, 2021

A total of 31 companies from the eight provinces of the region will compete for the Alas Awards for the Internationalisation of Andalusian Companies, organised and awarded by Extenda-Andalucía Exports and Foreign Investment.

 Andalusia leads agri-food exports in first half of the year, with 23.4% of Spain’s total

Andalusia leads agri-food exports in first half of the year, with 23.4% of Spain’s total

September 9, 2021

Andalusia leads agri-food exports in the first half of 2021 with 23.4% of Spain’s total and almost 7,000 million euros sold on the foreign market. This means that one out of every four euros of agri-food products exported from the country, in the period from January to June 2021, originates from the Andalusian region.

 II Global Business Trip: 40 Andalusian technology companies to be promoted in the Chilean and Mexican markets

II Global Business Trip: 40 Andalusian technology companies to be promoted in the Chilean and Mexican markets

September 2, 2021

The Regional Ministry of Economic Transformation, Industry, Knowledge and Universities and the Andalusian Council of Chambers of Commerce has selected the 40 technology companies that will participate in the second edition of the Global Business Trip, which aims to promote business opportunities for the Andalusian ICT sector in the markets of Mexico and Chile. The programme, which this year takes place in a virtual format due to the COVID-19 pandemic, begins training in internationalisation and marketing for the participating companies on 13 September.

 The creation of companies in Andalusia grows with 1,317 new ones

The creation of companies in Andalusia grows with 1,317 new ones

Andalusia registered the creation of 1,317 companies in July, 3.1% more than those registered in the provincial mercantile registers in the same month in 2020. These are data provided by the Institute of Statistics and Cartography of Andalusia (IECA). According to this information, the capital subscribed for their incorporation exceeded 63.7 million euros, 125.6% higher […]