Andalusia participates in a project against the digital divide for people with intellectual disabilities

Andalusia participates in a project against the digital divide for people with intellectual disabilities

The Regional Ministry of Health and Families of the Government of Andalusia and the Andalusian Health Service (SAS) are research partners in the Digi-ID programme, a pan-European project whose main aim is to educate in digital skills to achieve better health outcomes and promote the social inclusion of adults with intellectual disabilities.

 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.

 Researchers at the University of Cadiz develop an “electronic nose” to measure the quality of petrol

Researchers at the University of Cadiz develop an “electronic nose” to measure the quality of petrol

A research team from the University of Cadiz has applied two different artificial intelligence tools to compare the precision in the quality control process of petrol and classify it according to its capacity for self-combustion. Specifically, an ‘electronic nose’, designed by the same team of experts to detect the remains of flammable liquids in a fire, and infrared have been used to discriminate between the two most commercially available types of petrol.

 Aerospace & Defence Meetings-ADM Seville 2022 will promote the internationalisation of aerospace startups and the opening to Latin America

Aerospace & Defence Meetings-ADM Seville 2022 will promote the internationalisation of aerospace startups and the opening to Latin America

Aerospace and Defence Meetings-ADM Seville 2022, now consolidated ten years after its launch as the most important business event in the aerospace sector in southern Europe, will be held from 7 to 9 June at Fibes. Its sixth edition includes as new features the creation of an area called AeroLabs, aimed at promoting the internationalisation of aerospace startups, and another dedicated to the Latin American market and its opportunities, which will also have a specific panel of conferences.

 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.