Renault Group has chosen Seville as the site for its only hybrid gearbox production centre in the world

Renault Group has chosen Seville as the site for its only hybrid gearbox production centre in the world

December 3, 2022

Renault Group has inaugurated in Seville, Andalusia, its only hybrid gearbox production centre in the world. This factory is also the model for an innovative circular economy project that is unique in Spain for recycling and renewing vehicles and components, prolonging their life, and reducing pollution.

 R&D&I accounted for the largest share of ERDF spending in Andalusia in 2021

R&D&I accounted for the largest share of ERDF spending in Andalusia in 2021

December 3, 2022

Research, technological development, and innovation accounted for a large part of the expenditure executed by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) in Andalusia in 2021, with a total of more than 293 million euros. Together with these data, it has been achieved that within the framework of the ERDF Operational Programme, the implementation of these funds has been very prominent in the promotion of research and innovation, in improving the competitiveness of SMEs, in initiatives to promote a low-carbon economy in all sectors and in promoting sustainable transport.

 4th December: Why is the Andalusian Flag Day?

4th December: Why is the Andalusian Flag Day?

The 4th of December has been since 1977 a symbolic date for andalusism due to the historic demonstrations that took place all over Andalusia in 1977 claiming for the autonomy of the region. That day where almost two million of citizens took the streets peacefully ended tragically in Malaga as a young worker, Manuel José García Caparrós, was shot dead after the police intervention. More than forty years later, the Andalusian government has given official recognition to that historic moment declaring the date as ‘Andalusian flag day’ for its importance in the later approval of Andalusia’s statute of autonomy.

 Extenda Global 2022, Andalusia’s annual foreign trade event, will be held on 16 and 17 November in Malaga

Extenda Global 2022, Andalusia’s annual foreign trade event, will be held on 16 and 17 November in Malaga

Extenda Global 2022, the annual event that brings together Andalusia’s foreign sector, will be held once again on 16 and 17 November at the Trade Fair and Congress Centre of Malaga (Fycma). The event, which is the largest international trade meeting organised in the region, will allow, as every year, Andalusian companies to find new business opportunities in the world through the development of B2B meetings with representatives of the markets they are interested in exploring in the 62 countries served by Extenda’s Foreign Network.

 Andalusian laboratories for advanced therapy drugs: the place where hope is created

Andalusian laboratories for advanced therapy drugs: the place where hope is created

Andalusia’s public health system has recently achieved a major milestone in improving the health of the population. Professionals from up to seven organisations linked to the Regional Ministry of Health and Families have for the first time successfully implanted personalised veins in a patient suffering from deep vein insufficiency.

 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 exports reached €14.113 billion in the first four months of the year

Andalusian exports reached €14.113 billion in the first four months of the year

Exports from Andalusia reached €14,113 million between January and April 2022, which is the highest figure recorded for the first four-month period of the year since there have been comparable records (1995). The increase recorded by the Spanish average was 23.2%. International sales grew by 27.7% in April to €3,914 million.

 The Lynxconnect programme publishes the new lynx census in Andalusia, which reaches 522 specimens

The Lynxconnect programme publishes the new lynx census in Andalusia, which reaches 522 specimens

The population of the Iberian lynx in Andalusia has reached a new historic record with 522 specimens, a figure that consolidates the community as a benchmark in the conservation of this emblematic species. This is reflected in the census published this Friday, prepared by the staff of the Junta de Andalucía attached to the Iberian Lynx Recovery Plan and members of the CBD-Habitat Foundation, which indicates that the population of this feline has grown by 16 specimens, which is 3.1% more than in 2020.

 Andalusian researchers describe the potential of a molecule as a drug for type 1 diabetes

Andalusian researchers describe the potential of a molecule as a drug for type 1 diabetes

Researchers from the Fundación Progreso y Salud have published in the journal iScience their latest findings on the potential of the molecule BL001 – discovered and patented by themselves – as a possible therapy for type 1 diabetes, a disease for which there is currently no cure.

 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.