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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Researchers at the University of Seville lead the development of an optical technology for the rapid detection of COVID-19
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 […]
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.
The work of the Andalusian public health system has positioned the autonomous community at the forefront of genomic sequencing of coronavirus at the national level. Currently, 13,880 coronavirus samples have been sequenced, which represents 59.3% of what has been sequenced in the whole country, according to data from the SeqCovid project.
Extenda has organised a trade mission to the Arab Health fair, the most important medical-hospital sector fair in the Middle East and the second-largest exhibition of the industry in the world. Five Andalusian companies participated in its 46th edition, which was held in a blended format, four of them both online and in-person at the […]
Professionals from the Clinical Bioinformatics Area of the Progress and Health Foundation have participated in a national multicentre study to determine the incidence and prevalence of paediatric interstitial pneumopathies, a specific group of rare diseases.