Malaga will become the next 8 and 9 February in the main seat of I + D + i in Spain. Transfer, the first European Forum for Science, Technology and Innovation, meet at the Trade Fair and Congress Center of Malaga (FYCMA) representatives of 30 research groups from Spanish universities, 60 percent of the total, which will show more than 250 projects leading national companies in this field.
The meeting, which is designed to enhance networking and generating business contacts, meet the scientific and technological supply with business demand, belonging to the agri-food, energy, healthcare, telecommunications, environment, transport and tourism infrastructure and services with the objective to connect the main agents of R & D + i.
The more than 100 research groups that participate in the meeting in addition to the presence of 13 Spanish university Campus of Excellence and more than 30 parks and scientific and technological expertise of Spain, “making the event a unique opportunity to capture talent and providing companies with the tools needed to improve their competitiveness, “from the floor indicated Malaga in a statement.
Transfer research projects bring together a wide thematic and enterprise applications. In the area of health, is this device that can improve disease diagnosis, along with other research related to stem cells, weight control or reduced mobility.
Telecommunications, infrastructure and transport are other topics of this forum. Design software, people locator services, telephony and wireless networks, augmented reality, cloud computing, aeronautical structures and development of railway technology are some of the projects that will have a place in this sector.
For its part, the energy and environment, researchers will report on their progress in energy efficiency, renewable energy, waste treatment and environmental engineering, among others. In the agro-food sector, will present projects related to technology applied to food, development of new products, functional foods and detection systems of insects and pests.
Finally, in the service sector and tourism, will be displayed on advertising research geolocated, mobile applications, social analysis, ebooks and online marketing.
The event is a “unique opportunity” to exploit synergies between the research sector and technological development, since, besides knowing the range of the projects, business representatives will have the opportunity to translate their concerns to the university community to have into account the expectations and the actual demands of the market and can respond to them.
The funding organizations of the forum are the Association of ICT Sector, Communications and the Digital Content (Ametic), the National Association of Spanish BICs (Ances), Andalusia Tech, the Association of Science and Technology Parks of Spain (APTE) the city of Malaga, the Andalusian Technology Corporation (ATC), the Center for Industrial Technological Development (CDTI) and the Conference of Rectors of Spanish Universities (CRUE).
Also Entrepreneurs Information Technology and Communication of Andalusia (ETICOM), the Spanish Federation of Technological Centres in Spain (Fedit), Genome Spain, International Association of Science Parks (IASP), the Andalusian Knowledge of the Andalusian , Malaga Valley, the Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness, Technology Network of Andalusia (RETA) and the University of Malaga (UMA).