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14 Spanish firms stand among the most sustainable in the world

As many as 14 Spain-based companies are ranked in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index, evaluating sustainability and social responsibility in a variety of sectors.

First Hyperloop test track in Valencia

Students at Universitat Politècnica de València are building their own development centre to improve their supersonic transportation prototype.

WorldSkills: Promoting excellence in education and training

The world’s greatest skills competition, promoted by Spain in 1950, is taking place in Abu Dhabi from 15 to 18 October.

Shopping tourism takes Spain’s image to a new height

The High Commissioner for Marca España, Carlos Espinosa de los Monteros, participated in the 3rd Shopping Tourism & Economy Summit, held in Madrid, where shopping tourism and its impact on the image of Spain overseas were discussed.

Rafael Moneo awarded prestigious art prize in Japan

Rafael Moneo is the first Spanish architect to be awarded the Praemium Imperiale, Japan’s most important prize for architecture. He was selected in recognition of his careful building designs, in harmony with the city landscape and the environment.

Social responsibility, a key asset in Spanish business competitiveness

Representatives of Spanish firms were gathered by Forética, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Marca España to discuss the Business and Human Rights National Action Plan.

Spanish Language Observatory at Harvard: fifth anniversary

The Observatory at the prestigious Harvard University has become a reference centre in USA, promoting the use of the Spanish language and the knowledge of the Spanish culture.

4th Marcathlon, a race for innovation and copyrights

The City of Madrid, the Spanish Patent and Trademark Office, and the Spanish Trademark Association are organising a 5.2km race and a children’s gymkhana at the AZCA Gardens to raise awareness of the importance of copyrights.

Introducing the Spanish National Science Team 2017

The most prominent researchers from Spain attended the Science and Innovation Gala 2017, an event sponsored by Marca España.

A worker at a car manufacturing plant in Martorell, Barcelona. Photo: EFE/Marta Pérez. (EFE)

Iran has become one of the most interesting Middle East countries for the automotive industry. In 2016, Spanish exports to this market were worth 22 million euro, a figure that is expected to be higher this year.

Seville to host World Congress of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences in 2020

Every year, the event gathers more than 3000 professionals from over 100 countries around the world to discuss the future of the pharmaceutical industry.

Thirteen Spanish firms are taking part in the European mission Copernicus. Photo: ESA/ATG MediaLab.

The Spanish Association of Technology Companies for Defence, Aeronautics and Space (TEDAE) has organised ‘El espacio abierto’ (Open Space), an event where experts discussed the benefits the aerospace sector brings to society.

The Teatro Real opera house celebrates its 200th birthday with an extraordinary programme

Madrid’s opera house is celebrating the 20th anniversary of its re-opening and its 200th birthday with a programme including Lucio Silla, Die Soldaten, Carmen, Aida and Gloriana.

Caro y Cuervo: 75 years taking good care of the Spanish language in Colombia

The Colombian language institute celebrated its anniversary in a ceremony at the Instituto Cervantes headquarters in Madrid.

Marca España and World Heritage Cities in Spain now have an alliance.

Marca España and the Group of UNESCO World Heritage Cities in Spain will work together to publicise the rich cultural heritage of the 15 Spanish cities on the list of UNESCO Word Heritages Sites.

Diversification, quality and sustainability distinguish Spain as a tourist destination

The driving force of the Spanish economy attracts record numbers of tourists – nearly 47 million in the first seven months of the year –, generating revenues for 49,119 million euro.