Before the European Parliament, Finnova Foundation presented a biomimetic drone developed by the Spanish company Kowat, a sustainable application of this type of unmanned vehicles to the agricultural business.
Spanish companies started going international in the 1970s, and the internationalisation process has sped up since Spain joined the European Union. Law firms have crossed Spanish borders too.
February saw the opening of ESA BIC Madrid, the second business incubation centre administered by the European Space Agency (ESA) in Spain, which was created to take advantage of Spain’s entrepreneurial potential and to transfer aerospace technology to everyday life.
From 7 to 9 March, IFEMA Madrid is hosting the 5th World ATM Congress, an international forum that attracted more than 7000 trade members and 200 big companies in the aviation industry last year.
Pili Carrera, Fina Ejerique, Irulea and Amaia Kids are the labels the children of European royal families like to wear.
Over 60 experts from 30 European institutes met earlier this month in Madrid at a PERASPERA meeting. PERASPERA is an EU programme that coordinates the Strategic Research Cluster in Space Robotics Technology. Four of the six building blocks in this programme are headed by Spanish engineers.
Banco Santander, Zara, BBVA, Movistar, Iberdrola y Repsol son las seis marcas españolas que aparecen entre las 500 más valiosas del mundo según el ranking que elabora cada año la consultora británica Brand Finance.
The production of chestnuts is undergoing international expansion. Spanish chestnuts are exported to 60 countries, as they are considered among the best in the world due to their extraordinary flavour.
The 10th Madrid Excelente Awards to Customer Trust rewarded management quality and customer satisfaction in Atento, Santalucía, Gredos San Diego, Santa María de la Hispanidad school, La Máquina restaurant, Tecisa 74 and umivale.
ICEX España Exportación e Inversiones will make Spanish companies visible in 47 official pavilions (FPO) and 65 Spain spaces (EESP) to be set up in more than 100 international trade shows in 2017. Half these events will take place in USA, China, Germany or France.
SENER and Thales Alenia Space have signed a ground-breaking agreement to develop and implement a leading programme in the Spanish tech industry, focusing on optical payloads for space missions.
A report published by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation in collaboration with Marca España points out that Spanish companies are leaders in the development of integrated water treatment technology.
493 Spanish firms have been granted Seals of Excellence in Spain and Europe. This places our country atop the list made by the European Foundation for Quality Management (EFQM), far away from the second best, UK.
The 7th Spain Investors Day is gathering 39 Spanish firms (including several Ibex 35 leaders) and about 150 big international investors to discuss business opportunities in Spain. The meeting is taking place at the Ritz Hotel and the Madrid Stock Exchange on 10 and 11 January.
The top-quality Christmas lights from Spanish firm Ilméx can be found in numerous major cities, New York being one of them.
Spain produces around 30,000 tons of high-quality honey a year, most of which is sold abroad.