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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Cave paintings found in Cantabria, older than those in Altamira

A team at the Museum of Prehistory and Archaeology of Cantabria has recently found prehistoric paintings in four caves that are 20,000 to 30,000 years old, which makes them older than the paintings in Altamira.

Spanish Civil Guard trains French Gendarmerie in fight against terrorism

The Spanish Civil Guard is giving counter-terrorism training to 120 members of the French Gendarmerie at the Young Civil Guard School in Valdemoro, Madrid.

Juanjo Oliva Autumn/Winter 2017/18 fashion show at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Madrid. Photo: EFE/J. J. Guillén. (EFE)

From 14 to 19 September, Madrid is playing host to the 66th Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Madrid, the premier international showcase of Spanish fashion, featuring 47 brands and designers.

UPC students to launch nanosatellite into space

A team from Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya are launching CubeCat 4 in 2019 – a miniaturised satellite developed at the NanoSat Lab for Earth observation and space research.

Big step towards lung cancer cure

Researchers at Centro de Investigación Biomédica de La Rioja have found that blocking beta-3 integrin, a protein that has a role in cancer cell invasion, inhibits metastasis in lung cancer.

Top chefs like Mario Sandoval and Íñigo Urrechu got together with the paediatricians at Rey Juan Carlos University Hospital to create Pequerrecetas, an initiative aimed at promoting healthy eating and the Mediterranean diet among little patients.

CHEOPS, the habitable planet hunter from Spain

Airbus Spain leads the European Space Agency mission studying extrasolar planets using ultra-high precision photometry. The satellite, almost 100% made in Spain, will be launched from French Guiana in late 2018.