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Mateo Valero, Director of the Barcelona Supercomputing Center
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Fri, 05/22/2015 - 14:57
Mateo Valero, Mateo Valero, Director of the Barcelona Supercomputing Center
Business promotion, the driving force for Marca España
Fri, 05/22/2015 - 13:47
Public institutions and companies met at the 2nd Marca España Meeting to talk about the improved external image that Espinosa de los Monteros attributes to the structural change involved in the internationalization of national companies.
A robot capable of sensing situations
Fri, 05/22/2015 - 13:15
A research group from the Complutense University and Madrid Polytechnic University have developed a robot capable of seeing and dodging moving obstacles.
The work forms part of the PERFORM project, a European initiative for the implementation of control systems and treatment of neurodegenerative movement diseases
Thu, 05/21/2015 - 10:18
Researchers at Madrid Polytechnic University have created a system of 'wearable' and 'low-cost' sensors that issue an alert from the patient’s home if anomalies are detected.
Spain, Factory of Innovative Ideas
Wed, 05/20/2015 - 13:23
Spain has the largest network of company incubators in Europe, an essential infrastructure for the creation of start-ups.
Exploring the Future of Graphene
Tue, 05/19/2015 - 16:36
In Yecla, a family-run business is working to revolutionise the graphene market, a material set to change the world.
CSIC takes one further step in the fight against rare diseases
Tue, 05/19/2015 - 16:10
Spanish researchers find a new treatment for the Rendu-Osler-Weber syndrome, a condition that alters the quality of life of patients.
Spanish Patent Record in Europe
Tue, 05/19/2015 - 13:09
The European Patent Office (EPO) granted a total of 467 new registrations to Spanish firms in 2014, up 18% on the previous year and the highest ever annual figure.
Spanish wines: among the world’s best
Mon, 05/18/2015 - 17:29
Spain is the largest exporter of wine in the world and ranks third in terms of awarded wineries.
Ready for the Ryder Cup 2022
Mon, 05/18/2015 - 15:56
Spain wants to host the most important men’s golf competition in the world for a second time.
Closer to the Energy System of the Future
Mon, 05/18/2015 - 10:35
Three Electro-Mechanical Engineering undergraduates from Comillas University have taken away the award for the most innovative initiative at the Power Matrix event organised by Siemens.
The series that is all the rage is Spanish
Mon, 05/18/2015 - 10:10
The RTVE series, ‘The Ministry of Time’, is a huge hit on Internet and has raised interest from TV channels all over the world, including the American FOX.
Cepsa sets foot in Asia
Thu, 05/14/2015 - 15:28
The energy group strengthens its leading position in the global petrochemical industry opening its first plant in Shanghai.
Quality for competition in international markets
Wed, 05/13/2015 - 18:38
Spain has a full set of technical standards to certify product and service quality, thus facilitating entry to markets around the world.
New museums: Art sets eyes on Málaga
Wed, 05/13/2015 - 14:14
A short walk across the historic district of Picasso’s hometown is enough to come across Francis Bacon, Frida Kahlo, René Magritte, Alberto Giacometti, Wassily Kandinsky, Marc Chagall, Vincent Van Gogh, Claude Monet or Antoni Tàpies.
Spanish books conquer readerships around the world
Tue, 05/12/2015 - 18:30
Once again, the Spanish publishing industry had a strong presence in the book fairs in London, Bogotá and Buenos Aires.
Spanish Tourist Industry: 1st in the world in competitiveness
Fri, 05/08/2015 - 11:04
The Spanish tourist sector heads the World Economic Forum’s competitiveness ranking for the first time ever.
Montmeló: 25 years at the elite of Formula 1
Thu, 05/07/2015 - 11:33
The Spanish Grand Prix has attracted a total of 4.5 million spectators since its first edition in 1991. Its economic impact per event is estimated at around €200 million.
WOMAD, Cultural Melting Pot
Thu, 05/07/2015 - 11:08
Caceres hosts a new edition of the international festival par excellence of music from around the world.
A Coruña, Barcelona, Bilbao, Madrid, Malaga, Seville and Valencia are among the Top 50 “smartest” cities in Europe, according to the IESE Cities in Motion Index 2015
Thu, 05/07/2015 - 10:25
A Coruña, Barcelona, Bilbao, Madrid, Málaga, Sevilla y Valencia están entre las cincuenta ciudades más “inteligentes” de Europa, según el Índice IESE Cities in Motion 2015.
Infinity, the Galician strategy game that is triumphing around the world
Wed, 05/06/2015 - 17:11
Thanks to the success of the Infinity game, Corvus Belli has become the second miniatures company in Europe and the third in the United States.
Stem cells to treat knee osteoarthritis
Wed, 05/06/2015 - 10:59
A group of Spanish researchers has confirmed the suitability of the use of stem cells from donors in the treatment of knee osteoarthritis. The results of their work have been published in Transplantation, the leading international journal in the field of transplants and cell therapy.
The Spanish supercomputer is 10 years old
Tue, 05/05/2015 - 08:51
MareNostrum, the crown jewel of the Barcelona Supercomputing Center, is awaiting an upgrade which will once more place it among the top supercomputers in the world.
Little haute couture by Caquel
Mon, 05/04/2015 - 10:40
Raquel Arias started out quite by chance but almost five years later, her kidswear line has clients all over the world.
When Picasso was P. Ruiz
Mon, 05/04/2015 - 10:29
An exhibition in A Coruña features the first artistic steps of the immortal Spanish painter on the 120th anniversary of his first exhibition.
At the forefront of ‘cultural engineering’
Thu, 04/30/2015 - 16:02
Acciona Producciones y Diseño reaches a new milestone in the execution of major audiovisual projects with its presentation of the ‘Katara Plaza’ mega shopping, cultural and leisure complex.
Piel de Toro
Wed, 04/29/2015 - 10:14
The capital of Spain hosts one of the sporting events of the year: the Mutua Madrid Open 2015, the second most important clay tournament in the world, which will be held at the Caja Mágica from 1st to 10th May.
Álvaro Palacios, Man of the Year for the British Decanter Magazine
Tue, 04/28/2015 - 17:39
The wine producer, Álvaro Palacios has been named 'Man of the Year 2015' by the British wine magazine, Decanter, considered to be the Bible of wine journalism.
The flavour of Spain at the Expo Milano 2015
Tue, 04/28/2015 - 13:57
Under the slogan,`The Language of Flavour´it will focus on agri-food production, gastronomy and food cooperation.
Naffta, with its headquarters in Vigo, will be responsible for dressing the Spanish Davis Cup and Fed Cup teams.
Tue, 04/28/2015 - 13:45
Naffta, with its headquarters in Vigo, will be responsible for dressing the Spanish Davis Cup and Fed Cup teams.
The inside of a bulk wine vat at Virgen de las Viñas, in Tomelloso. Carlos Rosillo (EL PAÍS)
Spain in the Media
Mon, 04/20/2015 - 09:55
Millions of liters of Spanish reds and whites get exported for bottling in other countries.
The art of Spanish fashion is flaunted in Paris
Mon, 04/20/2015 - 09:02
The Spanish Embassy in the world’s fashion capital has hosted the second edition of Made in Spain: la mode au-delà des frontières, an exhibition with the most representative pieces from the 2015-2016 autumn-winter collections by top designers, artistically packaged in the historic diplomatic headquarters.
Spain to grow more than expected, says IMF
Thu, 04/16/2015 - 17:13
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has published its global growth forecast for 2015, where the growth prospects were revised up for Spain (+0.5% to 2.5% annual growth). As to 2016, growth is forecast at 2%, i.e. 0.2% higher than in the previous report.
Industria nuclear española, experiencia innovadora demandada en todo el mundo
Tue, 04/14/2015 - 18:27
One of the main characteristics of the Spanish nuclear industry is robust internationalisation. 60% to 80% activity is export-oriented, with participation in nuclear projects in 40 different countries.
La huella de los investigadores españoles en Marte
Mon, 04/13/2015 - 09:39
A team at the Catalonia Polytechnic University led by engineer Luis Castañer has developed a chip 100% made in Spain for the weather monitoring station in the Red Planet.
Tomate español: innovación y sabor
Fri, 04/10/2015 - 14:16
Raf and Kumato are two of the cultivars that reflect the good results obtained by Spanish firms bidding for R&D+i and biotechnology. Spain is the largest tomato exporter in the European Union.
Spanish hotels strengthen international expansion
Thu, 04/09/2015 - 16:23
Hotel chains like Meliá, Iberostar or Sercotel, global leaders in holiday travel, seek to strengthen their privileged position in Latin American countries and explore emerging markets like Asia.
Bq, Spanish technology for all
Wed, 04/08/2015 - 17:06
Bq and Limbika have come up with the first joint mobile application for users with reduced mobility made in Spain. The new app runs on Android and has no barriers whatsoever.
Rafa Nadal to publicise Spanish foods in international markets
Tue, 04/07/2015 - 11:04
The Spanish Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Environment has launched an international advertising campaign featuring tennis player Rafael Nadal. The campaign will run under the slogan, ‘Born in Spain, admired in the world’.
Easter in Spain: a unique, deeply-rooted tradition
Wed, 04/01/2015 - 18:11
Towns and villages across the country engage in processions and rites old and new that attract visitors from all over the world.