ITC and R&D agents share synergies to lead European projects

The Instituto Tecnológico de Canarias was visited by group of R&D project managers to promote the exchange of experiences and strengthen multilateral alliances in the field of knowledge.

The visit took place in the framework of an initiative lead by the Canary Islands Agency for Research, Innovation and the Information Society (ACIISI). Project managers were given an overview of the most important projects and initiatives of this Canary Islands public R&D&I centre The participants came from varied institutions, including the Fundación Canaria Parque Científico Tecnológico de la ULPGC, the University of La Laguna (ULL), the Fundación General de la Universidad de La Laguna (FGULL), the Canary Islands Health Service and the Institute’s Innovation area.

The participants took part to a guided visit of scientific and technological infrastructures, with an emphasis on the biotechnology, water, and renewable energies, sectors.

In the last year, ITC has seen its technological capacities and facilities boosted through three projects funded by the Canary Islands Government as part of the EU response to the Covid-19 pandemic, which are namely: BIOGREENFINERY to develop the first experiences in the Canary Islands of synthesis of fuels from green hydrogen obtained from renewable energies, DESALRO 2.0 focuses on designing a pilot desalination system with high energy efficiency, adapted to industrial scale, unique in the Canary Islands. BLUEACT aims to provide the Blue Biotechnology and Aquaculture Experimental Area of Pozo Izquierdo.

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