Institute IMDEA Networks' Third Annual Workshop will bring together experts from around the world to investigate a holistic approach to studying and developing the potential of the Internet, with a focus on social networking
By sharing antennas, cellphone companies could save big on energy bills and carbon footprints. But can they stop competing long enough to get along?
Their Royal Highnesses Felipe and Letizia, the Prince and Princess of Asturias, presided the Madrid presentation of the Prince of Girona Foundation (Fundación Príncipe de Girona) in one of a series of activities designed to promote the goals and mission of the Foundation. Similar activities have already been held in Girona itself, Seville, Zaragoza and Bilbao. The event was addressed by the eminent cardiologist and Prince of Asturias prize winner, Dr. Valentí Fuster. Three scientists from Institute IMDEA Networks - Dr. Albert Banchs, Dr. Sergey Gorinsky and Dr. Gianluca Rizzo - were invited to take part.
Institute IMDEA Networks is to stage a one-day Open House inviting young people to explore career paths in networking research, find out more about the Institute and gain hands-on research experience through participatory activities.
Institute IMDEA Networks has thrown its support behind Researchers’ Night, held in different European Union cities to bring science to the people.
Researchers' Night is a festive event covered by the PEOPLE Programme, 7th European Framework Programme, to be held in more than 250 European cities on the night of 24th September 2010.
Spain has grown more than the rest of Europe over the past years, but the country is now forced to transform its economy into a sustainable model. The Director of the official body promoting innovation amongst companies states that the Government already started this process back in 2004 by pledging its firm commitment to R+D+i.
Arturo Azcorra acted as Director of IMDEA Networks from its inception until very recently, when he was appointed as Director General of Technology Transfer and Business Development within the Ministry of Science and Innovation.
He has been interviewed by Madrimasd about the national strategy for innovation. We reproduce here the full text of this interview published on March 10th.
The senses of smell and touch have also arrived in virtual reality. New devices are being produced for that very purpose, and Dr. Nicolas Georganas has announced some of them, in San Sebastian.