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“Our students carry out virtual cataract operations”

7 May 2009 - 12:00am -- imdea

The expert in virtual reality ended his tour of research centres at Ikerlan

He filled the conference room of the Faculty of Information Technology and toured the technological centres of Gipuzkoa such as CEIT, Vicontech and Ikerlan with great satisfaction. “Some very important work is being done in the Basque Country”, he said. The engineer Nicolas D. Georganas, lecturer and researcher of the University of Ottawa, asserts that advances in virtual reality will bring together many specialities.

Telecomunications in Tele-medicine and in medical Tele-mentoring: The Importance of capturing and transmitting the Feeling of “Touch” over Networks

24 March 2009 - 12:00am -- imdea

Dream, reality or necessity? In 2001, a trans-atlantic tele-robotic surgery, code-named Lindbergh, was performed from NY by Drs. Jacques Marescaux (the principal surgeon) and Dr. Michel Gagner on a 68 year old French patient in Strassbourg, France, through a robotic device there. France Telecom provided the highest quality, private high-speed ATM network. Following the success of “Lindbergh”, Dr. Mehran Anvari (the world-renown surgeon) operated from Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, and guided Dr. Craig McKinley in his operating room in North Bay, 340 km away in the North of Ontario, performing a surgical procedure with the help of high-speed lines provided by Bell Canada. These tele-robotic surgical operations demonstrate the need of providing expert health service in an emergency in a remote region of a country, and the power of telecommunication networks that carry both the video for patient observation and robotic control signals.

IMDEA Networks joins the Spanish e-Science Network (Red Española de e-Ciencia)

22 October 2008 - 12:00am -- imdea

IMDEA Networks has become a new member of the Spanish e-Science Network. E-Science aims to organize, coordinate and drive the development of scientific activity in Spain. It involves the collaborative use by various research groups of geographically distributed resources and infrastructure connected via the internet.

Jornada Ciencia Empresa: Tecnologías de las Comunicaciones

19 June 2008 - 12:00am -- imdea

El sexto mes del año acoge el Foro de Ciencia y Tecnología madri+d dedicado, en esta ocasión, a las Tecnologías de las Comunicaciones. El día 26 de junio tendrá lugar la Jornada Ciencia y Empresa que reunirá al sector académico y empresarial de esta área para que ambas partes nos proporcionen una visión de sus interrelaciones.

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Spanish Research is given another boost in the European Union's 2nd Conference for The Marco VII Programme

24 January 2008 - 12:00am -- imdea

The expertise of Spanish research groups are beginning to spill over into the private sector thanks to new European initiatives. Projects, such as EUROINGENIO and IMDEA Networks, which promote the mutual and continuous exchange of knowledge, are transferring to Spanish companies the tremendous success that has recently been observed in its R&D sector.

Tribuna – Arturo Fernández: Universities and Businesses

27 August 2007 - 12:00am -- imdea

We live in a globalised world in which the generation of knowledge is the essential raw material for the creation of wealth. This fact, so often repeated, is so evident that developing countries such as China and India already invest as much as developed countries in the generation of new scientific knowledge. They are developing structures to transform this knowledge into technology, which later will be applied by businesses in new processes, products and services considered innovative by the markets.

Aguirre announces ten science institutes in next term of office

6 July 2006 - 12:00am -- imdea

Esperanza Aguirre's government plan to invest 300 million euros in opening ten institutes of science and technology in the region in their next term of office, if they win the regional elections in May 2007. The regional president made the announcement yesterday as she presented the Madrid Institute of Advanced Studies (IMDEA), which will coordinate the ten future centres.

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