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Almería, home of the International Cooperative Conference

From 24 to 27 May 2016, The University of Almería will host the Annual Research Conference of the International Co-operative Alliance. With the slogan “New strategies: understanding and managing, cooperative transition and transformation”, the province show its powerful cooperative model. It is expected that internationally renowned speakers will attend all sessions, as well as professionals  … Read more

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Almeria, international leader in research and innovation in agriculture

The Institute for Agricultural and Fisheries Research and Training in Andalusia (IFAPA) has become an international leader in research and innovation in agriculture and fisheries. The work done by more than 300 researchers, who belong to this body under the Government of Andalusia, is an example for producers and researchers from around the world, who  … Read more

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For the first time in history: more than 30,000 hectares under plastic

Agriculture remains the cornerstone of the Almería economy, a stable and very safe bet, that continues to capture investments and to grow, year after year. An example of this is the fact, that an unprecedented milestone was reached in acreage of greenhouses, which for the first time in the 50 year history of the production  … Read more

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International companies get to know the market in Almería through the PITA prospecting service

In recent years, companies from the Netherlands, Israel and Sweden have penetrated the Almería market, with the help from the Science and Technology Park of Almería (PITA). The Park offers these prospecting services to both national and international companies. A company, guided by technicians of the Park, gets a busy schedule of meetings with potential  … Read more

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PITA reaches a turnover of 326 million Euros, and 1,722 workers

The Science and Technology Park of Almería (PITA) continues growing both in turnover and in number of employees in the last year. The companies based in the Park had a total turnover of more than 326 million Euros, and 1,722 workers. According to the data from the previous year, the economical growth is of 35%,  … Read more

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PITA shows the Qatar Science & Technology Park the innovation of its companies

Science and Technology Park of Almería (PITA) continues to carry out actions in the area of ​​internationalization with the aim of seeking new markets for the companies that are installed, in addition to positioning the Park in countries that are referents in the world economy. Last week, the PITA organized an inverse trade mission with  … Read more

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Students of the University of Salford get to know PITA

A group of students from the University of Salford (Manchester) have visited the Science and Technology Park of Almería (PITA). They are students of a graduate program called “European Business”, who complement their theoretical training with meetings with entrepreneurs from different economic sectors. The students have met with Iberveg and Conversion Talent, which are both  … Read more

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The Second National Symposium on Horticultural Engineering

The Horticultural Engineering Section of the Spanish Society for Horticultural Science (SECH), Cajamar, and the University of Almeria are putting the final touch to the organization of the Second National Symposium on Horticultural Engineering, devoted to automation and ICT in agriculture. This event has the support of the Science and Technology Park of Almeria (PITA),  … Read more