ATTRACT initiative - the call for breakthrough projects is open

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ATTRACT is a pioneering initiative that will bring together the industrial community and the basic research within Europe, leading the future in sensors, detectors and imaging technologies.

This project will count with 17M€ to support up to 170 breakthrough ideas, and the call for researchers, entrepreneurs and companies to present their ideas and projects in such fields has been opened on August 1st, ending on October 31st 2018.

 INEUSTAR is part of this program, and through its General Management, the Association is part of ATTRACT's PAC (Project Advisory Comittee).


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Science Industry conferences and work meetings at Tenerife

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During July 5th and 6th, INEUSTAR celebrated at Tenerife the "Jornadas de la Industria de la Ciencia" that, on the first day, held conferences from local experts in Astronomy and Space Sciences, Medicine and Medical Equipment and Micro and Nanosatellites. Moreover, experts from ZEC, INtech and IACTEC also informed the assistants about the advantages and opportunities that exist nowadays in Tenerife and its influence zone.

On the second day, some visits and work meetings were organized in La Palma island, during which several IAC Observatories were visited at the Roque de Los Muchachos.



IX Meeting on Space Telecoms

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The International Menéndez Pelayo University (UIMP) held the IX Meeting on Space Telecommunications on June 28th and 29th, which was organized by Hispasat. High representatives of the major companies in the sector (national and international) analyzed the role of the innovation in the Spanish spatial sector, as well as the national industry position regarding the New Space.

Some of the most outstanding Spanish startups of the sector also attended, opening the debate on the role that those young companies should play in this new scenario.

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Participation at SPIE 2018

spieINEUSTAR has participated at SPIE 2018, event oriented towards astronomical telescopes (ground and space-based), as well as instrumentation and related technologies; that has been held at Austin (USA) from the 10th to the 15th of June, 2018.

Like in past events, INEUSTAR and INDUCIENCIA have co-organized the Spanish participation in this event together with ICEX in a national pavillion where the IAC (Astrophysics Institute of the Canary Islands) has been present. In particular, at this event the astrophysics facilities, as well as the business opportunities from Tenerife, have been promoted.

For SPIE 2018 a leaflet has been edited, that was physically distributed among the assistants (link).