Yesterday was the deadline for the Canarian candidacies that aspire to be the headquarters of the Spanish Space Agency to present their projectsyes Besides of Cabildo of Gran Canariaso did the Tenerife, which had another letter saved away from the spotlight. Said island also chooses to be the headquarters of the Spanish Agency for the Supervision of Artificial Intelligence (AI)another of the newly minted organizations created by the central government that are governed by the decentralizing criterion that seeks to remove part of the state structure from Madrid.
The implementation of the National Artificial Intelligence Strategy has an item of 5 million euros in the current budget. Getting to be the venue requires “having a strong business and research ecosystem on AI, in addition to being prepared to generate and receive multidisciplinary technical talent,” according to the Council of Ministers after meeting on September 13.
The Cabildo highlights the fifteen links with the EU, Africa and America through submarine fiber
As soon as to the candidacy for the Space Agency submitted to the Canary Islands GovernmentTenerife coincides with Gran Canaria in emphasizing its good air connectivity or the tax advantages of the REF, among other issues.
As differentiating elements, the Tenerife project highlights the presence of the Astrophysical Institute of the Canary Islands (IAC), which has already “participated in missions of the European Space Agency”. This infrastructure has “global connectivity and advanced technological equipment.”
Among many virtues, the candidacy focuses on the two major computing infrastructures – Anaga supercomputer and TEIDE HPC– and the fifteen submarine fiber optic connections with the EU, Africa and America.