SANTA CRUZ DE TENERIFE, Nov. 18 (EUROPA PRESS) –
The Cabildo of Tenerife, through the Tenerife Science and Technology Park (PCTT), has reinforced its commitment to technology and innovation to diversify the island’s economy.
This has been reported by the insular Corporation, which adds that the president, Rosa Dávila, and the president of the Government of the Canary Islands, Fernando Clavijo, attended the second day of Hub Intech Tenerife.
This is a leading event in the island’s innovative ecosystem that has brought together 300 Canarian companies along with 30 technology giants to analyze the situation of the creative industry in the Canary Islands and will serve as a link between talent and investors, strengthening the ecosystem. innovative.
“Tenerife is a very interesting digital attraction pole. The fact that these types of events take place is fundamental for the positioning of the Canary Islands and Tenerife. Today we have a meeting with Canarian companies and investors who could be interested in making large alliances with talents from here to launch their projects,” said Dávila.
Here, he added that “we are talking about companies here that have created their startups or their spin-offs that have a space where they can dialogue and find that financing that is sometimes difficult for young people to find to take that first step.”
For his part, Fernando Clavijo insisted that it is “about the diversification of the economy and opening up to new markets and sectors.” “And it is precisely events like this, of the level and quality in which the experience of 30 international companies linked to hardware will be shared, that truly open us to that new world that is technology,” he stressed.
“For some time now,” he commented, “Tenerife has been looking for that position and already in the time of the previous president, Carlos Alonso, a decided bet was made and I believe that under the presidency of Rosa Dávila and her team I am convinced that it will become “in an international event of incalculable value. From the Government of the Canary Islands we are convinced that it is the future for which the economic diversification that we so desire and for which we work so hard must take place.”
Hub Intech Tenerife is divided into Innovation Forum, Innovation Observatory and Investment Forum. The Innovation Forum (FI2) aims to promote innovative culture and rapprochement between the scientific community and the productive fabric, as well as networking activities among participants in order to establish synergies that foster mutual relations among potential partners. collaboration for the development of innovative projects.
Meanwhile, the Innovation Observatory aims to provide an analysis and prospective tool for public innovation policies in order to improve the instruments for promoting business innovation and training in the Canary Islands, a region characterized by its service economy and the predominance of microenterprises, with special emphasis on the role of universities, and social groups.
Finally, the Investment Forum was born as a network of investors and business community created from the Tenerife Science and Technology Park with the interest of investing in technology-based business projects (startups) of a global nature.
The PCTT acts as a means of contact between potential investment agents and entrepreneurs interested in seeking financing and managing their growth, offering the investor network an updated portfolio of startups with the best investment proposals.