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Beatriz Domínguez-Gil, 6 meses al frente de la Organización Nacional de Trasplantes

Esta nefróloga gallega ha tomado las riendas de la Organización Nacional de Trasplantes tras la jubilación de Rafael Matesanz. Una prestigiosa profesional que busca mantener e incluso superar las cifras de la joya de la corona de la sanidad española.

Global leaders in smart city standards

Thanks to the efforts of the Spanish Association for Standardisation, Spain has become a global leader in the development of standards for smart cities.

Ana Carrasco writes her chapter in the history of world motorcycling

The young woman from Murcia became the first female motorcyclist to win a world championship in Portimao, Portugal.

Castile-La Mancha, a land of opportunity for foreign investors

The Government of Castile-La Mancha organised a workshop for Foreign Multinationals for the Spain Brand businessmen, to discuss investment opportunities and facilitation in the region, which boasts the highest business confidence index rise in the country.

Gregorio Marañón Hospital, a pioneer in augmented reality surgery

The first surgical procedure using the Microsoft HoloLens mixed reality device has been performed at the Madrid-based hospital, with the collaboration of Spanish firm Exovite.

5th Melilla Forum: Culture and creativity for sustainable tourism

The 5th Creative Cities and Territories in Spain Forum gathered representatives from cities and regions of Spain and 18 guest countries. The event focused on culture and innovation as drivers of sustainable tourism.

1st Meat Attraction comes to a close to great success

The 1st edition of this trade show for the meat industry gathered 242 exhibitors, companies from 16 different countries and 9000 trade members in Madrid.

Juan Manuel Bonet, Director of Instituto Cervantes, delivers his speech at the tribute paid to Miguel Hernández in Madrid on the year of the 75th anniversary of his death. Photo: EFE/J.J. Guillén. (EFE)

The event took place at the Instituto Cervantes in Madrid, on the occasion of the presentation of a new edition of the poet’s Complete Works on the 75th anniversary of his death.

Spain, one of the best countries for expats

According to the HSBC Expat Explorer report 2017, Spain ranks second for physical health and overall quality of life for foreign nationals.

High tech in the rail industry, a key component of Marca España

Spain is a leading partner in the world’s most prominent rail projects, being present in more than 90 countries in all five continents.

Granada, an incubator for young scientists and astronauts trained in Spain

Granada was chosen by the European Space Education Resource Office, ESA’s project to promote knowledge, education and science in Europe, to host its office in Spain.

Spain, new member of the United Nations Human Rights Council

On 16 October, the United Nations General Assembly approved Spain’s membership for the Human Rights Council 2018-2020.

According to the Brand Finance annual report, Spain stands twelfth among the world’s most valuable nation brands.

Spanish innovation succeeds at South Summit 2017

Madrid staged an event that gathered the most innovative and brilliant projects from Southern Europe and Latin America. Nine from Spain were among the ten award finalists. Also, more than 1700 business meetings were held between startups, investors and large corporations.

World Football Summit 2017: sports industry for Marca España

El Alto Comisionado del Gobierno para la Marca España, Carlos Espinosa de los Monteros, reivindicó el papel del futbol y el deporte en general en la imagen internacional de España durante el II World Football Summit, celebrado en Madrid.

European Union and Spain, together for unity and the law

In a ceremony presided over by King Felipe VI, this year’s Princess of Asturias Awards were granted to leading international figures and organisations, including the All Blacks, Adam Zagajewski, Les Luthiers and the European Union.