Malaga has held the ninth edition of Transfiere forum, the principal South Europe meeting to promote innovation, technology and connection between science and companies. Organizers have highlighted how year by year becomes more popular and participants number increase. Last February 12nd and 13rd the Trade Fairs & Congress Center of Malaga hosted more than 4.000 professionals from 30 countries.

The invited country this year was Canada, who shared success cases of transfer of innovation and companies adapted to European market; together with an investigation report developing with Spain. Also, were there investments funds from Belgium, Colombia, Dubai, Italy, Morocco, Mexico or Portugal in order to create value around science and technology innovations.

Also the forum was an ideally platform for universities, in this way students from many parts of the world had the opportunity to share their knowledge with companies creating a synergy between University and companies. Malaga is a success case of alliance between University and Andalusia Technology Park companies.

Innovative solutions of Malaga Town Hall in Transfiere

Malaga Town Hall had a stand in order to show what kind of actions are being carry out among the city:

Emasa, Malaga municipal water company, showed solutions using drones in the sanitation network and spill control as well as the use of augmented reality in fountains.

By its part, Limasa, municipal cleaning company, talked about sustainable development, explained how they are reducing carbon footprint, a 31% less than 4 years ago. Limasa is also leading “Proyecto Clima” an initiative that has decrease greenhouse gases in the city.

Also the investor office was there, showing the opportunities offered by the city to companies, startups, investors and entrepreneurs; not only as a city to work, but for live too. In this way, there were several business meetings with Canadians investors interested in developing their technological activities in Malaga city, as well as they are considering the possibility to open new training centers and a Canadian Chamber Commerce in Malaga.