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28-10-2011. D. Gonzalo Piernavieja, Director of the Division of Research and Technological Development of the Technological Institute of the Canary Islands (ITC).

 

On October 28, D. Gonzalo Piernavieja, Director of the Division of Research and Technological Development of the Technological Institute of the Canary Islands (ITC) made a presentation showing ITC capabilities in emerging technology sectors such as marine renewable energy and biotechnology.

In addition, the project FORCE (Development and Optimization of Energy Resources in Canary Islands) was presented, lead by the Agency for Research, Innovation and Information Society and coordinated by the ITC, which aims to address the challenges in the transition to a new energy model. The project aims to strengthen the synergies between research groups engaged in the Canary Islands with energy issues.

ITC and PLOCAN work closely to contribute to and accelerate the introduction of new technologies that make possible the exploitation of marine renewable energy in the Canaries.