Located in Malaga, with 245 days of sun a year, an average temperature of 18ºC, 56 golf courses, 16 international schools, 1.6 million inhabitants and more than 140 nationalities, Malaga can claim to be the best place to live and work, with a high quality of life at a very competitive cost.
A benchmark technology park
With more than 25 years of history, the PTA is an initiative based on public-private cooperation, with shareholders which include the Regional Council of Andalusia, the Malaga City Council, Unicaja bank, and the University of Malaga.
Motor for economy and innovation
The PTA’s contribution to GDP and employment in Malaga province is 8%, which represents 1.65% of GDP and employment for the Andalusia region. A place where over 100 companies are created a year.
High quality infrastructures
The PTA is noted for its high quality infrastructures and services which are adapted to the needs of the companies and their employees.
PTA is the world headquarters of the International Association of Science Parks and Areas of Innovation (IASP) and Association of Science and Tecnology Parks.
Where the world leaders are to be found
World leaders in ICT have chosen the Andalusia Technology Park (PTA) to locate their headquarters and R&D centres. At the moment, there are more than 65 international firms operating in Malaga’s technopolis.
A strategic alliance with the university
The University of Malaga and the Andalusia Technology Park (PTA) have a close working relationship which creates an important network for the transfer and dissemination of technology, designed to promote research and development from within the university.
Source of talent in ICTs
Malaga is a source of highly qualified talent which is heavily focussed on the ICT sector, mainly thanks to the local universities, with more than 4000 students. The park currently has more than 8000 jobs in the ICT sector.