Accenture, Corporación Altra, Aertec Solutions, EY España, Ericsson, Dekra, Opplus, Indra, Google, Oracle and Innova IRV were recognised at the official gala celebrating the park’s anniversary.
The event was presided over by the president of the Junta de Andalucía, Juanma Moreno, and will be attended by the mayor of Málaga, Francisco de la Torre; the regional minister of Economy, Finance and European Funds of the Junta de Andalucía and president of Málaga TechPark, Carolina España; the president of the Diputación de Málaga, Francisco Salado; the rector of the University of Málaga, José Ángel Narváez; and the president of Unicaja, Manuel Azuaga, among other personalities and executives.
Málaga TechPark held, from 19:00 hours, the official ceremony to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the park at the Palacio de Ferias y Congresos de Málaga, Fycma, an event that was presided over by the president of the Junta de Andalucía, Juanma Moreno. The event was also attended by the Mayor of Málaga, Francisco de la Torre; the Minister of Economy, Finance and European Funds of the Andalusian Regional Government and President of Málaga TechPark, Carolina España; the President of the Provincial Council of Málaga, Francisco Salado; the Rector of the University of Málaga, José Ángel Narváez; and the President of Unicaja, Manuel Azuaga, among other personalities and executives.
During the event, several awards were presented to companies and institutions.
Thus, Accenture received the distinction awarded “for its continued commitment over the years to the innovation ecosystem of Málaga TechPark.” The award was collected by Toni de la Prieta, Managing Director Lead at Accenture’s Advanced Technology Center.
Antonio Mediato, CEO of Corporación Altra, collected the recognition awarded to the startup as a “high-growth industrial startup in Málaga TechPark.”
Aertec Solutions, with the company’s founding partners, Antonio Gómez Guillamón and Vicente Padilla, received the award “as a local startup with job creation, in recognition of its work in Málaga TechPark and its ecosystem.”
The award for “global projection in Málaga TechPark” was received by EY Spain and collected by the Chief Operations Officer of EY Spain, Víctor Gómez de la Cruz.
Juan Manuel Melero, global head of Ericsson’s Network Design and Optimisation Area, collected the award that the park presented to the company “for its commitment to R&D in cooperation with the University of Málaga and its work at Málaga TechPark.”
Dekra received the 30th-anniversary award of the park “for its commitment and participation in the innovation model of Málaga TechPark.” The award was collected by Alejandro Torrecilla, general manager of Dekra Testing and Certification.
Pablo Benavides, managing director of Opplus and president of Opplus Group, accepted the award given to the company “for its contribution to employment at Málaga TechPark and in recognition of its work at the park.”
Indra’s Head of Technology Delivery Center (Aerospace & Defense), Ana López, received the award from the company “for its commitment to vocational training in digital technologies.”
Bernardo Quintero, Google Security Engineering Director, was in charge of collecting the distinction awarded to Google, the company behind the Málaga TechPark ecosystem that remained in Málaga after the purchase of the startup VirusTotal, “for the work carried out in Málaga TechPark and its ecosystem.”
Sofia Schneider, Sales Leader Cloud Systems ODP EMEA at Oracle, presented the award to Oracle “for its contribution to attracting international talent to the Málaga TechPark ecosystem.”
Finally, Ezequiel Navarro, as president of the Innova IRV Foundation, accepted the distinction awarded to the Ricardo Valle Innovation Foundation “as an example of a public-private project for the structuring of the innovation ecosystem.”