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Innovation is one of the main tools for a company to guarantee its sustainability, efficiency and competitiveness. In our case, our continued commitment to innovation has made us the most innovative Spanish utility, and the third most innovative in Europe, according to the European Commission's classification.

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  • On 20 July 2021, Jeff Bezos, founder and CEO of Amazon, took off into space on board the New Shepard. Just days earlier, Richard Branson, founder of Virgin Group, achieved the milestone that is paving the way for space tourism, albeit only for multimillionaires. Let's travel into the past to learn about history's earliest examples of space tourism, and then look to the future to glimpse what might be on the horizon for this booming industry.

  • The company which has won the Iberdrola birdlife protection Challenge, Energiot, uses the Internet of Things (IoT) to monitor public service networks so they do not need to be maintained. Their solution to the problem was to create an autonomous predator simulator that would scare the birds away, allowing them to avoid collisions. Find out more about them.

    Bioinformatics is helping to defeat the SARS-CoV-2 virus responsible for COVID-19. To understand how, it is useful to know a little more about this discipline, which is responsible for processing data from the field of biology by applying computer science. In other words, just as linguists study the patterns of language to preserve them, bioinformaticians study the patterns of DNA sequences and proteins to protect our health.

  • If a machine develops a fault, the negative repercussions for a company in terms of both service and finances can be enormous. This is why more and more companies are opting for predictive maintenance, a series of actions and techniques that are applied with the aim of anticipating errors. Below, we explain in detail what it consists of and what its main advantages are.

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    Artificial intelligence has long since abandoned the realm of science fiction and is quietly sneaking into our lives. Although still at a very early stage, is laying the foundation to lead a revolution comparable to that generated by the Internet. Its applications in multiple sectors — such as health, finance, transport and education, among others — have prompted the European Union to develop its own Robotics Laws.