From 1 to 3 September, the 13th seminar on "Satellites as a key element for security, defence and government applications", in which Isdefe took part, was held in Santander.
The seminar covered an agenda that played out over a series of conferences and round tables focused on space issues of relevance to the Spanish space industry, the Armed Forces and the Administration within the national scenario and the European context.
For the eleventh year in a row, Isdefe has renewed its commitment to adhere to the 10 Principles of the Global Compact and to contribute to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) by validating its "Non-Financial Information Status Report" as a COP (Communication on Progress) report and publishing it on the Global Compact website.
The “Caring Company, Extraordinary Company" campaign was launched by the Revenue Ministry in 2019 and coordinated by the Third Sector Platform.
It is a voluntary campaign through which companies can decide whether to check the “Caring X” box in their corporate tax return, which allocates 0.7% of their taxes to social causes.
The campaign involves checking box 00073 in Form 200, and box 069 in Form 220, of the corporate tax returns.
On June 30 Engineer Dalmau López Díaz, in the Electronic Warfare and Public Safety area of Isdefe's Defence and Security Directorate, participated on the Conecta Ingeniería radio programme broadcast by Capital Radio, where, together with Manuel Izquierdo Colmenero, Director of the Siglo-CD Project, he explained the details of this project.
SIGLO-CD is the Secretary of State's (Interior Ministry) Global System Against Drones, for all of Spain.
This system, whose development is still in progress, features the following notable elements:
Isaac Domínguez, Isdefe's Space and Technological Centres Director, and Ildefonso Vera Gómez, Innovation, Processes and Transformation Manager in Isdefe's Business Development department took part in the Space Science Experience Awards Ceremony held on 28 June at the Madrid Planetarium
In 2015, Cooperation through Education in Science and Astronomy Research (CesaR) launched the "Space Science Experience" programme for primary and secondary school students; a "scientific experience" solving an Astrophysics puzzle guided by "Space experts".