On 20, 21 and 22 April, Isdefe organised at its facilities the 1st Innovation Week.
"Isdefe through Space" was the theme chosen for this inaugural Innovation Week.
Isdefe, committed to innovation and to the goals of the 2030 Agenda, is organising this event to have its central day coincide with World Creativity and Innovation Day, established by the United Nations.
The go!SDG Awards aim to recognise and support those innovative projects that contribute to achieving the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, with the COPKIT project chosen as a finalist for its contribution to SDG 16: Peace, Justice and Solid Institutions.
Isdefe was voted a finalist at the 3rd Edition of the go!SDG Awards for its contribution to the achievement of SDG16: Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions. The COPKIT project is based on an early warning and response system to support police efforts against organised crime and terrorism.
The MDSCC is located in the Madrid town of Robledo de Chavela, and the new antenna, called Deep Space Station 53 (DSS-53), is 34 meters in diameter and is part of NASA's Deep Space Network (DSN).
His Majesty King Felipe VI attended the opening ceremony on 16 March, and was welcomed by the Secretary of State for Defence, Ms Esperanza Casteleiro and the Ambassador of the United States of America to Spain, Ms Julissa Reynoso, along with other VIPs and staff at the centre.
The Army's “General Morillo” Base, located in Pontevedra, will host the 9th Edition of the National R&D Congress in Defence and Security (DESEI+D 2022) on 15, 16 and 17 November.
The announcement was made by Major General José Luis Murga Martínez, Deputy Director General of Planning, Technology and Innovation (SDGPLATIN) of the Ministry of Defence's Directorate General of Armament and Matériel (DGAM), at the presentation ceremony, which was held on 16 March at the Isdefe assembly hall in a blended format.
Isdefe is partnering with the Círculo Foundation initiative and joining in the celebration of International Women's Day with a historical collage of more than 170 women in the sector.
The Círculo Foundation of Technologies for Defence and Security brings together, for the first time in one composition, the current and future female directors of the 22+ institutions (including ministries, administration, universities and companies) that make up the Foundation.