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Fri, 22 Apr 2022
Isdefe - ACNUR Campaign to Respond to the Emergency in Ukraine

Four thousand Euros was the amount collected from Isdefe staff to benefit refugees from Ukraine.

The funds were raised via an online drive launched by the Isdefe CSR Unit.

In collaboration with the campaign carried out through the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) the Isdefe CSR Unit launched an effort in March to facilitate humanitarian aid donations.

In this way UNHCR gained support to continue to provide assistance to people who have been forced to flee their country.

Thu, 21 Apr 2022
1st Innovation Week: "Isdefe through Space"

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.

Mon, 28 Mar 2022
The COPKIT project, coordinated by Isdefe, was a finalist at the go!SDG Awards

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.

Fri, 18 Mar 2022
His Majesty the King unveils the new antenna at NASA's Madrid Deep Space Communications Complex (MDSCC)

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.

Fri, 18 Mar 2022
The 9th Edition of the National Congress of R&D in Defence and Security will take place at the "General Morillo" Base

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.

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