New steps of the Cherenkov Telescope Array (CTA)

iac logoAfter the inauguration of the prototype LST1 in La Palma, the symposium "Frontiers of Astroparticle Physics" was held, where important scientists in the study of high energies participated. Some of them, visible heads in the construction of the new infrastructure, described what will be the future family of the Cherenkov Network and all the possibilities it will offer to the scientific world.

It is expected that the three new large telescopes pending on the island of La Palma Will be already running in October 2022.


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ATTRACT initiative - the call for breakthrough projects is open

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ATTRACT is a pioneering initiative that will bring together the industrial community and the basic research within Europe, leading the future in sensors, detectors and imaging technologies.

This project will count with 17M€ to support up to 170 breakthrough ideas, and the call for researchers, entrepreneurs and companies to present their ideas and projects in such fields has been opened on August 1st, ending on October 31st 2018.

 INEUSTAR is part of this program, and through its General Management, the Association is part of ATTRACT's PAC (Project Advisory Comittee).


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Science Industry conferences and work meetings at Tenerife

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During July 5th and 6th, INEUSTAR celebrated at Tenerife the "Jornadas de la Industria de la Ciencia" that, on the first day, held conferences from local experts in Astronomy and Space Sciences, Medicine and Medical Equipment and Micro and Nanosatellites. Moreover, experts from ZEC, INtech and IACTEC also informed the assistants about the advantages and opportunities that exist nowadays in Tenerife and its influence zone.

On the second day, some visits and work meetings were organized in La Palma island, during which several IAC Observatories were visited at the Roque de Los Muchachos.



IX Meeting on Space Telecoms

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The International Menéndez Pelayo University (UIMP) held the IX Meeting on Space Telecommunications on June 28th and 29th, which was organized by Hispasat. High representatives of the major companies in the sector (national and international) analyzed the role of the innovation in the Spanish spatial sector, as well as the national industry position regarding the New Space.

Some of the most outstanding Spanish startups of the sector also attended, opening the debate on the role that those young companies should play in this new scenario.

+ info: here