Universidad de Córdoba and Magtel join efforts to develop projects in the field of renewable energies and technology

The rector of the Universidad de Córdoba, Manuel Torralbo Rodríguez; the general manager of Magtel, Martín Salgado Devincenzi, and the president of Fundación Magtel, Auxiliadora López Magdaleno, have signed a collaboration agreement

Universidad de Córdoba (UCO) together with Magtel and Fundación Magtel have reached a collaboration agreement with the aim of developing projects related to renewable energy sources and new technologies. For this purpose, the University of Cordoba will place its centres, departments and teaching staff at the disposal of the organisation, as well as making available suitable spaces for the proper development of the initiatives.

Magtel will offer its facilities and infrastructures, as well as the human resources that are generally available in this type of collaboration.

The agreement includes the holding of meetings, conferences and congresses aimed at the exchange of information between specialists; the academic recognition of participation in them in accordance with UCO regulations; collaboration in research activities; preparation and training activities; joint internships; and dissemination of the activities of both institutions, among other actions.

During the signing ceremony, the rector of Universidad de Córdoba, Manuel Torralbo, high lighted that “Magtel has always been a strategic partner in knowledge transfer and innovation projects, and we are very pleased to be able to move forward in new lines of collaboration in such relevant areas as renewable energies and new technologies”.

For his part, the general manager of Magtel, Martín Salgado Devincenzi, pointed out that “this agreement reinforces the collaboration between university and company with the aim of strengthening the areas of research and innovation, which are fundamental for the strategic development of the company”. In this respect, he stated that “the synergies between the two institutions make a decisive contribution to increasing the productivity and competitiveness of the economy, which in turn improves the society to which they belong”.

Finally, the president of Magtel Foundation, Auxiliadora López Magdaleno, expressed that “this type of agreement reinforces the strategic lines in which the entity operates: social action, employability, social innovation and international cooperation“.