In Spain, The Ministry of Economics, Knowledge, Economy and University has approved the incentive with 3.2 million euros for the development of three RD projects as part of the call for joint innovation units (UIC) of the Open through the Andalusian Agency for Innovation and Development IDEA, Strategic and Singular Innovation Leadership Program of the RD Grant Order. One of the initiatives focuses on cyber security and includes blockchain technology. This was reported by La Vanguardia in an article published on July 9th.
In addition, according to this publication, the projects that take place in the provinces of Granada and Seville would mean a private investment of 5.4 million euros.
In this context it should be noted that The “Aisec” initiative is being developed in Granada by the UIC, which was also founded by the Free Software R D Foundation and the company Vector Software Factory.
“”This cyber security-focused project starts research activities on new algorithms by applying results from the areas of machine learning (sub-area artificial intelligence), big data and blockchain. With an incentive of 1.1 million euros approved by the IDEA agency, this UIC is committed to an investment of 1.9 million euros, “the article says.
The other projects
There are two other incentive projects. One is “Agrocompute“.” The goal of this project, which takes place in Granada, is the creation of a computerized data structure to optimize fruit and vegetable crops by predicting their behavior and certifying the traceability of products using artificial intelligence and technology Cryptographya “, specified La Vanguardia.
The third UIC is called “Greenasphalt” and its implementation is thanks to the company Eiffage Infraestructuras and the University of Huelva (UHU), which are developing new building materials in Seville.
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