The meeting, which took place in Madrid at the offices of the public company, aims to strengthen the actions undertaken in recent years and consolidate the presence of Navantia within the Campus of International Excellence of the Sea (CEI · Mar), coordinated by the UCA.
The rector of the University of Cádiz, Eduardo González Mazo, and the president of Navantia, José Manuel Revuelta, met this afternoon to, from the analysis of the excellent relations between the two institutions, intensify activities in the field of academic cooperation , scientific and transfer.
Indeed, it has been highlighted the support that from the beginning, has provided Navantia to the creation and development of the CEI · Sea. During the meeting, the rector of the UCA explained governance model CIS · Mar Foundation.
The aim of intensifying collaboration is to strengthen university-industry synergy essential for the structuring of a science-university-enterprise system wagered by blue economy as a highlight in the smart and sustainable growth in Andalusia and Spain within industry Horizon 2020 of the European Union. A scenario that requires the active participation of leading companies in the marine and maritime field, as in the case of Navantia.
The University of Cadiz is developing a strategic line of action that prioritizes its contribution to regional economic development. One area where marine maritime activities play an important role, as reflected by the presence of the UCA at the Naval Maritime Cluster Cadiz, recently created.
In this context, the purpose of the University of Cádiz is to ensure teaching forming the best professionals and strengthen the connection of its R + D + i with the needs of innovation and technological development of enterprises of their environment by planning and development of various actions put in connection the academic and scientific potential of the UCA with the demands of the productive fabric, for example, the formalization of predoctoral contracts for conducting thesis whose research are directly related lines priority business research or participation of professionals who carry out their activity in the R & D companies, partnerships and technology in teaching postgraduate and specialization courses corporations.