The University presents the Civil Society Awards 2015

The Center for Water Research and Technological Development (CIDTA) and the Wayook and Global Exchange companies are the winners of this edition.   

The Civil Society Awards were presented by the Rector of the University of Salamanca, Daniel Hernández Ruipérez, and the chairman of the Social Council, José Ignacio Sánchez Galán. As well as, Antonio Sánchez-Calzada Hernández, secretary to the jury and of the Social Council. The awards ceremony of 2015 took place at the Unamuno House Museum.

I share the joy and satisfaction of the award winners, which recognizes the ability of companies and the University to work together for a better society. My acknowledgement to all of them:

“Civil Society Award for Entrepreneurial Innovation 2015” to the project presented by Wayook: development of a new entrepreneurial project that allows real time contracting of professional services for housework and home help.

The “Civil Society Department Award 2015” for the Center for Water Research and Technological Development (CIDTA) and it´s leading figure, the director, Manuel García Roig: for his outstanding and extensive teaching and research career and for directing the Research WATER Center and Technological Development (CIDTA).

The “Civil Society Business Award 2015” to Global Exchange for its active collaboration with the University of Salamanca in favor of the employability of its graduates and for generating quality employment.

Juan Manuel Corchado

Full Professor in Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence, Department of Computer Science and Automation, University of Salamanca, Spain.


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