The Vice-Chancellor of Research and Transfer presented the commemorative activities of this chair, sponsored by Santander Bank.

The Vice-Chancellor for Research and Transfer, Juan Manuel Corchado, and the Director of the Chair of Entrepreneurs of the University of Salamanca-CEUSAL, José Carlos Sánchez, presented the agenda of activities to commemorate the tenth anniversary of the Chair in a press conference held in the I + D + i Building of the University of Salamanca.

The Chair of Entrepreneurs of the University of Salamanca, sponsored by the Santander Bank, is celebrating its tenth anniversary this year (2007-2017). Located in the Faculty of Psychology and directed by José Carlos Sánchez García, this Chair aims to facilitate access to its activities to the student community of the University of Salamanca and to all those interested in the subject of entrepreneurship.

The goal of this Chair is the research and promotion of innovation and entrepreneurial development from all points of view considered relevant. To attain these goals, training, dissemination and research actions are being promoted, as well as advice on business projects, both in the university field and in the field of support for entrepreneurs and business creation, with a PIPE (Person-Idea-Project ).

In 2017, the Chair of Entrepreneurs of the University of Salamanca (CEUSAL), sponsored by the Santander Bank, turns ten.


Posted by Juan M. Corchado

Juan Manuel Corchado (15 May 1971, Salamanca, Spain) is Professor at the University of Salamanca. He has been Vice-Rector for Research from 2013 to 2017 and Director of the Science Park of the University of Salamanca. Elected as Dean of the Faculty of Science twice, he holds a PhD in Computer Science from the University of Salamanca and a PhD in Artificial Intelligence from the University of the West of Scotland. He leads the renowned BISITE (Bioinformatics, Intelligent Systems and Educational Technology) Research Group, created in 2000. Director of the IoT Digital Innovation Hub and President of the AIR Institute, J. M. Corchado is also Visiting Professor at the Osaka Institute of Technology since January 2015, Visiting Professor at the Universiti Malaysia Kelantan and Member of the Advisory Group on Online Terrorist Propaganda of the European Counter Terrorism Centre (EUROPOL). J. M. Corchado has been president of the IEEE Systems, Man and Cybernetics Society, and academic coordinator of the University Institute for Research in Art and Animation Technology at the University of Salamanca, as well as researcher at the Universities of Paisley (UK), Vigo (Spain) and the Plymouth Marine Laboratory (UK). He currently combines all his activity with the direction of Master programmes in Security, Digital Animation, Mobile Telephony, Information Systems Management, Internet of Things, Social Media, 3D Design and Printing, Blockchain, Z System, Industry 4.0, Agile Project Management, and Smart Cities & Intelligent Buildings, at the University of Salamanca and his work as editor-in-chief of the journals ADCAIJ (Advances in Distributed Computing and Artificial Intelligence Journal), OJCST (Oriental Journal of Computer Science and Technology) or Electronics MDPI (Computer Science & Engineering section). J. M. Corchado mainly works on projects related to Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Blockchain, IoT, Fog Computing, Edge Computing, Smart Cities, Smart Grids and Sentiment Analysis. He has recently been included in the board of trustees of the AstraZeneca Foundation, along with other health professionals and researchers recognised for bringing scientific knowledge closer to society.

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