The Casino of Salamanca hosts the official presentation of the European Centre for Digital Innovation DIGIS3, one of the twelve recognised in Spain by the European Commission, which will facilitate access to EU funds for digitisation to the business fabric of Castilla y León.

DIGIS3 brings together six regional entities that will work over the coming years to increase the competitiveness of entities that require it and improve their production processes through the application of disruptive technologies.

The event will take place on 13 March 2023, from 9:45 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. at the Casino de Salamanca, C/ Zamora 11-15, 37002 Salamanca. The official DIGIS3 presentation will also be streamed on the project’s YouTube channel.

The opening of the event will be attended by the Ministers of Economy and Finance, Carlos Javier Fernández Carriedo, and of Mobility and Digital Transformation, María González Corral; the Mayor of Salamanca, Carlos Manuel García Carbayo, and the coordinator of DIGIS3 and president of the AIR Institute, Juan Manuel Corchado.

The event will include a presentation of the project by the DIGIS3 coordinator and a round table with the participation of the consortium members, who will explain the services to be offered.

DIGIS3 aims to raise awareness of the possible ways to support organisations in Castilla y León and how our consortium can help to improve business competitiveness thanks to the new technologies and the different funding channels offered by the project.

Below is the programme that will be followed during the day:

09:45 Opening and welcome to the attendees.

10:15 Official opening.

                 Institutional intervention with the presence of the following authorities.

                 D. Carlos Javier Fernández Carriedo, Regional Minister of Economy and Finance.

                 Ms. María González Corral, Regional Minister of Mobility and Digital Transformation.

                 D. Carlos Manuel García Carbayo, Mayor of Salamanca City Council.

10:45 Presentation of DIGIS3 – European Digital Innovation Hub of Castilla y León.

                 Mr. Juan Manuel Corchado. Air Institute.

11:00 Round table on services and grants for companies.

                 D. Augusto Cobos. ICE.

                 Ms. Nuria G. Rabanal. ULE.

                 D. Vicente Matellán. SCAYLE.

                 Mr. Álvaro Herrero. DIHLEAF

                 Ms. Belén Lanuza. DIHBU.

                 Mr. Javier Prieto. Air Institute and USAL.

11:45 Questions, doubts or queries.

12:15 Closing of the day and Networking

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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.