Category: Present

BISITE Group achieves progress in the field of BIOINFORMATICS

One of the most important lines of research in our research group is that of bioinformatics, a discipline that uses computer tools for the study of biology. Other fields of science and medical, pharmaceutical, biological industries etc. use the advances made in this area of research to improve their activities.

BISITE attended Startup Olé in the category of research groups and besides getting good contacts we have laid the foundations for new projects

Startup Olé has become an internationally renowned event in the field of business and technology. In this fourth edition we had the opportunity to learn about interesting proposals and the latest developments in different national and international sectors and companies

King Felipe VI and the President of Portugal visit the fourth edition of Startup Olé

Every year Startup Olé attracts thousands of participants from different countries. This time there have been more than 10,000 attendees at the event. In addition, some 500 startups, 70 accelerators and 20 universities, have participated.

Agile Teamwork Workshop with Star Wars LEGO organized by the University of Salamanca and Viewnext

This workshop was held on April 14th and it took an agile approach towards teamwork, which is organized by the Outstanding Department “Viewnext-USAL in Agile Methodologies”.

Beginning of the Data Journalism Course organized by BISITE and the Professional Association of Journalists of Castile and Leon

The third Data Journalism Course will be offered as part of the collaboration between the BISITE Research Group and the Professional Association of Journalists of Castile and Leon.

This is an online course which has more than fifty students from various autonomous communities and has a duration of six weeks.

A presentation of our research on safe electrical distribution systems at enerTIC

Today I had the pleasure of presenting at enerTIC part of the work we do at the BISITE (Digital Innovation Hub) research group, in the field of safe electrical distribution systems.

The PocTec programme and its cross-border IOTEC project

The development of Internet of Things (IoT) technologies is one of the drivers of technological development in different regions today.  The IOTEC project is part of the PocTec programme and is a collaborative effort between institutions from Castilla-León and the Central Region of Portugal. The aim is to promote the study and development of IoT at both theoretical and practical levels.

Blockchain, more than just a trend

Blockchain was born only 8 years ago and has always been overshadowed by the Bitcoin cryptocurrency which is based on this technology. This technological infrastructure provides Bitcoin with all the benefits: security, reduced operating costs, immediacy, transparency… At present, it has become a trend for many solutions in various sectors such as logistics, agri-food, industry, etc.

Fog Computing. Cloud and IoT in a single concept

Technology is advancing rapidly, now faster than ever. It may seem to many that
researchers are now trying to implement Artificial Intelligence in almost every kind of
object. This however is not entirely true. Those of us who have been working in the
field of Artificial Intelligence for long, know that since decades it has been a
fundamental element of many systems and that it took different shapes and forms as it envolved.

Smart Cities Journal Special Issue “Intelligent Transportation Systems: Technologies, Models and Applications”

I would like to invite you to send your contributions to the Special Issue ” Intelligent Transportation Systems: Technologies, Models and Applications”. The deadline for manuscript submission is November 30, 2018

FUCKUP NIGHTS SALAMANCA. Kick the failure

I’ve always thought that a failure is just a new chance to start over. On March 22nd at 8pm  I will participate in the Fuckup Night, which takes place in The Irish Theatre in Salamanca. This interesting event enables entrepreneurs and professionals to share their failures in a direct, funny and sincere way and can help others to face their own failures. It is held in more than 270 cities in 80 countries on five continents.

VII edition of the Smart Energy Congress

On April 12th I will participate in the VII edition of the Smart Energy Congress which will take place in the Palacio Municipal de Congresos in Madrid on the 11th and 12th of April. This time, the congress will focus on the topic of “Digital Transformation, leading Energy Efficiency”.

Workshop at the EFREI School of Engineering

Yesterday, March 15th, I had the pleasure of attending a workshop at the EFREI School of Engineering. Together with my colleagues from this and other European universities, we promoted several international projects related to Blockchain, IoT and Smart Cities.

It is curious to see the expertise of this type of schools in France; the importance they give to quality master’s degrees and practical training, their model of internships in companies is also very interesting.

Moviurban, a project for the sustainable management of Smart cities

Investments in environmental stewardship have grown substantially since the Paris agreements of 2015. The Regional Government of Castile and Leon has chosen to invest in projects that improve the energy efficiency of our cities.

A training session on the services provided by IBM Cloud and Watson Cognitive Services

It was a huge pleasure to have Luis Pérez lead this morning’s training session. He is the creator of the IBM company and he presented us with the services available in his IBM Cloud (Iaas, Runtimes, DevOps, Analytics, IoT, Watson,Bluemix) and the Watson Cognitive Services.