Oceanic Platform of the Canary Islands - Last News
The International Fair of the Sea (FIMAR), organized by the City Council of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, through the Concejalía de Ciudad de Mar, held its fifth edition last weekend at the Plaza de Canarias at the city of Las Palmas Gran Canaria, with a positive balance of 20.000 visitors and more than a hundred exhibitors booths by public and private institutions, companies and research groups related to the Blue Economy’s development in the Canaries, which resulted in a wide range of activities for the pleasure and enjoyment of the attending public.
Students from theUniversity of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria(ULPGC) currently undertakinga Master’s Degree in ICT –Information and Communication Technologies- Solutions forWelfareand Environment(BIMeTIC)visited the PLOCANfacilities with two oftheir lecturers. The visit is part of the educational content of the Master and its main objective was to raise awareness to the students, in addition to land-based facilities infrastructure, the capabilities, working lines and activities both operational and formative of scientific and technological nature that PLOCAN holds nowadays, as a potential career opportunity linked to ICT field with application to the marine and maritime sectors.
José Joaquín Hernández Brito, Manager at PLOCAN presented the activities of the Scientific and Technology Infrastructure during the visit of the US ambassador in Spain, James Costos, to Puerto de La Luz and Las Palmas.