Science Foundation Galicia awards investment to 19 media projects
A Korora, November 2. (European Press) –
Spanish Foundation for Science and Technology (Error) JudgedIn the recent call for grants to promote scientific, technological and innovative culture, 335,700 euros for the development of 19 projects for the dissemination and communication of science and innovation in Galicia. According to the government delegation, Galicia is The fourth independent society in terms of the number of applications grantedWith a success rate of 32.76%, And fifth in terms of the amount awarded.
Projects that are the goal of assistance are grouped around Five lines of action: scientific, technological and innovative culture; Education and scientific invitations. Citizen Science Communication networks, science dissemination, innovation and critical thinking. Among the projects funded in this call in Galicia stands out Maker Faire Galicia, which – which In 2022 it will celebrate its eighth edition. The aim of the event is to “create a meeting space between makers from various fields of science, technology and culture.
On the other hand, government delegate Jose Menones presented projects worth 30,183,840 euros for Expansion of high-speed broadband coverage in 278 municipalities of Galicia. He explained this following the proposed regional decision for the 2021 call for the Program for Mainstreaming Digital Infrastructures for UNIQUE-Broadband Cohesion.
José Meñones framed this initiative under “Government’s Commitment to Connectivity and Digitalization, as well as the Demographic Challenge,” all framed in the Government’s Plan for Recovery, Transformation and Resilience. The Ministry of Economic Affairs and Digital Transformation is promoting this program so that 89,548 families and businesses will benefit in Galicia So far there is no coverage for access speed greater than 100Mbps.