The Cadiz Employers Confederation (CEC), in collaboration with the Ministry of Industry, Tourism and Commerce, held the delivery ceremony of the first edition of the Cadiz Innova Awards with the aim of promoting the culture of innovation among the companies and institutions of Cadiz and give recognition to their good work in R + D + i. These awards are also intended to publicize those successful experiences with a clear innovative character, promote University-Industry collaboration and promote cooperation between companies for the enhancement of innovative projects.
The award ceremony of the Innova Awards was chaired by Jesus Candil, General Director of Industry from the Ministry of Industry, Tourism and Commerce, and Miguel González Saucedo, president of the Cadiz Employers Confederation.
The Awards have gone to the following companies:
High Technology Masterbatch SL in the category of Innovation in products or services.
Álvaro Domecq SL in the Innovation category based on design / marketing
MaveAeronautica SL in the category of Process Innovation
Bionaturis in the category of Innovation in the field of cooperation between companies. In this category, a special mention has been granted to the Association of Advertising and Graphic Design Companies of the province of Cadiz (AEPD) and to the Audiovisual Companies Network of the province of Cádiz (REC) for the organization of the CREACTIVA fair.
Papaking SL in the Innovation category in traditional SMEs through the integration of ICT Maersk España SA in the category of Innovation through University-Business cooperation.
The Jury of these awards has been formed by representatives of the provincial office of Innovation, Science and Enterprise, the Agency IDEA, the CEEI Bahía de Cádiz, the Chamber of Commerce of Cadiz, Tecnotur, Technological Center of Aquaculture of Andalusia (CTAQUA), the Andalusian Association of Technology-Based Companies (aaEBT) and the CEC.