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Future Fibres Masters the Waves

Future Fibres Masters the Waves

Following almost 18 months in design, development and construction, Future Fibres has shipped its latest carbon fibre mast to Perini Navi’s La Spezia yard in Italy. Destined for the 60…

The Friendly Ghost in the Machine

The Friendly Ghost in the Machine

The word ‘robot’ is one of the few words in the English language deriving from Czech, and whose original meaning is ‘slave’, or somebody engaged in boring, forced labour. It…

Confucius Inspires Valencian Scientists

Confucius once said “I heard it and I forgot. I saw it and I understood.” More than 2,500 years later, his words inspired Valencian scientists Laura Blanco and Guillermo Granda…

Newton’s Great Invention in the Carmen District

Newton’s Great Invention in the Carmen District

One of Valencia’s most charismatic districts is the Barrio del Carmen, the original historic city centre where you can find architectural remnants from several epochs and interesting anecdotal people and…

Josep Tornero: Henry Ford PrizeWinner

Josep Tornero: Henry Ford PrizeWinner

As more and more of Valencia’s talented scientists look abroad for work, it is important to remember that Valencian achievements are not limited to citrus fruits and sunshine. The Ford…

Valencian Software Prized in Brazil

Valencian Software Prized in Brazil

Perhaps they’re preparing for the World Cup when taxis will be as rare as an England victory, but Brazil has certainly taken note of the Valencian software company Taller de…

Home-made Valencian Hi-Tech

Home-made Valencian Hi-Tech

Paterna-based Valencian company ImasD has developed a project called Click ARM in collaboration with several engineering firms and Spanish companies, and with the Korean giant Samsung providing semiconductors and screens.…

An apPEELing Approach to Citrus waste

An apPEELing Approach to Citrus waste

If, like my wife, you have come to understand that the most important ingredient of a good Valencian cake is grated lemon peel, then you already know that, as far…

Valencian Scientist Named President of the Internet

Valencian Scientist Named President of the Internet

To be President of the Internet sounds a bit like being a character in an Asimov novel, and yet Valencian Telecom researcher and Polytechnic (UPV) professor Jaime Lloret is just…

Valencia First on Carbon Footprints

Valencia First on Carbon Footprints

You often hear people say (usually when they are throwing litter in the street or watering the lawn at midday in the summertime) that their actions are insignificant and “can’t…