The Minister of Defense, Margarita Robles, visited with the general secretary of the PSOE of Castilla y León the facilities of the TIDOP research group of the Higher Polytechnic School of Ávila.
On October 6th, 2019, the Minister of Defense in Functions and candidate of the PSOE to the Congress for the Ávila, Margarita Robles, accompanied by the General Secretary of the PSOE of Castilla y León, Luis Tudanca, attended a visit to the facilities of the TIDOP research group, led by researcher Diego González Aguilera, which showed the different projects in which the team is working, from a system to recreate crime scenes to a software that detects irregular viaducts in the Duero river basin, going through a lot of many other projects with great national and international impact and interest.
The minister pointed out that in this visit she was able to check that, “as we have said on other occasions, the problem that Castilla y León has is not the lack of talent, because we have universities of great prestige and leading research groups nationally and internationally that allow us to generate knowledge and that the transfer of it can create employment and wealth in a Community that needs it a lot “. She also described as “pointers in Spain” the researchers and engineers in the Higher Polytechnic School of Ávila. Thus, she commented that “the projects that are made here, which are essential, can have many uses in the field of public administrations, for the fight against crime and the modernization of the Armed Forces”. “It is a very important point of study and evolution for Ávila that we are going to take into account and the Abulenses should feel proud,” she said.
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