Cantabria, and its capital Santander, are directly and closely connected with the rest of Europe, with an unbeatable strategic location, with competitive and modern infrastructures.
Located only 115 Km. from Santander.
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Madrid Airport is less than three and a half hours from Santander.
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Santander is the port that has grown the highest percentage among the ports of northern Spain and the second in the entire Spanish port system. Especially relevant to our port are solid bulk traffic, liquid bulks and Ro-Ro traffic (vehicles).
1,753,239 tones of the total traffic accumulated have been solid bulk, 164,973 of liquid bulk and 1,220,949 tons of general merchandise, the latter being the most prominent as it represents almost 40% of the movement of goods and encompasses the highest value-added products for the region's economy.
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Cantabria and its capital Santander are among the regions with the lowest incidence of Covid19, also having international reference centers in the field of health, such as the Hospital Marqués de Valdecilla and the IDIVAL (Valdecilla Institute for Health Research): idival.org
Also, Cantabria is always located among the Spanish regions with the highest quality of life, offering a perfect combination between rural landscapes, sea, mountain, gastronomy, sports (especially surfing, golf and skiing) and a healthy and attractive environment for those who bet to reside in our community.
Cantabria has always stood out for its great industrial tradition.
At the same time, a great effort has been made to ensure that our region has implemented a new concept of development driven by the creation of different clusters and the attraction of different companies within the field of digitization, new technologies and the development of an industry 4.0.
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The Cantabria Science and Technological Park (PCTCAN), located in Santander, is a fundamental tool of our region aimed at enhancing the development and socioeconomic well-being of the Autonomous Community. It operates as an engine of scientific and technological culture and the development of the R&D in Cantabria.
It is a space that groups and encourages the creation of innovative companies based on science and technology and the development of knowledge.
SICAN is a public capital company that aims at the development of modern and quality industrial soil, urbanizing industrial spaces and providing them with the necessary infrastructures for the efficient implementation of new industry in Cantabria.
Business accelerator for technological-based projects with a large innovative component, in which different acceleration systems are combined for the successful development of the different business models that are part of it.
Business association that brings together manufacturers of automotive components, automotive auxiliary industries and public, business and social entities from the regional area of the Autonomous Community of Cantabria and its capital Santander.
Recently, the first steps have been taken for the establishment of a Cluster that brings together companies in the region in the field of the ICT sector, increasingly present in the industrial development of Cantabria.
In addition, the ASCENTIC association brings together the most representative companies in the Information and Communications Technologies sector.
The Nuclear Industry Cluster of Cantabria (CINC), is a business organization that was born as a meeting point between all agents and companies in the nuclear industry sector in our region.
CLUSTER MARCA, with the aim of promoting cooperation, commercial and technological development of Cantabria's maritime industries and activities.
The first Spanish cluster that brings together more than 18 companies related to the scope of defense, including naval scope, electronics and communications.
SODERCAN pilots the project to create an association around fire-retardant properties in branches such as textiles or construction.
New partnership that revolves around the entire value chain of the health environment.
Sea of Innovation Cantabria Cluster aims to integrate all actors operating in the marine energy sector in Cantabria, to promote it as a centre of excellence within the national and international market.
Our University is among the leading Spanish universities in terms of its quality of teaching and its high capacity for innovation and adaptation to the demands of the market.
Number of students: 11.769
Number of students: 10.225
Our capital, Santander, is home of the International University Menendez Pelayo, a reference in terms of summer courses of recognized worldwide prestige in all areas of relevance.
CTC provides knowledge applied to high-value solutions for clients. Its main objective is to consolidate itself as a centre of reference for innovation in Cantabria and as a qualified innovative agent on other markets.
The Fields of Activity of CTC are: industry and energy, navigation and robotics, advanced materials and nanomaterials, industry 4.0
The Institute of Biomedicine and Biotechnology of Cantabria (IBBTEC) is a jointly owned center shared between the University of Cantabria (UC), the Higher Council for Scientific Research (CSIC) and the Regional Government through SODERCAN.
Their mission is to carry out quality scientific research in the biological field.
The fundamental objective of the Institute of Physics of Cantabria is high quality scientific research in the fields of astrophysics and the structure of matter.
IH Cantabria was created on March 22 when two research groups from the Advanced School for Civil Engineering at the Universidad de Cantabria, which had been engaged in intensive scientific-technical activity in subjects related to continental and coastal water engineering, combined into one.
IDIVAL is considered a reference in the field of health at European level.
Our region, and more specifically our capital, Santander, is the origin of one of the most successful and avant-garde business and financial groups in the global level: BANCO SANTANDER.
SODERCAN is the Regional Development Agency of Cantabria.
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