On Thursday 28 at 19:30 the Second Delivery of the Prize for the Best Doctoral Thesis will take place at the Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingenieros Industriales in Madrid. An award aimed at all those doctoral theses read at Spanish and Portuguese-speaking universities that have stood out for their proper protection, exploitation and successful transfer to the market in 2014.
In this edition Alberto Varela has been awarded for his thesis on the“Geospatial analysis for the functional characterization of various infrastructures in models of territorial accessibility”using geographic information systems, which was defended at the University of La Coruña.
This call has participated thesis from seven Spanish and Portuguese-speaking countries, of which nearly forty were shortlisted and seven finalists.
It highlights all of them its excellent level in the proper management of the different figures of Industrial and Intellectual Property and in the process of transfer to the market, which breaks in some way with the belief that in Latin American countries there is no knowledge about the application of these tools.