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Centre of R&D+i (Research, Development and Innovation) of the University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, whose general purpose is:
To play an active and practical role in the design and implementation of a sustainable (competitive and responsible) model for the Information Society, based on appropriate, intensive use of Information Technology in the fields of:


  • Training and learning (e-Learning)
  • Business (e-Business)
  • Government (e-Government)



The Spanish Algae Bank (BEA, in Spanish) is a national R&D+i service that is part of the Canary Islands’ Foundation Scientific and Technological Park of the University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (ULPGC). Its basic objectives are the isolation, identification, characterisation, conservation and supply of microalgae and cyanobacteria. Apart from these functions, typical of all microorganism collections, the Spanish Algae Bank is a service that facilitates the development of a new bio-industrial sector based on the culture and applications of microalgae and cyanobacteria.
The BEA has been a member of the European Culture Collections' Organisation (ECCO) since 2001 and of the World Federation for Culture Collections since 2003, and is included in the World Data Centre for Microorganisms (WFCC-MIRCEN), registration number 837. The BEA has been accredited before the Spanish Government as an international authority for the depositing of microorganisms in accordance with the provisions of the Budapest Treaty, under resolution 239 of 28th October 2005 of the WIPO (World Intellectual Property Organization).

The Centre for Image Technology (CTIM, in Spanish) of the University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria has been created with a view to promoting scientific and technical research activities in the field of Image Technology. The Centre for Image Technology constitutes a Research Centre in accordance with the provisions of the ULPGC’s statutes. Its headquarters are located in the Departmental Building of Computer Science and Mathematics, on the Tafira Campus, and it was founded in 2010, with the merging of several research groups belonging to the department of Computer Science and Signal and Communications Systems.
University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. ULPGC
C/Juan de Quesada, nº 30
- Las Palmas de Gran Canaria - 35001 - Spain
(+34) 928 451 000/023
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(+34) 928 451 022