The President of the Junta of Castilla y León learns about AIR Institute projects at the Health Research and Innovation Hub

AIR Institute has taken part in Valladolid in the Castilla y León Health Research and Innovation HUB, an event held this week at the Miguel Delibes Cultural Centre. The aim of this initiative is to contribute to improving the health and wellbeing of citizens by making a firm commitment to R&D&I with the presentation of the new Strategic Plan for Health Research and Innovation in Castilla y León 2023-2027.

The President of the Regional Government, Alfonso Fernández Mañueco, presented the Hub "with the aim of making it a meeting point for professionals and a lever for transforming the health, productive and social model of the region". The regional government aims to double the number of health researchers, the number of research groups and health research institutes.

Throughout the week, the event hosts numerous roundtables, lectures, and conferences by experts of recognised national and international prestige. In addition, the space allows for the participation and technological demonstration of different entities and centres such as AIR Institute, which, together with the Network of Technology Centres of Castilla y León (NODDO), has presented some of its projects in the area of health. The President of the Junta de Castilla y León, Alfonso Fernández Mañueco, visited the AIR Institute stand and was interested in the different initiatives developed by the team in the areas of rehabilitation and accessibility technologies, artificial intelligence, virtual reality, augmented reality, and therapeutic dolls.