Madrid, December 12, 2019. Yesterday was celebrated the tenth day of the COP25. During the two round tables, which took place in the Green Zone of Ifema, there was talk of prevention of fires, water, waste and climate change, with recognized personalities from each field, both national and international, among which are Antonio Peral, Deputy Mayor of the City of Alicante, Rudy Aernoudt, DG Growth or Claudio Castro, Mayor of Renca (Chile).
Within the framework of this summit, the session on Forest Fires and Climate Change has presented as an example of good practices to CILIFO, a pilot project of Interregional cooperation Portugal-Spain of the EU, endowed with 25 million euros, the largest budget in The fire field.
StartUp Europe Awards Special Edition Firefighting-Climate Change
At the end of this round table, the launch of the Firefighting COP25 Global Awards took place, included within the StartUp Europe Awards, a Finnova initiative with the support of the European Commission, which is based on the Open Innovation methodology to generate new ideas that seek creative and low cost solutions to current problems. This call identifies disruptive innovations and is managed by the Belgian entity StartUp Europe Accelerator.
The winners of this special edition have been the Spanish StartUp Drone Hopper and the Mexican Lluvia Sólida.
Our Ceo, Ana Pérez, presented our project dedicated to the design, manufacture and commercialization of large-capacity drones, intended for fire fighting and environmental protection. And we won the main prize of the Firefighting-Climate Change category of the SEUA.
Startup Europe Accelerator
We have received a European acceleration ticket that will give us access to personalized mentoring through the Startup Europe Accelerator, a Belgian center that offers networking services, legal advice and guidance on European financing, located in Brussels. As part of this mentoring, we are offered the opportunity to participate in events, seminars and establish a network of contacts at European level.