This award "Yecla going to have a number of benefits and preferential consideration when developing policies for R & D and local development for the town in the coming years" as explained by the Mayor of Yecla, Ortuño Marcos.
The Mayor of Yecla, Ortuño Marcos Wednesday in Madrid attending the ceremony for the award "City of Science and Innovation" to the City of Yecla.
The event will take place at 17.00 in the Palacio de Cibeles, and will be chaired by the Secretary of State for Research, Development and Innovation, Carmen Vela Olmo.
The Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness, delivers the communication Yecla distinction "City of Science and Innovation" a major award, which rewards those municipalities that have "opted in a manner determined by infrastructure investments in innovative scientific, technological and social . In this way, comes to recognize the firm commitment of the City of Yecla policies to promote improvement in infrastructure, innovation and business development ", as explained by the Mayor.
Alongside Yecla, the Ministry has distinguished cities of Alcalá de Guadaira (Sevilla), Alcoy (Alicante) and Villarreal (Castellón) in the group of municipalities 20.0001 to 100,000.
Municipalities that have earned this recognition will be part of the Network of Cities Innpulso of Science and Innovation, in the coming years, which means that during this period "Yecla going to have a number of benefits and preferential consideration to the when developing policies for R & D and local development for the town "as he recalled the first municipal authority.
Source: Ayuntamiento de Yecla