Bilbao City Council, IBM, Euskaltel, BBK Foundation, Mondragon Corporation, University of Deusto and Iberdrola inaugurated today INNOLAB Bilbao, a new center whose objective is to become the engine for the creation of qualified employment in Euskadi through the use of new technologies in the business environment

Juan Mari Aburto, mayor of Bilbao:

“This center is the” flame that we are already igniting in our city; it is the beginning of a first laboratory of ideas and projects that we want to take strength so that our companies do not lose the train of new technologies in Euskadi “.

Marta Martínez, president of IBM Spain, Portugal, Greece and Israel:

“This center is an excellent example of this type of innovation and we are convinced that it will be a success. […] IBM has made available to the center access to innovative technologies in the field of cognitive computing, the cloud, industry 4.0 and the internet of things. ”

Xabier Sagredo, president of BBK:

“This new equipment is completely aligned with the Xabier Sagredo in the inauguration of Innolab Bilbaoo strategic objectives of the entity, since” the commitment to the creation of new business models, the support to the private initiative, the promotion of the training of the people, talent; the creation of quality jobs and the strengthening of the Bizkaia business fabric are the backbone of the BBK “.

Francisco Arteche, CEO of Euskaltel:

“It is time to promote the Digital Economy, taking advantage of new business initiatives that generate wealth and employment by making use of infrastructures and new digital technologies. That is why it is important that there are centers like Innolab Bilbao […] ”

Juan Mari Palencia, vice president of Innovation, Promotion and Knowledge of the Mondragón Corporation:

“We are in Innolab Bilbao to promote new solutions and new companies that reinforce our competitiveness in the face of the complex challenges before us”.

Jose María Guibert, Rector of the University of Deusto:

“Innolab Bilbao shares with the University the aims of developing technological innovation in Basque society, specializing in new trends in information technology […]”

Asis Canales, Institutional Delegate of Iberdrola in the Basque Country:

“The center that we present today will help to move towards these solutions and the Asis Canales in the innaugración of Innolab Bilbaomismo time will help young entrepreneurs to develop innovative proposals for the progress of our society and, ultimately, for the creation of more quality employment “