Canary Islands have several characteristics that make it one of the
privileged places for the development of aeronautical and aerospace
orography and weather conditions.
climate for flying
quality of life, which can attract the best talent. The high quality
of life in the Canary Islands and the good educational offer make it
easier for professionals and their families to establish their
permanent residence in the islands, instead of moving individually
for a specific period of time.
legislation and legal security
region of the Canary Islands, being a territory of the European
Union, enjoys all the advantages of the treaties signed by Spain
(free movement of people, goods and services). All this has resulted
in special aid projects by the European Union for those companies
that settle in these territories.
economic and fiscal regime (ZEC, RIC).
region of the Canary Islands, due to its distant geographical
location from the mainland, has a series of tax advantages and
economic aid, both from Spain and the European Union. The companies
created can become part of the Canary Islands Special Zone (ZEC),
which entails a series of advantages that make the installation of
manufacturing and service companies very attractive.
industry and leading research centers
public universities, in addition to 3 private universities, together
with their university research institutes.
University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria has leading design and
development centers, which are already playing a major role in the
development of advanced flight and navigation systems for drones.
Platform of the Canary Islands (PLOCAN), Canary Islands Space Center
(CEC), Institute of Astrophysics of the Canary Islands (IAC).
administrations that understand which are the strategic sectors:
Renewable Energies, ICTs, Aeronautics, Digital Tourism,
Telemedicine, Telecommunications and Digital Entertainment.
lack of testing and certification centers for unmanned systems. The
Canary Islands would not only acquire a position of absolute
leadership in this field, but would also close the door immediately
to the emergence of possible competitors in thousands of kilometers
telecommunications and transport infrastructures, with six
operational international airports.
costs that are competitive with the rest of Europe.
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