Last Friday, the 3rd Workshop on Disruptive Information and Communication Technologies for Innovation and Digital Transformation took place, organized by the BISITE Research Group within the framework of the DISRUPTIVE project. The event, which was held online, brought together project partners and international experts to discuss the challenges and opportunities that disruptive technologies offer to our society.
There are high growth expectations regarding 3D printing and it is considered to be the key driver of change in the current manufacturing models. Its application areas are diverse, among others, healthcare, construction, education and industrial sectors. 3D printing offers the possibility of designing and creating unique items on demand, with flexibility, rapid prototyping, and at a reduced cost; these are just a few of the many advantages of 3D printing, and they will make it a technology of great importance in the coming years.
The digital transformation is already evident in many sectors, in the world of finance as well. The incorporation of technology in finance, also known as Fintech, is based on the optimisation of resources by applying strategies to offer innovative products and services, adapted to the needs of today's clients.
LIFE Via de la Plata, is a project that seeks to create a model of adaptation to climate change in Salamanca. It is currently in progress and, at the BISITE group, we are working on all the technological development involved in this great initiative. Proposing solutions to climate change and promoting energy efficiency, to make Salamanca a sustainable, ecological and safe Smart City.
Energy efficiency is the key to protecting and caring for our environment. A change in our habits can significantly reduce the impact of consumption and emissions. The residential sector accounts for 45% of total energy consumption. In this respect, it is necessary to propose solutions to promote the sustainable use of energy.