During his visit to the Region of Murcia (South of Spain), and in front of a group of 75 students from High School, the minister highlighted the importance of education for science development. Manuel Torres and the university rector Alejandro Diaz were the hosts of the day.

The doors of the MTorres plant, in the Fuente Alamo technology park, opened yesterday to welcome the Minister of Science, Innovation and Universities, Mr. Pedro Duque. He was able to learn more about the work carried out by MTorres in the design, development and machinery installation for the manufacture of aeronautical components, as well as tools and assembly systems. He atended also presentation of company R & D projects, five challenges, which face the current needs of society.


The chairman of the company, Manuel Torres, had the opportunity to show the minister the latest developments of the company based on the possibility of adapting manufacturing systems in composite materials to the naval sector.


The minister also attended a demonstration of the First Lego League teams -Electronic Falcons and Incredible Squirrels- who participate in this global competition. 


The Fuente Álamo plant also hosted during this visit a group of 75 students from several High Schools from this Spanish region. All of them listened to the minister in a brief talk where he wanted to highlight the importance of education in the science development and the need to transfer this knowledge from university to the business and social network.