Avda del ConocimientoArmilla, Granada 18016
Telefónica I+D center was created in 2005 in Granada, as a result of a collaboration agreement between Telefónica I+D and the Ministry of innovation, Science and Business of the Junta de Andalucía.
This Telefónica center aims to boost the deployment and implementation of the Information Society in Andalusia, intensifying the relationship with the universities, public and private institutions, and technology companies in this community.
Its main activity is the development of systems, platforms, and advanced services, to implement ICTs to socio-sanitary, health and Telecare sector , in order to become a benchmark of experience and knowledge, both at national and international levels, to act as a project support center of the Telefónica Group.
The center has recently obtained the membership seal of the European Network of Living Labs. It is the first national Living Lab, dedicated to health and welfare.
Its future location in the Technological Park of Health Sciences will contribute to boost collaborative initiatives with the public health environment.
The center also participates in the development of projects produced within the Telefónica companies, notably those related to sectoral solutions for government agencies, companies and corporations. Since its creation, it has received several awards for its work. Among them, the Social Council Prize of the Granada University, the FISETIC prize of the UGR School of Computer Science, the prize for the Tractor Project of the Ministry of industry (awarded on February 21, 2007), the Ciudadanos prize awarded by Digital Terrestrial Television and the Association of Radio Entities and Digital Television (AERTEDI) to the Telecare TELEADM project (awarded on March 23, 2007) and the award for the Social Univiversities Involvement, in the business category, awarded by the Social Councils forum of the Public Andalusian Universities, in recognition of the AmIVital project (May 2008).