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The first Research Institute at the University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, the Institute for Applied Microelectronics (IUMA), integrated in the Science and Technology Park, is now a landmark in microchip design nationally and internationally, where the integrated software and applications developed play an increasing role in the market. Structured into seven divisions, its scientific activity covers a wide spectrum in the field of ICT with its creations ranging from sensor networks, wireless applications, services for tourism, to security systems and advanced applications in healthcare.

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