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Actiu hosts the 10th Suma Forum

Actiu hosts the 10th Suma Forum

NOVEMBER 2010 | 2 minutes

The 10th Alicante Suma Forum 2010 held on 29th November in the Actiu Technology Park brought together over 300 attendees, mayors, businessmen and representatives of various financial institutions from around the province.

The 10th "Alicante Suma Innovation and Territory Forum" was organised by Alicante Provincial Council, through Suma Tax Management, and with the collaboration of Caja Mediterráneo and the Metrópoli foundation. It brought together over 300 attendees to discuss actions that will involve "competitive advantages" for the whole Alicante province.

The president of Alicante Provincial Council, Jose Joaquin Ripoll, the head of Suma, Jose Lopez Garrido and CAM general director, Roberto López Abad, officially opened the conference and presented the projects their entities are carrying out to boost development within the province.

10th Suma Forum

9 Zero Agencies, innovative structures for public-private partnership aimed at promoting strategic projects for the province
AZ01. Alicante Port 2020
AZ01. Airport City
AZ01. Alicante Living Lab
AZ01. Future Vega
AZ01. Wine landscapes
AZ01. Alcoy Ecoboulevard
AZ01. Benidorm Terra Life
AZ01. Marina Alta Innovation Node
AZ01. Ecovillages

4 Clusters. areas of opportunity for involving the private sector and civil society:
· Health Cluster
· Residential Economy Cluster
· Agricultural Landscape Cluster
· Ecoconstruction Cluster

During the conference, several important politicians and businessmen highlighted the importance of optimism and enthusiasm when considering the future, indicating that difficult times should always be seen as an opportunity. As regards this particular point, Vicente Berbegal, president and founder of Actiu, expressed the need for companies to show confidence in their ability to carry out future projects. "We're all responsible for designing projects, by believing in them we can turn them into reality".

Innovation and sustainable development were central to this event, which was held at the Actiu Technology Park -itself a sustainable industrial project- and which highlighted the development and growth opportunities linked to this production philosophy.