Continous innovation to protect people vision of Estambril Group
December 12, 2008 - Spain
Estambril Group banks completely on innovation to fulfil the aim of protecting people further and better. The 1st Congress on Innovation (I Congreso de Innovación), held on the 3rd and 4th of December at Euncet College of Terrassa (Barcelona), came to an end by concluding that there is no future without innovation.
More than 50 participants had the opportunity to think about how significant and vitally important innovation is through different work groups and speeches led by the Group professionals and other external speakers.
During the first day of the Congress, several workshops were organised for and by professionals of Estambril Group which served the reflection on issues related to innovation. As a conclusion of the workshops, Estambril Group defined its position as an expert on providing innovative solutions to protect people which also mean they are at the forefront of the market.
Furthermore, it was made clear that within the Group there are no future plans which are not totally linked to innovation as it is not another option, but a necessity. ‘Passion for protecting people’ The Group’s motto, Passion for protecting people, was also a permanent feature at the workshops since the objective of Estambril Group is to protect the greater number of people at occupational hazard.
Therefore, innovation and investigation on professional areas where they are not present will be carried out. To sum up, they came to the conclusion that innovation concerns us all and thus, it is very important to notice the market’s needs and meet them with tailor-made innovative solutions.
Over the second day of the Congress, other reference companies participated by providing experience about the issue of innovation. María Sánchez, general manager of AIDIT, talked about Innovation as a concept and Amelia Fernández, from the Innovation Department of the Technologic Centre LEITAT, spoke about Innovation in a technologic centre.
On her behalf, Ana María Vilanova, project leader of TAG Innovación (Estambril Group), centred her speech on Innovation at service. Juan Manuel Jurado’s speech, engineer at the DNI Department of Grupo Iturri, focused on Innovation through tradition and that of Xavier Pérez, EDDA Design’s new business developer, on Innovation applied to design.
Finally, Juan José Salamanca, general manager of Alle Trust-Helyos Partners, explained the significance of Innovation as a global culture