In recent years, the information and communication technologies sector has made great progress in Castile and Leon. It is comprised of close to 1,000 companies distributed among three sub-sectors: telecommunications, computing and audiovisuals, and added value services.

The region has the second largest concentration of experts in new technologies in Spain.

The establishment of the Center for Innovation in Mobility at the Boecillo Technology Park, promoted by the government of Castile and Leon together with Microsoft, Indra, Siemens and Thales, was one of the region’s most noteworthy milestones.

Other highlights include the Centre for the Development of Telecommunications of Castile and Leon (CEDETEL in its Spanish acronym) and the Technology Institute of Castile and Leon (ITCL in its Spanish acronym), both part of the government of Castile and Leon’s Technology Center Network.

The technology parks of Castile and Leon are an ideal setting for activities in this and other related sectors

There are several areas of interest in the ICT sector that should be highlighted such as wireless communications developed by world-renowned companies and industrial monitoring developed by companies leading the way in this technology