In 2014, the region of Asturias was positioned as the fifth most invested autonomous community in Spain in terms of foreign capital investment volume, behind Madrid, Catalonia, Valencia and the Basque Country.
Aciturri, a Spanish aeronautical company, in conjunction with the Asturian foundation Prodintec, are to create between 15 and 20 job positions in Asturias within 5 years.
Its integration with European universities brings together students from 40 different countries within the Campus of International Excellence
The upward trend is consolidated with the creation of intensive R&D companies with the support of the main regional economic development agency, IDEPA.
Three of the largest companies leading the ranking in Latin American multinationals, have, or at some point have had direct links with Asturian capital.
The Asturian company is to inject 4 million euros into plants in the Principality to drive forward new packaging and the market launch of new drinks.
ThyssenKrupp Elevator AG revealed a new elevator concept at its Global R&D Centre in Gijon, a centre where the prototype was designed.
Asturian institutional representatives headed by the Regional Minister for Employment, Industry and Tourism, Francisco Blanco, used the occasion of the Expo Milan 2015 to highlight the advantages of investing in Asturias in terms of production, logistics and commerce.
From 26th to 31st October, the Expo Milano will hold Asturias Week, with interactive activities, exhibitions and tourist information | IDEPA will present Asturias as a destination for investment.