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Unicaja Banco supports the Andalucía Emprende Awards, given today to the winning companies of Granada province

This is the V edition of these Awards, whose provincial phase in Granada was held today, to recognize one more year the most innovative business initiatives in the province with the highest growth and development potential. This year, the winning companies have been SOS10 and Salazones Cobasal. The companies have been awarded in the categories of business ‘Creation’ and ‘Consolidation’ respectively.

27 JUN 2018

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The 16 provincial winners of the Andalucía Emprende Awards, promoted by the Department of Knowledge, Research and Universities of the Regional Government of Andalusia through the Andalucía Emprende Foundation, will become finalists in the regional phase, to compete for the award to the best Andalusian business 2018.

 

Unicaja Banco’s support to these awards falls within the support that the financial institution gives to the business fabric and within its interest to promote entrepreneurial initiatives in Andalusia, as well as to boost the economy and job creation in the areas where it operates.

 

Unicaja Banco reinforces its support to the business and entrepreneurial fabric in Andalusia by sponsoring the V edition of the Andalucía Emprende Awards, whose provincial phase in Granada took place today. The goal of these prizes is to award, one more year, the most innovative business initiatives and with the highest growth and development potential in each province. Then, the best Andalusian business 2018 will be chosen from among the provincial winners in the regional phase of the competition.

 

This year, the awarded Granada companies have been SOS10 (winner in the category ‘Creation’), promoter of translucent adhesive bras, made from a dermatologically tested materials, and Salazones Cobasal (winner in the category ‘Consolidation’), dedicated to the production and sale of salted fish, with no additives or allergenic components. The category ‘Creation’ is awarded to recently established business initiatives (up to three years ago); and the category ‘Consolidation’ is aimed at businesses between three and seven years of history. As part of the prize, both companies will have their own stand to promote their services in the ‘Andalusia Entrepreneur’s Day’, and they will also participate as finalists in the regional phase of the competition, which will be held on the same day.

 

Unicaja Banco’s support to these awards falls within the support that the financial institution gives to the business fabric and within its interest to promote entrepreneurial initiatives in Andalusia, as well as to boost the economy and job creation in the areas where it operates.

 

The award ceremony, held at the Provincial Representation of the Government in Granada, was attended by Manuel Conde, Unicaja Banco’s Area Manager in Granada, and the event has been chaired by Sandra García, Provincial Representative of the Regional Government in Granada; Juan José Martín, Provincial Representative for Knowledge and Employment; and by Inmaculada López, Provincial Director of Andalucía Emprende in Granada.

 

A total of 44 Granada business initiatives, supported and mentored by the CADEs (Business Development Support Centers) in the province, have submitted their application to the fifth edition of these awards, which are also a unique opportunity for networking and creating synergies between projects, organizations and institutions related to the business and innovation world.

 

The Andalucía Emprende Awards, promoted by Department of Knowledge, Research and Universities of the Regional Government of Andalusia, through the Andalucía Emprende Foundation, are currently in their provincial phase in the different Andalusia provinces. A total of 16 companies will pass to the regional phase to compete for the award to the best Andalusia business 2018.

 

In addition to participating in a consulting programme given by the Agencia Andaluza de Promoción Exterior, Extenda, the regional winners will benefit from an international business agenda, including accommodation, in any destination which is a potential business market or which host benchmark companies in their activity sector. Transportation expenses will be covered by Unicaja Banco.

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