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Globalvia and Railway Innovation Hub have agreed to promote innovation in the railway sector

Through this alliance Globalvia will consolidate its national leadership as a prescriber of emerging technologies in metros and tramways

Globalvia and the Spanish innovation cluster in railway mobility, Railway Innovation Hub (RIH), in which the Company is also integrated, have agreed to begin joint cooperation activities that will permit developing and promoting innovation in the railway sector, particullarly in metros and tramways.

The agreement in principle between the parties was reached at a meeting held in Seville between representatives of Railway Innovation Hub, Globalvia, Metro de Sevilla and Tranvía de Parla. This is a clear commitment by the two organizations to encourage innovation in metros and tramways.

At the meeting, Railway Innovation Hub described the current technological capabilities of the association and made progress concerning some of the questions relating to emerging technologies it is applying in the railway mobility sector.

On the other hand, Globalvia expressed its interest in developing collaborative innovation projects, and launching possible technological challenges in the hub in the search for solutions that could improve its services as railway infrastructure operators.

Furthermore, Railway Innovation Hub and the company agreed to use the infrastructures so that associated companies in the cluster can validate and implement different emerging technology innovations in the sector to position Globalvia as leader in the promotion of innovation and prescriber of technologies in the national and international railway sector.

With this agreement, Globalvia goes one step further in its innovation trip towards innovation aimed at improving society and thus transforming the world.