ICT & Financial Services
Excellence in Human Capital
of the 40,000 university students in Aragón are enrolled in Technical degrees
of the population speaks at least 2 languages
Spain is second in Europe in terms of reusing open data and public sector information
The preparedness of its Workforce is one of Spain’s main sources of competitiveness in the Business Services Industry: Spain is the No.1 EMEA country (tier 1) in availability of highly qualified personnel.
Spain is the leading country in Europe according to the formal Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI) appraisal, ahead of France, the UK and Germany.
University & Company links
Aragón offers an excellent pipeline of qualified and multilingual professionals at competitive wages with fully-funded training.
University: 40,000 students enrolled, 9,500 in Engineering studies and in new technologies.
170 vocational training centres: 17,000 students, 7,000 in technical areas.
Multilingual skills: The highest percentage of Erasmus students sent and received in Spain (1,000 students/year); 45% of the population can speak at least two languages; 17,500 students attending Official Language Schools in Aragón.
Support from technological centres
I3A Institute for Engineering Research created to transfer scientific research results from the University to society and to actively support technological innovation in the private industrial sector.
ITA Innova Aragon Institute of Technology, linked to the Government of Aragon, works to identify the technological need of companies and to introduce new technologies into the industrial fabric.
MIT – Zaragoza Logistics Center is an education and research centre working in partnership with the Centre for Transportation & Logistics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
BIFI Biocomputing & Physics Institute is a research centre at the University of Zaragoza that promotes interdisciplinarity.
This professional services firm, one of the so-called global BIG-4, has estabilished its Innovation Center in Zaragoza. The quality of the Human Resources Training Services in Aragon and the cutting edge technological infrastructure of the Business Parks were key factors for KPMG in the decision to come to Aragon.