WISeKey Presents its Mediterranean High Tech Hub Project to the Mayor of Valencia

By Wisekey Sa, PRNE
Thursday, July 15, 2010

GENEVA, July 16, 2010 - WISeKey was invited last Tuesday by the Mayoress of Valencia, Rita
, to meet with several political and business personalities of
Valencia: Bruno Broseta, Regional Secretary for Industry, Commerce and
Innovation for the Government of Valencia; Francisco Pons, President of AVE
(Association of Valencian Entrepreneurs); Diego Lorente, Director General of
AVE; Ramon Gomez-Ferrer, Director General of the Valencia Port Authority;
Inigo Parra, President of Vossloh Spain; Arturo Ortigosa, Director of the
Foundation for the Urban innovation and Knowledge economy; Vicente Igual,
Councilor for modernization of the administration and Beatriz Simon,
Councilor for innovation.

The participants agreed to design a plan to create an innovation hub in
Valencia, a project presented by Carlos Moreira, CEO of WISeKey, in 2007
during the Americas Cup held in Valencia. WISeKey was a sponsor of Alinghi,
the Swiss defender of the Americas Cup and its supplier of security

The participants agreed that the city of Valencia has the essential
elements to take a leading role in the worldwide innovation growth. The basis
for this project is the outstanding universities and research centers, the
capacity of the technological network centers and the port, as well as the
exceptional quality of life in the city and its environs.

The establishment of processes for innovation strategies to attract
technological companies to Valencia, was also reviewed. These companies will
support strategic economic sectors of the Valencia Community. Tuesday's
meeting was one of several working meetings organized by the City council of
Valencia to develop the knowledge economy of the city.

WISeKey is a world leader in solutions designed for digital
identification, secure electronic transactions and cloud computing. More
information at www.wisekey.com

    Estrella Vela
    WISeKey SA

Contact: Estrella Vela, WISeKey SA, evela at wisekey.com, +41225943005

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