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#MTN115: Radar COVID app operational in the Balearic Islands, Nautal acquired by Click&Boat

Mallorca Tech Newsletter – Issue #115

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News

▸ The voluntary contagion alert application Radar COVID is already operational in the Balearic Islands, becoming the seventh autonomous community in which it is already underway. The app is available for iOS and Android devices.

▸ The French boat rental platform Click&Boat announced the acquisition of Nautal, founded in Menorca. The operation will lead to the world leader in this niche.

▸ Laminar Pharma, the Parc Bit-based biotech company valued at 70 million euros about to go public, wants to be “a turning point in cancer therapy.”

▸ hotelbreak’s daycations arrive at Lisbon and Porto thanks to Hilton Hotels, the platform already has more than 150 hotels that collaborate to offer their day experiences online. El Español made a profile of the company and have delved into the daycation concept and its advantages for hotels.

▸ Chartok, startup accelarated in the Connector Travel Tech program based in Parc Bit, has been selected among the 100 finalist companies in the South Summit Startup Competition. Specifically among the 10 finalists in the Travel category.

▸ The Office for the Transfer of Research and Project Results (OTRI) of the UIB, in charge of developing relationships between the university and companies, managed in 2019 155 research, development and innovation contracts worth 1.7 million euros. An 20% increase compared to 2018.

▸ A group of researchers from the Universitat de les Illes Balears (UIB) has developed a technology that allows the pests detection and monitoring in agricultural crops and forest plantations remotely.

▸ Ciutadella has joined the Reciclos program, a system which uses mobile technology to reward those who recycle their cans and plastic bottles.

▸ Turistec has collected testimonies from some of its associated companies such as Hotelinking, SM2 or 3 digits, where they share their experience with remote work during confinement

▸ The people of Saturdays.AI Mallorca had a chat with Joan Massanet, philosopher, cybersecurity expert and CEO of World2Connect. In it they talked about the relationship between ethics, morals and Artificial Intelligence.

▸ The agency Contenido SEO has published an extensive case study on how they produced content to help Barceló Hotels improve the perception of the safety image of Cancun as a destination.

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Events

▸ 16/09 – Elementary on-page SEO aspects to take into account so that your website attracts more and more visits. Webinar organized by Don Dominio with Dean Romero, co-founder of Dinorank.

 22/09- Team building online: Remote teams. Go Consulting organizes an online team building session aimed at HR professionals and team managers who currently have to manage their teams remotely. This open team building aims to share facilitation tools to keep remote teams connected and engaged.

▸ 14/10 – Event Marketing Online: Make an impact with your digital events. A session in which you will learn what Event Marketing Online is and why you should introduce digital events into your marketing strategy. Organized by Don Dominio and led by Nadia Nemer.

▸ 11/11 – eCommerce Growth: preparing for Black Friday. Growth strategies for an eCommerce to be prepared to sell more this next Black Friday. Approach to growth from a holistic vision, analyzing all the stages of the funnel of an eCommerce on which we can have some growth lever. Organized by Don Dominio and with the participation of José Cortizo, partner of Product Hackers and host of the En.Digital podcast.

 

Job Opportunities 

Java Developer – Mutua Balear (21-24K€)

▸ System Administrator –  Quality NOC (18-24K€)

▸ Full Stack Developer –  Innovation Strategies

▸ Sales Team Leader – Habitissimo

▸ Back End Developer + Full Stack Developer – AI Finance Group

▸ Assistant Revenue Manager – Marugal Distinctive Hotel Management

▸ Branded Content Manager (Europa) – Yuccs

 

Cool Links

▸ 5 things learned from launching my first app and getting my first 20 users – Jordi Enric

▸ La predicción numérica del tiempo – Juan Antonio Salado, Meteoclim

▸ Exprime Git como si fuera un zumito – APSL

▸ How swarming helps us smash business-critical projects in one week – Andy Slack, Olive Valley, MoreNiche

 

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