Chair of Innovation in Transport and Logistics by Primafrio
Juan Conesa, managing director of refrigerated transport company Primafrio, and Jose Luis Mendoza, president of the Catholic University of Murcia (UCAM) have signed an agreement of collaboration in order to form an University Chair named “Chair of Primafrio in Innovation of Transport and Logistics”.
This will be the first university chair in Spain dedicated exclusively to investigating the logistics sector, and as part of this goal, developing activities within the field of social corporate responsibility , social innovation and new technologies , amongst other areas.
The agreement will last for four years, with an aim to consult and exchange scientific information between both institutions in fields such as teaching, research and transferring results of logistic activity and refrigerated transport in topics related to:
Safety and prevention of work-related risks
Thermal control and management of air quality
Social corporate responsibility and food safety
Juan Ignacio Conesa has explained that “In this way our company opens its doors to research and teaching in the sector of road freight transport, which is a field that requires these qualities in its continuous strife for improvement”.
Jose Luis Mendoza also stated that both UCAM and Primafrio have many things in common, such as their strife for innovation, social compromise, creation of employment and internationalization , as well as both being family-run companies.
The President of the University highlighted the positive impact that Primafrio is having on the economy of the Region of Murcia.