The Wessex Institute of Technology is a leading group that influences scientific and technology research in Europe. Their headquarter is located by the national park in New Forest, England. They influence the scientific market with their awards, conferences and paper publishing.
The research division of the institute is affiliated with many universities in Western Europe. They are affiliated with several universities in Spain including Universidad de Granada and Universitat Politècnica de València. They have some affiliates in Italy including Universita di Siena and Universita di Pisa.
Every year, the institute holds award ceremonies to recognize excellence in scientific research. They made the Prigogine Medal in memory of the chemist Ilya Prigogine. They also have the George Green Medal that was started in 2014. Recipients of the awards can be from around the world, not just Europe.
On average, the institute holds 25 conferences per year in locations all around Europe and sometimes Asia. They discuss issues concerning the environment, security, development and other related issues.
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