Novaschool by Novasoft begins in September the 2010-2011 school year with the opening of three new centres, the Early Learning Novaschools in Granada, Marbella y Benalmádena.
In August Francisco Barrionuevo, presidente ejecutivo de Novasoft, y el director de Diversificación de Novasoft, Francisco José Guerrero durante la apertura de una de las nuevas Escuelas Infantiles.
Novasoft has a 30% participation in an important R+D+i project in the field of biomedicine with 22 million euros of Government funding.
Francisco Barrionuevo presents in July Novasoft´s businees model in the Foro Nueva Economía (New Economy Forum) as part of España Innova (July 2010).
In June, the WiWave Project was started which will provide a large part of Extremadura with internet.
In June Novasoft also acquired a 24% share of the company Insecta, a Project conceived by two University of Málaga Biology graduates and which this year won one of the Spin Off awards.
In June the first stone of the new Competencies Centre in the Geolit Science and Technology Park was laid, presided over by the regional Economy, Innovation and Science minister, Antonio Ávila.
The Andalusian Autonomous Government Environment ministerActo de colocación de la primera piedra de Geolit, en la imagen Antonio Ávila acompañado de Francisco Barrionuevo y el resto de la comitiva.
José Juan Díaz Trillo, visits in April the Call Center managed by Novasoft which deals with more than 3000 calls per month and obtains a user feedback evaluation of 8 out of 10.
In MarchJosé Juan Díaz Trilo durante su visita al Call Center.
Novaschool Añoreta is included in the Best Private Schools supplement published in the El Mundo newspaper.
In February the book ‘Del Empresario al Emprendedor’(From the businessman to the Entrepreneur), was presented in which Francisco Barrionuevo collaborates with the chapter ‘La historia de los emprendedores españoles’( History of Spanish entrepreneurs).
In JanuaryPortada del libro 'Del empresario al emprendedor' con prólogo de César Alierta.
the UNESCO Chair of Communication of the University of Málaga counts on the support of Novasoft in the Content Container project.
Novasoft extends its staff until overcome 600 workers
The company continues and extends its process of related diversification. In March, it opens the first of Softfood's places, a chain of restaurants based on quality food, ecological products and with a strong social and environmental commitment. In April, it acquires the company WiFi Online, which covers the Internet access without cables of 55 % of the Extremadura population. In May, it buys 70 % of the Rincon Anoreta College and opens a new line of business in the area of the excellence in the education.
XV Anniversary of Novasoft.
The company presents a project for the construction of the Parque Científico Tecnológico Geolit (Scentific and Technological park), in Jaén, a 'software factory' addressed to provide solutions to public local institutions and to provide them with the latest innovations on e-Administration. The counsellor of Innovation, Science and Enterprise, Francisco Vallejo, presided over the public event held for the presentation of this project, which first initiative will be the construction of a building in a more than 2,500 square meters plot of land inside the aforementioned park, and that will have room for more than 300 workers.
The company becomes a reference in the development of e-Administration for the public local institutions with the establishment in five years of hallmark projects such as Mijas Digital (Digital Mijas), 'Ciudades digitales de Úbeda y Baeza' (Digital cities of Úbeda and Baeza) or the project performed for the Municipality Commonwealth of Andévalo.
The Servicio Andaluz de Salud (SAS), -Andalusian Public Health Service-, awards the technological support of all its hospitals to the temporary joint venture constituted by Novasoft, for the amount of 16,4 million euro. The project implies the creation of more than 200 jobs.
Novasoft awards the largest public tender in Consulting announced in Andalusia, which involves more than 3,500 workers. The company will consult municipal companies and companies from the AIE in Seville, on Quality, Environment, Hazard Prevention and Excellence (EFQM), for more than 850,000 euro.
The company is committed to talent and innovation and supports young companies and academic research groups, with which creates a network of affiliates.
The effort made by Novasoft in the area of e-Administration is rewarded by the Corporación Tecnológica de Andalucía with the approval of the Mall@ project, presented along with Innoben. The project will promote the relation between the local administrations and the citizens, and will provide the administration with avant garde technological tools.
The company reaches a number of 300 direct contributors on the staff.
The President of the Junta de Andalucía (Governing Board of Andalusia), Manuel Chaves González, inaugurates Novasoft’s new corporate headquarters in the Parque Tecnológico de Andalucía. It is a building of 2,500 square meters with room for 300 working posts. The company has invested 4,5 million euro in this new headquarters.
Unicaja, Andalusia's leading financial institution, acquires stake in Novasoft, gaining 15% of the company’s capital.
Novasoft merges with Novasoft Soluciones Canarias SA, thus establishing the division Novasoft Canary Islands.
The company decides to sell its Healthcare division to the multinational ISOFT in order to reactivate its assets and focus on the other business areas. The deal closed on more than 15,6 million euro.
Novasoft becomes part, as a head founder, of the Corporación Tecnológica de Andalucía (Andalusian Technological Corporation), an initiative in which participate other 32 regional companies, nine financial institutions and ten Andalusian universities. Its purpose is to promote the transfer of technological and scientific knowledge to the productive network and to the Andalusian society in general.
Telecommunications Division is created.
NOVASOFT EXPLICAN is created through acquisition of 4 year old company EXPLICAN, the first NOVASOFT office in an European country, London, UK.
Opening new offices in Madrid, Canary Island and Valencia.
Novasoft brand unification process. This starts a period of consolidation and growth of the company due to the reorganisation of the company in divisions.
10th Anniversary of Novasoft.
Starting the "University of Andalusia in Microsoft Technologies".
Agreement of distribution between Novasoft and the Portuguese company NLS-New Link Solutions-Consultoría e Engenharia, S.A.
Purchase of the G2 Security Company, take over of SDISA and merger of COM5, companies that strengthen the Novasoft Engineering sector.
Acquisition of 52 % of Auladat, Catalan company accredited by HP, Microsoft, Novell and Lotus to train professional technicians, computer distributors and other companies to a quality standard. Novasoft Training is created.
Agreements of Distribution and alliances with partners in Portugal, Mexico, Argentina, Chile, and Costa Rica.
NOVASOFT computerizes the ADESLAS hospital centres.
Creation of the Novasoft Business Group: Novasoft Healthcare, e-Novasoft, Novasoft Consulting and Novasoft Engineering.
Certificate by AENOR (based in the UNE-EN-ISO9001Regulation) from Novasoft Health. It is the first "Software Healthcare“ company in Spain to achieve the AENOR Certification.
Strategic agreement with Ufacex, from Union Fenosa Group. Its aim was to distribute and commercialise our products in Latin America.
Creation of STAT Auditing Software company in USA.
NovaHIS, Hospital Information System, started to develop using the client/server technology with the PowerBuilder tool.
Direct participation in the TASS Project, Health Card with the Andalusia Health Service, in the pilot Health Centres of Fuensanta and Levante Norte (Córdoba).
Novasoft starts its work in the Health sector with the development of the first medical record in Primary Healthcare under Windows in the Health Centre Torre del Mar (Malaga), with the support of the Central Services of the Andalusia Health Service (SAS: Servicio Andaluz de Salud).
Novasoft is born in the Technological Park of Andalusia (Malaga) out of the effort and the dream of 2 partners. It happens after a SPIN-OFF, in the Incubator of companies BIC EURONOVA.