The IAMZ is located in Spain (the 14th largest economy by nominal GDP in the world and the 7th largest exporter of agro-food products in the world –the 4th largest in the European Union), ina warm and inviting city, Zaragoza, strategically located between Madrid, Barcelona, Bilbao, Valencia, and Toulouse in France. It is the fifth biggest city in Spain with around 700,000 inhabitants, and fourth when it comes to economy. Its more than 2000 years of history make the city one of the greatest historic and artistic legacies in Spain.
Zaragoza is capital of Aragon, one of Spain's leading industrial regions. Many global industries in strategic dynamic sectors run their business from Aragon; automobile (GM), fashion (Zara), sports (Adidas), clean energy, agribusiness, construction equipment, information technology or biohealth just to name a few.
Because of its strategic location, Aragon is especially competitive in logistics, hosting the biggest logistics park in Europe (13 million m2) and ranks among the world's leading logistics clusters together with areas such as Singapore, the Netherlands, Dubai, Sao Paulo or Chicago (2012 World Economic Forum). Besides, Aragon belongs to the group of Europe's most innovative regions together with northern Italy and most of France, Germany and the UK according to the European Commission
This is a great place to work and live with very diverse landscapes especially for skiing in winter with almost 400 kilometres of slopes, a rich cultural heritage (including language:Spanish is the second language most spoken in the world -500 million people) and great food(Mediterranean Diet); but above all the Aragonese are famous for their firm character and determination and for being the friendliest people you can ever find.