The research group GSyC/LibreSoft of the Universidad Rey Juan Carlos, and eMadrid network member, was recently awarded with the III Focus Free Knowledge Initiative Prize, in the category "University Initiative in favor of Free Knowledge". The voting of the prize involved more than 10,000 participants. The GSyC/LibreSoft research group is composed of three professors and a dozen full-time researchers, and works primarily on open collaboration in various areas such as software engineering, mobile technologies, virtual communities and e-Learning.
Last January 18th, the UNED reserved spot in Radio 3 of Spain National Radio included a chapter dedicated to make a presentation of the eMadrid Network. The program had a debate format and it was moderated by Miguel Rodríguez Artacho, UNED responsible at eMadid. Other participants were Carlos Delgado Kloos, the project coordinator, Jesús M.González-Barahona, URJC responsible at eMadrid, and Ivan Martínez Ortiz, a member of the UCM group at eMadrid.