Spain is a democracy organized in the form of a parliamentary government under a constitutional monarchy. It is a middle power and a developed country with the world’s fourteenth by nominal GDP and sixteenth largest by purchasing power parity. It is a member of the United Nations (UN), the European Union (EU) Spain (Spanish: Reino de España),[a][b] is a sovereign state largely located on the Iberian Peninsula in southwestern Europe, with archipelagos in the Atlantic Ocean and Mediterranean, and several small territories on and near the north African coast.
Spain also includes the Balearic Islands in the Mediterranean Sea, the Canary Islands in the Atlantic Ocean and a number of uninhabited islands on the Mediterranean side of the Strait of Gibraltar, known as plazas de soberaníaSpain also includes the Balearic Islands in the Mediterranean Sea, the Canary Islands in the Atlantic Ocean and a number of uninhabited islands on the Mediterranean side of the Strait of Gibraltar, known as plazas de soberaníapain occupies 85% of the Iberian Peninsula, which it shares with Portugal, in southwest Europe. Africa is less than 10 mi (16 km) south at the Strait of Gibraltar .
Since the 1990s some Spanish companies have gained multinational status, often expanding their activities in culturally close Latin America. Spain has a good development in the field of medical sciences; Spain is the second biggest foreign investor there, after the United States. Currently Spain improving its research in cancer and medicinal science , radiology.
There are 1498 biomedical journals that publish original clinical research in Spanish language in Spain and Latin America.
Spanish companies have also expanded into Asia, especially China and India the scientific profile with the technology profile shows a good match only in the field of food, agriculture and fisheries. Spain’s technology production is also specialized in transport technologies, construction technologies and, to a certain extent, in the environment, and biotechnologies, Oncology, medicinal biology .also active in publishing journals like journal of medical science etc.
In the fields where Spain is specialized in both science and technology (food and agriculture), the ERA offers good opportunities for cooperation, in particular scientific cooperation with researchers from several Northern and Eastern European countries, and technological cooperation with Norway, Iceland, Denmark, Lithuania, the Netherlands, Switzerland, Slovakia and Portugal4 . Spain has Nobel laureates of about 8 several institutes in the country including University of Almeria, University of Cádiz, University of Córdoba, University of Granada, University of Huelva, University of Jaen, University of Malaga, University of Seville. Many journals has published in the field of medical science like medical journals, biomedical journals