Director General of INL invited to participate in Nanomercosur 2013

November 20, 2013

The Director-General of INL, José Rivas, was invited to participate in the event Nanomercosur 2013, that took place on November 12 -14, in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The meeting was dedicated to «Nanotechnology and Industrial Competitiveness».

On the first day, José Rivas presented the theme «Nanotechnology from the Laboratory to the market». He also contributed to the debate dedicated to the subject of «Cooperation between academia, industry and governance», with his talk related to the INL project on «International cooperation in Nanotechnology», on the second day of the event.

The participation of the INL Director-General in Nanomercosur 2013 comprised meetings with important members of the Argentinian Ministry of Science, Technology and Production, representatives of the Fundación Argentina de Nanotecnología, as well as business people from the Mercosur production sector, who showed great interest in possible collaborations with INL.

Nanomercosur 2013 was organized by the Fundación Argentina de Nanotecnología (FAN). Researchers, engineers, speakers from Argentina, Brazil, Uruguay, Spain, Portugal, Italy and the United States of America, as well as entrepreneurs from the European and Latin-American nanotechnology sector gathered for three days at Nanomercosur 2013.