Much emphasis must be “shifted” into science and technology
The Minister of Science and Technology for the Nation, Daniel Vilmus, confirmed this Monday in Corrientes that the state has decided to “change this great focus” that currently exists in research matters and that it is necessary to develop Aspects that meet the specific needs of the country.
On Monday, Vilmus visited the National University of the Northeast (UNNE) with the President of Conicet, Anna Maria Franchi, To view the equipment available in the Genomic Medicine Laboratory at that university Based in Corrientes.
“The goal today is to find out what science and technology needs in Corrientes, because the law on investment in science and technology allows us to get many resources to put in the provinces and bring back a lot of the focus that we have in Buenos Aires, Cordoba and Santa Fe in terms of science,” said the official at Reception in charge of UNNE Dean, Delfina Ferravit.
In this sense, he noted that it is necessary “to draw up a plan for scientific and technological development in each of the jurisdictions, in the case of Corrientes, primarily linked to the capacity for productive development and adding value to the primary products produced here”.
when referring to Needs to be met through innovation in the country“We have been arguing that it is necessary to clarify further research and teaching with the need to solve specific problems in our societies,” Vilmus said.
He stressed that “it makes no sense to investigate only through the researcher’s curiosity, but to be able to develop those aspects that meet the specific needs of the country.”
In this regard, he valued the role played by the University in Argentina, by disclosing with Conicet and the productive sectors the “Academic Development Research”.
After meeting with Rector Veiravé, Franchi, the Minister of Science and Technology of Corrientes, Orlando Macció and other academic authorities, Filmus traveled to the province of Chaco, where he was to receive the Governor, Jorge Milton Capitanec.