30.04.2014

Barañao and Giorgi met with textile entrepreneurs to drive the camelid market

Ministers of Science and Industry met with entrepreneurs from the textile sector to develop business plans aimed to benefit the commercialization of South American camelid fiber.

Barañao and Giorgi met with textile entrepreneurs to drive the camelid market

Giorgi and Barañao during the meeting

The Minister of Science, Technology and Productive Innovation, Lino Barañao and the Industry Minister, Débora Giorgi received textile entrepreneurs to develop a business plan and provide added value to the production of South American camelid fiber in our country.

The purpose of the meeting was to encourage productive and inclusive innovation of fine fiber of guanacos, llamas and vicuna from the investment that the Federal Government makes in several parts of the country. Textile entrepreneurs undertook to provide know how to enhance the market development, adding value added and taking advantage of Argentine design capabilities.

During the meeting the need to strengthen the exploitation of camelid fiber industrially and turn the activity into a sustainable production chain was noted. In this regard, the minister Barañao said that "the State has assumed the initial investment, the highest risk, but it is essential that private sector understands how to market the resulting product". Meanwhile, minister Giorgi said that "many of the initiatives of entrepreneurs can be complemented by the initiatives we face from the government".

The Ministry of Science, through the National Agency for Science and Technology is already funding five projects related to the production and processing of camelid fiber for more than $ 30 million.

Industry entrepreneurs and officials of Science and Industry ministries attended the meeting.

SEARCH
News
RELATED INFORMATION
Area
Ministry
Photos
  • Barañao and Giorgi met with textile entrepreneurs to drive the camelid market
Image of
Barañao and Giorgi met with textile entrepreneurs to drive the camelid market

Giorgi and Barañao during the meeting

Video
Video of
Documents
Links