26.05.2014

Science Minister received the Ambassador of Sweden

The Minister of Science, Lino Barañao, met with the Ambassador of the Kingdom of Sweden in Argentina, Gufran Al- Nadaf.

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Barañao received the ambassador of Sweden, Gufran Al- Nadaf, together with the National Director of International Relations, Águeda Menvielle.

The Minister of Science, Technology and Productive Innovation, Lino Barañao, received in his office today the Ambassador of the Kingdom of Sweden in Argentina, Gufran Al-Nadaf, to talk about the upcoming official visit to the country on May 30 and 31. The National Director of International Relations of the Ministry of Science, Águeda Menvielle also participated in the meeting.

"We have deep interest in establishing closer ties because we know that Sweden has tradition in innovation.We value as model, a country that knew how to make a transition from a resource-based economy to a knowledge-based economy", Barañao said. He also stressed the importance of international relations in science and technology, essential to carry out this type of initiatives.

Meanwhile, the Swedish ambassador said: "I hope it's the beginning of a bilateral relationship since we have a much to offer, especially in innovation".

It is important to note that Argentina shares with Sweden 18 projects approved under the Seventh Framework Programme (FP7) of the European Union. Six of them were for mobility of researchers, four related to the areas of health, three for environment, two for food, agriculture, fisheries and biotechnology, one for the area of international cooperation, other for research infrastructures and other for information and communication technologies (ICT). Many of them involved tasks of research, development and innovation in various subject areas.

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