15.05.2014

Two new implement tables for Plan Argentina Innovadora 2020 were created

The secretary of the Department of Planning and Policy, Ruth Ladenheim, led the opening of both debate instances corresponding to the Health sector identified in the Plan.

Two new implement tables for Plan Argentina Innovadora 2020 were created

The secretary of the Department of Planning and Policy, Ruth Ladenheim, with the Under Secretary for Policy in Science, Technology and Productive Innovation, Fernando Peirano.

This morning, the secretary of the Department of Planning and Policy of the Ministry of Science, Technology and Productive Innovation, Ruth Ladenheim, inaugurated the tables corresponding to "Biosimilars and chronic complex diseases with multigenic components and associated to adults" and "Regenerative Medicine and tissue engineering", initiating the process of debate in the "National Plan for Science, Technology and Innovation, Argentina Innovadora 2020 " This first methodological step seeks to define, together with the industry representatives, specific proposals in strategic areas.

In this context, the secretary reminded that the purpose of the Plan is "strengthening the scientific and technological base of the country which means, for example, an increase of 143% of fellows over 2003" and she stated that the strengthening strategy is reflected in actions such as "increasing the number of international publications and the number of repatriated scientists". Finally, she said: “I do not doubt that the work of these tables, numbers 21 and 22 of the Plan, will be fabulous”.

The implementation tables with participation of a group of key actors concerned in the productive and academic research activities taking place at different geographical locations for discussion and validation of the courses of action provided by the Plan is scheduled in the 2012-2015 period. This instance includes the preparation of annual operating plans for the 35 strategic socio productive cores (NSPE), established by the Plan, as well as transversal themes.

In the opening ceremony Ladenheim was accompanied by the Undersecretary for Policy in Science, Technology and Innovation, Fernando Peirano, who noted that all these actions "show a scientific and technological system which is transforming and expanding rapidly. More than 1,200 people from academia, industry and government have built the operational plans as a result of these tables, resulting in calls for the different funding instruments”.

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