Science consolidates international bonds to promote investment
18.10.2016

Science consolidates international bonds to promote investment

Barañao leads the official mission to Finland, Norway and Italy with the aim of enhancing the cooperation agreements that the portfolio has with these countries.

Science for the autonomy of indigenous food
18.10.2016

Science for the autonomy of indigenous food

Together with the School of Agronomy of Universidad de Buenos Aires (UBA), a project of the programme PROCODAS (Programme Council of the Demand of Social Actors) of the Ministry of Science, Technology and Productive Innovation (MINCyT) managed to reintroduce types of native corn so that the Qom community in Formosa could farm them in family plots of land.

Technological marketing conferences
18.10.2016

Technological marketing conferences

The conference addressed to research and development institutions finished. During this meeting, policies, tools and best practices for the marketing of goods and services with high added value. were analyzed

Innovative solutions to federal complaints
13.10.2016

Innovative solutions to federal complaints

As a result of a need raised by producers in La Pampa, a specialist in technological connections of the Ministry of Science contacted an industrial designer from Córdoba, who devised a portable bush extractor, a development that will help improve livestock productivity in La Pampa in a sustainable and low-cost way.

Communication mechanisms discovered in prehistoric birds
12.10.2016

Communication mechanisms discovered in prehistoric birds

CONICET Researchers presented the most antique known fossils of the vocal apparatus of birds at the Cultural Centre of Science (C3). Their findings were published in the journal named ‘Nature’.

The Ministry of Science launches new financing projects for $120 million
14.09.2016

The Ministry of Science launches new financing projects for $120 million

Three new calls for projects regarding tourism, municipal development and, as a new feature, robotics and technology for education are part of the package that is available through the Federal Council for Science and Technology (COFECYT). Thus, interested parties may request to receive financial support in the form of Non-Reimbursable Contributions and permanent window.

Minister Lino Barañao participated in the Argentina Business & Investment Forum
14.09.2016

Barañao: "Knowledge is key for development"

Minister Lino Barañao discoursed on the role of education in the economy of the 21st century.

Agreement for cooperation on defense and safety technology entered into with an Italian firm
12.09.2016

Agreement for cooperation on defense and safety technology entered into with an Italian firm

By means of an agreement entered into by and between the Ministry of Science and the Italian company Leonardo – Finmeccanica, Argentina and Italy are trying to promote a commercial link involving the safety and defense area.

With more than 1,200 activities, the National Week of Science, Technology and Scientific Art begins
12.09.2016

With more than 1,200 activities, the National Week of Science, Technology and Scientific Art begins

As from Monday 12 and until September 23, both children and adults will be able to participate in free and open-to-the-public scientific and recreational proposals in different parts of the country

Macri, Barañao and Vidal presented cooperation Strategic Projects in the public sector
09.09.2016

Macri, Barañao and Vidal presented cooperation Strategic Projects in the public sector

The president of Argentina and the Minister of Science, together with the governor of Buenos Aires, presented a set of research and development transversal initiatives to improve the quality of life of the Argentines

Drones, allies of science and production
08.09.2016

Drones, allies of science and production

Created in the military industry, unmanned aerial vehicles –UAVs, also known as drones– are much more than tools used for fun. Implemented both for agriculture and disaster prevention, the services these airships render broaden the industry value chain and help specialists

Whooping cough: the mechanisms used by the bacterium to survive are described
07.09.2016

Whooping cough: the mechanisms used by the bacterium to survive are described

CONICET investigators discovered the way in which this microorganism can avoid the immune system and linger in the body

Technology for better treatment of municipal solid waste
18.08.2016

Technology for better treatment of municipal solid waste

Minister of Science, Lino Barañao signed an agreement with the president of CEAMSE, Javier Coria, to promote jointly capabilities and innovative methodologies to provide technical assistance in environmental matters.

Nanomagnetism
18.08.2016

Nanomagnetism: an ally in the struggle against cancer

Magnetic hyperthermia, an area of applied and interdisciplinary physics that brings progress on the potential uses of magnetic nanoparticles in biomedical research.

Diagnosis campaign for people with rare and less frequent diseases
16.08.2016

Diagnosis campaign for people with rare and less frequent diseases

The Ministry finances a public-private consortium analysing free of charge the genome in patients with a tendency towards this condition. These 100 Exomes, is an initiative seeking to create scientific & medic

Hugo Gramajo: "It is possible to use bacteria as small factories of bio-lubricants"
10.08.2016

Hugo Gramajo: "It is possible to use bacteria as small factories of bio-lubricants"

The researcher was awarded the Jorge Sabato 2015 prize for his work with genetically modified bacteria for sustainable production of compounds of biotechnological interest.

09.08.2016

Winners of the 2015 edition of Houssay Houssay Trajectory and Jorge Sabato awards were announced.

The award organized by the Ministry of Science recognizes Argentine scientists and technologists who developed much of their scientific areas in the country.

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