Argentina and the United States strengthen ties of scientific cooperation

The president of CONICET Daniel Salamone and the United States ambassador to Argentina, Marc Stanley, discussed possibilities for cooperation, investment and joint work in science and technology.

Daniel Salamone, president of the National Scientific and Technical Research Council (CONICET), received Marc Stanley, United States ambassador to Argentina, at the Council. They reviewed the bilateral agenda on science and technology and discussed possibilities for scientific cooperation and financing between both countries.

The delegations spoke about different topics and challenges of interest between both countries to address with scientific and technological research projects, in areas such as biotechnology, health, energy, medicine, projects on ocean matters and meteorology, among others.

CONICET president detailed the Council’s science and technology guidelines, activities that are developed in each of the major areas and the development of various scientific and technological research, among other topics, within the framework of scientific cooperation between both countries.

Likewise, Salamone specified the importance of technology transfer and the development of startups as engines of innovation. In this sense, he emphasized the importance of strengthening and diversifying scientific and technological cooperation projects, thus promoting a modern and productive exchange.

The meeting was attended by the delegation from the United States Embassy were the representative of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Rachel Smith, the representative of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Aurora Elmore, the advisor, Angeles Coscolla and the Science and Technology official Aaron Tiffany. The manager of Scientific and Technological Development Liliana Sacco and representatives of the International Cooperation area participated on behalf of CONICET