CIV-VAL Node is awarded continuity for the development of its fourth stage – Radio Festival

CIV-VAL Node is awarded continuity for the development of its fourth stage – Radio Festival
CIV-VAL Node is awarded continuity for the development of its fourth stage – Radio Festival

The National Research and Development Agency (ANID) delivered the results corresponding to its contest “Macrozonal Nodes – Call 2024”, instance that gives continuity to the work carried out in the regions of Coquimbo and Valparaíso by the CIV-VAL Node.

The CIV-VAL Node seeks to accelerate the territorial impact of science, technology, knowledge and innovation in the Central Macrozone and is made up of 9 associated institutions: University of La Serena, Universidad Católica del Norte, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso (PUCV), University of Valparaíso (UV), Center for Advanced Studies in Arid Zones (CEAZA), Federico Santa María Technical University (UTFSM), the Regional Center for Studies in Healthy Foods (CREAS), Ceres Center and the Interdisciplinary Center of Neuroscience of Valparaíso (CINV).

“With the award of this important project we will be able to continue the work and positioning that the CIV VAL Node has acquired in the Central Macrozone, articulating the different actors related to Science, Technology, Knowledge and Innovation (CTCI), providing targeted support to respond, based on existing capacities, to the needs of the ecosystem and its prioritized areas: Water Resources, Biodiversity and Food. On the other hand, we thank the partner institutions of the regions of Coquimbo and Valparaíso, who have supported and guided us in each of the stages, as well as the technical team of the CIV-VAL Node, who have carried out collaborative work and a great territorial deployment to consolidate our work”, commented Macarena Rosenkranz, executive director of the CIV-VAL Node and director of Innovation at the PUCV.

From the PUCV, beneficiary institution, its Vice-Rector for Research, Creation and Innovation (VINCI), Luis Mercadoreferred to this important milestone, which gives continuity to the territorial work carried out during the previous stages in the regions of Coquimbo and Valparaíso: “The Valparaíso Region has great potential in science, technology and innovation. Being part of the CIV-VAL Node allows us to continue promoting these areas, in addition to generating knowledge with an impact on society. We are very happy with the recent award, as it will allow us to continue working and leading collaboratively with the other partner universities and relevant actors in the innovation system. Our university stands out in the region and in the central north macrozone, for its capabilities, especially of the professional people who work in this field.”

 
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