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Tuesday, October 8, 2019

Chile shows advances in Nanotechnology Fair

Santiago de Chile, Oct 8 - Chilean researchers and academicians show today at the Nanotechnology Fair 2019, the nation's main scientific advances in areas such as food, mining, energy and the environment.

The director of the Center for the Development of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (Cedenna), Dora Altbir, inaugurated this morning the technology forum based in the University of Santiago de Chile.

As member of the Icare Innovation Circle, the academic presented the talk 'Nanotechnology, the incredible world of the invisible', with emphasis on the need to link companies, science and technology.

'As a Center we are convinced that nanoscience will be an essential component for a better understanding and care of nature in the coming decades', said Altbir, who is the 2019 National Prize for Exact Sciences.

The activity was attended by the Chilean Minister of Science, Andrés Couve Correa and the rector of the University, Juan Manuel Zolezzi, who highlighted the role of Cedenna in the transfer of knowledge.

'Today we have the opportunity to put nanoscience in the discussion, so we are bringing science to all people.' I congratulate Dr. Altbir for her great contribution ', said Minister Couve.

In addition to conferences and academic exchange, the Nanotechnology Fair exposes students and national public the results of Chile in technologies in advanced development process.(PL)