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Cuba approves its first High Technology Companies



Havana, Jan. 6.- The Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (CIGB) and the Company of the Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical Industry (BIOCEN), were approved as the first two Cuban High Technology Companies.

This was announced in his official profile on Twitter by Armando Rodríguez Batista, vice minister of the Ministry of Science, Technology and Environment (CITMA), who also reported that by agreement of the Council of Ministers on December 24, this category was granted, in force by three years.

“#Cuba has its first 2 #HighTechnology Companies approved x Agreement of the Executive Committee of the Council of Ministers: Congratulations @CIGBCuba and @BIOCENCU of @BioCubaFarma. Worthy tribute to #Fidel! #SomosCuba #CienciaCubana #Innovación ", tweeted Rodríguez Batista.

This category of High Technology Company was approved on February 26 and was approved and published in Decree No. 2/2020, as reported at that time by Elba Rosa Pérez Montoya, minister of CITMA.

In addition, it complies with guideline 114 of the Cuban Economic and Social Policy that proposes to define and create the category of High Technology Companies with fiscal and tax incentives, to promote companies that base their economy on the use of science and technological innovation. . (ACN) (Photo: https://www.biocen.cu)