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Argentina Guest Country


Argentina is the guest country at the 2018 7th edition of Foro Transfiere. The Argentine R+D+i ecosystem will be present in Transfiere:

* International Innovation Programme.

* Networking agenda tool.

* Exhibition Area - Stand A23.


See below for the institutions that will attend:

Logo Fundacion Argentina de Nanotecnología

ARGENTINE NANOTECHNOLOGY FOUNDATION (FAN)


We are committed to promote the development of nanotechnology projects and undertakings and to disseminate nanoscience and nanotechnologies among different Argentine society spaces. Therefor, we have a range of programs and initiatives aimed at entrepreneurs, researchers and students interested in these themes. Our main goal is to connect the various stakeholders involved and generate a space favorable for the development of these technologies in our country.

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NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY (INTI)


The INTI was created in 1957, at a time when a number of national were emerging with the aim of setting in motion public investment, science and technology on a scheduled basis. Its first laboratories were located at the Technological Park Miguelete, in a plot of land of 19 hectares, in the municipality of General San Martín, province of Buenos Aires. At present, there are about thirty centers, in addition to administrative and support areas in this place. Today the INTI participates in Regional and Multipurpose Centers all over the country,  that generate research and network development to accompany and promote industrial growth in each province. This expansion has enabled the institute to cover a wide range of industrial specialties in coordination with universities, state-owned laboratories, state-owned companies, business chambers and other domestic and foreign organizations associated with the technological activity.

Since its origins, the INTI was unique in that it integrated business chambers and industries in the management scheme of its centers so as to ensure that any activities developed would be aligned with the concrete needs and demands of the industrial sector. At the same time, the purpose of linking companies to centers has been to facilitate the development of innovations that, given their size, are beyond the possibilities of only one company on its own.

With highly specialized professionals and laboratories fitted with adequate instruments and equipment – in some cases, unique in the region –, the INTI’s current capacities cover almost all industrial areas.

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NATIONAL SCIENTIFIC AND TECHNICAL RESEARCH COUNCIL (CONICET)


The CONICET is the principal body entrusted with the promotion of science and technology in Argentina. Its activity encompasses four large areas: Agrarian and Materials Sciences and Engineering; Biological and Health Sciences; Exact and Natural Sciences, Social Sciences and Humanities. Its goals are to encourage and fund scientific and technological research and any supporting activities directed to the scientific and technological advancement of the country, the development of the domestic economy and the improvement of the quality of life under the lineaments established by the national government. The CONICET’s mission is to promote and implement scientific and technological activities all over the country and in different fields of knowledge.

 -It integrates researchers from all discipline areas that conduct their activities mostly at national universities, science and technology research bodies and its own implementation units or in partnership with other institutions.

-It promotes scientific and technological research and development all over the country.

-In the domestic setting and within the framework of a varied network of international relationships, it largely contributes to training human resources of excellence.

-It operates as a source of information and advice for the different strata of the National Government and the private activity.

-In numbers: Executing Units, formerly known as “Institutes” (249), Research and Transfer Centers (11), Multidisciplinary Center (1), Scientific and Technological Centers (15), Associated Units and Technological Linkage Offices (17). As of 2016: researchers (10,036), fellows (11,017), supporting professionals (1,629) and supporting technicians (1,024).

Logo Ministerio de Ciencia,Tecnología e Innovación Productiva

MINISTRY OF SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY AND PRODUCTIVE INNOVATION (MINCYT)


Its mission is to guide science, technology and innovation towards the strengthening of a new productive model for greater social inclusion and improved Argentine economic competitiveness, based on knowledge as a pillar for development.

The Directorate for Cooperation and Institutional Integration participates in all themes related to bilateral cooperation, regional cooperation and multilateral programs, and programs for international cooperation with companies.

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INVAP


INVAP
is a company committed to the design and building of complex technological systems with 40 years of experience in the domestic market and thirty years in the international scene. Its mission is the development of cutting edge technology in different areas of industry, applied research and science by creating “technological packages” of high added value to meet domestic needs and to enter foreign markets by exporting.

With experience in conceiving, implementing and managing highly complex multidisciplinary projects, INVAP has the capacity to generate products and services conforming to the clients’ requirements, while satisfying all the stages of a project, from preliminary advice to the delivery of turnkey plants.

Its principal activities are focused on the following areas: nuclear energy, space, government and defense, industrial technology and alternative energies, CITs and technological services. It has designed and manufactured a number of radioisotope production and research reactors around the world, low orbit satellites for earth observation, various industrial plants, radar systems and radiotherapy centers, among other developments.

At local level, it has a close relationship with the National Atomic Energy Commission (CNEA) and the National Commission on Space Activities (CONAE), with which the INVAP has implemented large projects. At international level, the company has links to several organizations, particularly the US NASA, the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), the Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation (ANSTO) and the Egyptian Atomic Energy Authority (AEA). The INVAP is certified to ISO 9001:2008 (Quality Management) and ISO 14001:2004 (Environmental Management).

Red Vitec

TECHNOLOGICAL LINKING NETWORK OF NATIONAL UNIVERSITIES


Technology Linkage Network of Argentine National Universities
(RedVITEC) owned by the National Inter-University Council

The Network was created in 2004 with the purpose of contributing to the exchange of experiences and promoting cooperation between Argentine national universities in all matters related to linkage, technology transfer and innovation to promote social and productive development in the country.

RedVITEC is composed of 47 Argentine national universities and 7 university institutes that make up the National Inter-University Council (CIN).

The Network has the following goals:

- To promote the leading role of the national universities when it comes to discussing R&D&I policies

- To set up coordination and connection instances with governmental and non-governmental organizations

- To share technology linkage experiences with the social, productive and governmental environment

- To disseminate among society the contribution by the university system to knowledge development and transfer

- Establish connections with other national and international entities and networks

- To contribute to the development and professionalization of the technology linkage areas of national universities

- To provide technical advice to the Science, Technic and Art, Relations and Outreach Commissions of the CIN, as well as to the Secretariat of Science, Technology and Productive Innovation

To train human resources in topics specific to the Network.

INTA Argentina

INTA


The National Institute of Agricultural Technology (INTA) is a decentralized public Institution with operational and financial self-sufficiency, which is under the Ministry of Agribusiness of the Nation. Created in 1956, its objectives and efforts are oriented towards innovation as the engine of national development. As a member of the National System of Science, Technology and National Innovation, it develops capacities for the agroindustrial sector and participates in networks that foster inter-institutional cooperation; It generates knowledge and technologies that it puts at the service of different sectors of society, through its extension, information and communication systems. INTA's contributions allow the country to achieve greater potential and generate new opportunities to access regional and international markets with products and services with high added value.

See dossier of INTA

Universidad de Cuyo

UNIVERSITY OF CUYO


Universidad Nacional de Cuyo is located in the province of Mendoza, which has almost 2 million inhabitants, in the Andean region of Argentina.

It’s the largest center of higher education in western Argentina, carrying out teaching, research and knowledge transfer activities and services to the community, through its 15 Faculties and Institutes.

More than 40,000 students attend, with an academic staff of 4,030 teachers, in 118 undergraduate and more than 90 careers and postgraduate courses in the areas of humanities, social sciences, engineering, basic sciences, medicine and fine arts. It has more than 3,500 researchers of different categories, who carry out more than 600 research projects.

In the 1990s, UNCUYO began a process of strengthening, founding with other universities the Technological Linking Network of National Universities (RedVITEC) and the National Network of Universities for International Cooperation, among others. It is affiliated with numerous national and international university networks, participating in different programs, through its researchers, teachers and students.

In fulfillment of its functions, it also deals with the creation and strengthening of links with companies and public and private institutions in support of the development of the region. In this sense, from the scientific and technical capacities with which it has, through the transfer of technology, support for innovation and entrepreneurial development, the realization of joint R+D+i projects and the training of human resources , UNCUYO contributes to the growth of the productive sectors.

Universidad de Quilmes

UNIVERSITY OF QUILMES


The National University of Quilmes (UNQ for its initials in Spanish) was founded in 1989. It is located at the heart of Southern Buenos Aires Metropolitan Area, in Bernal City, Quilmes. Three million people live in this region, which centralizes 20% of the country’s industrial establishments. 

Nowadays, the UNQ has over eleven thousand students, distributed among its graduate courses and postgraduate courses of study.

The University’s mission is the production, teaching and transmission of knowledge of the highest quality, in an environment of equality and diversity. The UNQ’s essential functions are teaching, research, extension courses, human resources formation, technological development, productive innovation and culture promotion.

BEDSON

BEDSON

Own space: Stand A25

Established in Pilar (Argentina), Bedson S.A. is Bedson's headquarters, a multinational company that develops, manufactures and markets food additives and veterinary specialties since 1979.

Loyal to our mission to help animals produce better and more through innovation, with a strong commitment to consumers’ safety and animals’ welfare, we permanently strive to provide efficient and safe solutions to the growing industry of animal production worldwide.

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SOUTH ÁRIDA


The company South-Arida is a Start Up of the Center for Research and Development in Nanomedicines (CIDeN) belonging to the National University of Quilmes. We have researched and developed laboratory-scale production methods on anti-photodamage dermocosmetic nanoagents extracted from native hyperhallophilic archaebacteria, to now go on to a first productive scale with a view to the commercialization of products based or derived from these microorganisms within the cosmeceutical sector, in a first stage. One of the main advantages is that nanohalosomes (nanovesicles prepared with lipids extracted from archaebacteria) have the peculiarity of having greater physical and chemical stability than classical vesicles, prepared on the basis of conventional phospholipids.

GL Group

G&L GROUP


G&L is an Argentinean company with a 100% of private investment, with presence in Buenos Aires, Paraguay, Uruguay, Brazil, Spain and USA. We offer a very interesting range of solutions towards Public Administration, banking, Fintech, e-Health, Smart cities, Agritech, retail, telecommunications and many other industries.

G&L is a company with 24 years of experience in the bank and financial market. It has a vast experience in research and development tools, software development and testing of  applications. We participate in developing solutions that integrate hardware and software. Our experience includes international projects that have received the seal IBEROEKA and EUREKA (European innovation program) on several occasions. We are around 350 employees of which 25 working R&D on different innovative lines of research.

Our company has knowledge and experience on a wide spectrum of fields:

* Integral Development: Our development process covers all the activities of the life cycle

* Construction and Testing

* Maintenance Projects supported in time where G&L Group manages the evolution of an application set. Maintenance of applications developed by G&L Group SA or by Customer

* Technical support of different technologies in-situ/remote with the clients

* Testing Test service on applications. System and Integration Testing Stress Testing Volume Testing  

Deitres

DEITRES


We are a company that creates innovative solutions in hardware, firmware and software, focusing on current needs and discovering tomorrow. We go beyond expectations and work on high impact projects to help improve our society.

The quality and innovation of products are the result of the passion for and commitment to our projects, working in an environment that promotes our competitiveness.

Our business focus is IOT, Smartgrid and electronic security.

ESTRATEC

ESTRATEC


ESTRATEC is a Argentinean Company whose main goal is to provide Innovative Software Solutions for Smart Cities, articulating Processes with Technology and understanding that Organizations such as Cities have their own identity that distinguishes them from others.

Fundación Sadosky

DOCTOR MANUEL SADOSKY FOUNDATION


The Dr. Manuel Sadosky Foundation is a non-profit organization jointly established by the National Ministry of Science, Technology and Productive Innovation, and two of the main ICT business chambers of the country with the aim to promote articulation between the science and technology system and the productive structure of the country. Formally created in June 2009 by an Executive Branch decree and in operation since April 2011, it bears the name of a pioneer of informatics in Argentina and its region. Inspired by the vision “Innovation in ICT as an engine for the development of the country”, its several working programmes are focused on boosting sectoral innovation through University-Business interaction, the adoption of strategic technologies and the formation of highly-qualified human resources.

Banco Provincia de Buenos Aires

BANCO DE LA PROVINCIA DE BUENOS AIRES


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