Last updated – 12:07
As part of AGTECH Week, the Santa Fe Stock Exchange hosted a meeting in which a delegation of diplomats and businessmen from Brazil participated with representatives of companies and startups from the region and Acceleradora del Litoral.
Martín Vigo Lamas with the Minister and Deputy Mirabella, during the meeting with the Brazilian authorities and businessmen.
Later in the meeting, the nation’s science, technology and innovation minister, Daniel Filmus; National Representative Roberto Mirabella and the Minister of Gender in Santa Fe, Florencia Marinaro, among other officials.
They were greeted by the President of the BCSF, Martin Vigo Lamas – who gave them a warm welcome – by the First Vice President, Juan Pablo Durando and the Treasurer, Accountant Carlos Sancevic.
The visiting delegation was headed by the Agricultural Attaché and Head of the Science, Technology and Innovation Sector (SECTEC) at the Brazilian Embassy Andrea Parilla and Alvaro Augusto Guedes respectively; Like Quillen Sanchez.
They were accompanied by the Territory’s Minister of Foreign Trade, Lick German Borcher. From both the BCSF and from the nation, Santa Fe County has been highlighted as an example in science and technology for the strength of its science and technology system as well as for its entrepreneurship system. In addition to the support provided by the provincial government to these areas.
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On the side of Santa Fe, representatives of the Coast Accelerator, they cite Embulsa, Sancor Seguros, Red Surcos and Envira; BioSynaptica and Estancias Bieler SA. In the Brazilian delegation, startups were present: Neuron Lab, TEC Expert and Agricom.
After passing through the BCSF, the delegation visited the Parque Tecnológico Litoral Centro and Acronex company dedicated to research and technological development targeting the agricultural sector.
It is worth noting that Agtech Week was held from last Monday to Friday with the aim of creating new business and demonstrating the work of the Santa Fe agri-entrepreneurial ecosystem and the impact of innovation.
It is organized by the Secretariat for Science, Technology and Innovation of the Ministry of Production, Science and Technology together with the Agtech Council of Rosario, the Rosario Stock Exchange, the University of Austral, the Municipality of Rosario, the Rosario Technological Pole, SF500, Santa Fe Global and Endeavor.
The schedule included tours of companies and scientific and technological institutions in the Rosario ecosystem. The fifth edition of the Agtech Forum, which aims to develop a culture of innovation in agribusiness; and the 30th Conference of Apressed, in order to anticipate future scenarios for agriculture.
The country’s Minister of Science, Technology and Innovation, Daniel Filmus, visited the Parque Technique Littoral Centro (UNL/Conicet) with the Minister of Government, Justice and Human Rights, Celia Arena, and National Representatives Roberto Mirabella and German Martinez.
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Primarily, they toured Zelltek’s facilities and then viewed the modular and flexible space business to generate knowledge-based and cross-premium companies for the biotech enterprises implemented in the park and in which they participate. Funded by Santa Fe County and the Nation Nodes Program.
During his visit, Minister Filmus emphasized: “It gives me great pleasure to see the growth and development over time. We have worked to advance science and technology, and last year in the House and Senate we passed the Science and Technology Funding Act. It allows us to invest much more. In On time in Santa Fe, with Governor Perotti, we have announced an investment of more than 1,000 million pesos in businesses in Rafaela and Rosario. Today we are taking this opportunity to commit to new investments.”