Presentation of the Severo Ochoa Centers and María de Maeztu Units Alliance (SOMMa)

Date: 12 March, 2018
Time: 11:30
Location:  Room A (2nd Floor), Ministerio de Economía, Industria y Competitividad. Paseo de la Castellana, 162, 28046 Madrid.
Organizer: SOMMa

SOMMa gathers centers and units that have the Severo Ochoa and María de Maeztu excellence recognitions in Spain and that are among the best in the world in their respective scientific areas.

The objectives of SOMMa and a global vision of the achievements of Spanish science will be presented. Likewise, the representatives of SOMMa, with the support of other agents of the science and innovation sector, will claim the priority role that science must have to promote the economic and social progress of the country, and they will demand urgent and lasting measures to address some of the problems that currently constrain the Spanish research system.

The participants of the event will be:

  • Carmen Vela, State Secretary of R&D&I.
  • Teresa Garcia-Milà, Vice-president of SOMMa and Director of the Barcelona Graduate School of Economics (BGSE);
  • Luis Serrano, President of SOMMa and Director of the Centro de Regulación Genómica (CRG) 

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