Led by the Minister of Science, Know-how and Innovation, Daniel Filmos, an enormous rally in protection of Argentine science occurred this afternoon on the Scientific-Technological Pole. It was attended by officers from the scientific file, researchers from the Nationwide Council for Scientific and Technical Analysis (CONICET), staff, staff and members of the nationwide scientific and technological system.
Below the motto “Science is just not costly, ignorance is dear,” stated Nobel Laureate Bernardo Houssay, founding father of CONICET, the scientific neighborhood confirmed the achievements and careworn that the existence of a system of science and know-how is a pressure that enables the nation to make sovereign choices.
In his speech, Minister Filmos stated: “The Argentine individuals know that science and data are the important thing to constructing a extra equal nation, a extra simply nation, a rustic based mostly on its finest, which is high quality researchers.”
Filmos continued: “We need to inform you that we’re not right here to defend scientists, we’re right here to defend Argentina. As a result of we’re assured that science is important to construct a rustic with extra improvement and justice.” He concluded, “We is not going to enable the Argentine flag to be attacked. The flag has no nationality, however researchers do, and we’re proud that they’re dedicated to persevering with to defend Argentine sovereignty by means of science and know-how,” Hosay stated.
CONICET President, Anna Franchi, detailed developments, investigations and varied achievements from completely different scientific disciplines and in numerous elements of the nation, their significance in addition to the mandatory and key synergies within the expression between the private and non-private sectors. And he highlighted: “We defend science and know-how, their improvement, as a result of we perceive that it means defending constructing a extra simply, free and sovereign nation. All nations on the earth which might be thought of superior are people who make investments probably the most in creating their sciences and applied sciences.
He concluded, “For science within the service of the state, we is not going to enable CONICET to be privatized or closed down. It isn’t amenable to privatization, they are saying, the group can be closed down. So most scientists will go to different nations. Lets do like different occasions? Give them a ticket from Ezeiza.” And export it with out getting pesos to extremely certified individuals skilled in our universities? Science and know-how are sovereign, and no developed nation can afford a rustic that doesn’t spend money on science and know-how.”