Argentina mission 2015

Swiss scientific fact-finding mission to Argentina 2015


The State Secretary for Education, Research and Innovation (SERI), Mr Mauro Dell’Ambrogio, headed a Swiss delegation to Argentina from 23 to 28 June 2015 aimed at exploring the potential for strengthening bilateral scientific cooperation with this country.

The delegation was composed of representatives from the SNSF, EPFL, ETHZ, PSI, Agroscope, the universities of Geneva, Lausanne, St Gallen and Zürich and the SUPSI. 

The mission included visits to: Institute of Biology and Experimental Medicine (IBYME); Institute of Genetic Engineering and Molecular Biology Research (INGEBI); National University of La Plata (UNLP); National University of San Martin (UNSAM); University of Buenos Aires (UBA); National University of Cordoba (UNC); Atomic Centre of Bariloche and Balseiro Institute; INVAP Bariloche; and University of San Andres.

Official meetings were held at the Ministry of Science, Technology and Productive Innovation (MinCyT) and at the National Council of Scientific and Technical Research (Conicet).