Iberian nanotechnology in Brazil

The President of Xunta de Galicia, Emilio Pérez Touriño, had yesterday a meeting with the president of Brazil, Luis Ignacio Lula da Silva. One of the key points of the meeting was the enterprise and scientific cooperation between Galicia and all the portuguese-speaker countries.

The International Nanotech. Center, directed by José Rivas Rey from the University of Santiago de Compostela, was one of the key points of the meeting. Touriño and Da Silva completely agreed about the importance of new tewchnologies and their repercussions in the economy of our countries. It means a new market to the nanotech. & nanoscience enterprises and research centres, institutes and universities from Portugal, Brazil and Spain.

Touriño also talked about the necessity to develop and use green energies and fuels. He proposed future collaborations between Brazil and Galicia in the same way that Lula decided last week with George W. Bush.

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