SOMMa 100xCiencia.4 Meeting: Building bridges between Science and Society, with Nora Ventosa
On November 22-23, 2019, representatives from all of the Severo Ochoa and María de Maeztu Excellence Centres and Units met at the ‘100xCiencia4’ Meeting in Donostia/San Sebastián (Spain) to share experiences around this year's topic, which is "What is science doing for you? Building bridges between science and society".
This year, the meeting was thought for the general public, with around 10 interactive stands showcasing some of the latest reserach projects, and 18 outreach 10-minute-long talks. Nora Ventosa did a talk on "Liposomes for nanomedicine" and explained her experience in creating the spin-off Nanomol Technologies.
The fourth edition of the 100xCiencia meeting was in Donostia/San Sebastián, and presented the latest results in technology transfer and their benefits for society. The meeting, organized by the SOMM Alliance, which includes the ICMAB, was celebrated on 22-23 November 2019 at the Tabakalera International Center of Contemporanean Culture.
On Saturday morning, Nora Ventosa, researcher at the Nanomol Group at ICMAB, explained some of the aspects of the research in nanomedicine, and their contribution with liposomes for drug delivery, and experience in creating a nanomedicine spin-off, Nanomol Technologies. More than 15 researchers from different fields participated in the outreach talks, to explain how research have an influence in society.
In this edtion, the event was organiez by the Basque Centre on Cognition, Brain and Language (BCBL) and by SOMMa, the Severo Ochoa and Maria de Maeztu research centers and units alliance. Take a look at the programme here. In 2020, the 100xCiencia meeting will take place in Santiago de Compostela (Galicia), and in 2021, in Barcelona (Catalunya).
SOMMa General Assembly
On Friday, 22 November 2019, in the morning, the representatives of the SOMMa research centers and units gathered in Tabakalera for their Annual General Assembly. The SOMMa members discussed about their future as an Alliance and the Strategic Plan for 2020-2022. Nora Ventosa was at the Assembly in representation of the ICMAB.
100xCiencia4 in the radio
The radio programme "La mecánica del Caracol" talked about the 100xCiencia4 meeting with some of the researchers that participated in the meeting:
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