Presentation at the University of Zaragoza of the Action Plan to Improve Innovation in the Agrifood and Nutrition Areas in Campus Iberus
The Action Plan to Improve Innovation in the Agrifood and Nutrition Areas, prepared thanks to the support of the “la Caixa” Foundation, has been publicly presented on 27 January at the Paraninfo Building of the University of Zaragoza to the main players in this field in Aragón– entrepreneurs, researchers and promoters working in this area, by Regina Lázaro, University of Zaragoza’s Vicerector for International Relations and Development Cooperation, Óscar López, Campus Iberus CEO and Màrius Rubiralta, director of the Project “University Campuses and Economic Growth” of the “la Caixa” Foundation.
The plan, prepared within the framework of the above mentioned Pilot Project “University Campuses and Economic Growth”, with financial support from the “la Caixa” Foundation seeks to promote economic growth policies within the strategic Agrifood and Nutrition sector, by involving universities, companies and public administrations.
Campus Iberus has already started to implement the Action Plan, for which it will receive continuing support from the “la Caixa” Foundation in 2013. The “la Caixa” Foundation has committed itself to giving funds of 55.000 € to Campus Iberus in an agreement spanning until 30 June 2014, within the framework of its “2013 University Campuses and Economic Growth” programme.