Investment is the key to bridging the “gap” between science and society
Modesto Orozco, head of the Molecular Modelling and Bioinformatics Lab at IRB Barcelona
19 Dec 2019
Nostrum Biodiscovery, a company founded by Modesto Orozco, head of the Molecular Modelling and Bioinformatics Lab at IRB Barcelona, features in an article published by Expansión and devoted to the Botín Foundation’s "Mind the Gap" Programme.
La Vanguardia newspaper has published an opinion article by Gabby Silberman, general director of the Barcelona Institute of Science and Technology (BIST), an organisation of which IRB Barcelona is a member. It is urgent for the government to increase public allocations for science to reach the European average of investment in R+D, 2.07% of GDP in 2017, compared to a low 1.2% in Spain.
The newspaper Ara has devoted an article to the programmes run by institutions that seek to merge art with science to help the creative process of both artists and scientists. In this regard, the journalist interviewed Ayse Gül Süter, the guest artist in the second year of the "Artist in Residence" Programme at IRB Barcelona, who joined the centre in June.