Last Friday, September 12th, during the Second National Tech Entrepreneurs Week (IISNET), organized by the National Ministry of Science, Technology and Productive Innovation, we participated in the opening ceremony carried out in Tecnópolis. In his lecture “Entrepreneurs as agents of change”, Nicolás Tognalli, CEO of our Center for Technological, Business and Social Innovation (CITES), highlighted technology-based undertakings as key to the economic and social growth of the country.
In this regard, he emphasized the important role that tech entrepreneurs play in the productive system and their positive impact in the economic and social growth of the country. Furthermore, he explained why spaces like CITES are important, since they perform a central function in providing development and growth opportunities to entrepreneurs through their programs, what makes them real agents of change in the community.
The CEO also spoke about support, assistance and formality to create strong enterprises which have some kind of technological development as their main goal. He pointed out that we are part of the enterprises we create, participating in their formation, development and consolidation. About the National Tech Entrepreneurs Week: The Second National Tech Entrepreneurs Week (IISENT) takes place from September 15th to September 22nd. It is a space of participation and interaction for key players in the scientific-technological system, companies and organizations of the productive sector.
The goal is to facilitate the introduction of tools and abilities for the development of scientific and technology-based companies. Besides, it promotes research, development and innovation processes (R&D&I) as well as knowledge transfer regarding productive processes. Hundreds of institutions from the network of entrepreneurs adhere to this edition of the National Tech Entrepreneurs Week, which offers a selection of workshops, training courses, seminars and lectures, including more than 200 activities around the country. For more information visit www.mincyt.gob.ar