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Parallel18 Reveals Results in First Economic Impact Report

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Parallel18 (P18), the global startup accelerator that operates as part of the Puerto Rico Science, Technology and Research Trust, in collaboration with the Puerto Rico Industrial Development Company and Department of Economic Development and Commerce, and that seeks to attract and create high impact startups companies that can scale from Puerto Rico to the world, revealed excellent results in its first economic impact report.

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Impactful the PR Science Trust Research Grants Program

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Since 2015, the PR Science Trust has impacted more than 100 local researchers with its Research Grants Program, which has awarded about $6 million in grants for science and technology projects. This has allowed to promote and develop research in the strategic sectors of biotechnology and natural sciences, renewable energy and/or clean technologies, aerospace, information and communication technology, medical devices, electronics, agriculture and environmental sciences.

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Career Opportunity: Research Grants Program Director, PRSTRT

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The Puerto Rico Science, Technology, and Research Trust is seeking a qualified individual as Grants Program Director to manage all aspects and tasks related to the implementation of the Research Grants Program.

These tasks include, but are not limited to, the following:

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Puerto Rico Vector Control Unit is Recruiting

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Puerto Rico Vector Control Unit is Recruiting

 

The Puerto Rico Science, Technology, and Research Trust is a private non-profit organization created in 2004 to encourage and promote innovation, transfer and commercialization of technology and creation of jobs in the technology sector.

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Between Borinqueñas: Women in STEM

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To celebrate International Women's Month, the Puerto Rico Science, Technology and Research Trust (PRSTRT), welcomed Ciencia Puerto Rico (CienciaPR) and "Women Empowered " (WE) for a discussion between Borinqueñas. Ms. Lucy Crespo (CEO of the PRSTRT), Dr. Patricia Ordoñez (Computer Science Professor -UPR-RP), Dr . Michelle Martinez (Professor, School of Medicine - University Central del Caribe) and Dr . Giovanna Guerrero (Executive Director, CienciaPR) shared their success stories and challenges.

Lucy Crespo and her pursuit of innovation for Puerto Rico

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An interview with Lucy Crespo, CEO of the Puerto Rico Science, Technology and Research Trust, about her career and her goals for the Trust and to accelerate science and innovation in Puerto Rico.

 

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Tomorrow: 1st Research & Innovation Meetup- PR Science Technology, and Research Trust

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The Puerto Rico Science, Technology, and Research Trust will host a series of meetups to align the research and innovation community’s efforts. The 1st meetup will be tomorrow, June 26th, 2015.

Puerto Rico’s research, science, and technology ecosystem is key for the island’s transformation into a knowledge economy.

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Borinqueñas for a knowledge economy

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On November 2014, on the first anniversary of the blog Borinqueña, Dr. Greetchen Díaz-Muñoz, its founder, stated the following regarding the strength of Puerto Rico’s women scientists and engineers: “If we had to bet on science and technology to find solutions to our greatest challenges and to promote the growth of our economy, then our country is proudly in the hands of its women…”

Lucy Crespo set to lead the Puerto Rico Science, Technology & Research Trust

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San Juan, Puerto Rico – Alberto Bacó, president of the Council of the Puerto Rico Science, Technology & Research Trust, announced today the appointment of Luz A. “Lucy” Crespo as the organization’s new chief executive officer. The appointment represents a key step forward in the development of Puerto Rico’s public policy focused on research in science, technology and innovation, as a means to driving the Island’s socio-economic growth.

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