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$500,000 grant to start programs of Telemedicine and Telehealth in Puerto Rico

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The Puerto Rico Science, Technology and Research Trust (PRSTRT) and the Puerto Rico Public Health Trust (PRPHT) have initiated a pilot project to establish Telemedicine and Telehealth programs in Puerto Rico. It consists of the purchase of specialized equipment that will allow remote health services to be offered in the Castañer communities in Lares, Florida, Rincón, Arroyo, Las Marías, Maricao and Culebra.

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Puerto Rico Science Trust proposal evaluations in its final stage

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The Puerto Rcio Science, Technology and Research Trust announced that it is in the final stages of evaluating the research proposals they received in response to the recent request for proposals (RFP). Over 43 entities are competing to receive about a dozen $150,000 each grants to be awarded.

 

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Former Science Trust expert calls for overhaul of R&D approach

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JAIME SANTIAGO

If Puerto Rico is going to have any chance of creating a biotechnology sector that creates quality research and independent-minded scientists for the island's biotech apparatus, the approach to research being conducted at the University of Puerto Rico (UPR) must be revamped. That is where a former trustee of the Science, Technology & Research Trust, Mariano García-Blanco, is saying we have to eliminate the political ebb and flow that propitiates lack of continuity and affects the quality of research at the university.

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