The Artemisa branch of the Cuban Academy of Sciences (ACC) was established during a meeting held at the headquarters of the provincial government, presided over by Pablo Capote López, Dr. C.S. and Academician of Merit of this institution, who will act as its coordinator.
Capote López, in conversation with the members of the Management Group of the Ministry of Science, Technology and Environment (Citma) of the region, specified, as tasks of the subsidiary, the promotion of scientific-technological activity, to increase the role of science in the national culture For , as well as recognition of outstanding scientists and groups.
Artemisa, he said, is a young province with high scientific potential and an academic community in which it has 181 doctors and 1,506 master’s degrees among other highly competent specialists.
The area has a university and vocational pre-university of exact sciences with an enrollment capacity of 434 students.
Such causes support the creation of spaces to deploy science, technology and innovation projects that contribute to the country’s development, he stressed.
The affiliation not only directly pays taxes for the implementation and introduction of scientific results in the province, it is also a better moment in the development of Artemisa science, assures Jesús Morales González, an official of the party’s provincial committee, which participates in science. Takes and public health.
Only five provinces, including Artemisa, have a branch of the ACC, which poses a challenge for the region, for which prestigious centers such as the Cereals and Tobacco Research Institute, or the Base Scientific and Technological Unit (UCTB), pay taxes. , Belongs to Tropical Fruit Growing Research Institute.