With the aim of strengthening the scientific and technological advocacy of Mexican youth and recognizing the participation of young people aged 14-20 in the development of projects with social, humanitarian, scientific and technological impact, the National Science and Technology Council inaugurated the activities of the ATHENA-National Fair and the Latin American Exposition of Humanities, Science and Engineering, taking place in From November 16 to 23 in Tuxtla Gutierrez, Chiapas.
The event, coordinated by the Deputy Directorate of Technology Development, in collaboration with the Institute for Open Innovation, Competitiveness and Technology Transfer (CIATT Institute, SC), brings together 33 projects in two ways, nine states in the national phase headed by Chihuahua, Coahuila, Hidalgo, Jalisco, San Luis Potosi, Sinaloa, Nuevo Leon, Tamaulipas and Zacatecas, the state stage winners of the competition, and three countries in the Latin American stage such as Colombia, Paraguay and Mexico.
During the opening of the event, Mtra. Maria José Rey Susi Garavito, Deputy Director of Scientific Development; and meters. Gabriella de la Torre, Director of Talent Adoption Program, AC, Mtro. Guillermo Estrada, Director of the CIATT Institute and Dr. Martín Mundo Molina, Researcher at the Autonomous University of Chiapas, who highlighted the need to strengthen these spaces of interaction where young people depict effective and simple solutions to the problems of their societies, through science and technology.
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