The roundtable "The science of scientific communication in the 21st century" was held on October 24 at the Wyndham Albrook Mall Hotel, as part of the National Congress of Science and Technology - APANAC 2018.
Researchers from Panama, the United States, Costa Rica and Chile met at the City of Knowledge for the III International Bioinformatics, Biosciences and Bioengineering Symposium (B3) in Panama. INDICASAT AIP, the Technological University of Panama, the University of Costa Rica and the City of Knowledge Foundation organized this third Symposium B3, with the "Science for Medical Innovation" theme, which seeks to promote the incursion of Panama in the field of Bioinformatics, Biosciences and Bioengineering.
With a near 80% reduction of the malaria parasite in infected blood, Engeenuity S.A. - in collaboration with INDICASAT AIP - demonstrated in the laboratory the potential effectiveness of a mechanism based on physical energy (Photonics) to cure this disease that currently puts at risk 3.5 billion people - approximately half of the worlds population - and which is responsible for the death of about 2 thousand children daily.
The Marketing Workshop of Technologies of Universities and Research Institutes of Panama is the first event of its type organized in our country. Its main objective is to ensure that the academic and research staff of public and private institutions in Panama obtain tools to promote the transfer of their results to the industry in order to achieve technologically based enterprises that improve the competitiveness of the industrial sector.
In recent days Dr. Jörg Thomaier, Chief IP Counsel of the Bayer Group, the Ambassador of Germany in Panama, Karl-Otto König, and the Consul of Germany, visited the City of Knowledge to hold a meeting with executives and affiliates of the CdS.
INDICASAT, SENACYT, City of Knowledge Foundation and the British Embassy in Panama, held the "2nd National and International Symposium on Bioinformatics, Biosciences and Bioengineering in Panama", on Thursday, February 25, at the City of Knowledge Convention Center.
The University of Panama (UP), the Institute for Scientific Research and High Technology Services (INDICASAT), the Gorgas Memorial Institute for Health Studies (GMI), and the City of Knowledge Foundation (FCDS) held in recent days the biosciences discussion session: Role of society to coinfection of Tuberculosis and Human Immunodeficiency Virus, at the City of Knowledge Training and Business Center.
The City of Knowledge Foundation (FCDS) football team won the 8th City of Knowledge Joint Football League by beating the Metropolitan School of Panama (MET) team, 2-0.
In recent days, the Water Center for the Humid Tropics of Latin America and the Caribbean (CATHALAC) and the Institute for Scientific Research and High Technology Services (INDICASAT-AIP) -both based at the City of Knowledge- signed an agreement of mutual collaboration. The agreement will establish a strategic alliance to strengthen, develop and intensify cooperation between the two entities.
The City of Knowledge Foundation held on Thursday, March 12, the discussion session "Improving access to medicines in Panama," at the City of Knowledge Convention Center.
A team of researchers affiliated with the Institute of Scientific Research and High Technology Services (INDICASAT) –located at the City of Knowledge-, described the complete genome of the parasite Leishmania panamensis, cause of leishmaniasis in Panama, a disease associated with poverty that affects mainly children in rural areas.
On Tuesday, October 14th, a delegation of nine people of the Panamanian Foreign Service, formed by members of the Panamanian embassies in Belgium, Geneva and Washington, visited the campus to learn more about the City of Knowledge (CDS) project.
Approximately twenty scholars and businessmen from the state of Louisiana visited the City of Knowledge (CDS) campus in recent days. The reason for this visit was to meet with several affiliates and attend a presentation by the Executive President of the City of Knowledge Foundation (FCDS), Jorge Arosemena.
The Bioscience Conversation Cycle was held in recent days at the City of Knowledge (CDS) Training and Business Center. The cycle proposed a scientific exchange between the Institute of Scientific Research and High Technology Services (INDICASAT) and the Gorgas Memorial Institute for Health Studies (GMI), who also signed a cooperation agreement to promote science in our country.
The City of Knowledge Foundation, together with the Institute for Scientific Research and High Technology Services (INDICASAT), held in recent days the dialogue: Scientific communication in Panama, at the City of Knowledge Training and Business Center.
The Panamanian Association for the Advancement of Science (APANAC), in collaboration with the World Academy of Sciences (TWAS), awarded José R. Loaiza with the APANAC_TWAS Young Investigator Award for 2013.
From the 9th to the 13th of July, U.S. researchers will share their knowledge on infectious diseases with Panamanians scientists in a seminar-workshop organized by the Institute of Scientific Research and High Technology Services (INDICASAT), located at the City of Knowledge.