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Fraunhofer opens Center for Systems Biotechnology in Chile


On September 1, 2011 the Chilean Minister of the Economy, Mr Pablo Longueira and Professor Bullinger officially opened Fraunhofer's first research center in South America. The new 'Fraunhofer Center for Systems Biotechnology' has been established in Santiago de Chile to develop and optimize new technologies in key areas of importance for the Chilean economy. The research projects are collaborations between Chilean and German scientists and focus at present on aquaculture, renewable energy, agriculture, and bio-computing.

Source: Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft