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IK4 to collaborate one more year with the Ada Byron Awards to underscore women’s contribution to science

02/15/2018 |<img src='http://www.ik4.es/upload/noticias/img/Premio-AdaByron.jpg' data-link=""' /> The IK4 Technological Alliance this year will once more support the Ada Byron Awards granted by the Deusto University Faculty of Engineering to underscore the contribution of women to the scientific and technological fields.

The entity has enjoyed a presence of distinction at the presentation of the fifth award edition, which was held this same week at the Deusto premises in Madrid.

NereaAranguren, general director of IK4-IDEKO, one of the seven centres comprising the Alliance, attended in representation of IK4.

Besides Aranguren, the encounter was graced by Carmen Vela, State Secretary for Research, Development and Innovation, Teresa Laespada, Bizkaia Regional Representative for Employment, Inclusion and Equality, and IzaskunLandaida, director of the Basque Women’s Institute-Emakunde, among other personages.

Deadline for the submission of candidacies to this edition of the awards ends on 20 March. This acknowledgement, endowed with 3,000 euro, will be granted at the 6th edition of FOROTECH, the week that Deusto devotes to Engineering and Technology, to be held in Bilbao from 25 to 27 April.

IK4 upholds a firm commitment to the training, recruitment and retention of highly qualified research talent. In its strategy to promote scientific vocation, the Alliance supports various initiatives and projects oriented towards providing incentives for acknowledging women’s contributions to research and innovation.

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