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4th Meeting of the INL Board

 - 07/01/2009

Logo of INL International Iberian Nanotechnology LaboratoryThe Board of the INL – International Iberian Nanotechnology Laboratory, meeting in Madrid on 7 January 2009, approved the adjudication decisions regarding the contracts for the proposed project operators by the Director-General, delegations of power to the Director-General and provisional regulations for contracting, as well as considering the report of the Director-General on the activities carried out, and analysed the first draft of the staff regulations.

The INL is currently under construction in Braga, and is a joint initiative between Portugal and Spain. It is the first international scientific organisation in the Iberian Peninsula and also the first, and until now the only, scientific organisation within the area of nanotechnology with an international legal status.

The INL Board consists of: Luis Magalhães, President of Knowledge Society Agency (UMIC), João Sentieiro, President of Science and Technology Foundation (FCT), Carolina Rego Costa, Lawyer, Advisor for the Minister for Science, Technology and Higher Education, representing Portugal, and José Manuel Labastida, Secretary-General for Scientific and Technical Policy, Montserrat Torné, Director-General for International Cooperation of the Ministry for Innovation and Science, and Fernando Briones, Research Professor for the Senior Board of the Scientific Research Agency, representing Spain. The Director-General of the INL is Prof. José Rivas (in Portuguese) and the Deputy Director-General is Prof. Paulo Freitas (in Portuguese).

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