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CONICYT publishes conclusions of the two thematic workshops on Solar Energy and Sustainable Mining

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The two thematic workshop organized by the CEST+I project and CONICYT on Solar Energy and Sustainable Mining had the objective to provide a platform for the discussion of the potential for applied research in the two areas in Chile, between academic and industry experts from Chile and the EU.

In particular, this discussion aimed at developing and consolidating links between key actors in Chile and the EU in the technological application of new technologies in the Chilean market.

The workshop in Solar Energy was hold in November 2014 in Seville, Spain, while the workshop on Sustainable Mining was hold in May 2015 in Santiago, Chile.

To read the conclusions of the two workshops, please click on the following links:

Solar Energy workshop

Sustainable Mining workshop

About CEST+I

The CEST+I (Chile-European Union STI Initiative) project is financed by the European Union -through its Seventh Framework Programme (FP7)-  and the National Commission for Scientific and Technological Research of the Chilean Government (CONICYT). The purpose of this project is to support the enhancement of science, technology and innovation cooperation between the European Union, member states, associated countries and Chile.

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