The promotion of science, technology and innovation – as a key strategy – requires managing external resources, as Carlos Eduardo Barrera Diaz has expressed, Candidate for the Rectory of the Autonomous University of the State of Mexico (UAEM), so his proposal is to implement a public-private funding system to increase and enhance research projects.
By participating in the Corporate Promotion and Appearance conference that started on March 4 in various institutional spaces, Barrera Diaz explained: “One example of this strategy is reinforced is that for every peso it is managed by researchers in external sectors, The university will put another weight. It will start with a ceiling of five hundred thousand pesos to obtain financing of up to one million pesos, and they can use these resources to obtain adequate equipment and supplies for their projects. “
In dialogues with the university community Barrera Diaz She considered that the current context requires the development of scientific and technological projects within the framework of the tetra helix model to enhance synergies between academia, society, the government sector and private initiatives.
The work program “University Integrity and Inclusion 2021-2025” considers the implementation of a modern, transparent and timely system for project monitoring and evaluation, as well as the effective use of budgetary resources by researchers. In addition, there will be a continuous review of research lines and knowledge application to enhance their relevance and impact.
The candidate for the position of president of the university indicated that Another strategy will include publishing a directory of annual overseas calls and support will be provided to UAE researchers To achieve acceptance of their projects and obtain financing.
He indicated that – in case it is approved by a vote of the University Council on May 14th – a communication program will be designed to highlight the scientific and technological production that is being developed in the institution, Through open access digital sources; In this way, the United Arab Emirates University will be strengthened as a leading research university in the national and international fields.