Nobel Prize Laureate Robert Huber acknowledges the significance of the Science and Business environment found at the “Parque Tecnológico Zañartu”
October 1, 2008
Last Friday September 26, Nobel Prize laureate for Chemistry, Dr. Robert Huber gave a motivating lecture at the Enrique Méndez Auditorium of Fundación Ciencia para la Vida where he emphasized the importance of the undertaking in biotechnology carried out at the Park, declaring that “this is the kind of place where new companies dedicated to science, innovation and technology are born”. Huber is co-founder of two companies – Proteros and Supremol- whose activities focus on the discovery of new drugs to be used in therapies to fight autoimmune diseases.
After the lecture Dr. Huber had lunch with Senior and Junior members of the Fundación as well as other authorities of the academic world. At the end of his visit, Dr. Huber was given a helicopter tour of Santiago and environs courtesy of Mr. Eduardo Ergas, founder and President of the EcoScience Foundation.