Third Annual Carnegie Mellon Portugal Conference

Leonor Parreira, Secretary of State for Science, attended the opening session of the Conference. Jared Cohon, president of Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) was proud of the results that were achieved by the partnership in just five years. The president of CMU took the theme of the conference to stress the importance of having a strong link between academia and companies: “We live in a time of global crisis. At Carnegie Mellon University we are aware of the difficulties, but we believe that the link between academia and industry or the increasing creation of startups by our researchers is one way to get around. "

Read the Portuguese articles at Ciência PT (October 11, 2011), Super Indústria Online (October 11, 2011).