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Science and innovation are key to the prosperous future of Venezuela

Productive sectors at the national level promote development through the advancement of technology

Science and technology are relative to progress, so it is essential that in Venezuela there are related initiatives and projects that work effectively and for the benefit of the people to guarantee their well-being and improve their quality of life.

Last Wednesday, June 12, the Assembly of the Future Movement was held in Plaza Venezolano, in Caracas. It had the participation of scientists and researchers from the country who took on the task of ratifying their commitment to building a future for the well-being of the people.

Likewise, according to information from the Ministry of Science and Technology in a press release, the activity was led by the national spokesperson for the Future Movement, Gabriela Jiménez Ramírez, together with the coordinator of the scientific and innovator movement of the state of Miranda, Carla Contreras , among other guests.

Growth and joint effort

During the meeting, the existence of the National System of Science, Technology and Innovation was highlighted as an elementary factor to overcome the more than 930 unilateral coercive measures to which the country has been subjected.

“We recognize the value of our popular researchers, innovators and technologists. Science and technology are fundamental to building the future we aspire to, a future defined by hope and the ability to overcome challenges, even in the face of the 930 sanctions that our country faces,” said Jiménez.

In this sense, the Minister of Science and Technology also praised the efforts of volunteers, engineers and technologists who, since 2015, have worked tirelessly in the Cayapa Heroica National Program for the recovery of essential electrical and medical equipment for the nation.

Likewise, the efforts of the Scientific-Farmer Alliance were also recognized. Their ancestral work has been crucial to preserve and multiply varieties of seeds and crops, thus guaranteeing the food sovereignty of Venezuela.

“We do not bet on agribusiness; We are committed to the knowledge of our land and the sacred work of our peasants,” said the host of the meeting.

Free technologies in favor of the population

On the other hand, Gabriela Jiménez also referred to the work carried out by the Infocentro Foundation to democratize access to information and communication technologies.

“The National Science and Technology System, created by Commander Hugo Chávez, has important instances for strengthening our capabilities in the use, management, understanding and creation of tools that support open software spaces, of hardware and technological platforms that serve the needs of the people,” he pointed out.

In this regard, he indicated that the promotion of free technologies has allowed the National Public Health System to currently have five platforms developed in open standards by Venezuelan talents to streamline public policies in this area.

In addition, he announced that thanks to these efforts, the people's science, in the last five years, has dedicated 63 million hours of free access to platforms such as “Woman, Innovation is in IT”, which seeks the empowerment of Venezuelan women in the technological field.

Indisputable progress from popular sectors

At the same time, the minister emphasized the good will of the national president, Nicolás Maduro Moros, and also referred to his approach inclined towards science to promote development in the territory. “He has been the builder of a scientific policy that responds to unilateral coercive measures, because he has promoted the innovation of the people, because he believes in the capabilities of peasants, women, and children,” he was part of what he said.

For her part, Carla Contreras, coordinator of the scientific and innovator movement of the Miranda state, indicated that science and technology can transform the reality of Venezuela.

In that sense, he invited “academics, researchers, the rural people, also people in the neighborhoods, housewives and others, to join this wonderful movement in the different aspects it has in order to provide solutions.” to our country.”

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