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Newsletter December 2017 – January 2018

The last 3 months of the year the Island suffered the devastating impact of Hurricane Maria, one-of-a-kind hurricane impacting the lives of every person in Puerto Rico. After having returned to operations by October 2, 2017 and up to December 2017, we at the Trust, thanks to our electric generator, have focused our energy [...]

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Newsletter October-November 2017

 The Caribbean Division of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the Puerto Rico Science, Technology and Research Trust (PRSTRT) and Ciencia Puerto Rico have formed a partnership to offer an assistance program to support researchers, professors, science teachers and students following the emergency of Hurricanes Irma and Maria.   The initiative to [...]

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Newsletter August-September 2017

Puerto Rican startup Lunchera and US-based Transparent receive awards from the public and investors in Parallel's  Gen 3 Demo Day. Thirty companies from Puerto Rico, the United States, Latin America and Europe presented their companies to international investors in the third Parallel 18’s Demo Day.. Online markets for personal trainers, live events and personal [...]

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Newsletter July-August 2017

Research Grants Program Impact Report: The Puerto Rico Science, Technology and Research Trust has impacted more than 100 local researchers with its Research Grants Program, which has awarded close to $6 million in grants for projects in science and technology. This has allowed the promotion and development of research in the strategic sectors of [...]

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Newsletter June-July 2017

The Puerto Rico Vector Control Unit (PRVCU) held its first Community Collaborators Symposium, to present to the participants the PRVCU and how to integrate the communities in the process of development and planning of the same. It was attended by about 70 people and provided an opportunity to learn how each entity can participate [...]

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Newsletter May-June 2017

In a ceremony last month, we presented the 9 winners of the 'Small Research Grants Program', to help local researchers increase their chances of obtaining federal or private external funds for their research and development (R & D) proposals. Each researcher receives up to $ 70,000 for one year for research. Six of the [...]

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Newsletter April-May 2017

We celebrated women in STEM on March, International Women’s Month. For the second year we celebrate the month of the woman with the panel ‘Entre Borinqueñas: Relatos de Mujeres en STEM’. Presenting the stories of women from diverse disciplines we served as inspiration for attendees, to innovate, stay and set a pattern in their [...]

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Newsletter March-April 2017

Women Leaders on March Women in Innovation was the presentation offered by our CEO Lucy Crespo, at Medtronics Innovation Forum, presented by Medtronics Juncos for their manufacturing division, last month. With the Trust there were PRCCI & Colmena66 staffers, at the Trust information spot at the Forum. Download - Newsletter

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Newsletter January-February 2017

Parallel18 Ventures invests in 3 startups (PRSTRT) will invest USD$225,000 through the recently created follow-up fund Parallel18 Ventures. The fund carries the name of accelera- tor Parallel18 (P18) and was awarded to three of the startups that were part of P18’s first generation. Each will receive USD$75,000 in exchange for stocks or convertible notes, as [...]

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Newsletter December-January 2016-17

Industrias Creativas en Meet-Ups On December 1st, we celebrated the first Research and Innovation Meet-Up in Creative Industries, with the intention of elevating the dialogue regarding the growth that the creative industries can potentially achieve in Puerto Rico. We had the participation of about 50 attendees that are researchers, academics, engineers, and entrepreneurs. During [...]

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