2-09-2008 - INVAP receives the Konex Award for 2008 : INVAP has been distinguished with the 2008 Konex Award in the field of "Scientific and Tecnological Research Institutions" for the decade 1998-2007.
INVAP has been distinguished with the 2008 Konex Award in the field of "Scientific and Tecnological Research Institutions" for the decade 1998-2007.
The Award is conceded anually by the Konex Foundation to distinguished personalities and institutions in different fields and activities, which are seen to "serve as examples to the young" - as is said in the bylaws of the Foundation.
This important distinction fills us with pride and still more enthusiasm and confirms us that we are on the right path leading Argentina towards a better future.
Every 10 years the Foundation awards the Platinum Konex price, and in 2003 we had the honour that our Vicepresident for Nuclear Projects, Juan J. Gil Gerbino, M.Sc. was awarded the Platinum Konex Award for the decade 1993 - 2002. Before that, our founder, Dr. Conrado F. Varotto, was awarded in 1993 the Platinum Prize for achievements in "Nuclear Physicis and Technology" for the decennium 1983 - 1992.
The Balseiro Institute, alma mater of many of our professionals, has also been awarded the Konex in the category of "Educational Institutions". We are very happy to express our congratulations to the Institute.