Joint Center Repsol - BSC Research Center to receive the National Award for public-private partnership in R+D

28 December 2018
The Catalan government has given the National Award for public-private partnership in R+D to the Repsol – BSC Joint Research Center.
The Catalan government and the Catalan Foundation for Research and Innovation (FCRi, in its Catalan acronym) have granted the joint center Repsol – BSC Research Center the National Award for public-private partnership in R+D. This recognition intends to highlight the long career between both institutions in the field of research on seismic images technology.
The joint center started to operate on 2011, although research between both centers had already started four years before. This center is a continuation of the Kaleidoscope project, whose objective was to make advances on the seismic images technology.
The other National Research Awards for 2018 are the following:
  • Italian Cosmologist and Theoretical Astrophysicist Licia Verde, awarded with the National Research Award 2018.
  • Marc Güell, principal investigator of the Group for Research on Translational Synthetic Biology of the department of Experimental and Health Sciences of the Pompeu Fabra University, who has been recognized within the category of Young Talent.  
  • Pasqual Maragall Foundation for its research on Alzheimer’s disease, within the category of Scientific sponsorship.
  • NanoEduca programme, for Scientific Communication.