The National Network of State Councils and Organizations for Science and Technology (Rednacecyt) held its third regular session in the state of Zacatecas, where directors of these bodies from all over the country defined actions and strategies for the development of science at local, regional and national levels. .
During this session, participants presented the findings from the National Forum of State Systems for Researchers and the National Meeting on Social Appropriation of Science held last Wednesday and Thursday, where the need to strengthen the connection between entities and strengthen scientific publishing procedures was emphasized.
Within the framework of this session, the various Rednacecyt committees presented their work reports for the 2022-2023 session and actions to be implemented in the coming year regarding the production and development of science and dissemination of knowledge were identified.
In this sense, reports were submitted by the Working Committees of the General Law on Humanities, Science, Technology and Innovation (LGHCTI), Regional Planning and Development, Social Allocation of Science, Technology and Innovation, High-Level Human Resources, and Innovation and Technology. transformation.
Virtually, members of the British Council UK, the Open University of Catalonia and the Autonomous University of San Luis Potosi participated in delivering educational training programmes. Upcoming Rednacecyt activities were also announced: National Knowledge and Innovation Week, the network’s 25th anniversary, International Summer of Science, and others.
Rosalba Medina Rivera, President of Rednacecyt, highlighted the organization of the Zacatecan Council of Science, Technology and Innovation (Cozcyt) to implement various activities that took place for three days in the capital of the state of Zacatecas.
He said that the event meets expectations by allowing the exchange of views, displaying success stories, awarding prizes for good practices, and creating and improving public policies in science, technology and innovation.
Among the agreements and conclusions identified are: Exchanging and improving the state’s public policies, presenting and granting success stories, and enhancing coordination between the 32 entities in the state.
As part of the 4th ASCTI National Meeting, 14 best practices for dissemination and popularization of science, technology and innovation, previously selected by a committee, were presented. Of these, the best three were awarded. First place went to the state of Michoacan, with the scientific reading project; The second and third for Baja California Sur and Veracruz, with general science and transforming the way you think and act. They were: Science and Technology Museum, respectively.