23 October 2018 ICFO Welcomes the Minister of Enterprise and Knowledge of Catalonia

Angels Chacon and Joan Gómez Pallarès tour ICFO's facility with Lluis Torner

Hble Àngels Chacón tours the institute and addresses ICFOnians The Hble Àngels Chacón, Minister of Enterprise and Knowledge of the Government of Catalonia and Chair of the ICFO Board of Trustees, visited ICFO on October 23 accompanied by Dr. Joan Gómez Pallarès, General Director of Research. “Today we have come to learn about what you do and to say thank you. ICFO is helping to build our country through its internationally recognized contributions to science”.

The Minister was eager to learn first-hand about the research conducted at ICFO, to meet members of ICFO’s management unit who help to provide the structure that makes research at the highest level possible, and to learn about the accomplishments and challenges that the institutes faces.

In addition to touring ICFO’s facilities, the Minister addressed the Management unit with words of encouragement and commendation for a job well done.