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IMDEA Energy, ‘María de Maeztu’ Unit of Excellence

IMDEA Energy Institute has obtained the accreditation of ‘María de Maeztu’ Unit of Excellence, granted by the Spanish State Research Agency.* 

The Spanish Excellence Programme ‘María de Maeztu’ Units identify and promote excellence in scientific research with high-impact carried out in the cutting-edge R&D centers. The accredited centers stand out for the international notoriety of their scientific contributions, for their innovative capacity and for their intense relationship with the business sector. They are also world-class reference centers capable of attracting international talent.

The evaluation and selection of centres and units is carried out by an independent international committee of prestigious scientists, through yearly open competition.

The aAccreditation means recognition to the path of excellence IMDEA Energy and its human team in applied research in the field of energy as well as a support to hold it for the next four years, which may be revalidated in the future.

The specialized press includes the news of the award:

https://www.europapress.es/ciencia/noticia-diez-centros-seis-unidades-consiguen-sellos-excelencia-severo-ochoa-maria-maeztu-20200715170450.html

https://www.efe.com/efe/espana/efefuturo/centros-de-barcelona-madrid-o-cordoba-se-suman-a-la-excelencia-cientifica/50000905-4298043

http://www.madrimasd.org/notiweb/noticias/diez-centros-seis-unidades-consiguen-los-sellos-excelencia-severo-ochoa-maria-maeztu

(*) Reference CEX2019-000931-M of the National Program for Generating Knowledge and Scientific and Technological Strengthening of the R&D&i System, Subprogram for Institutional Strengthening, within the framework of the Spanish Plan for Scientific and Technical Research and Innovation 2017-2020.

More information: Félix Marín, Responsible for Development and Technology Transfer, felix.marin@imdea.org

Event Date: 
Friday, July 31, 2020