Coloquio científico en la Embajada

Last week them Embassy of Spain in Copenhagen together with our association, took the initiative to organize the first gathering of Spanish researchers at the embassy. The main goal was to promote exchange of experiences in Denmark among Spanish researchers working in this country.

More than 30 people attended the event, including a repertoire of professionals from academia, industry and entrepreneurship. The event opened with a welcome from the ambassador and our chairwoman. Several of these professionals were invited to share their track record and experience in Denmark. Afterward the audience asked all questions they wished and opened a debate.

The speakers, included in the list below, represents the Spanish talent working in Danish institutions. Most of them admitted that they came to Denmark due to the difficult situation of the Spanish R&D. The ambassador valued the task and perseverance of Spanish researchers abroad. He also hoped that the situation of the Spanish R&D system could be reverted after a period of crisis that forced Spain to prioritize its spending in other areas vitally important for our economy such as pensions. The association took this opportunity to propose several reforms that could help fund more research in Spain, taking the Danish R&D as a model system.

Our association is happy to see that institutions are gradually establishing a regular dialogue, such as the one organized at the embassy. It is the first step in order to put forward new reforms and work together with the administration to improve science and tackle global challenges we will have to face.

The association thanks the embassy, all participants and speakers for taking part in this fantastic event, which will set the ground for future contacts.

• Guillermo Montoya, PhD – Research director at the Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Protein Research

• Professor Andres Contreras, PhD – Group leader at University of Copenhagen

• Professor Rosa Lopez Marqués, PhD – Group leader at University of Copenhagen

• Andrés Faiña, PhD – Assistant professor at ITU and Foundar of the start-up company Flow Robotics

• Daniel Gomez Carballo, PhD – Postdoctoral researcher at the Danish Cancer Society

• Pedro Jesús García Moreno, PhD – Researcher at National Institute for Food (DTU Food)

• Eva Ortega Paino, PhD – Coordinator of Swedish Biobank service

• Darío Vázquez Albacete, PhD – Coordinator of de Center for Microbial Secondary Metabolites

• Cristina Saiz, MSc – Process engineer at Biogen

• Jose Antonio Cuesta Seijo, PhD – Researcher at the Carlsberg Research Laboratory

• Martin Santocildes, PhD

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Bridging European Science II – Berlin!

CED y la Embajada Española en Dinamarca ofrecen bolsas de viaje para asistir a la segunda edición de la jornada “Bridging European Science” (BES-II). Estas ayudas están destinadas a estudiantes (grado, máster y doctorado), investigadores postdoctorales al inicio de su carrera científica y a científicos en situación de desempleo en Dinamarca. Se ofrecen 8 bolsas de viaje de un máximo de 150 € cada una.

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Annual meeting – The Danish Chapter

La recién formada The Danish Chapter, parte de la Marie Curie Alumni association, tendrá su primera reunión anual el 5 de mayo en Studenterhuset. Nuestra presidenta Paula González Guerra estará allí para presentar nuestra asociación. ¡Échale un vistazo al programa completo y únete!


The Danish Chapter is a recently established association, part of the Marie Curie Alumni association, which will have its first Annual Meeting on the 5th of May. Paula González Guerra will indroduce CED to the guests during the meeting. Check out the program and join!

Marie Curie CED

Bridging European Science II – Save the date

After the great success of the event Bridging European Science in 2016 (BES) we are excited to invite to the symposium BESII organised jointly between the Societies of Spanish Researches in Germany, Sweden and Denmark with the aim to offer a pan-European perspective of science. The Symposium will take place on June 2nd (9:00-18:00) at the Spanish Embassy in Berlin. SAVE THE DATE Continue reading “Bridging European Science II – Save the date”

2do Breaking Borders in Research – Carreras alternativas en ciencia

El pasado Sábado 17 de Marzo de 2018 tuvo lugar la segunda edición del evento “Breaking down borders in research” en Copenhague. El evento tuvo un foco importante en las carreras alternativas en ciencia porque queremos proporcionar a nuestros miembros y estudiantes que quieran ser miembros un consejo útil para establecerse en Dinamarca. Las carreras alternativas en ciencia están infravaloradas y a menudo son desconocidas por la gente con formación científica. Pero ciertamente, los científicos e investigadores pueden contribuir enormemente con sus habilidades en muchas áreas

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2nd Breaking Down Borders in Research – Alternative careers in science

Last Saturday 17th of March 2018, took place the second edition of the event “Breaking down borders in research” in Copenhagen. The event had a strong focus on alternative careers in science because we want to provide our members and students who want to become members with useful advice to settle down in Denmark. Alternative careers in science are underestimated and often unknown by people with a scientific background. But certainly, scientists and researchers can greatly contribute with their skills in many areas.

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Breaking down borders in Research – Final Programme

Ahora ya puedes echarle un vistazo al programa para éste sábado en la Studenterhus. No olvides apuntarte y pagar el registro, que incluye comida y bebida durante la jornada. ¡Te esperamos!


You can now check out the program for this Saturday at Studenterhuset. Don’t forget to sign up and pay the registration fee, which covers food and refreshments throughout the event. See you there! Continue reading “Breaking down borders in Research – Final Programme”

Breaking down borders in Research – Panel of speakers

Estos son nuestros los invitados al evento Breaking down borders in Research número 2. Ven a conocerlos a ellos y sus experiencias este sábado en la Studenterhus.

Check out our guest speakers for the Breaking down borders in Research, event number 2! Come meet them and hear their stories this Saturday at Studenterhuset. Continue reading “Breaking down borders in Research – Panel of speakers”