Press releases

  • Alicante will host the international meeting about technology transfer and co-creating value in scientific research

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  • The IFT has renewed the Severo Ochoa Excellence Award (April 2017)
The Ministry of Economy, Industry and Competitiviness has renewed this Excellence Award for 4 more years. The Instituto de Física Teórica IFT UAM-CSIC was awarded the Severo Ochoa Distinction for the first time in its 2012 edition. The funding of the Severo Ochoa Program of the IFT, SO (IFT), started in July 1, 2013 and will finish on June 30, 2017.

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  • The Kings of Spain receive the Severo Ochoa centers and María de Maeztu units (June 2016) 

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  • Statement from the Severo Ochoa centres of excellence at 100xCiencia (October 2015)  

The Spanish research centres accredited with the Severo Ochoa award of excellence, meeting in La Palma on the occasion of the international forum on scientific communication and public outreach, have analyzed the situation of science in Spain and its actors.






  • Joint press release from all the Severo Ochoa Centres of Excellence (November 2014)  

The “La Caixa” Foundation stands firm in its commitment to research. 15 million euros for hiring the best young talent in Severo Ochoa Centres of Excellence. The 18 research centres accredited with the Severo Ochoa seal of excellence have convoked the third edition of the “La Caixa” - Severo Ochoa International PhD Fellowships Programme. This initiative, funded by the “La Caixa” Foundation, will enable 46 students to be taken on to study their doctoral thesis projects for the next four years.


Press release of Severo Ochoa
Press release of CSIC




  • The Centers of Excellence Severo Ochoa joined in an alliance to promote research (October 2013)  

The 13 centers distinguished so far by the Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness with the mark of excellence Severo Ochoa, agreed on October 9 in Barcelona joint to promote research at the highest level and attract international talent.


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  • Severo Ochoa award of excellence for the IFT ( October 2012 )  

The IFT has obtained the Severo Ochoa award in its 2012 edition. Only five centers among the 30 finalist have been awarded. This distinction recognizes and financially support Spanish centers of excellence in all fields of research.


Press release of Ministry
Press release of IFT
Press release of CSIC




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