IEB awarded one grant in the Sixth National R&D&I Plan of the Ministry of Education and Science
The Barcelona Institute of Economics (IEB) has been awarded one grant under the National Program for Fundamental Research Projects, which is part of the Sixth National Plan for Scientific Research, Technological Development and Innovation 2008-2011 organized by the Spanish Ministry of Education and Science. The grants were targeted at public non-profit R&D&I centres and non-profit technological centres and organizations with a commitment to science, technology, research and innovation. The projects selected was ‘Thriving cities: Agglomeration economies, innovation and public policies’, led by IEB researcher Elisabet Viladecans Marsal. This project’s code is ECO2010-16934/ECON.
The project was awarded under the non-oriented fundamental research subprogram. This program promotes quality research by investigators with a commitment to internationalization and a strong publication record in forums of high scientific and technological impact, and whose work is likely to make a significant contribution to solving the problems facing Spanish society today