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University Research Headquarters, SIU

The University Research Headquarters - SIU - is an advanced project carried out by the Universidad de Antioquia to foster the qualitative and quantitative transformation of its research system. To the knowledge society the SIU is a contribution of the University to build a more competitive and fair country by means of research, innovation and technological development.

36 research groups classified by the Administrative Department of Science, Technology and Innovation (Colciencias) as A and B categories currently work in such different areas as biotechnology, chemistry, materials science, genetics, environment, immunology, infectious and tropical diseases among others. These groups develop high quality research thus contributing to the positioning of the Universidad de Antioquia as a research university.

Beyond its physical structure the SIU intends to create synergies between the groups in there, promote interdisciplinary work, integrate local and national research community with their counterparts worldwide, and provide a suitable scene for the development of scientific and technological contributions.

Mailing address: Calle 70 52-27 | P.O BOX 1226 | Calle 67 53-108
Telephone: [+574] 2198332 - 4448332 | Email: comunicaciones@udea.edu.co | NIT 890980040-8