Last Thursday, 16th of July, 2015 the IFIMAC – Condensed Matter Physics Center from Universidad Autónoma de Madrid has officially received the accreditation for “María de Maeztu Unit of Excellence”. This is a programme of the Secretary of State for Research, Development and Innovation of the Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness that aims to promote excellence in scientific research in Spain. The distinction has been received by the IFIMAC director, Prof. Francisco J. García Vidal in the presence of Ms. Carmen Vela the Secretary of State for Research, Development and Innovation within the Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness
Accreditation as a “María de Maeztu Unit of Excellence” is valid for four years and includes a grant of 500.000 € per year during this period of time.
Full article in Spanish on Universidad Autónoma de Madrid website. [URL]