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6 February, 2020

Martínez Nieto, S.A. - MARNYS, award for the cooperation between the company and the UPCT Chairs Network.

This honorary award recognises the collaboration and track record of the company in research, development and promotion activities.

José Martínez Nieto, president and founder of the company, also participated in the conferences organised by the Network of Chairs and the Seneca Foundation on training, employability and technological development together with other companies in the Region of Murcia.

The MARNYS - UPCT Chair has been recognised with the Isaac Peral Award of the Social Council of the UPCT 2019 in the modality of "Award for Company - UPCT Chairs Network Cooperation".

This award recognises the work of the company in research, technological development and innovation activities, as well as in the training of students, employment and development of regional economic sectors. Isaac Peral awards are aimed at recognising research and development groups in which R&D&I contracts and projects with different entities and institutions in any of the areas of knowledge offered by the university stand out.

The presentation of these Isaac Peral awards took place during the academic ceremony of St. Thomas Aquinas, on 28 January, which is held every year at the Polytechnic University of Cartagena.

The companies Navantia, for their promotion of employment, and the La Huertecica Collective, for their commitment to the fight against social exclusion, also received awards.

José Martínez Nieto, founder of the company, received the award and also participated in the fourth edition of the transfer conference that the Network of Chairs organised together with the Seneca Foundation on the occasion of the 2020 Chair Campus and the celebration of the Social Council Awards, confirming that "it is good for all parties to work together to improve in all areas".

The celebration was also attended by the Mayoress of Cartagena, Ana Belén Castejón, who highlighted the commitment of Martínez Nieto, S.A. - MARNYS for innovation and technological development.he 

The conference discussed the collaboration that the university has with companies and public institutions, as well as topics such as innovation, training and employment. The event was also attended by the director of the Seneca Foundation, Antonio González, the director of the Navantia shipyard, Agustín Álvarez, the vice-rector for Innovation and Business, Alejandro Pérez, and the Innovation coordinator of the university, Rafael Toledo.

The Network of Chairs of the Polytechnic University of Cartagena (UPCT) is made up of 47 technological, entrepreneurship and socio-economic Chairs in which participate companies and leading organisations in different fields. All of them carry out training, research and development or knowledge transfer activities in areas of common interest.

Martínez Nieto, S.A. - MARNYS stands out for its work in research, innovation and development, with the collaboration with Universities and Research Centres thanks to its commitment focused on R&D&I. In this way, MARNYS received the Technological Innovation Project Award from the Centre for Industrial Technological Development and the Award for Research in Business from the European Business and Innovation Centre of Murcia.

The company has more than 23,500 m2 with a large laboratory and state-of-the-art facilities in the sector of nutrition and natural cosmetics, with the aim of offering natural products of the highest quality.