Pilar Mateo Herrero
Is a scientist internationally recognized in the field of Chemistry. She’s in the top 10 ranking of the most prestigious scientists women in Spain, as well as in the top 100 ranking of the most prestigious World Scientist Women.
Doctor in Chemistry by the Spanish Scientific Research Council (CSIC) and by the University of Valencia. Dr. Honoris Causa by the Anahuac University of Mexico. President of the Social Council of the European University of Valencia. Has centered her scientific activity on developing different types of high technology products based on her own polymeric microencapsulation technique.
She is a scientist with a humanitarian vocation. She firmly believes that “Science should be at the service of the society.” Her professional activity has been focused on the development and application of new technologies to eradicate mortal diseases which extend because of poverty. In parallel to her scientific and innovative technological research, PILAR MATEO has carried out several social projects to improve the quality of life of the most impoverished communities. She is the President of MOMIM (World Indigenous Women´s Movement) and of PILAR MATEO’S FOUNDATION.
She currently has eight patent families in more than 100 countries around the world, including in the USA and the European Union.
PILAR MATEO is not only an accomplished and talented researcher but also a very diligent businesswoman. Right now she is the President of INESFLY CORPORATION and the Director of the I+R Department. Founder and developer of the company SHICHI WORLD, and cofounder of the audiovisual company FILMÁNTROPO.
She has received many national and international awards such as: Europa Award in New Technologies. International “Prix de la Innovation” (Tunisia 2006) Gold Medal in Bio-chemistry by the World Royal Academy of Sciences and Humanities. High Distinction of the Government of Valencia. Top Ten Scientific Woman in Spain. UNICEF in Health and Environment.
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