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Spain's Science Minister Sees Future in Telecom

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Science  31 Jan 2003:
Vol. 299, Issue 5607, pp. 653
DOI: 10.1126/science.299.5607.653

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BARCELONA-- In a wide-ranging conversation with Science, Spain's new minister of science and technology, Josep Piqué, said his top priorities are to boost innovation, telecommunications, and information technology. But he also has pledged to fight to land the International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor, a fusion-energy project that five countries are vying to host. Science provides an edited transcript, translated from Catalan.