Juan Carlos Borrero

Juan Carlos Borrero

Scientist and researcher, specialist in Sustainable Development and Environment - Colombia

Researcher, teacher and environmentalist

Recognized internationally for his scientific innovations; Lecturer invited by the Scientific Congress of Gothenburg. CEO & Founder AGUA SOLUTEC (2015).

At the moment he holds the world patent of a technology of treatment of salt waters, technology that advanced an agreement with Unicef.

He managed the implementation of a pilot project for the conservation and reforestation of the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta and the Serranía del Perijá, using native tropical forest mutual technology.

He was awarded the Civil Order of Environmental Merit award in the degree Gran Cruz de Oro, given by the Superior Council of environmental and environmental organizations, as the highest court of civil society in Colombia (2014).

He was nominated for the Prince of Asturias Award for Science and Technology by the Congress of the Republic of Colombia and Colciencias (2013). Received the National Award for Scientific Merit in Innovation (2012).

He oversaw the keynote address on the 60th birthday of the State of Israel (2008). He was awarded the Scientific Merit Medal in Miami (2006). He was awarded the Order of Democracy Simón Bolívar, in Cruz Gran Oficial (2005), among others.

Participated in CUMIPAZ-2016 with the conference: "Planet in Peace. Actions to be taken for the sustainability of Mother Earth ".