On November 30th the graduation ceremony for the second edition of the Postgraduate course of Industrial Property as a Strategic Tool for Business Management, took place at the main building of INPI (National Institute of Industrial Property). The 33 participants were awarded their certificates by the following representatives from the institutions which co-organised the programme: Mario Diaz, vice president of the INPI, and Pau Verrié, general director of IDEC, and in the presence of representatives from sponsoring bodies Novartis Argentina, O'Farrell and Lauritsen Studios and Cediquifa. Also on December 1st and coinciding with a celebratory toast to mark the end of the year organised by IDEC's Delegation in Buenos Aires, there was a diploma awards ceremony for the second edition of the Postgraduate Programme in Scientific, Medical and Environmental Communication. The 34 graduates from this edition were awarded their certificates by the following representatives of the institutions which co-organised the programme in Argentina : Fundación Instituto Leloir, Todo Noticias-Grupo Clarín and for IDEC. Also present were representatives from the companies and entities which sponsored the programme: Fundación Carolina Argentina, Fundación Noble-Grupo Clarín, Novartis Argentina. During the same event diplomas were awarded to Argentinean participants who graduated during the 2008-2009 academic year from courses at IDEC in Barcelona. On the same day the former President of the Generalitat de Catalunya visited the IDEC building in Buenos Aires and greeted the members of the board of IDEC's Alumni Association in Argentina.