IFisheries Development Institute inaugurates new headquarters in Iquique
26 December, 2023

IFisheries Development Institute inaugurates new headquarters in Iquique

December 31st, 2023 Periodista Gabriela.Gutiérrez

Located at Obispo Labbé 991, in Iquique city. In the community’s commercial and service center.

Fisheries Development Institute inaugurated its new headquarters in Iquique, which will replace the old ones. The new IFOP home is a 2-story building, with a constructed area of 297.45 m2. (two floors) on a plot of 197.00 m2. On the 1st floor there is an access hall, 3 living rooms, 3 bathrooms, 2 warehouses plus a semi-covered parking area; On the 2nd floor it has a terrace, reception and secretarial area, wine cellar, kitchen, 2 bathrooms, 3 offices and a meeting room.

Gonzalo Pereira, IFOP’s Executive Director, referred to new headquarters facilities, “we are very happy to have this new house that allows us to be more comfortable, since we are in the center of this beautiful city, which facilitates accessibility, Spaces in this headquarters are more modern, and allow workers to have everything they need, both for their work and for their daily lives. We have commercial premises, banks, schools nearby, in the other headquarters we were very far from everything . The laboratories and meeting rooms, like the workers’ offices, are very modern, illuminated and with pleasant spaces for everyone”

Main areas

The new facilities aim to contribute to infrastructure’s improvement wich is directly related to research activities, through fitting out physical spaces and laboratories conditioning for 26 workers.

It will have laboratories for:

  • Histology Laboratory
  • Preshipment Laboratory – Flour Analysis
  • Wet Laboratory
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