On October 3, Dr. Conrado Franco Varotto, a founding member of INVAP and the Executive and Technical Director of the National Space Activities Commission (CONAE, in Spanish), was conferred the most distinguished honorary title, "Doctor Honoris Causa," conferred by the National University of San Martín (UNSAM, in Spanish).
On August 25, a contract was signed at the Scientific and Technological Center (Polo Científico Tecnológico, in Spanish) between the National Agency for Science and Technology Promotion (ANPCyT, in Spanish) and the public-private consortium (CAPP, in Spanish) made up of the National Meteorological Service (SMN, in Spanish), the National Scientific and Technical Research Council (CONICET, in Spanish) and INVAP-FRONTEC (FRICS), with the aim of developing an early warning system for environmental disasters.
On July 13, INVAP signed a technological cooperation agreement with the Paraguayan company Itaipú Technological Park (Parque Tecnológico Itaipú, PTI) at INVAP's headquarters in San Carlos de Bariloche.
On March 9, the final offer for the construction of the nuclear research and radioisotope production reactor Pallas was made to the Dutch authorities, who will announce the bid winner by the end of October, 2017. In 2009, a similar contest was held for the same reactor and INVAP was selected for submitting the best offer; however, the transaction was later interrupted by the customer due to the global crisis at the time.
From May 29 to 30, the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) held a Symposium in San Carlos de Bariloche. The event was organized by the Argentine Ministry of Communications and the ITU to facilitate an exchange concerning policies, national space plans, its regulations and licenses, and to share their respective experiences as regards latest communication technologies.
Specialists of the Board of Radiation and Isotope Technology (BRIT), dependent on the Department of Atomic Energy (DAE) of the Indian Republic, took part together with INVAP in the Critical Design Review (CDR) of the LEU-Based Mo-99 Production Facility that INVAP has designed and is now building in Mumbai.