Argentina Innovadora 2020: National Plan of Science, Technology and Innovation
Argentina Innovadora 2020: National Plan of Science, Technology and Innovation is the instrument by which the Ministry sets guidelines for science, technology and innovation policy in the country for the following years. Its aim is to continue with the growth and consolidation of these areas considered strategic pillars of national development.
The Plan has two main objectives. On the one hand, continue to strengthen the National System of Science, Technology and Innovation, with the purpose of keep on training high quality human resources, increasing the available knowledge heritage and awakening scientific vocations in children and young people in order to project a future in which knowledge is a central factor of the inclusion and economic growth of the country. On the other hand, promote the development of entrepreneurial culture and innovation, to generate goods and services with high added value, which serve to increase the competitiveness of companies and to address social problems.
Achieving both goals will contribute to a more prominent position of our country at world level that today and in the near future will require the multiplication of these capabilities to meet a growing and sophisticated demand for goods and services, ranging from food industry to edge areas such as development in biotechnology, new materials and information and communication technology, to name a few.